Born and raised in Washington, Stephen holds a B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Mathematics, and B.S. Physics from the University of Washington. While at the UW he researched self-organizing robotic systems and prime number theory. He’s received some of the highest accolades, including being named a NASA Space Grant scholar, Donnergaard scholar, and Mary Gates scholar. Stephen joined Synapse as an ME in 2010, and has since brought his expertise to nearly twenty different projects for a dozen clients. In his spare time he enjoys a wide variety of activities including archery, backpacking, and swing dancing. Oh and did we mention that for 9 years he held the Guinness World Record for longest distance flown by a paper airplane?