kiranb

who I am

I'm Kiran Bhattaram, a senior at MIT EECS. I'm from Chennai and the SF Bay Area, and currently live in Boston.

what I do

I'm a full stack developer, with experience working from databases to interaction design. I'm finishing up an EECS degree at MIT this year.

More info on my resumé.

where I do it

Present:
User Interface Design group at MIT CSAIL.
Future:
Interactive News intern at the New York Times. Hacker at Stripe.
Past:
LinkedIn, AnythingSocial, the MIT Media Lab and Intersil.


Caesar. Classroom code review network.

Building a code review community around code review in programming classes at MIT. We hope to bring in MIT alumni, students, and industry mentors interested in programming, so this system will provide a means to match them with work they are interested in.


MIT Tech. School Newspaper.

Interactive News and Technology Department.

Stressful Classes Viz

Worked on a team of 6 interactive graphics staff at the Tech for the paper's special issue on pressure and stress at MIT. I helped clean and analyze data from around 3200 survey respondents. I also worked on a graphic that explores what students report as their single most stressful class at MIT.

Website Redesign (not hosted yet)

Working with a team of 5 within the technology department to rewrite and redesign the Tech's online presence. In addition to other pieces, I'm responsible for making the website responsive.

Aaron Swartz Timeline

Worked with 2 other members of the interactive graphics and news staff at the Tech to put together a timeline of Aaron Swartz's prosecution.


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Code. Personal work.

Work from classes and side projects, mostly done in teams.

Politickin

API mashing for the election year. Integrates information from multiple APIs into an infographic-like view of every senator.

MongoDB Contributor

Developing a tool suite for MongoDB with a team of other university students.

Class Notes

Collected notes from MIT classes.

LastVis (not hosted)

Visualization-based last.fm data exploration. Currently in progress.


Fun. Art + EE.

Projects to keep me sane.

Corset

Patterned, fit, and sewn completely by me. Created over the course of 4 weeks.

Modular Analog Synth

In days gone past, I studied analog electronics. My final project for 6.101 (Analog Design Laboratory) was a modular fully analog synth, developed with another student.

Other

Sketches:
Interfaces, icons, art, and everything in between.
Radio:
Host and guest for programs on WMBR Cambridge, 88.1 FM
Theater:
Assistant stage manager for several plays, including Evil Dead: The Musical and King Lear