Minas Mina


Agias Fotinis 1, 8560, Peyia, Paphos


Education / Work Experience

Java developer at XM
Jul 2014 — Now

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
Sep 2010 — Jun 2014

University of Cyprus

  • GPA: 8.42/10

Highschool Student
Sep 2005 — Jun 2008

St. Neofytos Lyceum, Paphos, Cyprus

  • Excellence Award – GPA: 18.7/20

Programming Languages


  • Worked as part of a 4-member team
    to create a 2D game (XNA) for the Logipaignion game programming contest
    in 2012, which was awarded 2nd position
  • Developed a 3D simulation (minigame) of the way flocks of Bird behave, in Unity3D


  • Developed a 2D puzzle game (Android) in my personal time which is available in Google Play
  • Developed
    an application (Android) that can be used to search for events. Also
    uses a Java server that was build using Play Framework and MySQL


  • Developed my portfolio website (


  • Developed three (3) 2D games in my personal time, one of them using SDL and Box2D


  • Developed a 2D puzzle game for a course project (Programming Principles I)
  • Developed a compiler for a custom language named C- as a project for the Compilers class


  • Developed a ray tracer in my personal time that uses advanced data structures (BVH trees) to improve performance.

Platforms / Technologies

  • Android
  • Box2D
  • Haaf’s Game Engine
  • MySQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Play framework
  • SDL
  • Unity3D
  • XNA

Awards & Achievements

  • Logipaignion 2012 , implementation of game Quest of Antheia, which was awarded 2nd position nationwide
  • Databases course project, Express Railway implementation, was awarded 3rd position among 20 teams


List of books that I have read:

  • Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software Thinking in C++
  • Standard C++, Volume One (2nd Edition) (Vol 1)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Graphics
  • Focus on SDL
  • Beginning C++ Game Programming

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