Jerboa demo for SWE gears day #robots

Doing robotics research is one thing, making them presentable and accessible to the public is quite another. I was tasked with engaging high school girls (who were getting a GRASP lab tour for SWE GEARS Day), and I’d guess that keeping their attention through a robot presentation is probably much harder than a conference talk audience’s.

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Blackie the gentle giant #cats

This big guy was going to be put down since he was so aggresive he couldn’t be administered any meds at ACCT. It’s amazing what a loving home will do in two days!

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Greeby the grey lady #cats

We got her from ACCT (another poor timestamped kitty) the day that poor Marlon passed away. She is a grey kitty with a little white bib, and she likes just having her own corner of her living room where she will hang out on the couch and sleep in awkward poses.

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Foster kitties #cats

If you like animals, please adopt and/or foster! PAWS is a great place to start if you live in Philly and aren’t sure how to help. Volunteering is a big help, but fostering is even better since it greatly expands PAWS’s capacity and reach. Here are some things I learned when I started fostering:

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Welcome to my website!

This space will have more things in the future. For now, there is an about page with information about me, a fosters page with information about kittens, and other pages for random projects.

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