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I received my Ph.D at Florida Tech in 2003 and
taught some classes there through 2009.
I then worked at Ocarina Networks
(bought by Dell in 2010) as a chief scientist specializing in
data compression research until 2015. I am now retired.
I am also intrested in the
social impact of
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My hobby is running.
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Races I direct
Marathon and 50, 100, and 200 mile fun runs, flat and fast.
Ultra, the world's longest race.
1998 Vacation Western States 100 and Hardrock 100
1999 Vacation, Hardrock 100
2000 Vacation, Hardrock 100
2001 Vacation, Hardrock 100, Nolan's 14
Capitol Peak, Maroon Bells, Crestones,
Leadville 100 bike/run, Nolan's 14
2003 Vacation, Leadville 100 run,
the rest of the fourteeners (Needles,
Wilsons, Little Bear, Pyramid).
2004 Vacation, Meeker ridge,
Windom, Sneffels, La Plata-Ellingwood, Hardrock 100.
2005 Vacation, Eolus, Ice Mt,
2006 Vacation, Leadville marathon, and
another Hardrock attempt (missed 48 hour cutoff by 6 minutes).
2007 Vacation (improved Hardrock time by 5.5 minutes).
2008 Vacation (another Hardrock DNF) and Ancient Oaks 100.
2009 Vacation (Cape Cod, Colorado, Birthday 54K).
2010 Vacation (Leadville). Space Coast Marathon.
2011 Vacation (Leadville).
Barkley, 15 starts, 0 finishes.
Some races and
ultras I've run and
mountains I've climbed.
My wife Joan holds world records in perimeter
bicycling, including rides around 20 countries, all
solo, and perimeters in every state in the contintental U.S. She has
completed the Hawaii Ironman 3 times (swim 2.4 miles, bike 112, run 26).
We have a cat.
Family history on my father's side.
I maintain the race calendar and
results for the
Space Coast Runners in
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Matt Mahoney, mattmahoneyfl at gmail dot com