Jeremy is an associate professor of Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, PA, USA. His research interests include computer networks, computer security, and transportation networks. Dr. Blum is actively involved in increasing student interest in IEEE-affiliated fields. He has organized programming contests for college students in the region, which were held at Dickinson College in 2013 and 2014. For the past three years, he has been an organizer for the South Central Pennsylvania Robotics Competition.