Career GoalNot currently seeking new employment.
Completed minor in Mathematics
Graduated May, 1999 with University Honors and induction to Phi Beta Kappa
GPA: 4.291/4.0 (honors class = 4.8), Class Rank 1/110
Working knowledge of: Verilog, Java, C++, Pascal, Assemblers: Motorola 6502, Alpha, SPARC, MIPS, IA64 and VAX, FORTRAN, BASIC, Unix shell scripting
Working Knowledge of Windows.
Working knowledge of Windows Networking.
Computer Related Employment (Send me email for a list of references)
Current Title: Senior Principal Engineer
US Patent #6,959,342
Duties: Operating systems design, development and debugging, especially for in the areas of hardware/software interface and Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability for the Cray X1/X1E and followon projects. The X1/X1E is based on a derivative of the SGI Irix operating system. Future systems are based on Linux.
I also have been extensively involved in the hardware architecture definition of a future Cray supercomputer.
Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Title: Member Technical Staff, Design
Duties: Implement RAS related features such as memory error recovery and partitioning on SGI SNx hardware (currently named the Origin 2000 and 3000 series and the Altix series of supercomputers). Also, acted as one of two engineers responsible for support of Real Time Irix.
Cray Research, a Silicon Graphics Company
Title: Intern Engineer, Engineering Diagnostics
Duties: Design, implement, and debug a prototype Java based offline diagnostic environment for the SGI Origin 2000 series of servers.
Academic Computing Services, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Student Cluster Manager (Spring 1996 to May 1999)
Duties: Managing a lab of over 100 Unix workstations and PC's and acting as a user consultant in other labs. Also acting as a system operator for a lab of 10 SGI Octanes. Responsibilities include all software maintenance and hardware troubleshooting.
Non-Computer Related Achievements and InterestsIn addition to work in computer science, I also have a strong interest in technical theater and work on many shows in the Twin Cities area, with companies such as Theater Mu and The Chameleon Theatre Circle. I have worked on shows in many area theaters including the Ordway Center's McKnight Theater. In high school, I was the chief house sound engineer for all four years and designed the sets for both plays my senior year. While attending CMU, I joined ABTech, which provides lighting and sound support for many groups on campus, including large touring acts that come to CMU such as The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Letters to Cleo, They Might be Giants and T.S. Monk. I also mixed house sound for the amateur theater group there called Scotch 'n Soda.
Avocations: Sailing, biking, ice hockey, floor hockey.
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