Coding Instructors

GAMAS CHANG
Gamas Chang is the founder and the principal instructor in AYC Logic coding academy. He is a veteran Software Architect and Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in Software industries. He has worked in several major studios in Southern California such as Walt Disney Studios, Dreamworks Animation (Studio that made Shrek and Kung Fu Panda animation movies), and HBO (Studio that made Game of Thrones). You can be confident that you are getting the best education for you and your kids to learn Computer Programming and Software Development.

Gamas Chang Linkedin Profile can be found in here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gamas

AARON WU

Aaron Wu is a senior Software Engineer. After getting Master’s degree of Computer Science, he has worked in several tech companies such as Pure Storage and Google. He has solid knowledge of data structures and algorithms. He has solved more than one thousand Leetcode problems and has rich experience teaching students coding and problem solving.

Aaron Wu Linkedin profile can be found in here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wuqinghao/

 

CHET WEGER

Chet Weger is an accomplished Software Engineer who has worked on a variety of roles including front end development, back-end development, and data engineering.  An avid “Pythonista”, he has also used SQL, Java, Scala, and other languages.  During his career, he has worked for Rubicon Project, The Walt Disney Company, Pepsico Inc., Hyundai-Aptiv, formerly nuTonomy and currently at AMAZON.

Chet Linkedin Profile can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chet-weger/

 

LATISHA SUMARDY

Latisha is a Computer Science major at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She works with Python, C++, and Java. She is a graduate of the Girls Who Code immersion program, where she learned to use Python, C#, HTML/CSS, and Javascript. During the program, she worked with a team to create ENVIRON, a recycling website that shows recycling centers near you as well as what materials can be recycled using Javascript, Google Maps API, and HTML/CSS.

Latisha LinkedIn profile can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/latisha-sumardy-782366141/

ALEXANDER LEE

Alexander is a college student at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona majoring in computer science. He is proficient in Java and Python. He was a part of Temple City High’s robotics team for two years and led his team to an award at a regional tournament as the Software Lead for the team. Alexander has numerous years of teaching computer coding experience, mentoring students on Java and Scratch, giving the younger generation a look into the STEM field.

Alexander’s LinkedIn profile can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexawnder-lee/

Link to Robotics Competition: https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc

PARNA PRAVEEN

Parna is a Computer Engineering major at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She’s proficient in Python, Java, and HTML. She’s an intern at the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) at UCSC, and spends her time organizing workshops that introduce GIT and LeetCode tactics to incoming students interested in the software industry. She also worked with Machine Learning when developing a part of the Search Engine algorithm at her internship with SpringML. 

Parna’s LinkedIn profile can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/parna-praveen-b876b721a/

Saagar Mahadev

Saagar is a Computer Science major at the UCLA. He enjoys coding in Python and JavaScript primarily, but is also familiar with Java and C++. He is involved in UCLA’s ACM’s (Association of Computing Machinery) dev team as well as the software side of a project called Bruinbot, where the goal is to develop an autonomous robot for food delivery and other use cases made for UCLA by UCLA. He interned at a startup this past summer where he worked with web3 technologies and did full stack development and plans on interning at Amazon this upcoming summer.

Saagar’s LinkedIn profile can be found here: http://linkedin.com/in/saagar-mahadev/

Alex Walburg

Alex is a Computer Science and Engineering/Physics double major at UCLA. He primarily enjoys programing in Java, C++, and Common Lisp, but is profcient in Python and JavaScript as well. When not working at AYCLogic, Alex spends his time researching at the Device Research Library at UCLA, working on creating new types of computer memory. Previously, Alex worked in UCLA’s Linguistics department, where he helped develop educational tools for new Lingustics majors. Lastly, he helps coordinate test review sessions as part of UCLA’s UPE tutoring committee.

Alex’s GitHub can be found here: https://github.com/AlexWalburg
Alex’s LinkedIn profile can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-walburg-2b1580104/

Sebastian Cevallos

Sebastian is a Computer Science major at UCLA. He writes most of his programs in Python and enjoys learning popular JavaScript frameworks to develop websites, but is also familiar with C++ and Java. Sebastian worked two internships at Jet Propulsion Laboratory before joining AYCLogic, where he assisted in research for the CGAN machine learning architecture and developed scripts to parse satellite data for the Lunar Trailblazer Mission (both using Python). While interning as a website developer at a start-up company which aimed to connect underrepresented community members to jobs, he became familiar with the MERN stack (a collection of JavaScript frameworks which enables full-stack website development).


Sebastian’s GitHub can be found here: https://github.com/Sebastian-git
Sebastian’s LinkedIn profile can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastian-cevallos-2917bb16a/

Richard Li

Richard is a junior at UCLA, majoring in Computer Science. He has coded extensively in Python, Java, and C++ for his personal projects, which includes making games, a neural network from scratch, and a guitar tuner. Richard has interned at Boeing, where he developed embedded software in C++ for Boeing’s autonomous submarine. He worked closely with Boeing’s fulltime engineers to develop the object avoidance functionality for the submarine, and is potentially interning at Boeing again next summer. When not teaching at AYCLogic, Richard is continuing to improve his programming knowledge, in particular Python, through personal projects.

Richard’s GitHub can be found here: https://github.com/RichhLi
Richard’s LinkedIn profile can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richhli/

BILL HAN
Bill is a high school student currently attending Temple City High. He has mastered the Python programming language and is proficient in Java programming language. Bill has created several complex computer games such as Bird Fighting Games and Tank Wars. Please look at below video. Outside of computer science, he is a boy scout of Troop 174 and an incoming Eagle Scout. He is currently enrolled in college level courses from the Steven’s Institute of Technology. Bill has also participated in speech and debate with an outside academy. He has basic knowledge of 3-D modeling software such as Blender, SolidWorks and Sketch Up. He is currently teaching Scratch and Python programming languages in AYCLOGIC Coding and Digital Illustration School.

Bird Fighting Game: https://youtu.be/c20kR15GNcA

Scratch Coding Instructors

For Scratch Level 1 and Level 2 coding instructors, aside from Gamas Chang, we have several gifted High School students who will be teaching these Scratch courses. Whichever instructor you are getting, you will be taught the same high quality curriculum. These Scratch curriculums are designed to prepare kids to eventually learn Python and Java programming languages.

Animation Instructor

Linius Gunardi is a professional animator, shot creator as well as Post Visualization (postvis) artist whose contribution can be seen in many box office movies such as Shang Chi: The Legend of The Ten Rings, Wanda Vision, Ms. Marvel, and some up-coming movies. 

At the beginning of his career he worked as a motion graphic artist in Indonesia. His works were  displayed on local television and many social events. As her passion for art and movies grew, he decided to move to the United States of America to pursue his career as a professional animator. After he graduated from Academy of Art University (www.academyart.edu) in 2016 he started his career with well known companies in the industry such as Pixomondo, Digital Frontier, and The Third Floor inc.

IMDB:
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm9301018/

Linkedin:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/linius-gunardi-64b311a0/

Portfolio
https://vimeo.com/156740193

Digital Art Instructors

Hannah Hadi is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. She graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in graphic design. When she is not teaching Art classes in AYCLOGIC, she loves to get excited about anime, go on outdoor hikes and runs, and talk story with her friends over bubble tea. Check out her portfolio page in here

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Abigail Chang is a freelancer digital illustrator and video editor. She has won multiple drawing competitions in the past. When she is not teaching digital illustration class in AYCLOGIC, she likes to watch Japanese Anime, playing piano and occasionally playing guitar. And of course she also like to design and create anime characters. Check out her portfolio page in here