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Aleksander Vognild Burkow

Sivilingeniør and Overengineer

Oscars Gate 70 0256 Oslo


+47 47 05 83 99

aleksanderburkow (at)

Awesome stuff


Bildeling gjort enkelt. Hyre ønsker å gjøre det så enkelt å leie bil, at det blir som å eie. Med Hyre kan du trygt og enkelt booke, åpne, lukke og starte bilen ved hjelp av mobilen. Vi beregner bompasseringer, kilometer kjørt og drivstoff brukt underveis, så når du avslutter leien går betalingen automatisk direkte i appen.

Music Video Dispenser

Create free music videos for your tracks. One click, in your browser.

Masters Thesis

Exploring Physical Reservoir Computing using Random Boolean Networks

Pre-Master Thesis project

Evolving Functionally Equivalent Reservoirs for RBN Reservoir Computing Systems

Everything is Fashion

WebGL demo made for Solskogen demo party 2015. Won second place in new school category

Barneteateret UKA-15 - Cirka absolutt nesten krusedull

Playwright in the critically acclaimed children's play.

Haskell Demolicious Compiler

A compiler for the high-level Demolicious language, 'd', written entirely in Haskell


A functioning computer built from the ground up, with a custom GPU implemented on an FPGA. The components were mounted on a custom 8-layer PCB where a microcontroller acted as the CPU.

2014 - The project thought unfinishable

Led the team that finished the Trondheim student society's new digital presence. Now also open source!

Puck, IoT platform for mbed

Internet of things platform for mbed, with your smartphone acting as the central hub

Inakuwa Oasis

WebGL demo made for Solskogen demo party 2014. Won first place in new school category

Magnus Chess Clock

Android app with over 11 thousand installs.
So pure and simple that even Jonathan Ive could love it.


WebGL demo made for Solskogen demo party 2013. Pronounced 'tunnel mountain water train'.

KINK demo

A WebGL browser demo made for BEKK RoboCup 2013.


Capra code challenge

Runner-up, Capra Code Challenge. Capra consulting hosted a 24-hour hacking challenge where the goal was to develop a mobile-first application for TINE SA. Our solution was developed with Django for backend using a REST API provided from TINE SA, and jQuery-mobile for frontend.


BEKK RoboCup

Part of the winning team of BEKK RoboCup 2013. The contest involved programming Microsoft Kinect and LEGO Mindstorms.


Blast application

Cross-platform location-based image sharing application.


08.2017 - ongoing

Hyre is a norwegian startup company creating an easier and more convenient car sharing service, for both the owners and the renters of the vehicles.

15.08.2016 - 31.7.2017
Telenor Digital

Strategic Engineering with technology driven innovation. Web, machine learning and telco sphere hard science.

6.2015 - 3.2016 (music streaming platform)

Developed microservices, frontend, backend, real-time services, and self-hosted infinitely salable video-streaming infrastructure, all in the cloud.

Spring 2015
Nordic Semiconductor

Created and held workshops in Bluetooth development on the mbed platform

11.2014 - 10.2015
UKA - Norway's biggest culture festival

Playwright in the children's play.

6.2014 - 8.2014
Nordic Semiconductor

Greenfield innovation project on the mbed platform. Created an IoT platform with Bluetooth LE.

1.2014 - 5.2014

Teaching assistant - Software Engineering.

1.2014 - 1.2015
Trondheim Student Society

Head of Web Development and member of the marketing board.

2.2012 - 6.2016
Trondheim Student Society

Web developer - Development and maintenance of public and internal systems using Ruby on Rails and PHP.

8.2013 - 11.2013

Teaching assistant - Algorithms and Data structures - Lecturer.

8.2013 - 11.2013
UKA - Norway's biggest culture festival

Planning and execution of events

6.2013 - 8.2013
Wireless Trondheim

Web developer - Rewrite and redesign of MazeMap using Leaflet.

6.2013 - 8.2013

Web developer - Full-stack development of map-application for visualizing campus, student housing, and points of interest using Leaflet and PHP.

1.2013 - 5.2013

Student assistant - Procedural and object-oriented programming (c++).

8.2012 - 12.2012

Student assistant - Introduction to information technology (Python and Matlab).

6.2012 - 8.2012
Kongsberg Satellite Services

Web developer - Development of mobile-friendly solution for viewing of mapping- and geodata using Ruby on Rails and OpenLayers.


Neumann Bygg

Inventory counter.

6.2011 - 8.2011

Tromsø Municipality

Summer intern - Maintenance and painting of local schools (orange).


PRYO - Introductory python programming.


8.2011 - 6.2016

Master i Teknologi / Sivilingeniør. Studieprogram: Datateknikk. Hovedprofil: Komplekse datasystemer. (Master of Science, Computer Science)

8.2007 - 6.2010

Tromsdalen VGS

Secondary school, exact sciences.

8.2004 - 6.2007

Tromstun Ungdomsskole

Primary school


2. 2017 - 3.2017

INSEAD-Telenor Strategy Execution Online Programme


Has held popular workshops in:
  • Git and GitHub
  • Graphics development with three.js and webgl
  • Bluetooth development on the mbed platform
  • Thinking Red - Agile processes in technology companies
Computer languages, frameworks, and tools:
  • Amazon ALB
  • Amazon CloudFormation
  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon ECS
  • Amazon ELB
  • Amazon IAM
  • Amazon Lambda
  • Amazon RDS
  • Amazon Route 53
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon SES
  • Amazon SQS
  • Amazon Alexa
  • Android development
  • Angular 1.x
  • Bluetooth LE
  • Brew
  • C++
  • CLI
  • CSS & preprocessors
  • Cargo
  • Django Web Framework
  • Embedded programming (mbed)
  • GNU/Linux
  • Git
  • Google Play Store publishing
  • HTML & preprocessors
  • Haskell
  • IFTTT and integrations thereof
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • Kurento Media Server
  • Leaflet.js
  • MediaRecorder
  • Nginx rtmp module
  • Nginx web server
  • Node
  • OpenLayers
  • PHP
  • PIXI.js
  • Payment Processing - Telenor Connect Payment
  • Postgresql
  • Python
  • React.js
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Ruby
  • Terraform
  • The Rust Programming Language
  • Three.js
  • Tornado Web Framework
  • Typescript
  • VHDL
  • WebGL
  • WebRTC
  • Websockets
  • Xilinx ISE
  • Yarn
  • jQuery
  • macOS
  • nginx
  • Has successfully set up Arch linux.
  • Has successfully uninstalled Arch linux
  • Has played piano for over a decade.
  • Has played basketball for multiple years.
  • Has trained karate for multiple years.
  • Intermediate cageball player.
  • Has held numerous courses for fellow students at NTNU via Pöetene and BFTJ.
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Norwegian
  • Ninjadev - Loosely-Coupled Hacker's Collective
  • Trondheim Student Society
  • UKA - Norways biggest culture festival
  • Poëtene - Creative usage of comp. sci
  • BFTJ - workshop and course consultants