Hello! Thank You for taking the time to read my page.

I have lived in Manassas with my wife and 2 young children since 2015. After watching my kids' education slip away during full time virtual learning, and the lack of effective response from our leaders, I decided to make a difference - for our children, and for us all!

Are you interested in Mathematics?  Take a look at some of my work on ResearchGate.

Experience

2015 - Present

Senior Cryptographer

Noblis, Inc.

Reston, Virginia

I lead and conduct research for federal clients in areas related to Cryptography - including High Performance Computing, Machine Learning, and Vulnerability Analysis. As a senior technical manager, I manage my staff's performance, to include delivering valuable, novel solutions on time and on budget.

2015 - Present

Adjunct Professor of Mathematics

Northern Virginia Community College

Manassas, Virginia

I have always had a passion for teaching the next generation of scientists. At NVCC, I teach the Calculus sequence and other mathematics courses. I continue to teach because I love enabling student success, and because I learn something new every time too.

2012 - 2015

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Rocky Mountain College

Billings, Montana

In addition to teaching and research in Mathematics, I contributed to faculty hiring, curriculum adoption and review efforts, textbook selection, and the accreditation processes. I have taught Mathematics to science majors at all levels, as well as in teacher education programs.

1999 - 2003

Corporal of Marines

United States Marine Corps

24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

As a United States Marine, I served in the Kosovo Campaign, The Global War on Terrorism, Horn of Africa, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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Education

2007 - 2012

Ph.D. in Mathematics

University of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

My scientific interest broadly lies in number theory and its applications in cryptography and computer science. Other areas of expertise include harmonic analysis and wavelets, algebraic geometry, discrete mathematics, and combinatorics. 

As a graduate student, I taught undergraduate mathematics courses, and served on academic committees.

2003 - 2007

B.S. in Mathematics

Kent State University

Kent, Ohio

After serving in the Marines, I went to college on the GI Bill. Although I began college with Developmental Mathematics Courses​, I quickly found I excelled at problem solving, made up for lost time with summer coursework, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. I know how and why students and teachers struggle in K-12 mathematics, and I know from personal and professional experience exactly how to overcome these challenges.