Leon Overweel

I'm Leon; born in the Netherlands; middle school in Dresden, Germany; high school in Rye, NY (Go Garnets!); undergrad in Computer Science at TU Delft; currently working on my MSc Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh.

Use the links above to contact me in English or Dutch, view my resume (full online or one-page PDF), or check out the rest of the site!


The more experience I have with a skill, the earlier it's listed.

Programming Languages:
Platforms + Tools:
Google App Engine
Docker Compose
Robot OS
Mindstorms NXT
Web Design


Each card below represents a project I've done and links to a page with more information about that project.

Dutch Hackathon List

Apr 2017

Collaboratively building the most comprehensive list of annual hackathons in the Netherlands at hackathonlist.nl

Hack The North 2016

Sep 2016

Inspired by Twitch Plays Pokemon, my team and I created a little robot car that multiple people could drive around the room with their phones.

World Port Hackathon 2016

Sep 2016

My team "De Delftse Delegatie" got first place with a prototype for a blockchain-based app to help customs agencies detect smuggling in freight containers.


Dec 2015

Intersect.Ninja is an open source website that uses the Spotify Web API to find intersections in the artists and tracks different people like, based on their public playlists

Assembly Game

Oct 2015

For TI1406 lab, I made an Assembly game much like Arc Spin, along with a few other cool projects.

Arc Spin

Aug 2015

Arc Spin is a desktop and mobile browser game in which you avoid spinning obstacles and try to score as many points as you can.

Link Syncer

Jun 2015

Link Syncer creates quick links that will only redirect everyone to the link you're sharing once everyone has clicked the Synced Link.

Rye High Jinx

Jun 2015

What happens when a student and a teacher switch bodies? The 2015 Rye High School senior movie, of course!

Mugsy Website

May 2015

For my Rye High School Senior Internship, I worked with Sean Reilly of Mugsy to build him a new company website.

Reddit Weekly

May 2015

Reddit Weekly makes sure you don't miss out on the top posts from your favorite small subreddits using customizable, weekly emails.

Stop Freebooting Now

Feb 2015

Stop Freebooting Now helps freebooting victims retaliate by documenting and calling out websites and social media pages that steal online creators' original content.


Sep 2014

Wykki uses data from Freebase to answer natural language questions, and learns how to answer new question types over time.

TU Delft Internship

Jul 2014

This GUI for TU Delft's 3mxl motor board allows users to graphically edit motor parameters and share defaults across devices using XML files.

Science Olympiad Robot

Dec 2013

For the Robot Arm challenge of our local Science Olympiad, my friend Michael Chen and I built an arm arm featuring four controllable DOMs.


Nov 2013

Everyware is a website for a local towel company that features responsive web design.

Painters on Location

Oct 2013

"Painters on Location" was a 2013 Rye Arts Center event for which I made a promo video.

Lumia Rig

Jul 2013

The Lumia Rig was a remote-controlled LEGO Mindstorms NXT pan and tilt rig for the camera on my phone.

Flyer Robot

Jun 2013

For our annual Science Research symposium, I built a demo robot arm to hand out flyers to the audience.

AP World Greatest Hits

Jun 2013

"AP World Greatest Hits: An Epic Poem of the Farces and Tragedies of History" was the final project my friends and I made for AP World History. It has over 25,000 views on YouTube.


Aug 2012

FCCSYF (Free Creative Commons YouTuve Stock Footage) is a continuous project to provide high quality stock footage to low budget filmmakers, for free.


Feb 2012

PriNXT is a LEGO Mindstorms NXT plotter robot that can "print" low-resolution images onto a sheet of paper.

Skype Car

Jan 2012

The Skype Car was a little robotic car that hundreds of people around the world drove around my room via the web while watching a live video feed of it through Skype.

Bionic NXTPod 3.0

Jun 2011

Inspired by Festo's Bionic Tripod 3.0, this LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot uses four linear actuators to position a grabber on a flexible robot arm.