• NabeWise Media— New York, NY
    • Directory of Technology: October 2009 to Present
    • Responsible for the launch, development, and technology backing up NabeWise.com. This is my baby.
  • The Big Think Inc.— New York, NY
    • Lead Developer: October 2008 to November 2009
    • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the Ruby on Rails web application that delivers Big Think's video content. I worked with a small team to implement new features and ensure stability and scalability. I weathered two launches of their site.
  • DEVELOP National Program, NASA — Hampton, VA
    • Scientific Visualization Intern: June 2006 to August 2008
    • Developed tools to visualize atmospheric CO2 and particulate readings from the CALIPSO mission and the ASCENDS steering committee in Google Earth.
  • Various Clients — Danville, VA
  • Virginia House of Delegates — Richmond, VA
    • Page: Winter 2005
  • Software Tools: Vim, Google Earth, Ruby on Rails, Qt, Processing
  • Computer Languages: C, C++, Perl, Ruby, Smalltalk, Erlang, PHP, JavaScript, SQL, MATLAB, Java, Scheme, HTML, CSS, XML, LaTeX, Python, Assembly
  • Academic Interests: Machine Learning, Collective Intelligence, Programming Languages, and Literature
Achievements and Activities
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
  • First Place in Computer Science, Virginia Junior Academy of Science 2008
  • Captain, Piedmont Governor's School Science Bowl Team (2006-2008)
  • Chief Programmer, Galileo Magnet School FIRST Robotics Team (2006-2007)
Publications and Presentations
  • Hillyer, T. N., Hughes, B. S., Kramolisch, A., Lotts, M., & Atkins, J. T. (2008). DEVELOP final presentations: ASCENDS data visualization. NASA Television.
  • Hughes, B. S. (2008). Using linguistic analysis to infer semantic connections between class notes. Virginia Junior Academy of Science 2008 Meeting: Computer Science.
  • Ewing, P. T., Gasperoni, N. A., Hillyer, T. N., Hughes, B. S., Carpenter, J.W., & Gleason, J. (2007). A new application utilizing Google Earth to project vertical information of clouds and aerosols obtained by CALIPSO. American Meteorological Society's 88th Annual Meeting: Symposium on Recent Developments in Atmospheric Applications of Radar and Lidar.
  • Hughes, B. S., & Rivera-Marrero, O. (2005). Applying Abstract Algebra and graph theory to model flu seasons. DIMACS: Linking Mathematics and Biology in the High Schools.