Dana Silver @DanaRSilver GitHub

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Middlebury College Middlebury, VT

Computer Science September 2012 to May 2016

Current GPA: 3.62/4.00

Dartmouth College Hanover, NH

Thayer School of Engineering September 2014 to May 2017

Dual-Degree Engineering Program


Languages: Python, JavaScript, C, Bash, Java, MATLAB, Stata, PHP, SQL, HTML(5), CSS(3), LaTeX

Databases and Stores: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, SQLite

Libraries/Frameworks: Django, Node.js, Express, Backbone.js, Flask, Jekyll, D3.js, jQuery, TWBS

Technical: Git, Unix, Heroku, Amazon Web Services


Twitter Cambridge, MA (Remote)

Software Engineering Intern June 2015 to September 2015

Middlebury College Middlebury, VT

SGA Director of Technology September 2015 to Present

Computer Science Researcher June 2014 to August 2014

  • Researching and developing a distributed, extensible framework for visual analytics.

Computer Science Grader and Tutor October 2013 to Fall 2015

  • Tutored CS 201, Data Structures, Fall 2013
  • Graded CS 200, Math Foundations of Computing, Spring 2014
  • Graded CS 200, Math Foundations of Computing, Fall 2015

SGA Director of Technology December 2013 to May 2014

  • Developer of Middlebury's new, SGA sponsored course reviews website, MiddCourses. Open sourced on GitHub.
  • Liason between the SGA and Middlebury College Library & Information Services.

Presenter, Student Symposiums April 2014, July 2014

  • Spring 2014, Presented MiddEvents, an events calendar for Middlebury developed during Web Database Systems.
  • Summer 2014, Presented MiddGuard, a multiperson, extensible framework for visual analytics. MiddGuard was developed as part of research during Summer 2014.

Rocket Listings Burlington, VT

Senior Engineer June 2013 to August 2013

  • Developed core site features including the dashboard and account management.
  • Developed a mail relay system to allow users to communicate via the web app or via email.
  • Developed a Google Chrome Extension to automatically post, update, and delete listings on Craigslist.

Volunteer Work

National Constitution Center Philadelphia, PA

Volunteer, Education and Exhibits 2008 to 2012

  • Communicated constitutional history, law, and information about historic and modern exhibits to visitors from around the world.

Bowling for Bears Cherry Hill, NJ

Vice President of Operations 2005 to 2014

  • I played a key role in organizing annual fundraisers and coordinating deliveries. Bowling for Bears is a non-profit organization that delivers teddy bears to children in need every holiday season. To date, we have delivered more than 13,000 teddy bears to children.

Open Source Contributions


Currently developing the new Middlebury course reviews website.



Developed and maintain a REST API for the Middlebury College Menu.



Created a replacement for django.contrib.humanize that does not fall back on the overly verbose timesince filter.



Wrote a Jekyll plugin that allows global configuration options for Pygments.

Github Gist


Fixed a bug to allow relative video imports. The project implements MIT research to discover hidden variation in video.



Opened and fixed a LESS/CSS issue on the 3.0.0 WIP branch prior to release.