CV Course Notes Lists

Ricky Grannis-Vu

B.S. Computer Science '22

Stanford University

Email: rickygv 'at'

GitHub: rickygv99


Peer Influence on the Contagion of Cheating in an Elite Online High School

Apr 8, 2016. International Network for Social Network Analysis XXXVI Sunbelt Conference

Unrefereed publications

Book: Designing Online Communities (in progress)

Grannis-Vu, Ricky. Anticipated release in Winter 2020

Work experience

Undergraduate research assistant

Stanford School of Engineering, PolicyKit team, Summer 2020 (Present)

Undergraduate research assistant

Stanford Open Virtual Asisstant Lab, Almond virtual assistant team, Summer 2019

- Designed and developed an application that allows cardiology doctors to use voice / natural language to securely collect blood pressure measurements from their patients through the Almond virtual assistant.

- Extended existing ThingTalk and ThingEngine code, with features such as the ability to set multiple timers at once, the ability to let timers expire and the ability to use frequencies in natural language (e.g. "two times a day").

Full-stack software development intern

Verify Pte Ltd, Summer 2018

- Worked directly with CEO to lead the development of Verify Protocol, a payment system that allows buyers to purchase products, both digital and physical, with ERC 20 cryptocurrencies on a reputation-based protocol.

- Delivered product ahead of schedule. Beta version of product released in Fall of 2018.

Software engineering intern

Perceptronics Solutions, Inc, Summer 2014

- I worked as part of a team to simulate network evolution given various constraints and parameters. I developed code in Java to test community detection algorithms.

Course projects

StanPlan: Smart Program Sheets with Automated Scheduling

CS 294W, 2019

Supervisors: Monica Lam and Sam Premutico

Won award for Best Project at Project Expo

Reunite: Reconnect with old friends

CS 147, 2019

Supervisors: James Landay and KiJung Park

Won awards for Best Concept and Best Pitch at Project Expo


National Merit Scholar, 2017

National AP Scholar, 2017

Stanford OHS Division Award in Computer Science, 2017


Stanford PolicyKit Team

Undergraduate research assistant, 2020 - Present

Stanford Open Virtual Assistant Lab

Undergraduate research assistant, 2019 - Present

The Stanford Daily

News reporter and writer, 2017 - 2018

Board of Student Academic Service and Support

Board founder and chair, 2016 - 2017


Good at breaking boards

- Second degree black belt in Shaolin Kempo

Can make nice sounds with a piano

- Certificate of Merit Level 10

- Won numerous awards for performance

- Invited to perform at multiple conventions

Experienced typist

- Wrote for The Stanford Daily for 18 months

- Poetry published in Poetry Quarterly

- Maintained a popular high school academic blog