Adrian Alamo

Job title: 
NAVCAL Fellow
Bio/CV: 

Adrian Alamo (he/him) is a first-generation, low income, Latino college student at UC Berkeley from Westlake, Los Angeles. He is a 5th year majoring in Computer Science and expected to graduate in Spring 2024. Communities like NavCal, EOP, CS Scholars, and DSP have fueled his determination to break barriers for others by sharing knowledge, resources, and social capital. His journey has taught him the value of hard work, resilience, and the importance of giving back to his community. With a strong work ethic and a hunger for knowledge, his interest lies to bridge the gap for underrepresented and non-traditional STEM students and harness the power of technology for a more equitable future.  Adrian is nearing the end of his academic journey at Cal, set to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science. Post graduation, he intends to lead initiatives addressing technologies that historically disadvantaged marginalized communities, particularly focusing on combating algorithmic bias. Alongside his studies, he actively participates in various communities, including NavCal, Hispanic Engineers and Scientists, Cal Nerds, CS Scholars, and SHPE. Additionally, he contributes his expertise as a tech student consultant at the Haas School of Business. Adrian's proactive approach extends to his job search, as he eagerly seeks full-time employment opportunities as a Software Engineer for his post-graduation endeavors.

Accolades: 

  • 2023-2024 Teach in Prison Tutor Position
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund x2
  • Cal Alumni The Leadership Award Recipient 
  • Textbook Scholarship Recipient
  • Basic Needs Scholarship Recipient
  • Tech Grant Scholarship Recipient
  • Berkeley Student Cooperative Scholarship Recipient
  • La Unidad Latina Scholarship Recipient
  • Warren Christopher Scholarship Award - High school
  • INROADS Scholar
  • Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Career Prep Fellow
  • CS Scholars at Berkeley
  • Received 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Hermano of La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc.
  • Member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Cal NERDS - STEM Training, Activities, Resources (STAR) Ambassador
  • Hispanic Engineering and Scientist - WAT Camp EECS 16B Instructor
  • CreateMe - Robotics Software Engineering Internship
Research interests: 

Algorithms, Algorithm Bias, Marginalized Communities

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