Kevin Joseph Leach

Rice 434, cubicle 5 —

School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia


My Erdös number is 4.

My favorite language (much to my advisor's dismay) is PHP, the Perfect Hypertext Processor. Among other things, I have written a socket server supporting a multiplayer Flash-based game, a Huffman encoder, cryptographic algorithms, and financial decision algorithms in this awful, awful language.

I do stuff with both hardware and software, particularly the interface between the two (i.e., architecture). I try to find problems with computers that force them to execute my will.

Aside from occasionally knowing stuff about computers, I have also played piano since 1997 (age 8). I took lessons until 2004, after which I taught and played for my own enjoyment. That said, I would like to be able to properly sight read eventually...