Karmanyaah Malhotra

Austin, TX | karmanyaah@malhotra.cc | https://k.malhotra.cc | github.com/karmanyaahm


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science May 2027
University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX


OnBoard Ambassador June 2023 - Present
Hack Club
Network Admin/Teaching Assistant Aug 2022 - May 2023
Belton High School


Team Lead 2022-23
Vex Robotics Team High School


Longhorn LED Level PCB Summer 2023
  • Design an ATmega328P-based, Arduino-compatible dev board, with inputs (accelerometer), outputs (Addressable LEDs), Li-ion charging, USB
  • Details and video: k.malhotra.cc/projects/2023/09/sparkletilt/
  • Skills: KiCAD, PCB Design, Sensors, Arduino, C++, manufacturing cost optimization
Hot Dog - A Programmable Flamethrower July 2023
Hack Club Outernet Hackathon
  • Rapidly prototyped and developed a pyrotechnic toy in 42 hours from ideation to demo
  • Collaborated with a team of 5 under time pressure to test various fuel dispensing mechanisms, user inputs, ignition, controls, and backup plans
  • Built and coded a safe, Arduino-controlled, battery powered, motor driver and HVAC source
  • Videos and further information: k.malhotra.cc/projects/2023/09/hotdog/
Discord - GroupMe Chat bridge December 2020
  • Sync messages between various data sources while appearing native to the platform
  • Reliably operating for over 2 years on a Debian server with no maintenance
  • github.com/karmanyaahm/groupme_discord_bridge_v3
  • Skills: API interaction, Golang, data processing

Familiar with: Javascript, React, NodeJS, npm, TypeScript, Python, Java, C++, Dart, Flutter


  • Self-Hosting
  • Docker
  • MQTT
  • Cloud VMs (Linode, GCP, Oracle)
  • Serverless (AppEngine, Netlify, GitHub Pages)
  • Ansible
  • NixOS
  • Debian
  • Raspberry Pi OS
  • Single-board computers (Raspberry Pi Zero, Orange Pi Zero)
  • Arduino
  • PCB Design
  • Microcontrollers (RP2040, nrf52840, ESP32, ATMega328P)
  • BLE
  • EasyEDA
  • KiCAD
  • Familiar with:
  • Javascript
  • npm
  • NodeJS
  • Deno
  • React