Brian Smith

Teacher/Mentor

Education

Brian attended UC Santa Cruz as a philosophy major then earned a degree in psychology from CSUDH. In 2021 he attained a master's degree in Computer Science with an emphasis in software engineering from CSUDH.

Experience

Brian was a lead instructor teaching web development to kids at the UCode tutoring center in Hermosa Beach. While finishing his degree, he lectured Computer Science for over 3 years in topics like software design, testing, and problem-solving. Besides teaching, Brian works professionally as a software engineer specializing in backend and cloud development.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Cycled 200 miles from Seattle to Portland multiple times
  • Wrote artificial neural network model to classify human cultures from scratch
  • Writes music for his adoring fans (who are also his cats)
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