Saken is an intern at the ICCLab,InIT ZHAW. He is working on the Distributed Computing in the Cloud initiative. He joined the lab through the IAESTE internship program. He is pursuing Bachelor’s degree at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, majoring in Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering in minor, and has just finished his third year of study. After the internship he will finish his final year of study and graduate.

Prior to coming to the ICCLab, he did an internship at USIS Co., Ltd in a R&D Team. There he developed a Web Service based on ASP.Net as well as an iOS application that consumes this service. He also developed an Android application which uses iBeacons to find user’s indoor location.

He is Co-Founder & ex-CTO of the “Hello Halal” start-up – 2nd place winner of the Start-Up competition held by UNIST Business Incubation Center (BIC), where he developed an application for both iOS and Android. He was also responsible for technical development and planning.

Starting from the high school and till now, he has participated in various online/offline competitive programming contests as ACM-ICPC, TopCoder, Hackerrank, Codeforces, CodeJam, HackerCup, RussianCodeCup, and Yandex.Algo. He won various awards in regional, national, and international level during both high school and university.

Apart from academic life, he tries various kinds of sports. As a hobby he prefers to spend some time playing/watching soccer, on the field as well as in the video game! He loves traveling, and plans to visit most of the “must-see” places in Switzerland during his internship.