Areas of expertise
Portal development, Open-Source, Object-Oriented, Systems and Web Programming
Other: Web Services, SOAP, ADO (ActiveX Data Objects), COM (Component Object Model), Exchange Server, Active Directory, LDAP, Tomcat, Apache, IIS, Zope, Plone, CashNet, Moodle, Segue, Sakai, CAS (Central Authentication Service)
Databases: Postgres, MySQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle
Tools: Eclipse IDE, JUnit, Maven, Ant, Visual Studio
MS, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 2004
BS, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 2001
Doucet and Associates, Inc.
November 01, 2003 - September 01, 2005
Responsibilities included systems administrating, developing custom web applications, and automating day-to-day business operations.
Research Programmer/ Analyst
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
May 01, 2002 - December 01, 2003
Developed/researched three dimensional graphic simulations of the Corpus Christi Bay for use by the Conrad Blutcher Institute using the C programming language with openGL.
September 01, 2005 - present
Develop and maintain custom web applications for various departments on campus. Other responsibilities include developing and administrating the campus portal system.
The following is a list that highlights a handful of projects that I have been involved with:
- Profile System - This application allows faculty and staff users to enter professional information about themselves in one central system to be dispersed within various areas of the Southwestern University public website.
- Campus Portal System - A central application using the uPortal framework for users to access various campus information using single-sign-on capabilities.
- IPReg (version 2) - Network inventory system
- Financial Estimator
- Faculty Exchange System
- Faculty/Staff Experts System
- Campus Notices Application
- CashNet payment integration
- Wordpress Sites
- EzProxy Online Library Databases
- mySouthwestern custom portlet development
- Password Change Application
- Custom scripts for automation
- SU Calendar system
- Custom Livewhale widget programming
- EJSE (Electronic Journal of Science Education)
Seminars & Presentations
- Designing and Implementing the Next Generation Campus Portal (2008, Higher Ed Hero Audio Conference)
- myPortal, New Portal, We All Scream for uPortal! (2008, Gettysburg Portal Conference)
Honors & Awards
2007 CASE Grand Award for the Financial Estimator
Groups & Affiliations
- Jasig Member
- Jasig uPortal Steering Committee - 2010 -present
- Jasig uPortal Documentation Coordinator - 2010 - present
Interests include baking, reading, traveling, and stitching.