Master of Science - Geography
The Pennsylvania State University
Advisor: Alan MacEachren
Specialization: Geographic Information Science; geocollaboration
Bachelor of Science - Geography
Areas of Concentration: Geographic Information Science, Earth & Atmospheric Science
Minor: Information Systems
2014 - present
Lead Engineer - Associate
Booz Allen Hamilton
Web application development with ColdFusion, jQuery, MS SQL Server. GIS integration with ArcGIS, Flex, SQL Server.
2008 - 2014
Lead a team of developers and worked on the development of web and mobile applications for government clients including the DoD and USFS. Technologies included ColdFusion, Java, jQuery, Cordova/PhoneGap, MS SQL Server, Oracle.
2009 - 2011
GeoVISTA Center, The Pennsylvania State University
Work on software development (Flex, Flash, AS3, Java) and research for VACCINE: Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments (DHS), and Vaccine Modeling Initiative (Gates Foundation) projects.
Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University
Taught the laboratory component of Geography 364 (Spatial Analysis)
2007 - 2008
Mission Planning Lab for NASA, Salisbury, MD
Compile geographic data to be implemented in NASA's Satellite Toolkit software for simulating rocket launches
2007 - 2008
Ensure the private Geography computer lab is running smoothly and help any students who require assistance with homework or equipment
Town of Denton, MD
Compiled and analyzed geographic data for the town and designed maps to be used by the town
City of Salisbury, MD
Compiled and analyzed geographic data for the city of Salisbury using GIS software
2000 - 2007
Since 2000 I've remained consistently employed, starting as a bus boy at Adam's Ribs, working as an electrician during the summers with Royal Plus Electric, a night shift manager at TCBY, a bus boy at Outback Steakhouse, and a merchandizing and loss prevention specialist at Best Buy.
ESRI ArcGIS, Manifold GIS, AGI Satellite Toolkit, Adobe Illustrator + MAPublisher, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Fireworks, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL + PostGIS, MS Office, Git, SVN
GIAC Secure Software Programmer-Java (GSSP-JAVA)
GIScience 2010 Best Paper Award: Finalist, Extended Abstract Category.
One of four extended abstracts (of 98) nominated for best in category. Nominated along with RE Roth, BG Finch, W Luo, and AM MacEachren for the title "A user-centered approach for designing and developing spatiotemporal crime analysis tools" at GIScience 2010
The Ruby S. Miller Endowment Academic Enrichment Award
Department of Homeland Security Summit Student Poster Competition: 3rd Place
Selected out of 74 peer-reviewed posters (125+ initial submissions) for the poster "A near real-time visualization for understanding spatio-temporal patterns of violent crime in the District of Columbia. Ross KS, CA McCabe, and RE Roth."
Anne C. Wilson Graduate Student Research Award
Eugene D. and Ethel Farace Outstanding Graduating Senior
Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) Honors
Geographic Society, Salisbury University. Vice President (2007-2008). Treasurer (2004-2007).