Personal information for Kalle Nemvalts


  • Freeland High School, Freeland, MI, 1966.
  • BA, Mathematics, University of Michigan, 1970. Electical Engineering major 1966-1968.
  • Graduate studies in Mathematics and Economics, University of California, 1970-71 and 1973.
  • Graduate studies in Mathematics and Psychology, University of Michigan, 1974.
  • Coursework in design, painting, and drawing, University of Michigan School of Art, 1973-79.
  • Jazz Development Workshop, Detroit, 1976-79.
  • Short courses and workshops in Photoshop, Java, XML, object-oriented design, web technologies, user-interface engineering, web design with Drupal, etc. See my list of technical skills.


  • Freelance musician, 1976-present.
  • Computing Center, University of Michigan, 1978-84.
  • Britton-Lee, Inc, 1985-86.
  • Information Services and Technology, Office of the CIO, University of California, Berkeley, 1986-2008.


Trumpet, musical composition, audio recording, photography, art, Zen meditation at Berkeley Zen Center, reading, writing, arithmetic, web development, downhill skiing, hiking, carpentry, house renovation, gardening, Oakland A's baseball, travel.