Nathan Shields

BS at University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Computer Engineering, 2015


I am seeking a place on one of the project teams in order to gain a better understanding of the many applications of computer science, and to see how what I have learned in my college education relates to work in the field.

Work History

Apr 2012 Nov 2012
Resource Recycling Systems Intern - Technical Team

Resource Recycling Systems - Ann Arbor, Michigan Intern - Technical Team, April 2012-Present • Created a script using tools in ArcGIS and Python which was used in contract work for Ontario Waste Diversion, and saved over 30 hours of work. • Worked as part of a team that often had members in different states or overseas. • Found over two million households with access to carton recycling to help complete a contract roughly two months ahead of schedule. • Analyzed utility and weather data from Laundromats across the country in order to find ways to make them greener and more energy efficient.

Sep 2011 Apr 2012
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Student Researcher

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - Ann Arbor, Michigan Student Researcher, September 2011 - April 2012 • Studied behavioral game theory applied to online auctions • Worked with a team of students and a professor to find methods for risk analysis Computer Skills • Applications: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and ArcGIS • Languages: Basic C++, MATLAB and Python • Operating Systems: Windows 7/Vista, Mac, Linux


Sep 2011 May 2015

Fields of Study

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science


  • Arcgis
  • C++
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Os X
  • Python


  • EECS 280: Programming and Elementary Data Structures EECS 203: Discrete Mathematics Engineering 101: Introduction to Computers

Honors, Awards and Achievements

  • Deans List: Fall 2011 and Winter 2012
  • MHacks: Impact Hackathon: First place, most technical Hack