Who are we?

Penn Labs empowers others to make connections: connections to resources, connections to people, and connections to the greater Penn community. We are passionate about improving the Penn community, and do so by identifying needs at Penn, and creating products to meet those needs.
We are a team of developers, designers, and intrapreneurs.

Meet the team

Tiffany Chang

Tiffany Chang

Co-Director & PM PennCentral

Honolulu, HI
Tiffany is a sophomore in Wharton studying OIDD & Stats and minoring in CIS. She programs in JS and loves frontend development. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball and reading about psychology.
Adam Domingoes

Adam Domingoes

Web Developer

St. Augustine, FL
Adam is a junior in Wharton studying Finance and minoring in Computer Science. When he’s not hacking in JavaScript, he can be found playing guitar.
Jason Tang

Jason Tang

Mobile Developer (Android)

Hong Kong
Jason is a senior studying Computer Science and Economics. He is proficient in android coding, and when he is not coding he plays piano and composes.
Nihar Patil

Nihar Patil

PM PennCentral

Pleasanton, CA
Nihar is a sophomore studying NETS. He likes making websites, helping people, and playing guitar. His favorite foods include insomnia cookies and carrots.
Victor Chien

Victor Chien

Mobile Developer (iOS)

Sunnyvale, CA
Victor is a sophomore in M&T planning to major in computer science through Engineering and concentrate in Management through the Wharton School of Business. When not programming in Swift, Java, HTML/CSS, Javascript, or Python, he enjoys hunting for free food and exploring new cities. When he sees sushi, it mysteriously disappears and he feels more full than before he saw the sushi. Finally, he loves teaching himself how to play the piano and ukulele.
Josh Doman

Josh Doman

Co-Director & PM PennMobile

Atlanta, GA
Josh is a sophomore in M&T studying Finance, Management and CIS. In his free time, he loves to develop and improve PennMobile, and he also enjoys playing tennis, rock climbing, and exploring the outdoors.
Andrew Si

Andrew Si

Mobile Developer (Android)

Los Altos, CA
Andrew is a sophomore studying CIS. He primarily programs in Java but has tested the waters of JS, Matlab, C++, and OCaml. During his freetime, he enjoys playing piano, tennis, basketball, and video games.
Julia Chun

Julia Chun

Web Developer

Seoul, South Korea
Julia is a junior studying computer science. Her current interests are data processing and big data analytics. In her free time, she likes to play the violin, dance, work out at the gym, or read about cool new businesses.
Rohan Menezes

Rohan Menezes

Web Developer

Santa Clara, California
Rohan is a sophomore in the M&T Program majoring in CIS and concentrating in Management and Statistics. He likes coding in Java, HTML, PHP, and SQL and can be found listening to 90s music or playing/watching sports.
Young Lee

Young Lee

Web Developer

Vancouver, Canada
Young is a sophomore in M&T studying computer science in Engineering and concentrating in Management through the Wharton School of Business. When Young is not coding in Javascript or OCaml, he enjoys filmmaking, photography, listening to jazz and hip-hop, and finding the best sushi in town.
Aaron Michaels

Aaron Michaels

Web Developer

Bangkok, Thailand
Aaron is a senior studying Cognitive Science in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is a JavaScript aficionado and frontend enthusiast, preferring the React framework for implementing UIs. When not developing, he enjoys reading, and long distance running and cycling.
Brandon Lin

Brandon Lin

PM PennCourseReview & Dev Ops

New York, NY
Brandon is a sophomore studying Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics. He likes coding in Python, Bash, and LaTeX, and enjoys solving Rubik's Cubes, singing & playing music, and making origami.
Michael Zhou

Michael Zhou

Mobile Developer (Android)

Chicago, IL
Michael a sophomore studying CIS and statistics. He enjoys programming in Java and Python. When he's not studying CIS, he plays the violin and like to cook.
Suzanne Knop

Suzanne Knop

PM PennCourseReview

Poughkeepsie, NY
Suzanne is studying Digital Media Design. She focuses on front-end web design and her personal interests include creating a community for women in tech, developing, creating art and listening to music. When she's not developing, she likes to make music videos and go to the roofs of buildings.

Projects

Penn Course Review

Penn Course Review

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We built the Penn Course Review to allow Penn students to make informed decisions on their course decisions. PCR includes professor rankings, course difficulties, commentary, and more on all courses taught at Penn in the past decade.

Common Funding Application

Common Funding Application

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Common Funding Application is a tool allow student groups across the University to easily request funding for their events to one or more funding sources on campus. Simultaneously, funding groups have the ability to view what groups have applied for funding from them and make approval/denials.

Pennvolvement

Pennvolvement

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Pennvolvement is a platform for companies and organizations to post volunteer opportunities for Penn students.

PennMobile

PennMobile

Get It

Penn Mobile App is the university's first official mobile app. On iOS and Android, PennMobile provides live dining hall menus and hours, course and faculty search, live bus routes, popular sources of campus-news and school support numbers.

PCR API

Penn Course Review API

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Penn Course Review API was the first API we released for developers at Penn. Over the course of the last few years, the API has allowed students to create awesome apps with information including reviews for courses, instructors and departments. For documentation, see the Docs page.

Penn Book Bazaar

Penn Book Bazaar

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We built Penn Book Bazaar to solve one of the most basic problems confronting students: textbooks. Book Bazaar allows students to search for the textbooks they need as well as sell the ones they are done with. Need to sell a book? Check it out here.

Penn Registrar API

Penn Registrar API

Request Access

While Penn already had an API for its registrar, Labs worked with the administration to open up the API for developer use. With an easy to use python wrapper, the API allows developers to access up-to-date registrar information, including course schedules, registration status and locations. For docs, see the Docs page.

Alumni

Alexey Komissarouk

Alexey Komissarouk

Hacker Paradise

2010-2011
Nop Jiarathanakul

Nop Jiarathanakul

Autodesk

2010-2013
Dhruv Maheshwari

Dhruv Maheshwari

LinkedIn

2013-2015
James Feuereisen

James Feuereisen

Boston Consulting Group

2013-2014
Adel Qalieh

Adel Qalieh

University of Michigan

2013-2017
Derek Jobst

Derek Jobst

Raise.me

2013-2016
Amalia Hawkins

Amalia Hawkins

Pippio

2010-2011
Kevin Su

Kevin Su

Google

2011-2012
David Xu

David Xu

Upthere

2012-2014
Vivian Huang

Vivian Huang

Airbnb

2014-2015
Alex Wissmann

Alex Wissmann

Twitter

2013-2016
Prakhar Bhandari

Prakhar Bhandari

Bloomberg

2015-2016
Dan Getelman

Dan Getelman

Remix

2010-2011
Yefim Vedernikoff

Yefim Vedernikoff

Raise

2011-2014
Clara Wu

Clara Wu

Facebook

2012-2015
Hong Kim

Hong Kim

2014-2016
David Lakata

David Lakata

Wealthfront

2014-2016
Jacob Noonan

Jacob Noonan

SpaceX

2014-2015
Ceasar Bautista

Ceasar Bautista

Domino Data Lab

2010-2014
Kyle Hardgrave

Kyle Hardgrave

Medium

2012-2014
Lewis Ellis

Lewis Ellis

Shape Security

2012 – 2014
Reika Yoshino

Reika Yoshino

2015-2016
Sacha Best

Sacha Best

Bloomberg

2014-2015