Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Clown College, Baraboo, Wisconsin. One of thirty people selected from thousands who audition each year for professional circus arts training program. Graduated and recieved "BFA" (Bachelor of Fun Arts) September 30, 1994.
Georgetown Day High School (GDS), Washington, DC. Graduated June 1994. Courses of interest: AP Physics, AP Computer Programming, Creative Writing.
Final Engineering Comprehensive Project, Spring 1999. "Real World Evolution and Synthesis of Robot Behaviors" - Worked on evoltion of ANN controller capabable of obstacle avoidance and consequent cross-platform transfer of results. Robots used: Khepera and Nomad Super Scout II.
SUNFEST(Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies), Center for Sensor Technologies, UPENN. Summer 1997. Intern at UPENN's GRASP Lab working on implementations of Visual Navigation (Landmark Based Localization,Landmark Feature Tracking) for autonomous mobile agents.
Swarthmore College Computer Society, Swarthmore, PA.
Swarthmore College IEEE Chapter Micromouse Team (Undefeated), Spring 1999, Spring 1998, Spring 1997. Development of mobile maze-solving robots (z80 and HandyBoard-based) to compete in IEEE Micromouse competition.
Swarthmore College Engineering Department, Swarthmore PA.
Swarthmore College "Swarthouse Project" Collaborated in design and implement a "Smart" house/environment incorporating automatic lighting, heating, integrated burglar alarm. Project Focus: Implementing adressing and error detection on a PIC 16c72/c73 microcontroller for power line modem network.
Clyde Beatty Cole Brothers Circus, Home Office:Deland, FL. March-August 1995. Spent 5 months performing as a clown in the three ring tented circus all along the East Coast from Florida to New Hampshire.