Michael Molisani

89 Ormont Road, Chatham, NJ   07928
molisani@seas.upenn.edu - (973) 975-2819

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science expected May 2016

In-Major GPA: 3.4/4.0, GPA: 3.3/4.0


Languages & Software: Java, Python, git, C/C++, Qt, Javascript, SQL
Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (Ubuntu)


CIS 110 - Intro Computer Science Teaching Assistant Spring 2013 - Present
Computer Science Department, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
Primarily responsible (with a co-TA) for a single recitation of students. Serve as the go-to person for that recitation and students’ first line of defense for any questions or concerns.

  • Prepare and lead a weekly recitation of 15+ students
  • Hold weekly office hours in computer lab
  • Grade recitation homework and assist in staff-wide exam grading

Information Technology Advisor Manager Summer 2012 - Present
College House Computing, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
The IT Advisor Program provides IT support to the residents and staff of each college house. As of Summer 2013, promoted to the position of ITA Manager for the Fisher-Hassenfeld College House.

  • Responsible for hiring and training staff
  • Management of lab spaces, technical support cases, and payroll
  • Troubleshooting of house-wide networking issues and escalated technical cases

CIS 331 - Networks and Security - Nadia Heninger Spring 2014
Covers security mindset, applied cryptography, networks and network security, software security, and broader issues (privacy, digital rights management, ethics, etc.)

CIS 350 - Software Engineering - Chris Murphy Spring 2014
Topics include software development lifecycle, agile and test-driven development, source control and continuous integration, requirements analysis, Android development, software testing, and software quality metrics.


Mobile Application for Student Health Services Spring 2014
Developed an Android application for the University of Pennsylvania’s Student Health Service’s online portal for students. Due to legal limitations of processing student’s medical records, the project used an custom MySQL database with an API written from scratch using PHP.

PennApps Hackathon Fall 2013
Participated in college hackathon, where students who are excited about programming come together for a weekend and collaborate to create hacks and apps for web or mobile platforms. Worked on a Chrome extension designed to punish online procrastination with social humiliation (via Facebook, Twitter, Venmo, etc. APIs).

Jotto Game in Java Spring 2013
Developed working Jotto (logic-based word game) implementation in Java with a full Swing-based interface. Game has two primary modes: single-player against an adaptive computer player, or two-player over the internet (via TCP).
Available to download here: seas.upenn.edu/~molisani/jotto.zip