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Things I can do

Using one of these languages…

  • Python
  • C/C++
  • Java
  • Haskell
  • JavaScript
  • Bash/Shell
  • Batch/PS2

I can write control software…

  • For an industrial robot
  • For an autonomous vehicle
  • For a winged aircraft
  • For a multirotor
  • For a linear time invariant system
  • For a nonlinear system, linearized around an equilibrium

I can write a web service…

  • In a Docker container
  • That runs in Kubernetes
  • That accesses a SQL database
  • Or uses Django
  • Or Flask
  • With a frontend made by hand with HTML and JS
  • Or with React
  • Or Jekyll
  • Or with a tool like Figma

I can write a Game/Simulation…

  • In Unreal Engine
  • For VR
  • That connects to external code

I can make 3D models in…

  • Solidworks
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Fusion 360
  • Blender
  • OpenSCAD (please no though)

I can turn those models into objects with…

  • 3D printers (easy mode)
  • Hand tools
  • Power tools
  • Machine tools
  • CNC Machine tools

I can simulate and optimize orbits with…

  • FreeFlyer
  • GMAT
  • Painfully implemented equations myself in MATLAB

I can manage a project with…

  • Jira+Confluence, Trello
  • GitHub/Lab Issues+Wikis
  • Generated pages with Doxygen/PyDocs/Whatever language-specific sw
  • MS Teams Planner (does anyone else use this?)

Make interactive and generative art with…

  • VVVV
  • Hydra
  • TidalCycles
  • Any bits of hardware you toss my direction

Make media with…

  • Adobe Photoshop and Premiere
  • ffmpeg (I’m addicted to .gif)
  • Ableton Live
  • FL Studio


  • High-Power solid rockets up to 1280 N-s of impulse
  • my homebuilt FPV racing drones
  • Your single-engine GA plane (if you dont tell anyone)

Play (in order of skill)…

  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Trombone
  • Piano
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • Flute

Places I’ve Worked

SRI International

Menlo Park, CA

[in progress]

Resilient Extra-Terrestrial Habitat Institute

Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

Undergraduate Researcher - Feb. 2020 – May 2021

Project: Creating a MATLAB/Simulink model for the Lunar meteorite impact environment for use in RETHi’s habitat simulation. Produced a written report detailing the math and statistics theory involved. Theory was presented at Purdue’s undergraduate research conference in Spring 2020, software model presented in Fall 2020. Rotorcraft Aeromechanics - NASA Ames Research Center

Rotorcraft Aeromechanics

NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View CA

Software Engineering Intern - Jun. 2019 – Aug. 2019

Project: Created a Python module for quickly accessing and statistical processing NFAC wind tunnel data, which was integrated into a new data analysis program to replace a 20- year-old predecessor. Results documented in NASA report. Introduction to Honors Engineering - Purdue University

Introduction to Honors Engineering

Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

Teaching Assistant - Aug. 2018 – May 2021

Grading freshman engineering student work in physics and programming. Managing GitHub repositories and writing Python software for TAs and students. Pushing Linux configuration and firmware to over 300 student raspberry pi devices over the internet.

Commercial Rocketry Team

Purdue Orbital, West Lafayette IN

Design Lead - Sept. 2017 – May 2020

Directing the construction of rockets to fly on commercially available propellant, aiding in certifying team members for high-power rocketry, and performing flight and ground tests of sensors and electronics. HPR certified 6 new members. Launched test vehicle to 8000’ AGL