Education and Skills


June 2011-Present
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
PhD Candidate – Aerospace Engineering

  • ABD. Projected completion December 2015
  • Passed PhD qualifying examination in Analytical Mechanics, Linear Control, and Helicopter Aeromechanics

January 2009-May 2011
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
Masters of Science – Aerospace Engineering

July 1996-May 2000
United States Military Academy
West Point, New York
Bachelors of Science – Mechanical Engineering

  • Awarded the Cadet Roger A. Herndon Memorial Award for Academic Year 1999 and the Brigadier General Carroll E. Adams, Jr. Award for Academic Year 2000 for Excellence in Aerospace Engineering
  • Graduated 56th in a class of over 900.

Training & Certifications

October 2009
US Army School of Cadet Command
Fort Monroe, Virginia
Instructor Training Course

January 2004 – February 2004
US Army Command and General Staff College
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Combined Arms and Services Staff School

August 2003 – December 2003
US Army Engineer School
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Engineer Captain’s Career Course

  • Awarded the Assistant Commandant’s Award for finishing 2nd in a class of 70.

May 2000 – December 2000
US Army Engineer School
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Engineer Officer Basic Course

Technical Skills

  • Experienced with Ubuntu Linux and Subversion Version Control Software. Familiar with Apache Web Server, WordPress, and MediaWiki.
  • Fluent in C and MATLAB/Octave, strong in C++. Familiar with LaTeX, Java, and Python.
  • Familiar with HCS12 microcontroller programming and integration.
  • Qualified M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle Commander.
  • Completed the first 33 problems from Project Euler.
  • Licensed private pilot (Current Class II Medical; flight review required for currency).

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