Alex Mandrila earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Eastern Michigan University. Since then, he's spent time as a photographer and videographer documenting events for academia, promoting small businesses and nonprofits, and capturing weddings. He currently works as a developer and web designer in the outdoor industry. As a CTD student, he hopes to marry curiosity for new technology with design, accessibility and user-experience concepts to create products that can better address user needs and abilities. When not at work or ATLAS, he spends his time climbing and hiking.