$> whois mrhanlon
Hi, I'm Matt! I'm a software developer living in Austin. For over a decade I have developed data intensive applications and APIs for uses ranging from enabling supercomputing with a smartphone to sentiment analysis of millions of social network messages a day.
Principal Software Engineer, Zitti, Inc.
Areas of specialization
Zitti, Inc. 2022–present
SchoolAdmin, Austin, TX 2019–2022
Oracle Social Cloud, Oracle, Inc., Austin, TX 2016–2019
Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 2010–2016
Alliance Communications Management, Mobile, AL 2007–2010
MS in Computer Science, The University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 2009
BS in Mathematics, Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama 2003
Honors & awards
Outstanding Master’s Thesis, University of South Alabama 2010–2011
Outstanding Graduate Student, University of South Alabama 2008
CIS Graduate Fellowship, University of South Alabama 2008
President's Honors, Mathematics, Spring Hill College 2003
Hutchinson Award, Philosophy, Spring Hill College 2003
Selected publications & talks
R. Dooley, M. Hanlon, “Recipes 2.0: Building for Today and Tomorrow”. [Special issue] Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience. doi:10.1002/cpe.3285. 2014
M. Hanlon, W. Smith, S. Mock, “Providing resource information to users of a national computing center”. [Special issue] Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience. doi:10.1002/cpe.3233. 2014
M. Hanlon, et al., “Securing HPC: Development of a Low Cost, Open Source Multi-factor Authentication Infrastructure”. Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. SC '17. 2017
M. Hanlon, et al., “The Arabidopsis Information Portal: An Application Platform for Data Discovery”. Proceedings of the 9th Gateway Computing Environments Workshop. 2014
M. Hanlon, et al., “Benefits of NoSQL databases for portals & science gateways”. Proceedings of the TeraGrid Conference: Extreme Digital Discovery. 2011
M. Hanlon, et al., “My-Plant.org: A phylogenetically structured social network”. Gateway Computing Environments Workshop (GCE). 2010
“Discovering and using Araport Data APIs in Araport Science Apps”. The First Araport Developers Conference, TACC, Austin, TX, USA. Tutorial. 2014
“Project Management and Automation: Using Maven and Grunt to accelerate development”. Software Engineering Assembly Conference, UCAR, Boulder, CO, USA. Slides: HTML5, PDF, Demo code 2014
“Federated Authentication in a Campus System”. Liferay .edu User Group. Webcast. Slides: PDF 2014
“Using Liferay as a platform for Computational Science”. Liferay North American Symposium, San Francisco, USA. 2013
“Introduction to Science Gateways Workshop”. Elizabeth City State University, North Carolina, USA. Demo code 2013
Open source software contributions
Less Than-Slash - A package for the Atom Editor that closes open markup tags when you type
CommnQ - An AMQP library for Node.js with conveniences for running multiple tasks on AMQP messages.
Arabidopsis Information Portal - Various projects developed for the Arabidopsis Information Portal.
Chameleon - Various development as part of the Chameleon Cloud Testbed.
iPlant Collaborative - Various projects developed by the iPlant Collaborative.
Handlebars.java - Logic-less and semantic Mustache templates with Java
jGrowl - An unobtrusive notification system for web applications.
Austin GiveCamp 2014 - Part of a hackathon team to develop a Flask web app for The Ghisallo Foundation's Cycle Academy project. 2014
Running, Swimming, Triathlon, Cooking, Science Fiction