Software technical writer with strong software experience and familiarity with electronic hardware, specializing in advanced material for engineering audiences.

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Work History

Technical Writer. MathWorks, Natick MA (2011-present). Researched, wrote, and updated user documentation for a simulator-to-hardware interface.

Contract Technical Writer. Teradyne, North Reading MA (2007-2010). Wrote and updated engineering user documentation for electronic board test equipment.

Software Engineer. Teradyne, North Reading MA (1985-1988, 1990-2007). Wrote software for field calibrating a microwave instrument. Wrote compiler software for digital hardware modeling. Wrote image processing and database access routines for an automated optical inspection system. (1988-1990). Summer employment during post-graduate work at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Technical Editor. Freelance (1981-1984). Performed production editing and developmental editing of college textbooks in chemistry, physics, and mathematics. (Before 1981). Performed in-house production editing of college textbooks.


Seminars and Workshops. XML-Schema, Content Management, Translation Support, Tools and Utilities, Usability Analysis, Scientific Communication, Technical Illustration

Writing Technical Information Certificate. Middlesex Community College, Bedford MA (2006-2007)

Master of Computer Science. University of Illinois, Urbana IL. Artificial intelligence, theory of computation, programming languages, operating systems, databases

Bachelor of Science, Humanities and Science. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Other Interests

Video Production. Courses in portable and studio video production at Somerville Cable Access Television

Public Speaking. Participation in Toastmasters

Languages. Japanese (basic), Finnish (basic)