The Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Honors College
Aug. 2018 - May 2022
Computer Science
Work Experience
MicrosoftExplore Intern
Redmond, Washington
May 2019 - Aug. 2019
Human Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon UniversitySummer Undergraduate Researcher
Pittsburgh PA
May 2018 - Aug. 2018

Conducted research in crowdsourcing, Developed intelligent tools to help crowd workers increase salary up to 50%

  • Developed web plugin to facilitate communication between online crowd workers on Amazon Mechanical Turk using Javascript and HTML
  • Implemented back-end for plugin using PHP and mySQL
  • Designed user study to evaluate if product increased crowd work income                      

West Virginia University (WVU) Human Computer Interaction LabResearch Assistant
Morgantown, WV
Oct. 2016 - May 2018

Developed intelligent bots on social media to answer novice’s question
  • Created a questioned-answer Twitter bot (@WVUStatlerBot) for WVU Statler College of Engineering. The bot was used by the college of engineering which has over 2000 students
  • Designed and taught a bot building course for rural teenagers

Designed crowdsourcing computational workflows to help rural citizens build low cost prosthetics at scale.
  • Produced informational video to encourage citizen crowds to build 100 3D printed  prosthetic devices.

NASA Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) FacilityComputer Science Intern
Fairmont, WV
June 2017 - Aug. 2017, June 2016 - Aug. 2016

Collaborated with system engineers to develop prototype SQL database to organize possible software hazards for critical NASA missions

  • Created user manual for database
  •  Cooperated with project leads to obtain project data
  • Incorporated flight and ground security vulnerabilities into database
  •  Worked with toolmakers to improve web application database tool

Presented work at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC

Soft: Leadership, Communication, Teamwork
Programming Languages (Proficient): Python, Java
Programming Languages (Familiar): JavaScript, SQL, PHP, HTML
Interfaces for Helping Crowd Workers to Earn a Higher Wage

Bigham Jeffrey, Saiph Savage CHI: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (under submission)

Understanding Mobile Money Perceptions of Latin American Migrants

 Chun-Wei Chiang, Caroline Anderson, et al. Saiph Savage. Latin American Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.

Provost Award, Academic Excellence ScholarshipThe Pennsylvania State University
Engineering Recruitment ScholarshipThe Pennsylvania State University
Rural Cyber Security ScholarshipRural Technology Fund
Award for Aspirations in Computing Affiliate WinnerNCWIT
Future Leaders in Technology ScholarshipConnect Worldwide