Mitchell Keith Bloch

2400 Mershon Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan. 48103-6051
bazald@zenipex.com

Objective

I am interested in using my knowledge of artificial intelligence, reinforcement learning, software development, and game development to make clever, fun, and useful things and to teach others to be able to do the same.

Academic Qualifications

  1. Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, Computer Science and Engineering (University of Michigan, in progress)
  2. Master of Science in Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering (University of Michigan, April 2010)
  3. Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, Summa Cum Laude (University of Michigan, April 2008)
  4. University of Michigan College of Engineering Dean's Honor List for Academic Distinction (every undergraduate semester)

Computer Science and Programming Expertise

Work Experience

  1. Instructor for EECS 494: Computer Game Design and Implementation (Fall 2016)
  2. Graduate Student Instructor for EECS 494: Computer Game Design and Implementation (Fall 2008 - Winter 2015)
  3. Lead Instructor for Advanced C++: Game Development, Camp CAEN (Summer 2007 - 2010)
  4. Graduate Student Instructor for EECS 381: Advanced and Object-Oriented Programming (Winter semester, 2009)
  5. Wrote a cross-platform 3D game engine and made it available at http://zenilib.com (Summer 2006)
    Used by EECS 494: Computer Game Design and Implementation, and Advanced C++: Game Development (Camp CAEN)
  6. Tutored undergraduate computer science courses at the University of Michigan (Winter 2006)
  7. Brought the Wolverine Soft website up to XHTML 1.1 compliance and made it user editable using PHP and MySQL (Summer 2005); added security and session management features in a redesign (Summer 2006)
  8. Did research as an intern at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the University of Michigan (Summer 2003)

Conferences and Presentations

Merit Scholarships and Prizes

  1. 2004 - 2008 Bell Charitable Trust: Gloria Wille Bell and Carlos R. Bell Scholarship
  2. 2007 Winner of the 4th Wolverine Soft 48-Hour Game Development Competition
  3. 2004 - 2006 Michigan Merit Award and Competitive Scholarship
  4. 2004 - 2005 University of Michigan Regents Scholarship
  5. 2004 National Merit Scholarship Finalist
  6. 2004 AP Scholar with Distinction and National Honor Roll
  7. 2003 - 2004 USA Mathematical Talent Search Silver Prize Winner

Memberships