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Started juggling 1996
I am the president of the MIT Student Juggling Club and head festival director of the Boston Juggling Festival. I am also a fourth year Physical Chemistry PhD candidate at MIT researching ways to reduce thermalization losses in solar cells. You'll usually find me with my hands inside a nitrogen glovebox fabricating small optical and electronic devices, or firing lasers at small organic molecular crystals and trying to measure their optoelectronic properties. I juggle several hobbies and extracurricular activities, including strategy board game design, environmental stewardship and sustainability-oriented project development, sailing, rock climbing, hiking, skiing, and (duh) juggling! I learned to juggling at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where I have attended the Portland Juggling Festival from a very young age. I've been told I was juggled as a child, but I see no evidence that that has affected my lifestyle choices as an adult...
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