About

Hello! I am Bishal Baaniya. Currently studying MS in CS at Miami University.

Out-of-the-box thinker and research-oriented Computer Scientist/Engineer with extensive software development experience. Test-Driven Development (TDD) and agile software development evangelist. Expertise in working in highly cross-functional teams with large-system architecture.

Basic Information
Email(1):
bishalbaaniya@gmail.com
Email(2):
baaniyb@miamioh.edu
Title:
Full-stack web developer, Graduate Assistant, Researcher
Research Interests:
Natural Language Processing (NLP), Deep Learning, Neural Machine Translation (NMT), CyberSecurity

Here is a short video of my journey at Turing.com

Professional Skills
HTML5, JS, CSS3, ES6, SASS, Bootstrap
80%
ReactJS, Redux, TypeScript
75%
VueJS
75%
Django, Python
70%
Laravel
75%
iOS, Android development
60%
DevOps, AWS, Linode
60%
NPM, Webpack, Grunt, Gulp
80%
MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL
70%
Agile, Jira, TDD
80%
AI, ML, NLP
70%
CyberSecurity
50%
Projects
Work Experience

Aug 2021 - Present

Myaamia Center
Graduate Assistant (Fullstack software developer)
  • Leading development of the EthnoBotanical Database (EBD) project.
  • Assisting in the development of Indigenous Languages Digital Archive (ILDA) project for the preservation of languages of Native American people.
  • Researching on the topic “Neural Machine Translation using Attention Mechanism for Low-resource Languages” for the Myaamia Language.
  • Tech stack: Laravel, VanillaJS, jQuery, Swift, Android Development, Docker.

Mar 2020 - Jul 2021

Legalfit (Via Turing.com)
Full-stack Engineer - Remote Job
  • Led front-end software development team of 5 developers.
  • Coordinated software development team with 4 other departments.
  • Implemented Test-Driven Development (TDD) approach to build an automated AI-based data analytics system.
  • Created and maintained technical design documents, user stories, and agile-related documents.
  • Tech stack: Django, Python, VueJS, ReactJS, Google Analytics, VanillaJS, jQuery, C++, Jira

Nov 2018 - Mar 2020

Dallo Tech Pvt. Ltd.
Co-Founder and Software Engineer
  • Co-founded the company and worked as technical lead.
  • Oversaw the project design and development process of over 12 projects.
  • Involved in project planning, estimation, client negotiation, reporting, documentation, and accounting.
  • Deployed applications using Linux servers and virtualized environments using Docker, Amazon Web Services, and Linode.
  • Tech stack: NodeJS, ReactJS, Django, jQuery, Android Development.

Apr 2018 - Nov 2018

InfoTMT
Full-stack Software Developer Intern
  • Designed and developed web applications.
  • Coordinated the Nepal team with the US team to build cross-functional software.
  • Integrated Docker and Amazon Web Services (AWS), Payment gateways to multiple React and iOS projects.
  • Tech Stack: NodeJS, ReactJS, React Native, Django.

Aug 2015 - Apr 2018

Upwork
Software Developer (Part-Time)
  • Worked on a total of 66 projects.
  • Tech stack: Python, Django, React, VueJS, NodeJS, Machine Learning, Android Studio, Swift, etc.
Education

2021 - Present

Graduate Degree
Master’s in Computer Science

Miami University, Oxford, OH

  • Important Coursework: Intro to AI, High-Performance Computing (HPC), Software Engineering.
  • Research interests: Software Engineering, AI, Machine Learning.

2014 - 2018

Bachelors
Bachelor of Computer Engineering

IOE, Pulchowk Campus

  • Important Coursework: Data Structure and Algorithms, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematics (including Fourier Analysis, Linear Algebra, Linear Programming, Calculus), Theory of Computation, Big Data, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Numerical Methods, Probability and Statistics, Operating System, Computer Networks.

2010 - 2012

High School
Biology

St. Xavier's College, Maitighar, Nepal

  • Important Coursework: Botany, Zoology, Computer Science
Contact Me
Feel free to contact me

Address

Benton Hall, 510 E. High St., Oxford, OH 45056

Email

bishalbaaniya@gmail.com