Mike Loewen's Corner of the Web

Mike Hi. I'm Mike Loewen, and I'm currently working for Penn State's Information Technology Services organization, as a Senior Research Programmer. My areas of emphasis are various flavors of UNIX, plus system and network administration and security. These days, I spend most of my time writing software for the Services and Solutions group. My office is in 116 Technical Services Building. Some of my past and present projects include:

I graduated from Penn State in 1979, with a degree in Music Education, and am a brother of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity: our local chapter is Alpha Zeta. I'm still active on the local music scene, with several groups:

Heavy Metal


Here is a list of the various groups I've played with over the years.

I also substitute for the Nittany Valley Symphony, the Altoona Symphony, the Tarnished Six, the Last Resort Dixieland Band, the Big Band Sound of Mt. Union, plus just about any other group that calls (I mean, pays - hehehe). My arsenal consists of:

I've undertaken a crazy project: building my own Lost in Space robot. It's going to take a long time to complete, but I'll document my progress here.

Here are some things to peek at:

AFM B9 Club

Last updated on Tuesday, April 17, 2018