Chun-Wei Chiang

Ph.D. student and
Software Engineer Blockchain developer Web designer Android developer Team Leader Blogger

About me


Welcome, my name is Chun-Wei Chiang. I am a graduate student in Computer Science at West Virginia University. I am working as an graduate researcher in HCI@WVU Lab. I have been working in software development since 2012 in Android and web development with the experience across the finance and education. My research involves the areas of: Blockchain and Smart contract, Crowdsourcing and Application design & development .

Experience

Graduate Research Assistant

HCI lab@ WVU

2017 - present

Morgantown, West Virginia


Work in the HCI@WVU labs, which is lead by Dr.Savage.

  • Develop a budget supervision system through blockchain technology to encourage citizens involving in community development with local government. [News]
  • Propose recommendations to Blockchain Advisory Board, which belonged to Mexico Presidency, for building smart tender system. [News]
  • Design and implement a chrome plugin to train crowd workers to speed up their work.[News]
  • Interview Latin American users and design the prototype of mobile remittance applications which utilizes cryptocurrency transfer to reduce international transaction fee.
  • Established an exchange rate calculator website to help immigrants find out real exchange rate from different companies.
  • Apply IRB expedited protocols for human subject research.
  • Paper peer review for the journal: Big Data, and conference: IUI, CSCW, CHI.

Founding Engineer

Cateno

2018-present

San Francisco, California


Cateno addresses the issue of accountability and corporate governance for ICOs

  • Lead blockchain develop team for establishing Initial Coin Offer (ICO) Governance platform on Ethereum.
  • Using web3.py to connect the Etherem network to the local server and allow users connect the service on the blockchain network through our server.

Software Engineer

Mitake

2014-2015

Taipei, Taiwan


Mitake is the biggest stock order mobile application company in Taiwan.

  • Programmed and maintained stock ordering applications for 8 different stock brokers on Android phone and tablet by using java and Android SDK.
  • Troubleshot user's technology problems and existed bugs on published stock ordering applications.
  • Overhauled the old stock ordering applications to enhance the code's efficiency and code readability, reducing the bug happen rates which made by other programmers.
  • Collaborated with product management department to diagnose and evaluate customers' requirements.

Alternative Military

Su'ao Branch, Taipei Veterans General Hospital

2012-2013

Ilan, Taiwan


Every male in Taiwan has to serve the country based on their skills for one years.

  • Improve the readability of the data in the medical record system by applying database normalization.
  • Assist the patients doing physical therapy.

Education

West Virginia University

Ph.D. in Computer Science

2018 - present (Anticipated: May 2020)


Master in Computer Science

2016 - 2018

Morgantown, West Virginia


West Virginia University demonstrated remarkable scale and diversity of opportunity.
It pushed me to expand, challenge, and adjust my worldview. My recent coursework has included
Social Computing, Advance Artificial Intelligent, Advanced Data Mining, Computer Vision and machine learning.


Class Project

  • Sentence Classifier: Classify sentence to multiple class via doc2vec in python.
  • Edge detection: Detect and draw the circle from a picture via C++.
  • Gaussian pyramid: Implement Gaussian pyramid and Luplcian pyramid without openCV via C++.
  • ChiMerge: Implement ChiMerge [1992] via python
  • Kmean: Using python to implement K mean on MNIST dataset without sklearn module
  • PCA: Using python to implement PCA without sklearn package

National Central University

Bachelor in Information Management

2008 - 2012

Taoyuan, Taiwan


Nationcal Central University was where I was able to learn how to involve in independent
study opportunities that sparked a curiosity for programming, collaborate and lead the
peers (as the class president), facilitate impactful service events for the local community.

Publication

Research papers

Crowd Coach: Peer Coaching for Crowd Workers' Skill Growth
Chun-Wei Chiang, Anna Kasunic, Saiph Savage
CSCW: ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work 2018
[google scholar] [pdf] [talk]
Exploring Blockchain for Trustful Collaborations between Immigrants and Governments
Chun-Wei Chiang, Eber Betanzos, Saiph Savage
CHI: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018
[google scholar] [pdf] [talk]
Crowd Work on a CV? Understanding How AMT Fits into Turkers' Career Goals and Professional Profiles
Anna Kasunic, Chun Wei Chiang, Geoff Kaufman, Saiph Savage
CI: ACM Collective Intelligence Conference 2018
[google scholar] [pdf] [talk]
Designing Blockchain Technology to Transform Rural Communities
Chun-Wei Chiang, Eber Betanzos, Michael Austin, Saiph Savage
Workshop CHI: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018
[google scholar] [pdf] [talk]
Understanding Interface Design and Mobile Money Perceptions in Latin America
Chun-Wei Chiang, Caroline Anderson, Claudia Flores Saviaga, Eduardo Jr Arenas, Felipe Colin, Mario Romero, Cuauhtemoc Rivera-Loaiza, Norma Elva Chavez and Saiph Savage
Latin American Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 2017
[google scholar] [pdf] [talk]

Skills

The programing lanugage I have learned

General

Python
Java
C
SQL
R
Data Analysis
Data Mining
Machine Learning

Blockchain

Smart Contract
Ethereurm
Solidity
Truffle
web3.js
web3.py
Bitcoin

Mobile Development

Android
SQLite
ChatBot

Web design

JavaScript
html/css
Node.js
Meteor.js
MongoDB
D3.js
Django

Feel free to contact me

Email: chiang@chunwei.org

Phone: (304)-276-6228

LinkedIn: Chun-Wei Chiang

Blog: Medium

Github: @night18