CV

DENNY GEORGE 
+(91)-9085509406
denny.george90@gmail.com

Statement

An engineering graduate adept at quickly developing prototypes and implementing creative ideas. I see technology as my tool for designing interactions and altering people's behavior with a product. I am looking for learning opportunities in design with a special focus on sonic interaction design. I am interested in exploring alternate forms of musical expression and creating tools for musicians.

Education

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Bachelor of Technology in ICT : CGPA - 7/10
St. Paul’s Senior Secondary School Udaipur, Rajasthan
Class 12th - 85.8% Class 10th – 90.6%


Experience

(November 2012 to May 2013) Project Engineer - Creating Digital Learning Environment for Design in India , E-Kalpa Sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources, Govt. of India and IBM Research, India.
(Summer 2012) Embedded Interaction Lab, IIT Guwahati
Did preliminary tests on coloured object detection in live video feed and built a multitouch Rear DI system capable of object and touch detection.
(Winter 2010) Grameen Koota Micro Finance Service, Tumkur, Bangalore
A one month rural internship where I lived and researched the working of a Self Help Group in a village
(Summer 2009) Mobile Immerssive Learning for Literacy in Emerging Economies(MILLEE)
This was a collaborative project between DA-IICT and CMU. I worked as the content developer for this project and help develop audio and image content for mobile games.


Achievements and Activities

Writer for Bombay Super.
Speaker on the topic 'DIY Sound Object' at The Goa Project, a multidisciplinary conference in 2013

Glitching Facebook featured in the Glitch Art Exhibition, Delhi

Honorary mention in Codechef Game development competition. I had developed the graphic content for it. 
Head, PR and Media Management Team, Annual Festival Committee (2009), DA-IICT
Head, Design Department, Annual Festival Committee (2010), DA-IICT
Writer and Editor, College Magazine (2009-2012), DA-IICT

Publications


  • Denny George, Binita Desai, Keyur Sorathia, Dhvani : An Open Source Multi-touch Modular Synthesizer, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer and Software Modeling (2012)
  • Keyur Sorathia, Minal Jain, Mannu Amrit, Denny George, Jagriti Kumar, Amit Ranjan, Research Findings, Analysis and Design Opportunities for Empowerment of Maternal Health in Assam, India, Proceedings of the Intelligent User Interfaces for Developing Regions, International Conference on User Interfaces (IUI) 2013, Santa Monica, CA, USA

Skills

Proficient in C++, C, Processing, Python,PureData, HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP
Platforms: Windows, Linux, Arduino.
Frameworks and libraries: OpenFrameworks, OpenCV, OpenGL, Beads Audio Library
Version Control: Git
Design Tools: Adobe Creative Suite, Sony Sound Forge, Audacity, Ardour

Hobbies

Music Production, Stand Up Comedy, Reading, Writing.