Jarek Samic

Computer Science Student


Google Summer of Code with FFmpeg

Student Developer

May 2019 - August 2019

Worked independently to research, design, and implement a hardware-accelerated (using the OpenCL API), single-pass video stabilization filter for the FFmpeg library. Please see the post on my site ("Google Summer of Code 2019: Hardware-Accelerated Deshake Filter for FFmpeg") to learn more.


University of Akron - Akron, Ohio

B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics — 3.9 GPA

Dean's List, President's List

Completed 70 credits prior to graduating high school

2021 (expected)


Rust Wrapper for the NVIDIA Management Library


The NVIDIA Management Library is a C-based programmatic interface for monitoring and managing various states within NVIDIA GPUs. I maintain a safe and ergonomic Rust layer on top of it that encapsulates FFI calls within a Rustified interface.


Panera Bread


January 2019 - Present

Deemed the "most reliable" employee by my managers, I currently open part of a local Panera M-F (meaning I wake up at 4:40 AM five days a week) and am proud of the role that I play there.

Lightning Talk at Programming Conference

Rust Belt Rust - Columbus, OH


Gave impromptu talk about my work theming various sites in the Rust community; it can be viewed at https://youtu.be/7VulqInDO6Y

Volunteer Work - Youth Summer Camp

Creative Director and Head of Video Production

2014 - Present

Handle the logistics of coordinating team members and facilitating social media uploads multiple times a day while simultaneously shooting and editing a nearly ten-minute video to be shown at the end of camp, all within a three-day timeframe.

If watching smiling kids have fun makes you as happy as it makes me: https://youtu.be/9WB5WY9O2XY


  • Rust
  • C / C++
  • Swift
  • OpenCL
  • FFI
  • Git, Continuous Integration
  • Linux (Arch, Ubuntu)
  • macOS
  • Windows (+ WSL)