Tom graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a fascination with Mechatronics and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. While at UMass Tom participated in a wide set of extracurricular activities including intramural soccer, broomball, and the Boltwood Project. As a member of the Juggling Club he tried to master the act of throwing things up and down without dropping them. Outside of DMC, Tom also likes to play tennis, go hiking and rock climbing and cook up whatever random recipes come to mind.