Hayden O. Cooreman

Hayden Cooreman (he/him/his)

CS Master’s Degree (Thesis) Candidate at Colorado School of Mines, Adjunct Instructor for CSCI 403: Database Management


Hayden Cooreman, originally from Ann Arbor, MI, is earning his Masters of Science in Computer Science at the Colorado School of Mines. Previously working in a number of industries including digital marketing, defense, and law enforcement, Hayden carries with him a broad skill set that makes him a valuable addition in any team setting. Currently, Hayden is an accomplished and decorated student with a mix of scholastic, extracurricular, and professional achievements. He has been involved with the Harvey Scholars program, Graduate and Undergraduate Student Governments, Mines Residence Hall Association, LANCSET Research Group, the Mines Foundation, Blue Key Honors Society, McBride Honors Program, Northrop Grumman’s OUTMATCH internal research and development group, and Salesforce’s Core-on-Git Team. Through his Mines education & professional experience, Hayden has developed working professional proficiencies in C++, C#, PostgreSQL, Sqlite3, MongoDB, Julia, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, React, Python, R, Linux, Bash Scripting, RISC-V Assembly, Docker, TensorFlow, AWS, Cameo, Microsoft Office, WordPress, and Adobe Creative Cloud. Currently he is an HCI researcher focusing on the impact of Generative AI on higher education.


  • BS in Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, May 2023
    • CS@Mines General Track, Magna Cum Laude, 3.848 GPA
    • Minor in McBride Honors Public Affairs, Honors Distinction
    • Undergraduate Research Scholar Distinction
  • MS (Thesis) in Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, Anticipated May 2024

Work Experience (Under Construction)

Adjunct Instructor, CSCI 403: Database Management at Colorado School of Mines – Golden, CO (July 2023 – Present)

  • Mines’ course on database management covering PostgreSQL, relational algebra, data processing, and data ethics.
  • Teaching one section for Fall 2023

Software Engineering Intern, Salesforce – San Francisco, CA (May 2023 – Present)

  • Intern for Core-on-Git, a team responsible for GitOps, CI/CD pipelines, and dev tooling for developers on Salesforce’s Core deployment on public cloud.
  • Wrote client-side POSIX-compliant software to automatically maintain developer environments.
  • Developed additional functionality and fixed user-reported bugs in our Jenkins pipeline.

Software/Systems Engineering Intern, Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Colorado Springs, CO (June 2022 – April 2023)

  • Intern for OUTMATCH, an internal Research and Development team developing missile defense simulations for intelligence and proof-of-concepts for contract bids.
  • Software developer on the Analysis of Alternatives sub-team with a focus on databases, back-end development, and data science.
  • Developed tooling to process and visualize simulation results to operate with internal cost-modeling tools in a classified environment.
  • Created several models in Cameo demonstrating real-time capabilities of our model using MBSE best practices.

Constituent Relations Intern, The Mines Foundation – Golden, CO (November 2021 – May 2022)

Teaching Assistant, CSCI 274: Intro to Linux at Colorado School of Mines – Golden, CO (January 2022 – May 2022)

RHA President, Colorado School of Mines Mines Department of Residence Life – Golden, CO (April 2021 – October 2021)

U-CLIMB Teaching Assistant and Mentor, CSCI 101: Intro to Computer Science at Colorado School of Mines – Golden, CO (July 2020 – October 2020)

Director of Campus Communications, Mines Department of Residence Life, 2020-2021 Academic Year

Records Technician, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office – Colorado Springs, CO¬† (January 2019 – June 2019)

Parks Maintenance (Seasonal), El Paso County Parks Department – Colorado Springs, CO (Summer 2018 & Summer 2020)

Millennial Correspondent and Graphic Designer, Inbound Lead Solutions – Remote (2015 – 2016)

Volunteer Experience

Current Experience:

  • Kickstart Alumni Advisor

Prior Experience:

  • Colorado School of Mines Student Trustee – Fiscal Year 2023
  • Blue Key Honors Society Member – Fall 2021 – Spring 2023
  • Kickstart Executive Board Member – Fall 2021- Spring 2023
  • Mines Alumni Board, Student Representative – 2022-2023 Academic Year
  • Board of Student Media Committee Member, student organization – 2022-2023 Academic Year
  • External Communications Director, Mines Undergraduate Student Government, Fall 2021
  • Communications Coordinator, Harvey Scholars Program, 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • RHA Director of Programming, 2019-2020 Academic Year


  • Student Perceptions on Generative Artificial Intelligence in Computing Education – Summer-Fall 2023
  • Machine Learning for Identifying Abnormalities in CXRs – Spring 2023
  • Cybersecurity Considerations for Bidirectional Electric Vehicle Charging – Fall 2022 – Spring 2023, Presented at Mines URS 2023
  • Independent Study: Critical Reflections on the Ethical Regulation of AI: Challenges with Existing Frameworks and Alternative Regulation Approaches – Presented at IEEE ISTAS22
  • Understanding Alumni Perceptions of Engineering Ethics Education: Ethical Problems in the Workplace and the Implications for Reforming the Ethics Curriculum – Fall 2021

Awards & Honors

  • Mines Undergraduate Research Symposium, Second Place Oral Presentation – Spring 2023
  • Certificate of Appreciation and Title of Emeritus Trustee – Spring 2023
  • E-Days Distinguished Engineer – Spring 2023
  • Harvey Scholar Class of 2023 – Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado School of Mines Honors Service Award – Spring 20222
  • Student Representative for Mines – The College Tour TV Show
  • Student Philanthropist of the Year – Mines Foundation, 2021
  • Blue Key Honors Society Inductee – Colorado School of Mines, Fall 2021
  • Community Servant of the Year, Nominee – Department of Residence Life, Spring 2021
  • McBride Honors Program Inductee – Colorado School of Mines, Spring 2020
  • Dean’s List with Honors – Colorado School of Mines, Spring 2021
  • Dean’s List – Colorado School of Mines Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2021, Spring 2022
  • RHA Member of the Year – Department of Residence Life, Spring 2020
  • Sheriff’s Commendation – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, January 2019
Headshot - Hayden Cooreman


Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401