Martin Cwiakala (pronounced: ‘Sha-kola’) earned his undergraduate and Doctoral degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. His professional experience includes work as a machine designer, project engineer, engineering manager, software designer, and consultant. Cwiakala taught “Computer Aided Design” at Rutgers University and coauthored the textbook, “Introduction to Computing for Engineers.” In 2002 he made a career change to teach at W. J. Keenan High School in Columbia, SC. There he coached the award winning Robo-Raiders, Keenan’s FIRST Robotics team. In 2012, he transferred to the “Center for Advanced Technical Studies” in the Lexington Richland 5 District, where he currently teaches. He states, “Teaching high school has been the best part of his engineering career.”