Portrait of Tom Barrasso

Hello! I'm Tom Barrasso, a Boston-based technologist. I am passionate about and driven by the confluence of science, software, and design.



Serial App Developer


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At 15, I released my first app, StatusBar+. I quickly established a niche for myself: engineering and reverse-engineering user experience control solutions previously thought impossible. I've since successfully designed, developed, and marketed 10 apps. Below are a few that I'm most proud of:



Education: Science & Software


I'm a proud alum of UMASS AMHERST, with a B.S. in chemistry. Why chemistry? As the "central science," chemical models connect the theoretical and translational sciences. Below are some skills I acquired through independent projects and research:



As a self-taught, full-stack developer with an eye for design, I'm familiar with every stage of project development: from defining the user experience to writing and testing code.
I love to bring great ideas to life.

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Other skills include separations (GC, HPLC, SPE), spectroscopy (UV-Vis, IR, MS, Raman, NMR), synthesis, microbial culture & isolation, etc.
What about "XYZ" technique/ framework/ programming language? I'd love to learn it!
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Photography


As a chemist, I fell in love with the way silver halides breath life into an image. My collection of film cameras is ever-expanding and I'm always shooting events, road trips, and portraits. Below are some recent photos from my Instagram:



Do you have an interesting product or idea you think I could help with? We should talk.