Patrick Scharf earned his B.S. in Animal Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999 and his M.S. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from Washington State University in 2016. Patrick’s roles at CPAAS includes facilities management, research project management, project design consulting, project fabrication, safety coordination, shop management, vehicle fleet management, and administrative assistance with issues pertaining to his various roles. In his free time Patrick enjoys spending time with his happy companions, Hank and Bear, doing outdoor activities including hiking, camping, kayaking, skiing, and running. He has run races on four corners of the continental U.S. and places in between, with plans for expanding his running to venues around the world.