User:Mcnamara12

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I'm a physicist turned biomedical engineer. Unlike a lot of people on here, I actually am (at least, somewhat) religious. I am a more or less lapsed Roman Catholic. I still kinda believe, but I'm very lazy about it, and don't really think it matters all that much. I'm also quite disenchanted with the direction the church has been taking recently, but I'm feeling pretty hopeful about our new Jesuit Pope. Politically, I tend to be quite moderate, although, in the current American political environment, I might be considered quite far to the left.

As for my science background, I have a bachelor's degree in physics, and I'm a PhD dropout, also in physics. Before I left grad school, I had completed my qualifying exams, as well as my coursework, which makes me a doctoral candidate. I more or less have completed a coursework masters, but I never paid my graduation fees for it, so the highest degree I technically have is a BS. I currently work as a lab tech in a biomedical engineering research lab at a university. A lot of my time at work is spent waiting for price quotes or for medium to warm up, so I have quite a bit of time to kill.

A little more about myself, I'm a vegetarian, and have been since middle school. This has been long enough that I don't really think about my reasons for being vegetarian, and don't really care what anyone else eats. My favorite band is They Might Be Giants.

I mostly come to this wiki when I am bored at work, and will read random articles. I occasionally edit them, if I find a spelling or grammar error, or if there is a scientific error that I notice and can fix easily.

I can't really think of anything else to write about myself, but I might add more later.