Google Engineer Part of Research Series

Mar 10, 2021

Brady Hunsaker will speak March 25.

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A software engineer for Google Maps will speak at 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 25 as part of California University of Pennsylvania’s Research and Real Life series.

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Brady Hunsaker, a Google employee for 13 years who lives in Zurich, Switzerland, works on infrastructure that helps to understand user behavior when using Google Maps. His previous experience includes incorporating public transit stops in Google Maps and analyzing the quality of merchants on Google Shopping.

Prior to Google, Brady was an assistant professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Pittsburgh.

He served on the organizing committee for Steel City Codefest from 2012 to 2015, and he helped establish the Google Pittsburgh office's K-12 outreach program to spark interest in computer science.

Cal U’s Research and Real Life series, which highlights people with roots in western Pennsylvania and the importance of research in their professions, is being organized by Dr. Azadeh Block, associate professor of social work and director of Cal U’s Center for Undergraduate Research.

The University’s commitment to supporting undergraduate research culminates on April 21 with the annual Strike a Spark Conference on Research, Scholarship and Creative Works.