[Link: CV PDF]

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.

  • Notable D&M projects include:

    • Led hardware & software development for a local motorsport virtualization startup. Employed numerous collaborative rapid fabrication technologies (Fusion 360 cloud & git as VCS, iterative design with laser & plasma cutting, 3d printing) to bring client's proposal to a complete, provisionally patented demonstration.
    • CoreGuard Demo Hardware- designed & manufactured Dover Microsystems's FPGA display hardware for their CoreGuard product Demonstrations. Maintain the iterative designs as free, open source hardware on GitHub.
  • 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

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

  • Data cleaning, management, and visualization

  • OSGeo & QGIS, ESRI Products

  • Public geospatial clients include:

    • The National Park Service (developed geospatial web services with R, ArcGIS, Google Maps API)
    • The Foundation for Healthy Communities & GPRED (developed GIS project website & data cleaning scripts with R, Bash, ArcGIS Online)
    • The Northern Boarder Regional Commission (developed web GIS data service with R, arcade expression language)
    • Graduate ornithology at Plymouth State University (R, Python, QGIS, etc for academic literature)
  • 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)

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

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

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

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 & led (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, The West Suburban YMCA, the Worcester Craft Center, Mass Audubon, Watertown Savings Bank, PSU Marketing & Communications (commencement, marketing content, partner events, fundraisers), others.

    • Second camera & consulting for Alex Maclean aerial photography (2013, 2014), Mike Nyman Photography (2015).

    • Artwork has been featured and sold throughout New England, including appearances in Celebrate Newton, Mass Audubon Sanctuaries & Shows, the Newton Tab, the Newton Free Library, the Pease Public Library, others.


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

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

  • Graduated High School in Belmont, MA