Rachel Ombok





New York University, Tandon School of Engineering

B.S. Computer Science · May 2022

Minor in Game Engineering
Relevant Coursework: Object Oriented Programming(C++), Data Structures and Algorithms(Python), Discrete Mathematics, Data Analysis, Computer Architecture and Organization, Introduction to Databases, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Software Engineering, Operating Systems, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations


NYU Game Innovation Lab

Research Intern · Feb 2020 to Present

Create general intelligence for The Sims 4 using a quality diversity evolutionary algorithm, and code a C++ program that tests how in-game objects affect a sims’ mood and environment. Analyze and interpret experiment results alongside graduate students and postdocs, and organize notes & data within a thesis paper. This was the SulSulSimSim project.


Research Intern · June 2020 to Present

Conducted research for building a prediction marker relevant to the coronavirus pandemic, built an interactive forecasting website with React and Flask that allows users to predict future metrics related to COVID-19, and stores these predictions in MongoDB. Also designed a dynamic website for REU organization and oversaw program website updates and modifications.



Java & Python · Sep 2019

Coded backend of Android application that identifies wheelchair accessible entrances on the MIT & Boston University campuses. Programmed in-app scenes in Java that iterated through latitude and longitude coordinates, and mapped them using the Google API. Winner of Best Assistive Tech Project & placed Top 10 against 200+ teams at HackMIT 2019.


MERN Stack & AWS S3

JustShoot is a community and platform for photo enthusiasts to find cool locations for photo shoots. Created a fullstack app with login authentication, multer-s3 deployment and MongoDB storage. Deployed using Netlify and Heroku.

Leadership Activities

NYU Girls Who Code College Loop

Founder/President · Oct 2019 to Present

Founder and organizer of bimonthly meetings for the Girls Who Code (GWC) College Loop at New York University. Recruit members, plan meetings, manage logistics, and serve as the point of contact with Girls Who Code organization. Manage monthly challenges that hone computer science skills, and provide professional development opportunities with industry professionals and Girls Who Code corporate partners.


Nick Russo Award for Outstanding General Engineering Design

Aug 2019

Retrieval and Delivery System Design Project was a project apart of the core curriculum of all NYU engineering students. The purpose was to teach students how to manage a project, by creating a project outline, producing multi-stage prototypes and marketing your product at the end. My team's project was selected as the best Retrieval and Delivery System project, from among 150 other teams.



Python, C++, HTML, CSS, C#


Unity, Microsoft Office, G Suite, AWS, Spark AR


Photography, Volleyball, Guitar