I develop web tools to support internal department operations, work with faculty to develop their web presence, collaborate with the ME & College of Engineering comminications groups to maintain the school's web & social media properties, and dispense bits of UNIX/Linux, software, electronics, and general technology advice to students & staff.
I manage the organizational side of FIRST Robotics Competition Team 461 & FIRST Tech Challenge team 4366, including leading our professional & college student mentors, managing organization finances, and planning travel & events. I also work extensively with students on programming, web, design, and graphics projects. I've also coached & mentored FIRST Lego League teams, and developed summer camp programming for middle school students.
I help maintain the website & will be leading an effort to modernize and reorganize our web presence over the next year.
I work with coaches & athletic department staff to develop or find tools to meet their video & technology needs. I also run the videoboard system I designed at basketball games, and I run the clock or scoreboard at the occasional football and basketball game.
I did pretty much everything IT, from web development and Linux server administration, to desktop & printer support and hardware repair. I also taught Programming I & Tech Support classes part-time for 2 years.
I spent a year in college supervising, supporting, and maintaining computer labs all over campus.
Thoughout my junior and senior years of high school, I repaired customer computers and provided phone support for our wireless internet service. I also designed and implemented a network monitoring system using Mikrotik software.
I was 4-year member of Purdue FIRST Programs, a student organization dedicated to supporting FIRST teams and events. I spent 2 years as Director of Jr. Robotics, supervising a team of students working with area FIRST Lego League teams, and 1 semester as a fill-in Vice President, supervising a group of directors and managing the internal operations of the organization.