Hayk Khachatryan

Yerevan, Armenia
+374 (0) 93 981571

UCL Theoretical Physics graduate (First Class Honors) and Software Engineer looking to tackle the climate crisis.

education

Theoretical Physics BSc

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University College London

2016-09 — 2019-06

Achieved a degree with First Class Honors

  • Practical Mathematics and Computing I & II (Python and Mathematica): 84% & 86%
  • Mathematical Methods II & III: 91% & 91%
  • Climate & Energy: 83%
  • Representative for 30 Physics students

employment

Software Engineering Intern

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Unicomp

2018-07 — 2018-09

Designed and developed a quantum computer simulator in C++. Lectured on quantum computation.

C++ - OOP - Quantum Computing - Communication - Problem solving

Freelance Web Development

2015-01 — 2018-04

Developed full stack, responsive websites for my clients.

  • JekyllNow, Wordpress
  • Bootstrap, Polymer
  • LAMP stacks
HTML 5 - CSS3 / SASS - Flexbox - Handlebars - JS - PHP - Node.js - gulp.js - Flask

Bartender

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The Lamb Tavern

2019-11 — 2020-01

Provided excellent bar service and guest satisfaction in high-volume, fast-paced bar.

  • Utilized knowledge of mixed beverages, specialty liquors and craft beers to serve customers and provide wait staff with well prepared drinks in a timely fashion.
  • Stocked and tracked inventory and supplies.
  • Maintained a clean and organized work area.
  • Followed safety, sanitation and legal policies for handling food and beverages.
  • Developed excellent customer relations.
  • Prepared orders in fast-paced environment.
Customer Service - Communication - Organization

Sales Account Manager

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OptionRally

in Limassol, Cyprus 2016-03 — 2016-05

Addressed clients' issues with their finances and resolved their concerns with investments. Improved my communication skills through the high pressure environment of finance sales.

CRM - Windows - VOIP - Communication

Independent Social Media Consultant

2015-02 — 2015-08

Launched social media presences and designed advertising campaigns that increased my clients' following by over 60%.

Facebook - Instagram

IT Assistant

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ZIGZAG

in Yerevan, Armenia 2013-07

Diagnosed and troubleshooted networking and technical issues at the IT department of an office of 50 employees.

Problem solving - Logical thinking

Intern Mechanic

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Vitesse

in Yerevan, Armenia 2011-07

Repaired and serviced ATVs, jetskis, and snowmobiles at the mechanical department of the BRP Service Center.

Problem solving

projects

Creator

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buchulator

2020-02

Kombucha recipe calculator built using Hyperapp.

Javacsript - hyperapp - HTML - CSS - Frontend

Creator

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Does IKEA Have New Plants Today?

2019-10

Flask webapp that checks the IKEA UK API to see if they have released any new plants today.

Python - Flask - PSQL - PostgreSQL - HTML - CSS - heroku

Creator

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qSim

2018-07 — 2018-09

Quantum computer simulator library built in C++.

C++ - OOP - Quantum Computing - Communication - Problem solving

Creator

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chat.hayk.io

2018-07

Flask & SocketIO based webapp that connects with a Slack workspace and carries messages between the two (Hayk (owner) talks from Slack, user talks from webapp).

Python - Flask - HTML - CSS - Javascript - SocketIO - heroku

Molecular Dynamics Researcher

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Can Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

2019-01 — 2019-03

A university research project tasked with investigating the effects of impurities and differing starting temperatures on the freezing of water.

  • Designed multiple molecular dynamics simulations in LAMMPS investigating the effects of impurities on the freezing of water.
  • Analyzed the data, comparing to data gathered by the experimental team.
  • Visualized our results using VMD and Jupyter.
  • Assembled our research in LaTeX.
  • Transcribed minutes for some meetings.
  • Chaired some meetings.
MD simulations - LAMMPS - VMD - LaTeX - Communication - Leadership - Python - Jupyter

Systems Engineer and Liaison Officer

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Intergrated Engineering Challenge #2: Global Health

2015-11 — 2015-12

A university project where a a multi-disciplinary team of specialist engineers formulate, design and verify an effective strategy for the production and distribution (and monitoring) of a vaccine to combat a Tuberculosis Pandemic in Sub Saharan Africa.

  • Designed and developed a control system for the temperature, pH, and stirring of a bio-reactor.
  • Developed in C and Processing on a Launchpad microprocessor.
  • Liaised with engineers from other disciplines on specifications and requirements.
C - Processing - Communication - Leadership

speaking

Delegate of Iran

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Mediterranean Model United Nations

in Nicosia, Cyprus 2015-02

A simulation of the United Nations, done by students from various schools as they discuss and try to find solutions to current world problems.

  • Debated and discussed issues in a formal UN-like setting.
  • Created resolutions to be debated.
Communication - Debating - Public speaking - Research

Member of Medical Ethics committee

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Youth Voice

in Nicosia, Cyprus 2014-04

An annual weekend conference where young people between the ages of 15-19 from schools convene to discuss and express themselves on current affairs.

  • Debated and discussed various ethical issues in the medical field.
Communication - Debating - Public speaking - Research

Speaker

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Science Rocks

in Limassol, Cyprus 2013-03

'Does anything touch?'

  • Gave a speech on how no particles ever really touch as a consequence of the electromagnetic force.
Communication - Debating - Public speaking

service

Technical Consultant

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Limassol Phoenician Leo’s Charity Club

2014-09 — 2015-07

Helped raise €5365 over two charity events (October - December 2014)

  • Social media management
  • Graphic design
Facebook - Photoshop - Delegation - Communication

skills

Skill Keywords
Web (intermediate) HTML 5 CSS 3 / SASS Polymer Google Analytics
Programming (intermediate) Python Mathematica Git
Programming (beginner) C++ Java C Haskell Javascript
Cloud (intermediate) DigitalOcean
Software (advanced) Photoshop Lightroom Final Cut Pro spreadsheets
Languages (native) English Armenian