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Introducing the Winter UCOSP team

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Here is some information (and hopefully pictures) of the team that is working on MarkUs this term:

Marc Bodmer


My name is Marc Bodmer and I am a 4th year student finished up my last term at the University of Guelph. I am into front end web development, working on side projects with new web technologies at every chance I get. Along with MarkUs, I am also working on another project related to conference planning. I have written a short tutorial book on Ember.js called Learning Ember.js that will be released in February, 2013. I love attending conferences and meetups. In my spare time, I play squash, rollerblade and snowboard.

If you want to find out more about more or find out my accounts on various social networks, you can visit my website.

Daniel St. Jules

Hi, my name’s Daniel St. Jules, and I’m a 4th year student at the University of Ottawa. I joined MarkUs with an interest in working on a larger Rails code-base, and because I really enjoy developing web-based projects. Some of my projects can be found on and on my Github. Aside from development, my hobbies include snowboarding and basketball.

Alysha Kwok

Hi everyone,

My name is Alysha Kwok and I’m finishing up my last term of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia. I am most comfortable working with Java and have worked on mobile applications (iOS and android) on co-op and course projects. I am new to Ruby on Rails but am eager to learn. My hobbies include graphic design, ballroom dancing, and yoga.

Here’s a picture from the code sprint at facebook so you can put a face to the name =]

Taken at Facebook, Palo Alto

Taken at Facebook, Palo Alto

Mike Wu

Hi, my name is Mike Wu, and I’m in my last term of undergraduate studies at the University of British Columbia. I grew up in Beijing, China, and I have been into computers and technologies ever since I was a kid. From co-op and courses, I have become familiar mostly with Java and desktop application development, so this project is a great opportunity for me to learn more about web technologies through Ruby on Rails.

My other interests include sports (especially basketball), photography, traveling, and music. I’m hoping to learn a few tricks to make my website more awesome! 😀

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. Prince Rupert, BC.

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. Prince Rupert, BC.

Ian Smith

Mike Stewart

My name is Mike Stewart, and I’m in my fourth year of Software Engineering at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. I’ve completed 4 co-op software development terms at different companies, mostly working with Java and C++,  as well as some web development. I’ve also developed apps for Android and Blackberry and have put together a few websites over the years, though I’m completely new to Ruby on Rails. I look forward to working with this very talented student team, and learning even more about web development!

Other than development, some of my interests include skiing, SCUBA diving, and volunteering with a few organizations.

Nick Lee

Oussama Ben Amar

Daryn Lam

Hi everyone,

My name is Daryn and I’m in my last year at UofT studying computer science. I’ve worked on MarkUs in the past summer so feel free to email me directly if you have any questions ( I had an internship at IBM last year, also working with Ruby on Rails, developing an information management system that organized events and data which were crucial to my team. On my off-time I like to get active and play sports such as basketball, ultimate frisbee, and dragon boat. Any sports fans out there? Anyways, I hope to get to know everyone better over IRC even if I don’t get the chance to meet in person.

Daryn =)

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January 18th, 2013 at 4:45 pm

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  1. Great picture Alysha!


    22 Jan 13 at 8:06 pm

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