Jeff met Gene in the winter of 2001 and was inspired by Gene's immense vision of developing an encyclopedic library of Tibetan literature. Soon thereafter Jeff began working for TBRC. Jeff's background is in fluid mechanics, applied mathematics and philosophy and his particular interests are in knowledge modeling, software engineering, and digital preservation. In developing a structured system of knowledge relationships, isolating key areas of emphasis, and identifying points of intersection, Jeff is guiding the team at TBRC to fulfill Gene's wishes to develop a comprehensive Tibetan library. Jeff would like to see this work help sustain the spiritual, philosophical, religious, historical, and scientific domains of the Tibetan world view.