Public relations web site implemented in Perl on BSD/OS
Brent Friedenberg Associates/GLJ publish newsletters about the oil and gas industry
Specialization: Robotics and CAD/CAM, with strong emphasis on Dynamics.
Thesis: Application of AI techniques to path planning for robots or automated guided vehicles.
Thesis title: A Heuristic Algorithm for Path Planning in Uncertain Environments Based on an Artificial Potential Field.
Additional Activities: As part of the thesis work, developed a simulator in C under Unix to demonstrate the algorithm developed.
Assisted with system administration of Motorola microcomputer running Unix System V.
Developed graphics support libraries for Matrox graphics board.
Course Marks: All in 80% or 90% range.Scholarships:
Faculty of Engineering Scholarships awarded for high marks.
NSERC Scholarships (PGS 1 and 2) awarded for graduate studies.
Elective courses: included advanced heat transfer and Industrial Engineering.
Course Marks: Grade Point Average 3.8 out of 4. Dean's Honour List. Scholarships: E.P. Fetherstonhaugh scholarship.
Awards: Mechanical Engineering Faculty Gold Medalist
Outgrowth of XOR VisionPort project to allow the display of real-time status of e-Commerce web sites via the web, email or on a cell phone.US Patent 7188169
Western Canada Software Symposium 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Rocky Mountain Software Symposium 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017
RedHat OpenShift hands-on tutorial
Multiple keynotes, presentations and vendor trade booths
BMC Atrium CMDB (Configuration Management Database): Administering
BMC Atrium CMDB: Best Practices Workshop
ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
ITIL Practitioner's Certificate in IT Service Management/Configuration Management
Solaris 10 for Experienced System Administrators
BEA WebLogic Training
Presented a paper at the Web Engineering Workshop
IBM DB2/UDB installation and configuration
Net.Commerce installation and configuration
Java Authoring; Introduction to VRML.
Tutorials: System Administration, Large Scale Web Site Design, System and Network Performance Tuning, Java
NT/BNR internal conference on networking and system administration
Tutorial: System Administration given by Trent Hein and Evi Nemeth
Tutorial: Unix System Programming given by Richard Stevens
X Windows And Motif Programming
Tutorial: Application of Bridges & Routers: Network Design & Product Survey given by Scott Bradner
Familiarity: C++, Groovy, PowerShell, Python, Go, Ruby, PHP, VRML, REXX, Lisp, Prolog, APL, COBOL, various assemblers