Photo of a creek running through a forest

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better.

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2015
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Advisor: Dr. Rupal Patel
M.S. in Computer Science, 2010
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Advisor: Dr. Rupal Patel
Master of Software Engineering, 2007
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Advisor: Dr. Roshanak Roshandel
  • Awarded ONR NREIP funding to conduct robotics research at SPAWAR, San Diego, 2007
  • Awarded Microsoft grant to study business intelligence in higher education, 2007
  • Awarded NSF Travel Fellowship to attend ACM SIGSOFT 2006 / FSE 14
B.S. in Technical Writing, 2002
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Advisor: Dr. Dave Farkas

Security Clearance

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Certifications

Ham Radio License: Amateur Extra Class (K9PKW), through 7/6/2021
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC

Extra Class Accredited Volunteer Examiner, through 7/6/2021
American Radio Relay League: Volunteer Examiner Coordinator, Newington, CT

Zend Certified Engineer: PHP 5 (ZEND010988), 6/28/2009
Zend Technologies, Cupertino, CA

Bartending Certificate, 1/31/2008
ABC Bartending Schools, Tukwila, WA