Is currently employed as a consulting scientist, advising DHS Science and Technology programs regarding machine learning technology. He earned his Ph.D. (Bioinformatics) from the University of Houston. In addition to that, he has 3 Masters and a B.S.: an M.S. (Joint Professional Military Education) from Air Command and Staff College, M.S. (Management Information Systems) from Wright State University, M.S. (Biology) from University of Houston at Clear Lake, and a B.S. (Microbiology with Chemistry Minor) from University of Texas at Arlington.