Tell us about your work/ research. What kinds of things do you do?
I operate remotely operated vehicles and also work on the design for new ROVs.
What sparked your initial interest in your career?
I discovered ROV systems while in school and got initially excited as it was a way to do interesting work, to see many parts of the ocean, and to travel.
Who influenced you or encouraged you the most?
When asked who influenced me to pursue a career in robotics and technology, I have to say that my parents encouraged me to follow the path of my choosing. Great educators had a huge impact along the way.
What element of your work/ study do you think is the most fascinating?
The most fascinating thing is definitely the technical challenges of working in a dynamic environment.
What are your degrees and certifications?
I graduated from the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Camosun College in Victoria, BC in 2003.
What are your hobbies?
My hobbies include Camping, Kite surfing, and dog walking.