Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm moving to DC in mid-August to start a new job as a professor at
a local university. I'll be in DC off and on before that.
I do research, and that often means I can have a pretty analytical
perspective on the world. I'm a midwesterner at heart, but have
lived everywhere from Detroit, Chicago, and Pittsburgh, to Seattle
and Orange County. I'm excited to see what DC will bring
I like to hike, most especially the day hike to a scenic vista.
I've been fortunate enough to travel, and have explored parts of
Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia (Australia next??). Closer
to home, I run, occasionally marathons, but usually shorter races.
And I like to bike, kayak, boulder, backpack, etc.
Music makes me happy, particularly making it. I once played in band
(serious enough to have a MySpace page!), and am trying to learn
more composition. I'm perhaps still a starry-eyed dreamer at heart,
and there's nothing I enjoy more than bringing big, crazy projects
to life, whether they involve zombies or robo-dancers. I'm fiercely
loyal and most attracted to giving, knowledgeable, and outdoorsy.
What I’m doing with my life
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Inventing the future. Teaching. More precisely, I spend about 80%
of my time on research, 80% of my time teaching, and 40% of my time
I’m really good at
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Making crazy ideas happen.
I once organized a bunch of engineering grad students into doing a
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Biographies (Steve Jobs, Einstein, Benjamin Franklin), history (The
Path Between the Seas, Unbroken, The Innovators), work-related
(Thinking Fast and Slow, The Design of Everyday Things, The Wisdom
of Crowds, The Lean Startup, The Power of Habit).
Movies: Fifth Element, The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,
Random music selections: Vienna Teng, The Rescues, Fun, Christina
Perri, White Stripes, Imagine Dragons, Glass Pear, Muse, Regina
Spektor, MGMT, Ratatat, Ingrid Michaelson
Food: anything not Thai (well, at least without the peanuts)
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
A good run
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
grabbing a drink, recovering from the week, making plans for
weekend adventures, or maybe a late night run
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm a terrible swimmer. Like, completely terrible.
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