March 21, 1996
Work ExperienceI currently hold two jobs here in the Engineering Department
Computer Aided Engineering - UW-Madison9/95 - present
Member of 5 person NetStaff team responsible for the College of Engineering's NetWare student network of 250 workstations and 7 servers.
My duties include:
In addition to the opportunity to get together with others who share my focused interest in computer systems and electrical engineering, this job provides practical experience complementing my academic activities.
ECE Department, High Power Microwave Lab - UW-Madison12/95 - present
General undergraduate assistant under direction of Prof. John Booske and Mark Basten.
Prof. Booske offered me this job while I was a student in his section of ECE 220 last semester. I accepted it as a challenge to broaden my scope of knowledge in electromagnetic wave systems.
Self-Employed Computer Systems ConsultantSummer 1993
I Developed a dial-in email solution for a local company enabling remote service engineers' communication.
Self-Employed Programmer1991 - 1993
Successfully developed, marketed, and supported several software packages to enhance operation of dial-in computer bulletin board systems (BBS).
During this time I was an active member of an on-line community consisting of operators of publicly accessibly computer bulletin board systems (BBS). I identified needs that were not being met by the market and filled those needs with a quality product. It was exciting filling orders from around the world: New Zealand, Germany, Canada, and the US.
I was invited to and spoke at a Searchlight BBS Conference in Toronto on the design of an Internet connection for the Searchlight BBS system.
HONORS AND AWARDS
PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIPSG. P. Ryan and W. G. Kirchoffer Engineering Freshman Merit Award, $900, 94/95
Fred W. and Josephine H. Colbeck Scholarship, $500, 5/95
Awards, Honors, and Activities in High School