Michael Vezie came to MIT from working at UC Berkeley on HETE. He worked at MKI until 2000 on various projects (HETE, XTE, Astro-E). He was at Lincoln Lab from 2000-2013, working in protected satcom. Michael came back to MKI in July 2013 to work on NICEr. His normal work is in embedded C, but he programs internet bots in python for fun.