Curriculum Vitæ

of

Willem Van Onsem

             

Ypres, Belgium

June 29, 1990

A software developer interested in functional programming and web development with Yesod and Django.

 Experience

Software Engineer
R&D Software Engineer
Senior Python developer
Technical Lead Developer
Data Scientist
PhD Student

 Education

MSc. in Civil Engineering
BSc. in Informatics

 Technologies

 Programming languages
 Frameworks and Libraries
 Databases
 Subversioning

 Open Source

Below a non-exhaustive list of open source projects I maintain:

django-antipatterns
A website that contains common patterns and anti-patterns in Django.
unicode-tricks
A software package written in Haskell to convert items into unicode characters.
css-selectors
Compile-time validation of a CSS selector in Haskell.
ordinal
Convert numbers into words, based on Python's num2words.
slugify
A package that converts text to slugs that are used in URIs.

Besides maintaining packages, I often contribute on other open source projects with bugfixes and code improvements.

 Awards

Flemish Programming Contest
  • 2nd place 2019 (4th category)
  • 2nd place 2018 (4th category)
  • 3rd place 2017 (4th category)
  • 2nd place 2015 (4th category)
  • 2nd place 2014 (4th category)
  • 3rd place 2012 (3rd category)
  • 1st place 2011 (2nd category)
  • 1st place 2009 (1st category)
Cross-domain Heuristic Search Challenge
First place on the CHeSC 2014 for the parallel track.
Golden Chalks
Third place for best teaching assistant computer science (2015).

 Contributions

Mainly contributions to the Haskell ecosystem. Some utility packages are published on Hackage.

On StackOverflow, I answered ≈ 12355 questions, mainly about Django, Haskell, and Python.

During my years in college, I wrote two course texts about Artificial intelligence and Digital Elektronics and Processors.

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