timline 1992-1994
photo from JASON IV
photo from JASON IV

Travels

JASON Project IV


1992-1994. Selected by U.S. Navy to work with Dr. Robert Ballard (discoverer of the sunk Titanic) for the Jason Project IV in 1993 to develop a computer model of tectonic activity and mapped hydrothermal vents around the Sea of Cortez; televised efforts internationally by CNN. Served as a computer programmer and network engineer assisting modeling of and initial testing of circuit board designs for the U.S. Department of Energy's Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility safety measures, should the 4-GeV beam escape containment; gained heavy exposure to networks, UNIX command shell programming, and electrical engineering in 1993.