Richard Hu | Personal Website


Hi! I’m Richard, a senior studying EECS at UC Berkeley. I also teach CS 70 and lead a research group exploring federated learning, advised by James Demmel. In August 2023, I will be joining Radix Trading full-time as a Quantitative Technologist.

Employment History

The Voleon Group Berkeley, CA
Software Engineer Intern May 2022 - August 2022

I worked on the Infrastructure Engineering Team, where I developed APIs and created a dashboard to collect test metrics and identify flaky tests. I also profiled and analyzed Airflow DAGs to search for sources of slowdown in production jobs.

Python • Docker • Groovy • Elasticsearch • Kibana • Airflow

Amazon Bellevue, WA
Software Development Engineer Intern May 2021 - August 2021

I worked on the On-Road Execution Team, where I developed an internal debugging tool to rapidly retrieve transporter itineraries by transporter ID and time stamp.

Java • Typescript • AWS S3 • AWS Glue • AWS Kinesis • AWS CDK

Academic History

University of California, Berkeley (08/2019 - 05/2023)

B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences - GPA: 3.92/4.0

Technical Coursework



Redlands High School (08/2015 - 05/2019)


My best times for solo completions of the Daily New York Times Crosswords using no checks or aids (e.g. Google search, dictionary):

Day Time Puzzle Publication Date
Monday 6:35 April 24, 2023
Tuesday 18:22 February 15, 2022
Wednesday 20:26 November 16, 2022

I also support Liverpool Football Club! ✊ YNWA 🔴