New Year, New Job – Building the Future of Power Tools @ Shaper!
I recently made the bittersweet decision to leave my job at Google/Google[X]/Alphabet to start on a new adventure… Now, I’m building the future of power tools!
What’s Next? I’m moving to San Francisco and joining the Google Glass Hardware team at Google [x].
Yes, you read that title correctly. In one week I’m moving from New York to San Francisco to start a full-time job at Google [x], where I’ll be a hardware engineer working on Google Glass, an exciting new wearable tech product.
Looking Back – A (Lengthy) Reflection on Five Years in Academia
I’m done with academia, and I’m starting a new chapter in my life. In this first part of a two-part blog posting, I’d like to take some time to reflect on my experiences at Cornell over the last five years.
Reporting Back from SXSW Interactive 2013
This past weekend I attended the South-by-Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, TX for the first time. Read on for my impressions, tips about SXSW, and a rundown of all the cool stuff I did.
National Bus Tour Debrief
I recently completed an epic, once-in-a-lifetime cross-country bus trip from Ithaca, NY to San Francisco, CA. We stopped at six schools along the way to pick up other college students, and we led educational workshops for K-12 schools at each stop to teach students about various aspects of sustainability. The tour ended in San Francisco where I attended the GreenBuild Conference and Expo.
I’m Travelling Across the Country. On a Bus!
Cornell University Sustainable Design and the US Green Building Council have partnered up to organize a cross-country bus tour. The tour started at Cornell University and will end at the International GreenBuild Conference and Expo in San Francisco, California. Along the way, I, along with other CUSD members and college students from around the country will be teaching K-12 students about the importance of sustainable design.
Reporting In from the 2012 Open Hardware Summit and World Maker Faire
I just got back from the 3rd annual Open Hardware Summit and World Maker Faire. It’s been a whirlwind week of robots, 3D Printers, inspiring talks, education, networking and more. I’m excited to share all the details!
Teaching at BlueStamp Engineering
This summer, I taught a six week engineering program for high school students. Check out their amazing final projects!
Pop In and Start Up at the PopShop!
I recently helped found a new space at Cornell to promote collaborative entrepreneurship, hacking, and start-up incubation. This one-month experiment is called “The PopShop.”
Teaching about Electricity & Chemistry at the USS Intrepid Museum in NYC
This weekend, other members of Cornell University Sustainable Design and I, were invited to the USS Intrepid museum to teach kids about electricity using potato batteries, and molecular chemistry using gumdrop-and-toothpick models.