I was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania in february of 1973.
I grew up in central Pennsylvania, I went to Cumberland Valley High School
I have been a pittsburgh sports fan throughout my life.
I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in materials science.
While at CMU I began to take an interest in racing and research.
My wife's name is Elaine Kirkpatrick(previously Brunsman).
She is currently a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Nebraska.
Her research topic is in fine particle magnetics.
I have a sister at the University of Cincinnati.
She is studying industrial design.
I am an eagle scout
I love sports
Pretty much any sport.
Specifically, racing vehicles.
what, you ask, is Buggy?
Hockey: favorite pro-team Pittsburgh Penquins
I also attempt to play roller-hockey
Pro-Football: favorite team Pittsburgh Steelers