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Lance Albertson

Lance Albertson

Director

Lance became OSL director in early 2013. He has managed all of the hosting activities that the OSL provides for more than 160 high-profile open source projects since joining the lab as lead systems administrator and architect in 2007. Lance’s involvement in the open source community began in 2003, when he became a developer and package maintainer with Gentoo Linux. Prior to joining the OSL, Lance was a UNIX Administrator for the Enterprise Server Technologies group at Kansas State University. In his free time he helps organize Beaver BarCamp and plays trumpet in local jazz group The Infallible Collective.

Lance can be reached at lance-at-osuosl-dot-org

Github Account

https://github.com/ramereth

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Ramereth


Mohamed Eldebri

Mohamed Eldebri

Student Systems Engineer

Mohamed joined the OSL in March 2017 and is studying Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is excited to develop his knowledge about open source software during his time at the OSL. He is also interested in operating systems and contributing to the Linux Kernel. In his spare time, Mohamed likes to play soccer, video games, and read.

Github Account

https://github.com/eldebrim

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eldebrim


JJ Frederick

JJ Frederick

Student Systems Engineer

JJ joined CASS in March 2017 and is studying computer science. Even before joining the OSL, JJ used open source programs such as Linux on his own personal computers. Having a lot of experience and interest in the field already, the Open Source Lab was a perfect fit for him. He is also interested in video game design and application building as well as refurbishing old computers. He’s been programming since he was six years old and in his spare time he likes to play dodgeball.

Github Account

https://github.com/doublej472

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doublej472


Jerry Peng

Jerry Peng

Student Developer

Jerry joined the OSL in April 2017 and is majoring in computer science with a systems option. He is interested in web development and when he heard from a friend the OSL was hiring, he quickly applied. After graduation he is looking to continue working in software development. In his spare time, he likes playing video games, photography, and playing sports and his first language is Chinese.

Github Account

https://github.com/jerrypeng0112

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jerrypeng


Travis Whitehead

Travis Whitehead

Student Systems Engineer

Travis joined the OSL in March 2017 and is studying applied computer science with a security option. He first heard of the OSL through a friend that worked at CASS and immediately became interested in its investment in open-source technology. He is particularly interested in web development but is excited to learn as much as he can from this position. In his spare time, he enjoys relaxing and programming and is an identical twin.

Github Account

https://github.com/TravisWhitehead

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whitehet


Hunter Lannon

Hunter Lannon

Student Systems Engineer

Hunter joined the OSL in March 2018 and is studying applied computer science with an emphasis on video game and simulation programming. He overheard a classmate talking about applying for CASS, and did some research on the OSL, which he found to be interesting. He hopes to learn more about the inner workings of GNU/Linux operating systems and security. He enjoys both CLI and graphical programming, hiking, biking, and the occasional unicycle ride through campus. He also has three pet rats: Calvin, Earl the Squirrel, and Klaus the Mouse.

Github Account

https://github.com/kindlehl

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kindlehl


Jason Chen

Jason Chen

Student Systems Engineer

Jason joined the OSL in April 2018 and is studying computer science and mathematics. He joined the lab to work with open source projects and gain a better understanding of how software is deployed at a large scale. During his free time, he likes to watch various sports, including basketball, football, and soccer, listen to Air Traffic Control, and program. He hopes to work in a software engineering-related field after graduation, but if that does not work out, he might go fly planes instead.

Github Account

https://github.com/jcorme

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jcorme


Khuong Luu

Khuong Luu

Student Systems Engineer

Khuong joined the OSL in February 2019 and is studying Computer Science with the Computer System option. He first learned about the OSL from teammates at the OSU Security Team who were working there. Khuong strongly believes in the high impact and importance of open-source software and loves building things that empower other people. OSL's missions align perfectly with his career goals. When not in front of computers, Khuong spends a lot of time training to compete for the OSU Table Tennis team and sometimes plays soccer or badminton for fun. Video games, manga, movies, learning, and browsing on r/aww are other things he especially enjoys. After graduation, Khuong plans to adopt a lot of dogs and cats.

Github Account

https://github.com/khashf

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freefood


David Gasper

David Gasper

Student Systems Engineer

David joined the OSL in February 2019 and is studying computer science. He first learned about the OSL during an engineering club rush during fall term. David joined the lab to contribute to the open source community as well as to gain knowledge about the Linux operating system and software development processes. In his free time he enjoys competitive running, programming and the great outdoors. He is also known to occasionally play classic rock hits on the piano.

Github Account

https://github.com/dmgasper

Nick on irc.freenode.net

runnerboi


Catherine Stevens

Catherine Stevens

Student Systems Engineer

Catherine joined the OSL in February 2019 and is studying computer science. She previously did UX development for websites, then joined the lab to gain a better understanding of open source technology and how software is written and tested. She is interested in how computer science, data analysis, and security can be used to inform more equitable public policies. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking fancy desserts, making friends with cats and playing bike polo.

Github Account

https://github.com/csrs

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catherin1


Yuning Gao

Yuning Gao

Media & Events Coordinator/Writer

Yuning joined the OSL in April 2019 and is studying Psychology, Computer Science and Marketing. She first learned about the OSL during a Marketing related job searching. Yuning joined the lab to contribute to the open source community as well as to gain knowledge about the social media management and event planning. In her free time she enjoys kendo, watch movies and camping with hammock. She is also wroking in Sport Programs and various kinds of student support organizations.

Github Account

https://github.com/gaoyuning

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Yuninghahaha