Rose Howell
Software developer | eyeo / Adblock Plus

Curriculum Vitae


2015–2018: Master of Science - Computer Science and Engineering
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Renaissance Program

2014–2015: Bachelor of Science - Information Assurance
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI

Summa Cum Laude

2010–2013: Associate of Applied Science - Information Technologies for Homeland Security
Oakland Community College
Royal Oak, MI

Summa Cum Laude


2018 - present eyeo / AdblockPlus [web]
Independent contractor
, working remote
Software Developer
  • Python developer
  • Fix bugs related to our cms and sitescripts
  • Implement new features to support the extension
2017 Summer eyeo / AdblockPlus [web]
, Germany
Software Developer Intern
  • Python developer internship
  • Help maintain the back-end codebase
  • Build test suites for existing code
2017-2018 University of Michigan [web]
Ann Arbor
, MI
Graduate Student Instructor
  • EECS 388: Teach cryptography, web security, network security, application security, and forensics
  • EECS 183: Teach C++ and Python
  • EECS 280: Teach Data Structures in C++ and Python
  • Hold a weekly hands-on lab section
  • Hold weekly office hours to help students with concepts, homework, and projects
2016 Summer University of Michigan - Security and Privacy Research Group [web]
Ann Arbor
, MI
Graduate Student Research Intern
  • Test the security and privacy of RFID with various readers
  • Work with a high school class analyzing data, privacy, and engineering topics related to FitBit devices
  • Help automate security tests in medical networks by creating virtual hospitals to be used as sandboxes, honeypots, and testbeds
2014–2015: Barracuda Networks, Inc. [web]
Ann Arbor
, MI
Technical Support Representative - Tier 1B
  • Barracuda Firewall
  • Next Generation Firewall
  • Spam and Virus Firewall
  • E-mail Security Service

Volunteer Work and Community Engagement:

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Member, Phi Kappa Phi #154 Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

  • Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Network (CCDN)

Participant, 2015 Michigan CCDN, Davenport University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 7, 2015.

  • Cyberspace Security for Everyone

Panelist, 35th Annual Southeast Michigan Mensa Regional Gathering (SEMMantics35), Farmington Hills, Michigan, May 3, 2014.

  • Motor City Free Geek

Volunteer since 2012, Royal Oak, MI [web]

  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Member, International honor society of two-year colleges, AlphaOmicron Psi Chapter, Royal Oak, MI

  • Information Assurance Student Association

Secretary, Information Assurance Club, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI [web]

  • Oakland Community College IT Club

Member, StudentLife Club for Information Technologies and Information Systems, Oakland Community College, Royal Oak Campus, MI [web]

  • BSides Detroit

Participant, Information Security Conference, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, Detroit, MI

Trade Skills:

  • Soldering and stick welding
  • Basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry
  • Screen-printing

Interests and Activities: