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"Getting Florida into the 21st century requires someone to move beyond guns, abortion, healthcare, and taxes...

...it requires someone with vision, knowledge, and experience with the real (and virtual) world. It requires an engineering approach."



"We cannot expect those we elect to make informed decisions about issues and technologies they do not understand."



Work Experience and Knowledge

  • Electrical Engineer
    • Analog & digital circuit design
    • Microprocessor integration
  • Mechanical Engineer
    • CAD, CAE, FEA, Mechanical simulation
  • Mechanical Designer
    • Electric automobile conversion & integration
    • Robotics
  • Energy Harvesting Researcher
    • Piezoelectric devices & fabrication
  • Robotics Researcher
    • 3D sensor array for obstacle avoidance
    • Business Owner - Robotic Solutions
    • Whale disentanglement
  • Computer Programmer
    • C, C++, LISP, JavaScript, Assembly...
  • Business Owner
    • Stegath Coachcraft - Total restoration of classic automobiles
    • Advanced Electric Vehicles, LLC - Complete design, manufacturing, and conversion of vehicles to hybrid or pure electric drivetrain.
  • Automobile Related
    • Machinist
    • Camshaft & Crankshaft grinder
    • Performance machinist (blue-printing)
    • Race car machinist (NASCAR team)
    • Automobile Mechanic
    • Custom Car Builder
    • Restoration and Custom Designs
  • Mill and Lathe Machinist
    • Manual mill & lathe setup & operation
    • Mill & lathe CNC setup & operation
    • Manual NC & CNC programmer
    • Computer assisted NC & CNC programmer (CAM)
  • Production Welder
  • Construction laborer
  • Novelist (techno-science-fiction thrillers, nothing published - yet)

Educational History

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) - 2007
      Areas of Research Included:
      - Robotics
      - Artificial intelligence
      - Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)
      - Nonlinear control of human quadriceps muscle with NMES
         Thesis: Non-Isometric Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation via Non-Model Based Nonlinear Control Methods
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) - 2005
      Areas of Research Included:
      - Robotics
      - Digital and analog circuit design
      - Artificial intelligence
  • Associate of Arts
    • Santa Fe College (Gainesville, FL) - 2002
      - Pre-engineering
  • Part-time Student - Pre-engineering
    • Washtenaw Community College (Ann Arbor, MI)
    • 1979 - 1989
  • Associate of Applied Science
    • Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI) - 1978
      - Automotive Technology
  • Machinist Certificate
    • Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI) - 1976