Geospatial & technical work:

D&M Makerspace Fellow (Plymouth State University)

  • Technical Lead, hardware & software developer for Makerspace clients & partners. Curricular consultant for University faculty and students

  • 6+ years experience with CAD / CAM software (Fusion 360 & numerous Autodesk products, Sketchup Pro & Ruby, FreeCAD & Python) and hardware (CNC hardware design & implementation, laser & plasma cutting, plastic & metal 3d printing, etc)

  • Robotics / Electromechanics Teaching Assistant at Plymouth State University (2020)

Geospatial specialities include:

  • Remote sensing & digital reconstruction; extensive work with DEM, LiDAR, OpenStreetMap data, topographic 3D printing, CAD modeling

  • Data cleaning, management, and visualization

  • Scripting & automation with R, as well as Python (ArcPy, QGIS, Flask, NumPy), integration with cloud services (including AWS, GCP, Docker, Heroku, ArcGIS Online)

  • OSGeo & QGIS, ESRI Products

    • Public GIS clients include the National Park Service, the Northern Border Regional Commission, the Foundation for Healthy Communities
  • Geospatial consulting & avian field technician with Dr. Lenoard Reitsma (Plymouth State) and his graduate students (data collection cleaning / analysis, database management, cartography & data visualization), additional grant work with Cornell’s eBird dataset (2017-2019)

  • Python for GIS teaching assistant, Plymouth State geospatial lab tutor (2019)

  • Outdoor composition leader & Teaching Assistant for Plymouth State University (2018)

  • Presenter at the 2019 American Association of Geographers conference (web-based GIS tools with GDAL & R, ESRI’s ArcGIS Online)

Additional work experience:

  • Co-author, “Black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) feeding Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) nestlings” , Northeastern Naturalist, https://doi.org/10.1656/045.026.0213

  • Outdoor Photography instructor for Mass Audubon- wrote & lead (summers 2018, 2019) photography curriculum for Joppa Flats and Drumlin Farm sanctuaries.

  • Professional commercial, wedding, and fine art photographer as J.S. Photography (2014-2020)

    • Public clients include corporate YMCA, PSU Marketing & Communications (commencement, marketing content, partner events, fundraisers), the Worcester Craft Center, Watertown savings bank, others

Education:

  • BS in Ecological Education & Analytics, GIS certification, IDS (Interdisciplinary Studies) at Plymouth State University (2020)

  • Founder and President of PSU Creation Technology and Hacking Club, S.O.A.R. Trip Leader

  • Graduated High School in Belmont, MA