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Falcon Spotlight - Edwin Rowland

Edwin RowlandEdwin Rowland, 2015

  • Computer Science Laboratory Manager

  • DSC employee since January 2007

    Degrees and schools where awarded:  Associate of Science degrees in Simulation and Robotics, and Computer and Electronics Engineering, Daytona State College

    Career/Professional honors: Full-time employment.

    Outside interests: Using my knowledge to make life easier.

    What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College? I was a civil and military aircraft mechanic.

    What professional projects are you working on right now? I’m working with the Computer Technology Club to encapsulate electronics so they can be used in submersible equipment.  

    What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience? Something new happens all the time.

    What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? I would like to earn advanced degrees.

    In life? Earn an astronaut patch.

    What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten? You won’t know, until you try.

    One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I have survived to this point, despite participating in so many adventurous and sometimes daring activities when I was younger.

    Last book read: “The Iliad and the Odyssey” by Homer

    If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? May Cause Dizziness.

    Who are the four people in the history of the world you most admire? Abstractly speaking, the first person to have enough courage to examine and explore, the first person to challenge the norm, the first person to be in awe of the universe and the first person who conveyed a thought.

    The Daytona State of Mind to me means hard work will pay off.

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