Austin Brinson is an undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering at MIT concentrating on Robotics and Science, Technology, and Society. In 2005, he started an award-winning business, Texas Power Tech, Inc., which does web design, computer repair, custom computer construction, and IT consulting for small businesses. During his freshman year, Austin discovered AITI and learned that it was a perfect fit for combining his interests and allowing him experience more of the world. He was a member of the AITI Rwanda 2010 and Kenya IAP 2011 teams. He has a strong interest in the development of mobile services and applications, and how they can improve quality of life throughout emerging regions and the rest of the world.