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Beneath the City

Alexander Murphy

Alexander R. Murphy is a mechanical engineer born and currently living in Tampa, Florida. He works on 3D-printing research and thermal haptics in a lab at the University of South Florida and teaches marching percussion—specifically marimba and vibraphone—to high school students. He recently completed an interdisciplinary thesis titled 'The Future of Marimba Design: Protecting Honduran Rosewood through the Prospect of New Materials Research.'