Jason teaches electronics and materials science in the Technology Teacher Education Program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He has 17 years of experience in technology education, during which time he founded the first FIRST Robotics Competition team in Western Canada. He is founding president of the Pacific Youth Robotics Society, and remains actively involved in promoting STEM education through competitive robotics. Jason uses CAD to design and simulate a variety of products that he produces using techniques ranging from traditional machine tools through water jet cutting and 3D printing.
Prior to his teaching career, Jason studied metals and materials engineering at the University of British Columbia, and worked in the natural gas industry in Alberta and Saskatchewan.