I am a PhD candidate in the Science & Technology Studies Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Until recently, I was a member of the Executive Council of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), and Co-Chair of SHOT's Early Career Interest Group (ECIG).


I am a Zen buddhist monk, formally ordained in the Japanese Soto tradition, I run a weekly zazen-kai at the Soryuan Zen Dojo.


I am also a freelance translator of Japanese books and scientific papers.