Axiom is pleased to announce the hire of Jesse Lopez, as the Scientific Computing Technologist for the Portland, OR office. In this position, Jesse will serve in an infrastructure engineering and numerical science capacity to contribute to the advancement of Axiom's web-based data management tools. Jesse will also be working to maintain and cultivate Axiom’s high performance computing infrastructure located in Portland. Jesse’s professional interests lie at the intersection of environmental science and computational science. He studied History and Mathematics at the University of Washington (BA), Computational Mathematics at Brooklyn College (Post-Bac), and Environmental Science and Engineering at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). His dissertation work at OHSU was focused on developing and applying high-resolution numerical models and observations to study circulation and sediment dynamics in the Columbia River estuary. Jesse also has extensive experience teaching Mathematics and Computer Science from middle school, as a member of AmeriCorps, to upper-level undergraduate courses. Away from his laptop, Jesse enjoys listening to records and drinking tea with his orange cat.