Dr. Mark Piper, CoCo Support Technician

Dr. Mark Piper, he/him

Support Technician

Dr. Mark Piper is a Research Associate at the University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, US. He dedicates to developing open source cyberinfrastructure for geoscientists. 

CoCo SciComm Team interviewed Dr. Piper, our Support Technician, to get insight into her motivation and purpose for working at CoCo. 

Q: What do you enjoy most about working with the team?

A: I love working with people that care about coding in science

Q: What made you decide to be involved in a program like CoCo?

A: CoCo covers topics I wish I'd learned in grad school

Q: What kind of activities do you enjoy doing outside work? 

A: Reading, ultimate frisbee, bike commuting, and gardening.  

We appreciate Mark's perspective and dedication to creating tools for an accessible Geoscience. If you are interested in Mark's work, follow him on Twitter. Lastly, take a look at Mark's feature on CoCo's Twitter and Instagram accounts.