Aditya Bawankule

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering

Graduation date: May 2021

GPA: 3.42/4.00

Naperville Central High School

Honors Student

May 2017


Project Manager, Student Space Systems at UIUC, Present

  • Manages the High Altitude Balloon avionics project

Summer internship, MSCTek, Summer 2016

  • Interned with MSCTek creating cross-platform apps in Xamarin using C#

Robotics club Captain and Lead Programmer, Naperville Central RoboHawks, Aug 2013 – 2017

  • Led team to semifinals thrice in VEX robotics regional tournament, competed at IL state in 2015
  • Finalist at Regionals, Jan, 1st place Regionals February, 8th place IL State 2016
  • Setup GitHub Organization to improve collaboration and educated team on usage

Team Lead, HackIllinois, Feb 2018

Team Lead, OpenBuild: LACUNASeptember 2015

  • Designed and coded Smart Systems to react to musicians movements

Team lead, Cisco HackathonSeptember 2014

  • Designed and coded ‘Internet of Things’ system to alert garbage companies when dumpsters were filled up; held at 1871 entrepreneurial hub for digital start-ups in Chicago, IL

Android App Developer, Google Play Store Present

  • Developed four virtual reality apps, a FPS, and a platformer that are available in Google Play store for Android


  • Runs a gaming YouTube channel with 300+ subscribers 2009 – present


Programming Languages:  Java, Python, C#, RobotC, LC3

Proficient in: Arduino IDE, Unity GameEngine, WordPress

Hands on experience with technical systems

  • Experience with Arduino and Raspberry Pi, IOT devices
  • Created several WordPress-based websites
  • Built and raced quadcopter
  • Built and programmed autonomous/driver controlled robots for robotics club
  • Created Virtual Reality apps for Google Cardboard and HTC Vive
  • Created Augmented Reality apps for Android
  • Designed and built Arduino based sensor and solar payload for weather balloon at IIT
  • Built own computer


  • Student of the Year 2017 award by the Computer Science department of NCHS
  • Fourth place State Champion at Skills USA Electronics Competition 2015
  • Third place State Champion at Skills USA Robotics Competition 2016
  • National Merit Commended Student 2017
  • Illinois State Scholar 2017