Frank Rao

3586 S Budlong Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007 (213) 587-1047

Frank Rao

Masters Student
Computer Science Department
Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Expected Graduation : May, 2011


M.S Computer Science (Software Engineering), GPA 3.8

University of Southern California       Expected Graduation: May 2012

B.S Information & Computing Science, GPA 3.45

TianJin University of Technology (PR China)      Graduation: June 2010


Fall 2011(in progress): Specification and Design of User Interface Software(csci 588)
Software Architectures(csci 578)

Summer 2011: Web Technology(csci 571)

Spring 2011: Analysis of Algorithms(csci 570) Software Engineering(csci 577b) Database Systems(csci 585)

Fall 2010: Software Management and Econmics(csci 510) Software Engineering (csci 577a)

Tools: Visual Studio 2010, SharePoint Designer, Oracle, MySql
Language: C++, HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, Jquery
Platforms: Windows
Others: DIRECTX Graphics Programming, SharePoint 2010


Product Management website, individual Summer 2011

  1. A project made in the Web technology course.
  2. Used to manage and sell products, manage user accounts, search product and selling information.
  3. Related techniques: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, Mysql;

LADOT Intranet redesign, Team Member (Prototyper and Primary Developer) Fall 2010 - Spring 2011

  1. This is a project in the course of Software Engineering directed by Dr. Barry Boehm and Mr. Winsor Brown.
  2. Collaborated with a team with 8 members on the Intranet of Los Angeles Department of Transportation redesign.
  3. We are using Microsoft SharePoint 2010 server and Designer to develop the project.
  4. I¡¯m the prototyper and main developer of this project.


Mayor's office interns, Group Project Summer 2011

We work on a Google Moderator project. Help the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to build a survey web application. The main techniques are JQuery, AJAX, HTML, JSON.


Volunteer, Electronic Entertainment Expo (2011, Los Angeles) Summer 2011

Chair, Students¡¯ Union of the School of Computer and Communication Engineering Fall 2007- Fall 2009

Member, Chinese Young Volunteers Association Fall 2004- Now


People¡¯s Second Prize Scholarship of Tianjin University of Technology (3 times) Spring 2007-2009

Excellent social workers of Tianjin University of Technology Spring 2008

Recommendation Letter