When he was a child, Mel dreamed of being a mechanical engineer. As he grew up, he found many parallels between the computer world and that of the mechanical world, which sparked his interest in becoming a software developer. He graduated from Wuxi Institute of Technology majoring in Software Engineering and now specializes and enjoys Ruby, Python, and DevOps. In his free time he likes to cook and has recently started learning how to play the guitar. He dreams of walking the Nepal Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek alone one day.