... et labora

Carl Andreas Christian Ernst Bodo Alexander Johann von Buelow

Analytics Dashboard
Used D3 and Angular to make interactive dashboard displaying analytics around dissertation usage for universities. Setup access restricted pages to manage and create users.

May 27, 2014 - September 15, 2014

GM OnStar Infotainment Apps
Helped develop AppShop, Internet Connections, and Accounts apps for OnStar's infotainment system as part of a scrum team using Angular.

August 7, 2013 - May 25, 2014

MHealthy Active U and Rewards
Applied new design to existing Drupal 7 sites. Real-time meter showing number of exercise minutes logged. Developed badge reward system. Optimized site for heavy loads using New Relic software. 16k registered users and 200 concurrent users at peak.

November 1, 2012 - July 1, 2013

Maize & Blue Go for the Gold
Static HTML5/CSS3 site for the 2012 London Olympics featuring U-M athletes past and present. Used various jQuery plugins for photo gallery, sliding pages, hash tag history.

July 23, 2012 - July 27, 2012

MCubed - University of Michigan
Drupal 7 site to distribute $15M to faculty research projects. Built system for faculty members to create a project, commit their "token" to it and then invite two other faculty members to commit their tokens. Once project has three tokens it can be "cubed" by the project owner to receive $60k in funding. UI/UX design for token committing process. Made invite functionality just like Facebook's with continuous scrolling and AJAX search. Also designed and coded interactive site tour and help for each page.

May 14, 2012 - February 27, 2013

University of Michigan
Depression Center

Built HTML5/CSS3 templates from PSD design. Used html5boilerplate as a starting point. Mobile device optimization.

February 1, 2012 - April 1, 2012

University of Michigan
Materials Science and Engineering

Built site templates from PSD design. Built drop down menus and homepage feature.

December 1, 2011 - December 20, 2011

MHealthy Wellness Champions
Built Drupal 7 site from the ground up to serve as a mini-social network. Site users can earn badges and complete six steps to become a "Wellness Champion". Developed backend reporting and email system. Won University of Michigan Human Resources Partnership Award 2012 for development on this site.

December 1, 2011 - July 1, 2013

University of Michigan NAGPRA
Custom PHP site. Used Raphaël Javascript library to make interactive, database driven, SVG/VML US and state county maps showing locations of Native American grave sites. Built admin area to replace data by uploading a CSV file.

November 1, 2011 - July 1, 2012

University of Cambridge/Michigan Language Assessments
This site was a collaborative for the University of Cambridge and Michigan. Built entire site on Drupal 6 platform. Setup all forms and email notifications. All front and back end coding. Developed AJAX search for test centers.

July 15, 2011 - October 31, 2011

Michigan Multispecialty Physicians
Updated homepage and contact page. Added site search using Google Custom Search. Setup location pages using Google Maps.

March 31, 2011 - June 7, 2011

University of Michigan
Compliance Hotline

Setup rotating images on homepage using jQuery and cycle plugin. Built resources page with embed codes to add badges to other sites. Design and templating by third party.

February 23, 2011 - March 2, 2011

YouTube Gadget
Created iGoogle gadget to show your latest subscription videos, friend activity, and more. Used OAuth protocol to connect to user's YouTube account and made extensive use of the YouTube API to pull data from it and perform basic actions ("Search", "Like", "Subscribe"). Emulated YouTube interface and styling. Launched in five different languages. Setup promotion using Twitter API. Generates monthly revenue from AdSense ads.

February 2, 2011 - March 3, 2011

Preventive Medicine Residency
Setup technical parts of site, i.e. SSI, site search, highlighting of current page tab. Used PIE to achieve rounded corners in IE. Styled buttons using CSS3 gradients and rounded corners. Design and templating by third party.

January 26, 2011 - February 22, 2011

German Bundesliga Gadget
Created iGoogle gadget to show latest soccer scores, video highlights, and news from the German Bundesliga. Pulls data from and Google News. Allows you to select your favorite team for customized results. Launched in English and German. At peak 7,800 unique daily users and 94,000 daily page views. Setup promotion using Twitter API. Generates monthly revenue from AdSense ads.

View in iGoogle directory

January 6, 2011 - January 17, 2011

Global Operations Conference
Setup Wordpress site on IIS. Hardest part was getting ISAPI filters to work for URL re-writing. Built registration form that integrates with PayPal logging orders to an Access database. Installed Wordpress modules to handle site backups and caching. Design and templating by third party.

December 20, 2010 - April 1, 2011

Footytube Gadget
Created iGoogle gadget to show latest soccer highlights scraped from homepage. Launched in 13 different languages. Generates monthly revenue from AdSense ads.

View in iGoogle directory

November 24, 2010 - December 7, 2010

Thomas More Law Center
Designed and developed Drupal 6 site to replace existing site. Integrated mailing list sign up with MailChimp. Donation forms using eTapestry API. My design process. The client was very hard to satisfy and eventually took over the design.

October 15, 2010 - March 2, 2012

University of Michigan Tauber Institute for Global Operations
Streamlined PayPal registration process. Updated site homepage and content pages. Added ten student contributed product sites and setup voting process on sites. Extended existing admin interface to manage student voting and conference registrations using ASP, ASP.NET, and Access DB.

October 6, 2010 - December 22, 2010

University of Michigan School of Public Health
Setup MySQL database of pdf resources and built AJAX search page to display results as you type. Made custom CMS in PHP to manage pdf files and resources.

April 14, 2010 - June 21, 2010

University of Michigan Procurement Services
Upgraded existing CMS into Drupal custom content type. Merged old database into existing Drupal site. Setup a custom Drupal template for querying and displaying contracts. Built AJAX search with results displayed as you type. Made custom Javascript select lists.

April 7, 2010 - August 20, 2010

Alliance International Registrar
Setup site using third party design. Initially setup using PHP and MySQL on IIS7. Then moved to Apache. Built site search and certificate search. Constructed custom CMS to manage pages, menus, news, and certificates. Setup RFQ form, menu, and custom URLs for better SEO.

March 23, 2010 - October 4, 2010

DyslexiaHelp at the University of Michigan
First full Drupal site. Setup whole site, modules, and views. Integrated with UM Kerberos authentication. Created screen reader module to read screen out loud using Ivona text-to-speech engine. Worked together with team of designers and content managers. Implemented PIE to enable CSS3 effects in IE. Built live chat support module for site visitors to chat with a site admin. Ongoing site support.

March 1, 2010 - June 1, 2012

University of Michigan
Financial Operations

First experience with Drupal. Configured and installed e-card module for existing Drupal site for employees to send e-recognitions. Made Drupal custom content type for managing e-cards and setup view to display grid of thumbnails.

February 24, 2010 - April 17, 2010

Worldwide Pollution Control Association
Redesigned site and converted from ASP to PHP (see below for old design). Made Flash banner for homepage. This is one of the few sites I actually did all of the design work for.

December 21, 2009 - January 26, 2010

One on One Basketball
Made portions of existing PHP site dynamic and integrated custom CMS with osCommerce installation. Setup homepage slide-show and embedded social media widgets into site.

November 5, 2009 - April 20, 2010

University of Michigan
Business & Finance

Site was re-designed by third party. Made minor formatting tweaks to site. Added search box to site and added jQuery scripts to highlight current page in navigation. Built panel button system for Strategic Framework page.

August 21, 2009 - October 7, 2009

Legal News & Motion Magazine
Built custom CMS with PHP & MySQL. Setup site and customized Social Engine installation for the Motion Magazine social network. Built public notices search integrating with Google Maps and Streetview. Wrote script to send out email notifications for saved searches and auto import new records into db daily. Built archive search for newspaper articles. Setup subscription based access control with PayPal integrated into sign-up process.

August 1, 2009 - Present

First Wordpress site. Integrated third party design into site. Configured Windows Server 2008, PHP, MySQL, to run Wordpress. Made feedback panel and other widgets using jQuery.

July 7, 2009 - August 10, 2009

Timesheet Application
Built the application as a web version of the existing linux desktop application for Airflow Sciences Corporation and added it to the other two web apps I already developed for them. Allows employees to remotely log their hours and uses the same data source as desktop version. I used the CodeIgniter PHP framework for the first time on this project.

June 30, 2009 - September 16, 2009

University of Michigan WorkConnections
Setup site using third party design. Made web based versions of pdf forms. Built custom CMS using PHP & MySQL to process form submissions and integrated with UM Kerberos authentication.

June 16, 2009 - April 17, 2010

University of Michigan Engineering
Setup grad programs and admissions pages using Python based Zope framework. Worked on Michigan Engineering's testing server. Changes automatically migrated to live server daily.

June 8, 2009 - October 13, 2009

University of Michigan Center for Educational Outreach
Made Flash based Michigan map. Populated via XML generated by PHP from MySQL database. Extended existing PHP CMS with new fields. Implemented custom Javascript scroll-bars. Built dynamic PHP pages with list filtering.

June 8, 2009 - January 20, 2010

University of Michigan Center for Global Health
Setup site using third party design. Built custom CMS using PHP & MySQL to manage events, resources, and projects displayed on a Flash map. Built Google site search and resources filtering. Made Flash world map with zoom/pan functionality to display pins for each project. Developed Google-like event calendar with event filtering. Built Flash slide-show for homepage with dynamic image loading.

May 21, 2009 - February 3, 2010

Go Dolly
Setup site using third party design. First site based on the ASP.NET framework Graffiti CMS. Installed photo gallery plugin.

March 11, 2009 - June 9, 2009

University of Michigan Finance
First experience with SharePoint. Integrated design into the SharePoint site to give a look and feel with UM branding. Used HTML, CSS, and jQuery. Customized web parts and setup content pages.

November 24, 2008 - April 15, 2009

Michigan Engineering
Setup HTML pages and navigation menus using Spry framework for multiple sites using third party design. Made Flash animations including an XML backed 3D stock ticker. Used JIRA ticketing system to submit change requests.

November 21, 2008 - October 22, 2009

Airflow Sciences Corporation
Converted static frames based html site to dynamic PHP site while maintaining existing design. Integrated site search using Google Search API. Improvements to SEO. Re-structured entire site into a folder tree.

July 28, 2008 - Present

Centro San Ignacio
I made this Spanish site from scratch for the Miles Christi Religious Order. It also has a custom CMS. Made a Mac style flash menu for the navigation using existing code. The photo gallery uses virtual folders and was constructed using components from the Adobe Spry framework. The design was based on the iPhone/iPod Touch photo gallery.

January 7, 2008 - November 10, 2008

Worldwide Pollution Control Association
Converted site from frames layout to css frames layout while maintaining existing design. First site using ASP. Regular content updates.

December 1, 2007 - Present

Noble One, LLC
Created this site for my friend Ken Parsell to give online classes. Includes CMS to manage classes and users. Subscriptions payments via PayPal. Automatic e-mail notification of new lessons for students. Students have a profile page that they can customize with a wall very similar to Facebook ;-)

November 1, 2007 - March 1, 2008

Contact Manager
Made this web version of an existing linux program for internal company use. Provides read access to contacts and serves files to clients. Initially setup using PHP sockets to pass data between servers. Uses Adobe Spry framework to retrieve an xml data set that was parsed from static files. Other features: auto suggest for input fields, linux accounts for authentication, tracking of percent downloaded by parsing Apache access log, OpenOffice document creation.

October 1, 2007 - September 2, 2010

Jet's Pizza
I wrote all the back end PHP/MySQL code for this site and implemented the third party design. Features: heavy use of AJAX and Javascript, Google Maps API, geocoding, custom CMS, custom cart, coupon builder, store locator. Online ordering and payment gateway setup. Distribution of orders to stores via fax or email.

July 1, 2007 - September 1, 2008

Saint of the Day
After my friend Darin setup the Saints DB for I ported the same app to Google Gadgets (currently ~7,500 users) and Facebook (currently ~15,000 users). Recently shared Saints DB with for use on World Youth Day 2008 networking site.

June 1, 2007 - July 1, 2007

Rainbow Vacuum Distributors
Made distributor site for Rainbow Vacuums. Implemented third party design with PHP/MySQL back end. Built custom CMS with file uploads and drag & drop sorting. Constructed secure file serving system for documents, photos, and video. Dynamic image processing and pagination of query results. Built basic shopping cart.

May 1, 2007 - September 15, 2007

Build Your Financial House
Questionnaire to give you a picture of your "financial house". I setup the PHP/MySQL backend and session tracking from page to page, as well as the scoring algorithms to determine which images to use. Integrated third party design.

February 1, 2007 - March 1, 2007

Miles Christi Religious Order
Made new site design that is PHP/MySQL based with custom CMS and testing server. Site is in three languages. Setup back end for credit card transactions for donations and raffle ticket purchases. I perform regular site updates and additions. Uses Google Maps, Search, and Sitemaps.

November 1, 2006 - Present

School Projects
  • Built Mars rover environment in VRML. Scripting for equations of motion, collision control, and waypoint navigation. Designed splash page.
  • Built Flash UI to remotely control TableSat using C++ CGI script. Implemented sockets to stream data and commands between Flash and hardware.

September 1, 2006 - December 22, 2006

Moss Furniture
Made a PHP/MySQL based inventory system for Moss Furniture to replace their paperwork. Features: AJAX queries, database/Javascript driven auto-suggest for input fields, management of groups of furniture items.

August 3, 2006 - December 18, 2006

Brighton Real Estate
Made this site for Mr. Rzeppa. Includes backend for managing listings and uploading photos. Uses Google Maps API and Google weather. Listings automatically submitted to Google Base.

August 1, 2006 - September 1, 2006

Professor Peter von Buelow
This is my dad's professional site that I setup for him. It has all his publications, projects, and classes with links to course websites. I also setup a video podcast of his lectures for his students.

June 1, 2006 - June 11, 2006

Homeowner's Manual
I created this dynamic user's manual for a homeowner in California to manage the items in his household. It is used to keep track of maintenance and cleaning. Has the ability to create new components and add to a draggable floor plan.

May 31, 2006 - August 31, 2006

M.L. Man
Setup form processing and listserv using DadaMail. Integrated with third party design.

May 10, 2006 - May 24, 2006

Ave Omnis Fidelis
Darin Mohr and I made this site when Ave Maria College closed down. It's purpose was for people from Ave to keep in touch and organize reunions. Darin put together the Saint of the Day database, which I then used in other projects. With the rise of Facebook this site has become obsolete. Site includes member profiles, member photo galleries, and forum.

April 1, 2006 - June 1, 2006

Knit A Round
Setup site using PHPNuke. Integrated third party design with template system. Customized calendar module for events. Setup listserv using DadaMail.

March 12, 2006 - November 1, 2006

Sigma Gamma Tau - Aerospace Honor Society
As webmaster of SGT I setup the new domain name and redesigned the site with PHP and MySQL. I put together a database driven members directory and listing of events. The site has since be redesigned by the current webmaster.

September 1, 2005 - May 1, 2006

Assistant Web Designer for UM School of Architecture
This was a work-study job (my first web design job). I made minor updates to site mostly related to server-side. I setup an online store using Agora Cart and made a bunch of Flash animations for the homepage and DVD publications.

September 1, 2004 - December 22, 2006

My personal site. Used as a testing ground for different technologies and having fun with friends. Features include: Flash-PHP communication, member accounts, dynamic photo gallery, tracking of which pages users are on, AJAX chat, Google Sitemap/Gadgets, and podcasts.

May 1, 2004 - January 1, 2007

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