Serena Shah-Simpson graduated from Columbia University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering. While completing her degree, Serena held internships with Hewlett-Packard and Texas Instruments. She also worked as a superuser in Columbia's Makerspace, helping people use laser cutters, 3D printers, sewing machines, and other fabulous equipment. A native of North Texas, Serena heartily enjoys warm weather and potato-based foods. When not working, Serena loves playing in string quartets, watching live theater, and reading the news.