I am a first year graduate student at Carnegie Mellon Univeristy's Human Computer Interaction Institute.  My advisor is Dr. Anind Dey, and I am currently studying context-aware computing, with a focus on sharing contextual information in non-traditional ways.

I received my Masters Degree in Computer Science from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 2007, and my Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from the United States Air Force Academy in 2006.  As you may have inferred from the picture on the right, I am also a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, and have been fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to take a leave of absense from active duty and study at Carnegie Mellon.  

My current research interests are in the fields of software engineering, context-aware computing, and game design.  I have also served as faculty member at the United States Air Force Academy's Department of Computer Science (go falcons!), and have a professional interest in teaching strategies such as gamification and learning-focused instruction.  If you would like to talk to be about any of these topics, please feel free to drop a line.  

Thanks for coming to my website.  I am truly humbled that you would take time from your day to learn about me, so if there is anything I can do for you, please let me know!


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