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About Me[edit | edit source]

Backpacking the Lost Coast
Grizzly Falls, Trinity Alps

Name: Mike Despars
Age: 25
BS Major: Computer Science
BS Minor: Applied Mathematics
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Interests in Technology and the Environment[edit | edit source]

  • Power consumption of server farms.
  • Conserving the beauty of nature.
  • Air quality in densely populated areas.

Experience in Technology and/or the Environment[edit | edit source]

  • Worked on Poway Lake which is a drinking reservoir for the City of Poway in California. Water treatment plant was located on-site.
  • Maintained and troubleshot micro-array spotting machines used to place oligo-nucleotides onto a substrate.
  • Worked as a team to produce a program used by botanists to track plant species.