Ethan Sifferman
the higher the friction, the faster the planets stop
friction
speed up or slow down time
time_warp
increase gravity with smaller values
distance_exponent
change the number of planets
num_planets
Max-Cut

Max-Cut on Unit Interval Graphs

The Max-Cut problem is known to be NP-Hard. However, I am currently working towards publishing a paper on a linear-time algorithm I discovered for Unit Interval Graphs.

Algorithm Design
C/C++
in progress
Max-Cut

MIDI Interrupter for Dual Resonant Tesla Coil

UCSB IEEE built an EPIC Dual Resonant Tesla Coil in 2018, but it has only collected dust since. A friend and I are working to give it MIDI input so it can be played via a piano keyboard!

AC Circuit Design
Python
in progress
Website

Personal Website

Like what you see here at ethan.sifferman.dev? Thanks! I worked hard to refine my HTML, CSS, and Javascript to build this website entirely from scratch and have it hosted on GitHub.

HTML, CSS, Javascript
Adobe Illustrator
in progress
Arise

Arise - Alarm Clock App for Android

For SB Hacks VI, my friends and I built an Alarm Clock App from scratch with Android Studio.

Java
Android
Jan 20
RC_Car

RC Car with Video Streaming

For my 19th birthday party, I organized a building party to construct an WiFi controlled RC Car with a Raspberry Pi and camera. When driving it around, we got to see the world from it's perspective, just like a video game!

Raspberry Pi
Soldering
Circuit Design
Python
AutoHotkey
Sep 20
Rafa

Website for Musician Rafa

Musician Rafa Rodriguez commissioned me to construct a website for him. The News page uses Google Calendar API so all events in Rafa's own Google Calendar will appear on his website. Plus, on the Contact page, visitors can send Rafa emails about lessons or bookings.

HTML, CSS, Javascript
Google API
Mar 19
Catapult

Water Balloon Launcher

Built from cheap Home Depot Douglas fir, this baby can shoot up to 300 feet! Happy 18th birthday to me!

Wood Construction
Sep 18
Eagle

Eagle Project - Shelves for Marching Band

For my Eagle Project, I organized construction of strong wooden shelves for the Clayton Valley Charter High School Marching Band!

Wood Construction
Feb 18