Scientist Geoff Epstein
School Committee
District 6
Teacher
Engineer Advocate
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Personal

  • Born in Sydney, Australia. US resident 1975. US Citizen 1987.
  • Married to Kathryn Weldon: Tufts graduate, majoring in French & Philosophy; MBA (Georgia State University), now an experienced wireless industry analyst.
  • 3 sons, one educated in the Brookline Public Schools, now a video game designer, the other two educated in the Newton Public Schools, one a Johnson & Wales trained chef, transitioning to teaching History and ESL in Seattle, the other nearing completion of a Mechanical Engineering degree at Purdue.
  • Framingham resident since 2014

Professional

  • B.Sc.,Physics, Ph.D. Theoretical Physics, Sydney University
  • Postdoctoral positions: Oxford,UK; University Of Pittsburgh, MIT
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, Boston University
  • Private sector employment in applied mathematics & software engineering: Computervision,Automatix,Textron Defense Systems,PTC,Biorad
  • Software engineering consulting and application development: Bytex,Kodak,Polaroid,TERC,EMC,Tradeloop,Boston Federal Reserve Bank,Omgeo,FDA.

Community Engagement

  • Member of the FPS Communications Task Force, 2016
  • Newton School Committee member 2008-2013
  • Initiated the successful 2008 launch of the Newton FIRST Robotics team with a parent activist, VP at PTC.
  • Successfully argued the Newton School Committee case for funding debt exclusions for two new elementary schools.
  • 7 years helping 4 Newton PTOs develop websites from scratch and move their communications online
  • Past Board President, Underwood After School Program, Newton
  • Past member Newton Public Schools Technology Advisory Committee

General Interests

  • Grassroots democracy and municipal communications.
  • Using simple math to analyze all kinds of problems at the municipal level to get better insight and better solutions.
  • Environmental issues at all levels, including getting solar panels on every roof in Framingham with a good solar exposure, and making sure that open space is preserved/expanded.
  • Simple, durable approaches to personal health based on walking, gardening, reducing sugar, eliminating high fructose corn syrup and eating great home cooked meals. I have a YouTube cooking channel, Cookaburra, with 200 subscribers and about 43 videos.

Paid for by The Committee To Elect Geoff Epstein
8 Stalker Lane, Framingham MA 01702
Treasurer: Kathryn A. Weldon