Susan comes to LabKey with a breadth of knowledge in science and mathematics. She earned her BS in Mathematics and Computer Science along with a BSBA in Accounting and Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Actuarial Science from Drake University. She earned her PhD in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she researched computational geometry and robotics.
Susan continued her research at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrücken, Germany. There she focused on the development of software libraries to implement efficient, exact algorithms and flexible, extensible data structures for geometric computation. She has led teams in the development of software solutions for renewable energy assessment and the library industry. When she gets time away from her computer, Susan enjoys baking, gardening, hiking, and quilting.