Meet a Geek: Brian Petruska

December 04, 2015


We at OIT were curious about how well we really knew our colleagues.  In this blog post series, we'll interview the many faces of OIT to get a better understanding of the people who work with technology at UTSA.

So without further ado let's meet Brian Petruska Lab Assistant, OIT Support Services


  1. Where do you like to go to have fun?

BowlingBrian Petruska <>

  1. What were you doing the last time you really had a good laugh?

I was driving to Houston with my friend "silliness ensued"

  1. If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Giles 538 Star System (over 20 light years away)

  1. What is your all-time favorite comedy movie?

Big Fish    "Tim Burton"

  1. What is your happiest childhood memory?

Marti Grai

  1. What song always makes you happy when you hear it?

Beauty and the Beast   "Gaston"

  1. What was your favorite sitcom growing up?

"Curb your Enthusiasm"

  1. What favorite food puts you in a great mood?


  1. Who's the funnies person you know?

GF-Jerica       Comedian-Louis Chi

  1. What was the best vacation you have ever had?

Hawaii Seven day cruise

  1. What do you think is the single best decision you've made in your life so far?

Becoming a Physicist

  1. If you had one day in your life to live over, which would you choose and why?

One of me as a two year old,  as for the random age of 2, it is quite random, however at 2 you are at the age where you know a handful of words and ways to approach something, but still experiencing things for the first time, I don’t remember this age at all, I bet it would be interesting.

Thank you Brian, for your honesty and sincerity, it was a fun way to get to know you!  We encourage our readers to try it!