Robert Thoelen III

Software Engineer / System Administrator


I am a software engineer and system administrator enabling scientific computing. My day to day work supports engineering and scientific codes on high performance computing infrastructure. Professionally I’m interested in parallel application codes, how they scale, and computing infrastructure. I also stay current by reading through research papers and literature from IEEE, SIAM, and SIGHPC.

My professional background has been in the aerospace industry. I’ve worked in several disciplines, including real-time software verification and validation. I’ve worked on specialized data acquisition equipment to support testing, including troubleshooting electronics, software, and mechanical issues. Most of what I’ve done falls under what the aerospace industry calls systems engineering.

In my spare time, I volunteer my time as the webmaster for the IEEE CT Section. I maintain an amateur radio open-source software project which provides Radio-over-IP (ROIP) services. I also have interest in the dialogue between science and religion, and occasionally write on those topics.


  • Computational Engineering
  • Numerical Analysis
  • High Performance Computing
  • Functional Programming
  • Systems Engineering
  • Topics concerning Science and Christianity


  • Master's Degree in Software Engineering, 2011

    Brandeis University

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies, 2005

    Boston Baptist College

Recent Posts

Settings for an Edgerouter on a Home Network

Settings for minimizing latency with a Ubiquiti Edgerouter

Recommended Readings on Christianity and Science

Books that have been influential in my thinking.




Network Manager for Amateur Radio NXDN

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Guest Column on Amateur Radio NXDN

NXDN is a mature platform that is tested in the commercial market. There is a small, but loyal committed user base in amateur radio …