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A Few of Our Favorite Things
We're passionate about more than just great software and cool science. Below are some of our favorite musical artists, movies, sports, and more. To learn a bit more about us, click on "read more".

Tami Grasso
My favorite sport is baseball, and my favorite movie is Quarterback PrincessRead more...

Berk Geveci
My interests are coding, learning new things about coding, and blogging about coding. I spend a chunk of my free time every week learning about the next new thing (currently CUDA and OpenCL) or writing blogs about VTK/ParaView.

My interests also include music. I collect (and play) acoustic and electric guitars, guitar pedals, tube amps, analog synthesizers, and recording gear. I spend most of my remaining time (which is not much between work, coding as a hobby, and raising twins) in my room either trying to learn a new song or tweaking my pedals and amp to try to reproduce a cool tone.   Read more...

Sebastien Barre
For fun, I like to do a lot of photography. This is definitely my creative outlet, and you can find more at http://barre.me. I'm also involved in the first (still unofficial) Kitware band, "Army of Sizzling Weasels," where I try to pass as a drummer, with Berk Geveci and Ken Martin.

My favorite musical artist/group is Daft Punk, and my favorite movie is Tron. I'm a die-hard fan, to an embarrassing level. I actually cancelled my flight to France for Christmas when the release date of Tron Legacy ended up overlapping. That's how irrational it gets. France could wait :) Read more...

Charles Law
My favorite activity is kite surfing, and my favorite Fun Day at Kitware is our Flight Trampoline Park Outing.   Read more...

Roni Choudhury
I love to play board and card games, especially the ones that rely upon keeping secrets, lying to your friends, and communicating with compatriots secretly (The Resistance, Werewolf, Mafia, etc.). I am a huge film nerd, especially for noir movies from the classic age and weirdo/offbeat directors like David Lynch, David Cronenberg, Christopher Nolan, etc. I am also a huge Trekkie. I love good food, especially with friends, and I adore playing bar trivia, especially if the quizmaster is a nerd in any of the above senses.   Read more...

Ken Martin
I like to jam with musicians: funk, rock, alternative, dance, etc. I also like TaeKwanDo. I love reading everything from books that really make you think to books that require no thinking at all. Some of my favorite books include Neuromancer, A Fire Upon the Deep, The Time Traveler's Wife, Cyteen, and Dune.   Read more...

Marcus Hanwell
I love photography, hiking, and getting outside. I am still trying to learn to snowboard. (It is taking longer than I thought it would.) I am a PADI Divemaster, and I love SCUBA diving in warm tropical oceans. It has been far too long since I last did that. I am also an avid homebrewer, and I enjoy experimenting with different recipes, as well as sampling other people’s brews and checking out local breweries.   Read more...

Lai-Yee Burnham
My favorite hobbies/activites are exercising, eating, and making house repairs.

My favorite TV shows are Game of Thrones, Adventure Time, America's Test Kitchen, and This Old House.

My favorite movies are Princess Bride, Spaceballs, and Super Troopers.

My favorite Fun Day at Kitware is the end-of-the-year party because it's fun seeing my coworkers dressed up!   Read more...