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Aug. 2014 – Current
Cyber-ShARE, Department of Geologic Sciences
University of Texas at El Paso

Graduate Student Research Assistant. Ph.D. student with Dr. Deana D. Pennington, Science Technology research for geologic field mapping and user testing the Virtual Learning Commons (VLC) platform.


Aug. 2013 – Aug. 2014
Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR)
University of Texas at El Paso

Graduate Student Research Assistant. Master's student under the direction of Dr. Jose Hurtado, developing Augmented Reality for geologic field mapping.


Jan 2013 – June 2013

AGI Marketing Solutions

El Paso, TX

Project Manager. Leadership role for a Website and media development company working on Client projects and satisfaction along with internal staff operations. Aid with web development team and Service teams. Promoted from Web Developer (Feb 2013).


June 2009 – May 2012

Planetary Imaging and Science Lab

University of Texas at El Paso

Undergraduate Student Research Assistant. Working with Dr. Bridget Smith-Konter. Developing an interactive Apple kiosk displays at the UTEP Centennial Museum, and the Insights Museum, and Hueco Tanks State Park Visitor’s Center.


2002 – 2015
Piro Productions & ABCAP Exhibits

El Paso, TX

Webmaster & Layout and Graphic Designer for a series of historical exhibits and websites.



Batholiths Continental Dynamics Project

University of Texas at El Paso

Undergraduate Research Assistant. Setup, deployment and recovery of seismic equipment in remote coastal mountains in British Columbia, Canada. The Batholiths Onland Seismic Experiment funded by the National Science Foundation.

2009 – 2011
Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE)

El Paso, TX

Layout and Graphic Designer for a quarterly newsletter for Texas A&M University.



2007 (Summer)
Systems Ecology Laboratory (SEL)

University of Texas at El Paso

Undergraduate Student Researcher. Under the direction of Dr. Craig Tweedie during a three-month long Arctic Systems Ecology research study in Barrow Alaska using robotics and spectral data. Created the Systems Ecology Lab website (and logo) & the UTEP International Polar Year - Research and Educational Opportunities in Antarctica for Minorities (IPY-ROAM) website.



2006 – 2007
University Communications Department

University of Texas at El Paso

Part-time Staff with the University Communications Department, maintained web sites, computers, printers, and support for special projects. Responsible for ordering, configuring severs, backups, file sharing, and inventory. Web sites include NOVA, Horizons, and Glory Road. Aided in Apple computer purchases and transition from a Windows environment.



2002 – 2003
Student Activities Manager

El Paso Community College

Student Activities Manager for the El Paso Community College at the Northwest Campus. Responsible for issuing student identification cards and student involvement of events such as blood drives, festivals and other school related events.



2000 – 2002

VoiceStream / T-Mobile Wireless

Albuquerque, NM

Switch Technician II for a global GSM wireless provider at the Central Engineering Offices in Albuquerque, NM. Aided implementation and maintenance of wireless communication components; including voicemail, OC-48 to T-1 (and lower), analog and digital cross-connects, local and wide area networks via X.25, fiber-optics and Ethernet networks. Assistance with local and federal authorities. Promoted to Level II Switch Technician in 2001. Professional Courses: - Level 1 DACS (Digital Access Cross-Connect System) and Lab at Tellabs in Chicago, IL. -Nortel DMS 100 and Cisco Switches in Albuquerque. -Glenayre MVP Level 1 & 2 with lab (voice mail platform) in Atlanta, GA.