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Mike Huben

27 Winter St.
Arlington, MA 02474
cell: (781) 605-9009 home: (781) 643-1534
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I have a wide variety of talents and experience in Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Botany, Photography, Entomology, Acarology, Computer Science, Mathematics and education. I'm looking for some constructive ways to apply them in a new situation.


  • MEdu, 2007, University of Massachussetts Boston.
  • B.S. Biology, September, 2003, Cornell University. (The final 6 credits were completed at Harvard Extension after 25 years hiatus.)



  • Horticultural experience in greenhouses and gardens with a wide diversity of plants.
  • 20 years breeding Hemerocallis.
  • Garden Judge Instructor for American Hemerocallis Society.
  • Extensive experience photographing plants and animals in nature and in cultivation.
  • Curatorial experience in insect and plant collections.
  • Much experience collecting, rearing, mounting and identifying insects and mites.
  • Experience with light and electron photo microscopy and preparation of specimens.
  • 25 years experience teaching Aikido (a Japanese martial art similar to judo) to elementary school students. 4rth degree black belt.
  • 15 years experience in Iaido (a Japanese sword art.) 3rd degree black belt.
  • Large political wiki web site.
  • Experience in corporate training for adults in complex software.
  • Extensive background in computer assisted education.
  • Long interest in recreational mathematics.
  • 5 years experience Science Fair judging in Somerville.


  • Boston Latin School: AP Computer Science, Algebra 2, Geometry, Precalculus. 2010-present.
  • Boston Latin Academy: Honors Precalculus, Algebra 2 and Discrete Math. 2006-2010.
  • Boston Latin School: Chemistry and Biology. 2005-2006.
  • Arlington High School: honors physical science, chemistry, and design technology (using the Museum Of Science "Engineering The Future" curriculum) 2004-2005.
  • Long term substitute for 8th grade math at East Somerville Community School, 5 Jan. 2004 to 9 Mar. 2004.
  • Substituting at Arlington Middle and High Schools, 2003.
  • Excellon Corporation (Object Design Division), Burlington, MA. November, 2000 to October, 2001. Technical Support Engineer for the ObjectStore object oriented database.
  • OpenMarket, Burlington, MA. January, 1999 to October, 2000. Technical Support Engineer for an electronic commerce system.
  • IDD Information Services, Waltham, MA. August, 1996 to November, 1998. Senior Software Engineer for real-time financial systems.
  • FASTech Integration Inc., Lincoln, MA. 1995. Technical Support for factory automation and integration software.
  • CenterLine Software Inc., Cambridge, MA. October, 1989 to June, 1995; January to July, 1996. Porting and Technical Support engineer for software testing tools and C/C++ UNIX programming environments.
  • 1988: Entomological sabbatical year in Ecuador.
  • Cybermation Inc., Cambridge, MA. 1984-1987. CAD/CAM System Development.
  • Continuous Learning Corporation, Cambridge, MA. 1982-1983. Developer of Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) curricula on Control Data PLATO network.
  • 1981: Entomological sabbatical year in USA.
  • Control Data Corporation, New York, NY and Arden Hills, MN. 1978-1980. PLATO Systems Programming and Computer Assisted Instruction.


Father of a 24 year old and a 21 year old. Plant breeding, entomology, Aikido, Iaido, natural history, political philosophy, SF.

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