About Me#

I am a Research Software Engineer working with a team on a project that entails development of electronic lab notebooks for chemistry. I am/will be working with a plethora of technologies including Ruby, Go, JS, Docker et cetera. More details in the future! Before this, I was a materials’ scientist. You can know more about my career here or have a look at my scientific output.

As a part of my work, I spent quite a bit of time with scientific code, both as a user as well as a developer. Consequentially, I have considered myself a research software engineer (RSE) since ~2021 and I am committed to the principles of FAIR [1] software. In April 2021, I became a certifed Software Carpentry instructor, by undertaking an Instructor training course [2] in which I learned about pedagogical approaches that are useful when teaching technological tools. Having taught and helped in several Carpentry workshops [3], I have grown a lot as an (IT) instructor and I love the feedback I recieve.

Beyond this, I enjoy spending time with my family, listening to podcasts, capturing interesting stuff on camera, and drinking coffee. My small family brings incalculable joy to my life.

In the spare time that remains, I read through reams of Wikipedia articles, generally on topics related to history, religion and economics. My choice of physical activity is running.

As a conscious decision, I have a faltering web-presence beyond this website. I have

And, yes, I am a somewhat-certified human.