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Short Bio

Born July 19, 1962 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Moved with family to Bangkok, Thailand and then to Las Vegas. At age six, moved to a suburb of Dayton, Ohio. Attended Walter E. Stebbins High School there, then obtained bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Dayton , graduating in 1984. Obtained doctorate in analytical chemistry from Michigan State University in 1990, studying with Professors Chris Enke and J. Throck Watson. Worked for Meridian Instruments in Okemos, Michigan until 1992. Moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to work for Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in 1992. Currently employed by Agilent Technologies, a 1999 spin-off from Hewlett Packard. Married to Juliet Hamak.

Curriculum Vitae

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Musical Bios

Bio from Google concert program  (December 2016)

Bio from Nova Vista Symphony concert program  (April 2016)

Bio from Saratoga Symphony concert program  (January 2014)

“Featured Member” bio from Redwood Symphony concert program  (June 2007)

Bio from Hewlett-Packard Symphony concert program  (May 2007)


  • Just about anything to do with Star Trek.
  • Typography. Yes, that’s a thing.
  • Symphonic music by Gustav Mahler, Ottorino Respighi, John Williams...


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Star Trek Cosplay

George and Juliet (as Ensign Ro) in 2014