Bio sketch and interests: Mark graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho in 2011 with a BA in Physics, and then moved Bloomington, Indiana to attend Indiana University for graduate work. While in Indiana, he completed a BS in Engineering Physics from NNU in 2013, before earning a MS in Medical Physics in 2014 from IU. While at IU, he worked on a system for hyperpolarizing Helium-3 gas through MEOP techniques. He entered the Medical Physics program at VCU in the Fall of 2014 and is working on systems to manage patient motion. In his free time, Mark enjoys playing violin and guitar, grilling, and spending time with his wife.