Fort Lewis College

B.S. in Engineering-Physics, April 2015

A.S. in Mathematics, April 2015

Technical Repertoire

Ruby on Rails JavaScript (ES6) HTML, Haml, ERB, CSS, SASS
RSpec & Capybara CoffeeScript SQLite, Postgres

New Relic Heroku Digital Ocean

Python Arduino IDE LabView
Integration and Unit Testing Git (on GitHub)
 Vim and Tmux

Relevant Work Experience

Software Developer at Brivity Inc.

Software Developer November 2016 to Current

Bellingham, WA

  • Helped to efficiently grow the software development team from an initial 4 to 8 developers.

  • Worked to implement a culture of pairing, code review, and personal code stewardship.

  • Implemented a variety of features for the platform, CRM, and transactional management products.

  • Documented software engineering process to ensure uniform development practice across the entire distributed team.

  • Ensured the quality of our entire test suite, creating a more reliable, consistent development environment.

  • Communicated development work, deploy notes, metrics, and usage information to a variety of stakeholders.

Junior Web Developer at E7 Systems

Junior Software Developer April 2016 to November 2016

Durango, CO

  • Writing extensible code for use in a variety of projects.

  • Developed code for consuming a multitude of web based API’s. As well as experience building custom API’s for web and mobile applications.

  • Utilizing MV anything and MVC frameworks including Angular 2, Ruby on Rails, and Ionic 2.

  • Continually writing unit tests.

  • Communicating with remote team members using Skype, Google Docs, and Slack.

  • Code reviews and source control using Git hosted on GitHub.

Graduate Research Assistant at the University of New Mexico

Graduate Research Assistant August 2015 to December 2015

Albuquerque, NM

  • Research and Design of Heterogeneous Robotic Control Systems

  • Multi Robotic integration in the Robotic Operation System

  • Modeling and implementation of control systems in MATLAB and Python

Fort Lewis College Robotics Lab

Lab Lead and Coordinator Spring 2013 to Spring 2015

Durango, CO

  • Bayfield Middle School Robotics Team Leader

  • Running and maintaining the Platypus Lutra Robotic Boat

  • Data sampling in high altitude Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs with the Platypus Lutra Boat

Student Researcher in the VerLAB at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Graduate Researcher July 2015 to August 2015

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

  • Integrating the EPuck Robotic Platform with the Robotic Operation System

  • Exploring and implementing a velocity obstacle control algorithm on the EPuck Robot in ROS

  • Immersing myself in Brazilian culture and the Portuguese language

Oregon State University Robotics Decision Making Laboratory

Undergraduate Team Member Summer 2014

Corvallis, OR

  • Designed and built an Aquatic Surface Vehicle (ASV) for data sampling in remote areas

  • Developed systems to allow the Aquatic Surface Vehicle to run autonomously 10 miles from its base position

  • Incorporated robotics systems and software including the Pixhawk Flight Management Unit and the Robot Operation System (ROS)

Colorado Space Grant Consortium

Robotics Team Lead Fall 2013 to Spring 2015

Durango, CO

  • Designed a weather balloon payload to measure methane in the atmosphere from 5000 feet above sea level to 100,000 feet above sea level

  • Developed software to measure methane for 5 hours

  • Incorporated a payload management system to control batteries and heat the payload


  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam on February 20th 2015

Volunteer Experience

Engineers Without Borders

Durango, CO

  • Marco Pamba Team Lead and Club Treasurer Spring 2013 to Fall 2015

  • Designed a sustainable and affordable latrine to be built in third world countries

  • Lead a team of 9 students in Ecuador building latrines

Peer-Reviewed Research

  • [1] A. Stuntz, D. Liebel, and R. N. Smith, “Increasing navigation accuracy and localization for autonomous gliders to enable persistent autonomy,” in MTS/IEEE Oceans, 2015, accepted.
  • [2] S.-H. Yoo, A. Stuntz, Y. Zhang, R. Rothschild, G. A. Hollinger, and R. N. Smith, “Experimental analysis of receding horizon planning for marine monitoring,” in Proceedings of The 10th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, 2015, accepted.
  • [3] Stuntz, Andrew, Jonathan Scott Kelly, and Ryan Neal Smith. “Enabling Persistent Autonomy for Underwater Gliders with Ocean Model Predictions and Terrain Based Navigation.” Frontiers in Robotics and AI 3 (2016)