// About Me ¬
My name is Nji Collins. I go by the nick Collin Grimm. I'm a high school senior and I'm a software engineer. I have a keen
interest in Machine Learning, Data Compression & Medical Software. In my spare time, I contribute to open source
When I'm not debugging, I draw and paint! My portraits focus mostly on abstractions and my imagination :) I have some of
my art portfolio
// Experience ¬
November 2017 - January 2018
Google Code-In 2017. —
Mentor at OpenMRS
Mentored 100+ students for Google Code-In who completed 350+ tasks in various categories. Reviewed students’ pull requests
on GitHub and comments on
. I created and reviewed task on running OpenMRS on an AWS instance
August 2016 - March 2017
DeepMind Technologies Ltd. —
DeepMind Technologies Ltd.
for two weeks. Had a firsthand experience on how software engineers build reinforcement
learning models. Build a basic reinforcement learning model implementing a DQN.
November 2016 - January 2017
Nerd Inc —
Co Founder & Software Engineer
Co founded Nerd Inc. Software Engineer for the
. I wrote the data compression codes for the platform. I was in charge of building the application's
user interface (MedKit-UI) using the Electron framework.
July 2016 - August 2016
Google Code-In 2016 —
GCI Student & Grand Prize Winner - OpenMRS
Grand prize winner in the
contest 2016. I participated with the Organisation
, and completed a total of 20 tasks. The task categories include coding, research, documentation, user interface,
N-Tech Wireless Solutions —
Software Developer & Program Instructor
I designed and created health icons for a client application
December 2015 - February 2016
Summer 2015 & Summer 2016
Google Code-In 2015 —
GCI Student & Finalist - OpenMRS
Finalist in the
contest 2015. I participated with the Organisation
, and completed a total of 22 tasks, fixing bugs in the core module and improving the documentation.
RECAP Studios —
Full Time Artist
Full time volunteer as fine arts instructor and artist, at The Reformation Center for Artistic Performances (RECAP) Studios,
Bamenda. (RECAP is more know as T-Marx Trice Arts). I gave classes on pencil arts and painting to children aged 8 and
19. Designed client logos and t-shirts for Google I/O Extended and Google Women Techmakers
// Education ¬
Frederick High School
High School Diploma
February 2018 - Expected: June 2019
Government Bilingual HS, Downtown
GCE Ordinary Level Certificate
September 2011 - June 2015
// Projects ¬
is a basic implementation of the LZW algorithm in C++. It is wrapped up into a commandline tool.
It works perfectly with low entropy files (eg. text files).
No need to open your browser anymore to look for your favourite lyrics.
is a command line application (and NPM module) for getting the lyrics of any song right in your terminal!
It is named after one of my favourite artists - Sia Furler
is a simple NPM module. This module is basically a plugin for a snackbar or toast message for web pages.
The module follows the material design guidelines for style and hence blends in with modern web design
is an implementation of the Base 64 encoding scheme in C++. It is basically a tiny C++ library for encoding
text to base 64 stings (without padding).
// Skills ¬
HTML & CSS3