Joseph Daprano

4th year Computer Science and Engineering student at The Ohio State University


Bachelors of Science in CSE | The Ohio State University

•       GPA of 3.47 / 4.0

•       Multiple Dean’s List appearances

•       Achieved 2nd Place in AU2021 Fundamentals of Engineering Showcase

•       Assessed team performance and prototype effectiveness as part of a group design project for a personal safety alarm bracelet


Software Development Contractor | Independently Employed

September 2023 – PRESENT

  • Developing a GUI to allow users to select from a list of both audio and optical illusions displayed on a 6’ touchscreen display. This is being developed using the Qt GUI framework and C++ and will be displayed at COSI in Columbus, OH
  • Communicated effectively and regularly with a design team to determine and update project specifications

Exhibit Fabrication Intern | Columbus Center of Science and Industry (COSI)


•       Fully developed a GUI to display food decomposition timelapses for an existing exhibit at the

museum and a technician interface to interact with the timelapse capture and generation

process using QT framework and C++

•       Wrote a portable webapp to read, modify, and write JSON files storing RFID tags for wireless components of an exhibit using HTML and JavaScript


  • C++, C, Java, x86-64 Assembly, Python
  • HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript
  • GDB debugger with C and x86-64 Assembly*
  • Solidworks, Autodesk Maya, Blender
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Photoshop/Premiere
  • RedCap
  • Ability to work in both team and independent settings
  • Ability to predictably adhere to a set work schedule
  • Communication and people skills


  • Numerous 3D animation projects for both personal enjoyment and academic projects
  • Wrote an elementary ray tracer in C++
  • Hands-on projects including multiple PCs built, a remote-controlled ping pong practice machine, and an arc speaker
  • Design and construction of server cabinet setups