Tim Kochanski recently received a graduate certificate in computational modeling and simulation from Portland State University and an M.S. in the systems science graduate program. This year he is working as an adjunct research assistant with the National Policy Consensus Center, as a recruiter for the AAAS Research Competitiveness Program, and as a content developer for McGraw-Hill. He holds an M.S. in economics from the University of Oregon and a B.A. in economics from the University of Kansas where he was a McNair Scholar. He held a visiting position as an economics professor in the social science department at the University of Alaska Southeast located in Juneau, Alaska. As a student at PSU, Tim served once as a Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies in Washington D.C. and twice as an Oregon Fellow working with government agencies in Salem Oregon. He has participated in complex systems workshops hosted by the New England Complex Systems Institute and the Santa Fe Institute, was a regular attendee at Cascade Systems Society meetings, was an active member of the ecological economics collaborative, presented research regularly at international conferences, and published papers in the field of computational economics. Tim may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.