Tim was a 3rd year PhD student at UC Berkeley in the department of Computer Science who passed away in 2015. He was advised by Professors Eric Paulos and Bjoern Hartmann. His research focused on digital fabrication of functional objects. His dissertation title might read: "Applications and Implications of Digital Fabrication" or "Building Useful Things with Digital Fabrication".
Tim has a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington where he did research with the UbiComp Lab under Professor Shwetak Patel. His past work includes water activity monitoring, power harvesting, and miniature actuators. Between Seattle (2011) and Berkeley (2013), he worked as a mechanical design engineer at Xerox.