Mark was born in Germany (the western half) in 1983 and has been traveling the world ever since. Obtaining his BS in Electrical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2006, he spent the next nine years as a Ranger qualified officer in the US Army infantry, to include combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan as well as a three-year tour in the Federal Republic of Germany. Mark left the Army in 2015 after a recruiting tour in Boise, ID, and has since served as Senior Engineer for a prominent hydroponic agricultural corporation in Portland, OR. His research interests include Internet of Things (IoT) applications, mesh networks, electromechanical applications of microcontrollers, and power systems engineering.
September 01, 2015 by Mark Gerasimas