OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Students

Hayden Anderson

Hayden Anderson

Student Test Engineer

Hayden joined CASS in January 2015 and is majoring in applied computer science with an emphasis in networking and security with a minor in business. Hayden applied to get experience in the field and cites working with the Internet of Things as particularly exciting. He also enjoys learning new things on a daily basis. After graduation, he hopes to manage a team of professionals in security and networking. In his free time, he likes to play racquetball and is even a national racquetball champion!


Aaron Cohen

Aaron Cohen

Student Developer

Aaron was hired in March of 2016 after hearing about the OSL from a former teacher. With a love for programming and open source, it was a perfect fit for him. He is currently studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and wants to pursue a career in the robotics field. Aaron can also solve a Rubik's cube in under fifteen seconds and aspires to compete at the national level.

Github Account

https://github.com/aaroncohen73

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Shanna Chang

Shanna Chang

Software Developer

Shanna joined CASS in May of 2016 and is studying Computer Science. Shanna joined CASS to gain real-world experience in software development and particularly enjoys working on front/end development. She comes from Taipei, Taiwan and in her spare time, she enjoys watching movies and running.

Github Account

https://github.com/ShannaChang


Jordan Crane

Jordan Crane

Student Test Engineer

Jordan was hired in March 2014 and is majoring in computer engineering with a minor in computer science. As he was looking for a job related to his major, his roommate and a former employee to alerted Jordan to CASS and since then, he’s been able to continually learn new things, especially when he’s coding. In his down time, Jordan is very active in outdoor recreation and also produces music and plays guitar.

Github Account

https://github.com/jordancrane


Katharine Ellis

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Student Developer







Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

Software Developer

Michael joined CASS in May of 2016 and is majoring in Computer Science with a Computer Systems option. Michael wanted to use CASS as a way to apply the skills he learned in the classroom to real-world situations while learning more about enterprise development. He likes improving older, less efficient development methods and one day hopes to start his own software company. He is also the CFO of a 501c non-profit group.

Github Account

https://github.com/elliomic

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Taylor Fahlman

Taylor Fahlman

Community Systems Administrator

Taylor, a computer science and vocal performance major, is a student community systems administrator at the OSL. In his spare time, Taylor likes to sing, program and strives to brew the perfect cup of coffee. Taylor is a member of the Kendama club on campus, and in the future he hopes to spread open source software and education to people around the world.

Github Account:

https://github.com/fahlmant

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Rutger Farry

Rutger Farry

Student Developer







Rikki Gibson

Rikki Gibson

Student Developer

Rikki joined CASS in April of 2014 and is majoring in computer science. His brother worked for Business Solutions Group, an organization that would eventually become CASS, and Rikki wanted to follow in his footsteps to gain real-world experience developing software with a team. He likes working with clients and the challenges that presents. He is considering a career at Microsoft, Apple, or Mozilla and is the president of the OSU App Club.

Github Account

https://github.com/RikkiGibson


Tyler Gilbert

Tyler Gilbert

Student Test Engineer

Tyler is majoring in Electrical Engineering and spent most of high school on the FRC Robotics Team. He spends a lot of his free time reading research articles and DIY articles. He also enjoys tweaking all of his devices until they inevitably crash and/or break, then researching how they work and attempting to fix them. He has been working at CASS since October 2012, and since then he has learned more about IT and networking than he ever expected to.


Taylor Hardie

Taylor Hardie

Analyst

Taylor joined CASS in April 2016 and is majoring in finance. He joined to gain experiential learning within a team for software development and enjoys the collaborative environment of CASS as well as improving work and information flow. He worked at the BSG for 2 years before it merged with the Open Source Lab to form CASS. In his spare time, Taylor enjoys playing the guitar and is part of a high school graduating class of seven.


Cody Holliday

Cody Holliday

Student Systems Engineer

Cody joined the OSL in June of 2016 and studies Computer Science. He is excited to learn through his experience with the OSL and expand his knowledge on a variety of topics including servers, SysAdmin skills, and Linux. During the school year, Cody is a DJ at KBVR, OSU's student run radio station.

Github Account

https://github.com/DesertBeagle

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codysseus


Derek Jackson

Derek Jackson

Software Developer

Derek was hired in June of 2016 and is studying electrical engineering. He joined CASS to gain experience in a collaborative work environment and work in software development. He likes working on back-end development and one day hopes to be a signal processing engineer or a robotics engineer. He is a member of the OSU Robotics club and enjoys hiking, playing video games, flying drones, and biking.

Github Account

https://github.com/DJaxn122


McKenna Jones

McKenna Jones

Student Developer

McKenna joined CASS in June of 2015 and is studying computer science with a systems option. As a developer, McKenna enjoys problem solving, particularly when it involves challenges he has not faced before. The act of learning new skills through application makes the experience more rewarding. He hopes to work in software development as a long-term career. He can also ride a unicycle!

Github Account

https://github.com/mckennajones

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Sibi Kabilan

Sibi Kabilan

Student Developer

Sibi has been with CASS since August 2013 and has worked on a variety of projects including ODOT and OSU applications, and has done database, web and systems development. He is very proud of his web UI design and will fiercely defend it. Sibi enjoys working in the Microsoft stack while complaining heavily about it. Outside of work, he chooses Dota 2 over life. He lives by the motto “League is for noobs”. One day, he hopes to develop an AI bot for true MOBAs (such as Dota) that will surpass any human player.


Amanda Kelner

Amanda Kelner

Writer

Amanda joined the OSL in October of 2015 and is studying English and Music Performance. As our in-house writer, she creates content for our website including blog posts and updates to outdated pages. She also edits any talks or newsletters we produce, and runs our social media accounts. In her free time, Amanda enjoys a good book or movie.

Github Account

https://github.com/kelnera

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Sawyer Kokesh

Sawyer Kokesh

Software Developer

Sawyer was hired in February of 2016 and is studying Computer Science with a Human-Computer Interaction option. Sawyer’s roommates work for CASS and he also applied to gain experience in software development and how it compares to what is taught in school. In his spare time, he enjoys baking, video games, movies, and brewing.

Github Account

https://github.com/SawyerKokesh

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Annie Lei

Annie Lei

Student Developer

Annie joined the OSL in March of 2016 after participating in Devops Bootcamp. The possibilities that come from the collaborative nature of the OSL is what excited her the most about working here. Outside of the OSL, she enjoys hanging out with friends and eating cheesecake.

Github Account

https://github.com/leian

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Lee Leighton

Lee Leighton

Community Systems Administrator

Lee is a computer science major, and he joined the OSL as a community systems administrator in May 2014. Lee looks forward to learning more about the OSL infrastructure and hopes to contribute to Chef. In his spare time, Lee attends OSU Linux Users Group meetings, and enjoys reading as well as a good cup of coffee.

Github Account

https://github.com/leel8on

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leel8on


Rob Mac

Rob Mac

Student Developer

Rob joined CASS in June 2014 and is majoring in computer science. He first heard about CASS from one of our own employees, Rikki Gibson, and applied because of his love for programming and his desire to experience more steps in the development process. He hopes to someday work as a systems architect. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games and spending time with friends.

Github Account

https://github.com/leel8on


Cody Malick

Cody Malick

Systems Engineer

Cody has been working for the OSL since May 2014 and is majoring in Computer Science. He applied to get experience in the industry and enjoys applying new technologies to contemporary issues. He eventually would like to work on applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to security software solutions.

Github Account

https://github.com/codymalick

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Brooks Mikkelsen

Brooks Mikkelsen

Student Developer

Brooks joined CASS in December 2016 and is majoring in computer science. He first heard about CASS from a friend and applied in hopes of gaining experience in coding and developing in a professional environment, away from class. He likes planning a project and anticipating problems. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, and cooking.

Github Account

https://github.com/bmikkelsen22


Al Morgan

Al Morgan

Developer 1

Al was hired in June of 2015 and is studying Computer Science with a Computer Systems option. Al first heard of CASS through an in-class recruitment and decided to join to gain experience with software development in a professional environment. In the future he hopes to work as a software engineer. He also is an Army veteran who served a tour of duty in Iraq.

Github Account

https://github.com/morgaalb

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Spencer Moss

Spencer Moss

Community System Administrator

Spencer Moss has been working with the OSL since November 2015 and is majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He became interested in working with the OSL in high school, where he studied in and maintained the computer science program. Spencer can also type 100 words per minute using less than four fingers.

Github Account

https://github.com/irandms

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Alex Nguyen

Alex Nguyen

Student Developer

Alex joined the OSL staff in March 2016 and is earning a degree in Computer Science. Working at the OSL has given him a chance to turn his hobby into a paying job. Alex is trained in American and English cuisine and in his spare time, he likes to exercise, cook, and program for fun.

Github Account

https://github.com/alxngyn

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alxngyn


Aravind Parasurama

Aravind Parasurama

Software Developer

Aravind joined CASS in June of 2016 and is majoring in Computer Science with a Computer Systems option. After first hearing about the OSL in middle school, he ultimately joined CASS to gain experience in software engineering through real-world application. In his spare time, Aravind likes to read and play video games, such as Deus Ex: Human Revolution. He is also a polyglot!

Github Account

https://github.com/bitschift

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bitschift


Morgan Patch

Morgan Patch

Developer

Morgan, an aspiring NASA programmer or game developer started at the OSL in June 2015. She is a computer science major and is involved with the Linux Users Group as well as the Gaming Club. In her spare time she plays games, browses the internet, and programs personal projects.

Github Account:

https://github.com/LyonesGamer

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Dria Rock

Audrianna Rock

Software Developer

Dria joined CASS in June of 2015 and is studying Computer Science with an applied option in Human Computer Interaction. Dria's brother used to work for CASS as it was first starting and she was originally hired as a Testing Engineer. Since then, she has gained a great deal of professional experience in development and working with real clients and projects. In her free time, she enjoys playing music on 10 different instruments and spending time outdoors.

Github Account

https://github.com/audrirock

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audrirock


Garrett Smith

Garrett Smith

Software Developer

Garrett was hired in February of 2016 and is studying computer science with a systems option. Garrett has several friends who work for CASS and decided to join them to improve his software development skills and gain experience for life after graduation. He enjoys writing backend systems that require a lot of logic and planning. He has also visited 34 of the 50 states.

Github Account

https://github.com/Garrett-S


Hannah Solorzano

Hannah Solorzano

Student Software/Systems Engineer

Hannah is a Computer Science major who plans to transfer to OSU in the fall of 2016. She looks forward to collaborating with others on projects in both Python and Ruby. In her free time she likes to read, play video games, and hike with her friends.

Github Account

https://github.com/hsolorzano

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hsolorzano


Joseph Struth

Joseph Struth

Student Developer

Joseph joined CASS in December 2016 and studies computer systems. He applied because he wanted to be part of an active software development team and enjoys learning new skills. Joseph is Canadian and enjoys hiking and spending time with friends.


Nathan Tan

Nathan Tan

Software Developer

Nathan was hired in April of 2016 and is majoring in computer science with an computer systems option. Nathan joined CASS specifically to improve his software development skills and enjoys working on tasks with many moving parts where he can learn many different skills at once. One day, he hopes to make a positive difference in impoverished communities in underdeveloped countries.

Github Account

https://github.com/sludgeminer

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sludgeminer


Alex Taylor

Alex Taylor

Student Developer

Alex joined the OSL in February of 2016 and is studying Computer Science. He became interested in the OSL after seeing some of our projects and wanted to put his skills to good use and apply them here. Alex is interested in learning more about back-en web development while working at the OSL.

Github Account

https://github.com/subnomo

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subnomo


Aileen Thai

Aileen Thai

Developer

Aileen is a computer science and digital communication arts double major who started at the lab in June 2015. She likes to play video games (Kingdom Hearts and Skyrim are her favorites) draw, read, and sleep in her spare time.

Github Account:

https://github.com/athai

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thai


Omkar Thakur

Omkar Thakur

Student Test Engineer

Omkar joined CASS in April 2016 and is studying computer science. He applied to gain hands on experience in the industry and really enjoys complex problem solving. He likes to gain advanced knowledge of the system. In the future, he would like to work as a software developer or automation tester. He is from Mumbai, India and enjoys gaming, traveling, and exercising.

Github Account

https://github.com/thakuro


Cayleigh Thalmann

Cayleigh Thalmann

Student Software/Systems Engineer

Cayleigh is going into her third year as a computer science student. She originally decided on this major to make video games, and has enjoyed learning many other aspects of computer science. When not poring over a computer science textbook, she enjoys playing video games and cuddling with cats.

Github Account

https://github.com/cthalmann

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Andy Tolvstad

Andy Tolvstad

Community Systems Administrator

Andy is a computer science student who joined the OSL in December 2014 as a systems administrator. In his spare time, Andy arranges a cappella songs for small groups, plays music and watches Netflix. Andy enjoys playing Skyrim for PC and is especially interested in Web development.

Github Account:

https://github.com/tolvstaa

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tolvstaa


Kevin Turkington

Kevin Turkington

Software Developer

Kevin joined CASS in May of 2016 and is studying Computer Science with a Systems option. Kevin heard about CASS from a professor and applied to gain software development experience and get a better idea of the field he wants to specialize in. In particular, he enjoys front end development and hopes to one day join a startup company. He is a member of the Linux Users Group and the App Club and is a blackbelt in Wu Ying Dao.

Github Account

https://github.com/Zainkai


Jack Twilley

Jack Twilley

Developer

While Jack has spent most of his career working with computers, he is currently studying food science and technology at Oregon State University. At the OSL, Jack works on the Protein Geometry Database project and also mentors students. When he’s not brewing tasty, award-winning mead, Jack maintains a number of solo open source projects and watches “Doctor Who.”

Github Account:

https://github.com/mathuin

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Mathuin


Dan Van Horn

Dan Van Horn

Software Developer/Analyst

Dan came to CASS in June of 2016 and is majoring in Computer Science. Dan is passionate about learning and constantly expanding his skills in software development and he applied to CASS as a way to feed this passion. His favorite projects are ones that challenge him to find efficient solutions to difficult problems. In his spare time, Dan likes to rock climb and cycle.

Github Account

https://github.com/danvanhorn


Jacob VanDomelen

Jacob VanDomelen

Software Developer

Jacob was hired in April of 2016 and is studying Computer Science with a Systems option. Jacob applied to CASS because he wanted to participate and create programs that would have real world applications and impacts after creating programs that would only stay on his personal computer. He hopes to make software development a career following graduation.

Github Account

https://github.com/vandomej


Taegan Warren

Taegan Warren

Student Developer

Taegan joined CASS in December 2016 and is studying computer science. He first heard about CASS from a freshman engineering fair and wanted to contribute to real world projects while gaining experience and knowledge in programming. In his spare time, Taegan enjoys playing video games such as Overwatch and is a great ice skater.


Levi Willmeth

Levi Willmeth

Student Software/Systems Engineer

Levi joined the OSL as a student intern in the summer of 2016. He is married and has two energetic toddlers who help ensure he doesn't sleep too much. Levi enjoys playing bike polo, flying RC aircraft, looking thoughtful in photographs, and contributing to science with the OSU/LBCC Space Club.

Github Account

https://github.com/lo9key

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lo9key