Curtis Gile is an intern working for the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is currently an undergraduate studying Economics and Mechanical engineering. His interests include the economics of globalization, the role of engineering in developing communities, public policy, and energy development. Through Engineers without Borders he has experience working on infrastructure projects in Africa. He is especially interested in combining his economics and engineering experience in ways to aid in environmentally responsible development abroad. Outside of academics he is an avid outdoorsman and climber, and is an avid boxer.