2022 spring student marshal: Amey Deotale


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Amey Deotale has been named the spring 2022 student marshal for computer science.  

Deotale will receive his bachelor of science in computer science with minors in cybersecurity computational foundations and mathematics. A 2018 graduate of Delhi Private School in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Deotale earned several awards while at Penn State, including the Penn State President Walker Award, the Penn State President Sparks Award and the Evan Pugh Scholar Award. He also made the dean’s list every semester.  

Deotale was involved in the Association for Computing Machinery, where he served as president in 2021 and a learning captain in 2020. He also was a member of the THON communications committee in 2019 and served as a THON technology committee captain from 2020-22, where he held developer, senior developer and project manager roles.  

As a software engineering intern for Microsoft, Deotale worked in the Azure Data query processing team on improving query efficiency. He also participated in the Summer 2020 Lutron Alternative Experience hosted by Lutron Electronics, where he designed a lighting solution for a mock family residence.  

As an undergraduate research assistant in Penn State’s SyNSec Lab, led by Syed Rafiul Hussain, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, Deotale worked on snapshotting and testing to improve the security of cellphones as part of a mobile baseband security project. Deotale also fixed technical issues for faculty members and researchers and improved data collection to reduce downtime as an undergraduate research assistant for Penn State’s Institute for CyberScience. He also served as a learning assistant and student grader for a programming and computation course at Penn State. 

After graduation, Deotale will work as a software engineer for Microsoft.  


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