Aug 1991 - present
University of Vermont,
Student Outstanding Faculty Award recipient, April 6, 2010
Kroepsch-Maurice Award for Excellence in Teaching, November 29, 2007
Assessing the Credibility and Usability of a Website to Deliver Ecological Research Findings, Robert M. Erickson, USGS, $51,782, May 31, 2013
Aug 1990 - May 1991
Potsdam, New York
Served as Director of MIS Computer Lab in charge of 25 PC computers serving the graduate students as well as undergraduates. Instructed, graded, advised and tested students in computer concepts, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail, data flow diagramming, SQL, database design, Harvard Graphics, UNIX, VM/CMS, DOS.
May 1990 - Aug 1990
Performed ATM processing, general ledger entry, monitored/corrected system error conditions on IBM System/36, processed / balanced inclearing and outgoing cash letter on NCR Tower Check, processed research requests on Treev Optical Retrieval System, participated in cross training of users.
May 1988 - Jul 1990
East Dorset, Vermont
Analyzed inventory systems, programmed query applications for ad-hoc reporting, daily operations, night operations, data entry on an IBM System/36, responsible for training and supporting users.
2009 - 2013
Web Site, Created a Java program with ODBC to create a web site for the Cooperative Research Unit Program. Program reads data from a MySQL database (updated weekly) and creates website based on the information originally retrieved from Digital Measures software. Main purpose of site is to provide public access to scientific research of the scientist. See web site link above.
2008 - 2010
Vermont State Database
Database, Worked with a large group of people (students and Biologist and other parties involved) to design and create a database to keep track of wildlife harvest and observation data gathered for the State of Vermont. Currently working on implementing database.
2006 - 2007
Vermont Youth Orchestra,
Student Database, Created a database to keep track of students, memberships, alumni, donations and billing for students, parents, donors and business involved with the Vermont Youth Orchestra
2001 - 2004
Cold Regions Research Lab,
Hanover, New Hampshire
Graphical Interface for Snow Models, Creating a graphical interface (Visual Basic) for various Fortran programs used to model the melting conditions of snow for flood damage control.
Community Development and Applied Economics,
Community/Business matching program, Task is to finish, debug and improve a visual basic program that they will be using to match communities and business together. An interesting little project as the person who wrote most of the code had an interesting style.
Assay Program, Worked with several chemists in redesigning a program to input data to perform regression analysis using absorbance and concentration amounts read by a machine from test tubes. A Visual Basic Program that has completely automated the calculations as the input numbers have been entered.
Professional Programs UVM,
Database Implementation Worked with the Professional Program staff to implement a database system for keeping track of the programs offered and time lines for the programs.
Internship Creation Worked with the MIS manager to develop an internship program for students. Documented the current polling process for the company and developed a manual for use by interns over the coming semesters. Worked with MLINK Polling, OMRON polling and Excelnet Polling software. Paradox database systems both DOS and windows versions.
Maple Research Center,
Spreadsheet Design Worked with a programmer and user in converting a FORTRAN program into a spreadsheet program. The goal of the program was to provide the Research Center with production cost analysis of producing maple syrup.
Air Mouse Corporation,
Menu Design Worked with a team to design and build the menu structure for an interactive television. Utilized Visual Basic as the main design aid. An interesting short term project that provided me with an insight of some of the things to come.
Potsdam, New York
Master of Science - Management Information Systems
Analyst work: resort operations, banking operations.
Cumulative GPA 3.8 (4.0)
Castleton State College,
Computer Information Systems.
Minor in Business Administration
Cumulative GPA 3.54 (4.0)
Photography, camping, reading, canoeing, hiking
Available upon request