Senior Design Projects

ECS193 A/B Winter & Spring 2021


Name Tony Xiao
Affiliation N/A

Project's details

Project title NerdsWallet/SpendWiser
Background The usage of Credit cards are very common nowadays. There are variety of credit cards with different benefits including cash back, lower interest rate, travel rewards, etc. Some Credit cards has better benefits at certain than others, e.g. Discover Card has 5% Cash Back Calendar, Chase Sapphire Card can waive the insurance cost when you rent a car, etc. Therefore, it is very confusing and inconvenient for users to choose the right credit card during purchase to maximize the benefit.
Description Students will work on this project to develop a solution to the above problem. To start with, the project team can design and build cross platform apps that help users to manage their credit card usage. Some features such as suggest user the best credit card to use based on Geo location(e.g. in grocery store suggest certain credit card that a user has), maximize the usage of credits (e.g. some credit card allow you to redeem coupons, etc), spend analyzer, etc. Students are encouraging to bring up new features or ideas. Later on, depend on the progress, the team can working on browser extension that suggest user to use certain credit cards during online shopping.
Deliverable - A feasible solution to help user manage credit card usage
- Android and iOS apps or a cross platform app (+ browser plugins, depend on progress)
- Comprehensive documentation of the code
Skill set desirable The skills that you will need / expected to learn by doing this project:
- Android and iOS App development or Cross Platform APP development
- Backend development(database, API, data processing, etc.)
- Browser extension development
- User privacy protection / encryption
Phone number 5304913499
Client time availability 30-60 min weekly or more
IP requirement Open source project
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TA Andrei