was commissioned as an Armor officer in 1992. His military assignments include Battalion XO/S-3, Brigade S-4, Company Commander, Scout Platoon Leader, Company XO, and Mech. Infantry Platoon Leader. At West Point, he has served as an instructor and assistant professor. His research interests include programmable logic, computer architecture, robotics, and robustness. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).