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My self-summary
Hey all. My name is Todd. I don't really know what to put in a self summary of myself, so this is probably going to be pretty short.

I graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida. I've been in Gainesville for a really long time, but it's a nice city, so I don't mind. And I'll probably be here a few more years anyway, so I'd better like it!

I'm currently seeing someone (no worries she knows I'm on here), so I'm not looking for a new relationship, just new friends since all of mine graduated and left!

I'm a Gator football fan! I wasn't into being a fan until I came to college, but now I'm all there! Go team!
What I’m doing with my life
I'm back in school for my masters in EE. I may pursue the PhD here or work a few years then go back for it, but ideally I'd like to have it. My goal is to work for NASA at Glenn in Ohio.

I got a research position in the device electronics field for the moment, but I'm constantly having to justify my position in order to keep funding. I'm currently working on GaN HEMTs and trying to characterize certain properties about them for high power and possibly space applications. I warn you, don't ask me about it unless you want a super long answer! :P
I’m really good at
I'm really good at shaving my head. Haven't paid for a haircut in 5 years! I just let it grow out until it gets annoying, then shave it! (Hence the variation of length in my pictures)

I'm also really good at wasting a lot of time doing random "photo shoots"! So far, I've done a Grease shoot, an Indiana Jones shoot, a mobster shoot, a Star Wars Rebel Trooper shoot, and a Rocky Horror shoot. Recently, I also made the Calvin faces picture in my profile. A few years ago, a couple friends and I made a parody music video of Simple Plan's "Untitled"! Youtube keeps taking it down and putting it back up (copyrights and all that), but if it's up, here's the linky!. I'm not saying I'm any good at these shoots, but I am good at wasting time doing them :P

Trying to write this essay without sounding cocky is difficult...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
You would be hard-pressed to find a type of music that I do not like. However, if I were given the option, I'd almost always choose Classic Rock. Also, I'm a closet car singer. Whenever I have to get on the highway, I show up hoarse!

As far as movies go, I prefer action or science fiction, although anything would really go. A few favorites would be "The Silence of the Lambs", "Fight Club", the new Batmans, the classic "Star Wars", "Fracture", "The Matrix", etc. Also, comedies are good!

I love the Ender's Game series and the spin-off Ender's Shadow series. Also, the Hannibal series and anything written by Vonnegut! I also enjoy philosophy and religious books (like Plato's Republic). There are probably a lot of books I'm leaving off the list...
The six things I could never do without
This is a hard one:
1. Technology (entertainment and my future career)
2. Friends
3. Food (not for sustenance, I just love food!)
4. Sports (I'm not a competitive person, but I love a friendly game of anything)
5. My computer (sufficiently different from technology in my opinion)
6. The outdoors (I love hiking, National Parks, etc.!)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I think a lot. Mostly about life in general (more like how the universe works than about my life).
On a typical Friday night I am
Ugh, I don't know. Anything really. Not really a fan of clubs, though a recent wedding sort of changed my mind about this.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Yeah... no. Just message me if you want to get to know me better.

One fun fact:

I shave with a straight razor and I feel like a badass every time I do (despite that I cut the crap out of my face). Anything I can do to be like Sweeny Todd! Well, besides killing people and making pies out of them...
You should message me if
No ifs, just do it. Come on, everybody's doing it. [more peer pressuring statements]

You should also message me if you want to be running buddies! I'm looking to get back into that.