About Me

I'm Lukasz. A programmer, brother, teacher, neuroscientist, and snowboarder.
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Lukasz Stempniewicz


Newcastle University

MSc - Computational Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics September 2019

Throughout this course, I have focused on modelling biologically realistic simulations of neural activity and brain stimulation. Courses undertaken:

-Neuroinformatics (CSC8314)
-Stochastic Systems Biology (CSC8319)
-Modelling Cellular Systems(CSC8316)
-Computational Analysis of Complex Biological Systems(CSC8305)
-Numeric Skills(MAS8401)
-Fundamentals of Cell and Molecular Biology(BIO8009)
-Research Skills for Bioinformatics(CSC8390)
-Research Project for Neuroinformatics(CSC8395)

Please see my Works for more information on Projects.

For full details on all courses throughout degree, please see: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/computational-neuroscience-neuroinformatics-msc/#modules

University of Illinois at Chicago

BS - Computer Science May 2016

UIC presents a spectacular CS program. Here's a list of classes I've completed.

-Program Design 1 (CS111)
-Program Design 2 (CS141)
-Mathmatical Foundations of Computing (CS151)
-Programming Practicum (CS211)
-Data Structures (CS251)
-Machine Organization (CS261)
-Programming Languages (CS341)
-Software Design (CS342)
-Computer Systems (CS361)
-Computer Design (CS362)
-Ethical Issues in Computing (CS377)
-Operating Systems (CS385)
-Computer Algorithms (CS401)
-Visual Analytics (CS424)
-Video Game Design (CS426)
-Software Engineering (CS440)
-Computer Networking (CS450)
-Human Augmentics (CS491)

Palatine High School

High School diploma Class of 2012

Relvant Classes:
-Intro to Computer Programming (+Teacher Assistant)
-AP Computer Science


Microsoft Azure

Software Engineer July 2016 - May 2018

Worked on cloud infrastructure to help improve Azure App Service

Helped launch Azure App Service on Linux
Specifically worked with:
-Docker containers
-Image caching
-SDK development
-API design

Developed various "webapp" commands for the azure-cli:

Microsoft Azure

Software Engineer Intern May 2015 - August 2015

- Worked on VFP "Virtual Machine Filtering platform", part of the SDN solution for Azure
- Learned basics of networking (OSI Model and TCP/IP Protocol Suite)

Alcatel Lucent - Service Delivery Tools

Software Developer Intern June 2014 - August 2014

-Introduced to software design patterns
-Looked at different wireless telecommunications concepts

UIC CS Department

Peer Tutor and Lab T.A. November 2013 – Present

- Teach basic coding concepts
- Collaborate with other tutors to solve more difficult problems

UIC Innovations Research

Research Assistant January 2015 – May 2015

- Created an android tablet controller app for a museum exhibit
- Collaborated with PhD students focused in HCI
- More info -> Link


Programming languages I'm familiar with.

  • C#
  • Python
  • C++
  • Java
  • R
  • Assembly
  • SQL
  • Javascript