About / Bio

David Tulga is a software engineer currently living in the San Francisco Bay Area. He founded the open-source software company TransReality Technology, Inc. in 2017 where he developed arcBlocks, a suite of C++ app development libraries, available on GitHub here. From 2014 to 2016 he worked as a Software Engineer at Google on backend serving optimization. You can read more about this work and other projects on his LinkedIn profile.

He received his master's degree from the Systems Biology Graduate Program at Harvard University in 2014, and was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow.  During his time at Harvard he developed open-source software for managing cloud computing clusters, RainforestCluster and ThunderstormDistributor.  Previously, he researched novel network algorithms for analyzing genomic data in the Wall lab, and Zebrafish fin regeneration in the Megason Lab.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley in 2009. During his time at Berkeley, he was a Regents' and Chancellor's Scholar and an undergraduate researcher in the Arkin Laboratory for quantitative biology through 2008 and 2009. During the summer of 2007 he participated on the 2007 Berkeley iGEM Team. And during the summer of 2006 through the spring of 2007, he was an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Steven E. Brenner's Computational Genomics Research Group.

In his free time, David also creates Fractal Art, develops free educational software for children, enjoys bicycling, astronomy, cross-country skiing, jogging, and practices martial arts.

You can email me at:


Contact Information  |  Site Version: 5.5  |  Latest Update: 27 May 2018  |

Copyright © 1997-2018 David Tulga - All rights reserved

Home Page - Index - Research, projects, and ideas of David Tulga arcBlocks: C++ standard library extensions and UI building blocks for apps and games. RainforestCluster: Dynamically create and manage Amazon EC2 clusters. ThunderstormDistributor: Dynamically assign jobs to compute nodes in clusters in the cloud. About David Tulga, Bio, Contact Information Links Reference Guide of Contractions and Relaxed Pronunciation in English Educational Online Activities Computational Genomics Research in the Wall Lab at Harvard CBMI Systems Biology research in the Megason lab Research Tools Fractal Art Online Gallery Phil Tulga - Music through the Curriculum - Educational programs, assemblies, and family nights at elementary schools, music activities and arts integration lessons, and music education products.