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Paul Emerson
1005 Bayview Overlook
Stafford, VA 22554
(540) 720-1864
Email: paul*@*mysteretp.net
Website: www.mysteretp.net
Education
Longwood University, Farmville, VA
B.S. in Computer Science Math Minor
Attended Sep 2000 - May 2004

Major Achievements
Scored in the 93rd percentile on the Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT) comparable to the GRE.
During Junior and Senior years worked two jobs during the school year and paid all living expenses (25+ hours weekly).

Skills
Languages:
4 years using C++
 year using HP-UX assembler, 
1 year using NASM (an Intel assembler)
 year using Lex and Bison
1 year using SQL
Networking:
Wireless router configuration
Network client configuration (Windows and Mac) for Longwood University 
Servers:
Red-Hat Administration
Operating Systems: 
HP-UX UNIX, Redhat Linux 5.2, 8.0 and 9.0, Windows 98, 2000, 	and XP Professional
Office Software: 
Open Office and Microsoft Office
Hardware: 
Configuring and setting up Intel hardware

Class Projects
Indefinite Precision Number Class (Spring 2003) Created a C++ 	class for dealing with numbers of indefinite precision (creation, storage, and operations on numbers of indefinite precision). 
Independent Study in Operating Systems (Fall 2003) Created a multi-tasking operating system from scratch with three other students supervised by a faculty member. 
Network Project- Created a new type of network able to be implemented and write descriptions of protocols and hardware for the network. 
Video Store Rental Database- Researched all requirements of a Video Store Rental Database and created forms, queries, and tables to handle all transactions needing to be processed in a video store environment.
OpenGL project- Created randomly colored 10x10x10 cube that rotates and responds to input from the keyboard and mouse using the GLUT libraries. 

Work Experience
Longwood - Help Desk Aide- Technical support position serving Longwood University over the phone (including diagnosing network connection, software, and hardware issues).  (Fall 2003-May 2004)
Longwood - Academic Computing Assistant- Printer troubleshooting and on site software support for a computer lab. (Fall 2002-Spring 2003)
OPX - Office Assistant- Organized technical drawings in an office environment (Summer 2000).
Hilldrup - Mover- Included driving forklift and van, and working in a team environment (Summer 2001, 2002, and 2003).

Other Experience
3 years attending the International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Activities
Association for Computing Machinery Chapter Vice chair Two Years (member for three years).
Member of Computer Information Association.
Brother of Alpha Phi Omega, the National Service Fraternity.
Brother of Gamma Psi and Secretary for two years, Vice President for one year, and President for one semester.

References
John Hudson, Academic Computing Lab Manager 
Longwood University, Farmville, VA 
jhudson***@longwood.edu 
(434) 395-2419

Paige Epps, Computer Operations Technician Senior 
Longwood University, Farmville, VA
pepps***@longwood.edu 
(434) 395-4357

Dr. Jeffery Peden, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Longwood University, Farmville, VA
jpeden***@longwood.edu 
(434)-395-2196