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     Date Submitted:24-05-2011
     Last Modified:24-05-2011 (11:59)
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     Current job:Space instrumentation engineer (PhD)
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsEngineer in Space instrumentation and Doctor in astrophysics with Specialization in Gamma ray astrophysics

    28 years old

    Nationality : French



    Engineer in Space instrumentation and

    Doctor in astrophysics with Specialization in Gamma ray astrophysics


    • Data analysis : software development, modelisation, simulations and data processing
    • Use of radioactive sources
    • Large collaboration member : regular teleconferences, shared work and publication redaction
    • Documentation redaction
    • Telescope manipulation
    • General astrophysics background
    • Space instrumentation:space satellite conception,vacuum & cryogenic manipulations, celestial mechanics, space telecommunications, earth observation, data processing, management


    Programing languages :

    ·         Python, IDL , Shell, C++, Matlab (and scilab), Pearl


    ·         Latex, Microsoft Office, Open Office, Gimp


    ·         Linux, Mac OSX, Windows

    Languages :

    ·         French (native), English (professional use), German (basic)

    Others :

    ·         Driver’s licence



    ·         PhD in high energy astrophysics : « Detection and Identification of gamma point sources with the space telescope FERMI » at CESR/IRAP (Center for Space Radiation Studies, 2007-2010, Toulouse)

    ·         Master Degree  in Space Technologies and Instrumentation (Toulouse University, 2006-2007)

    ·         Master Degree  in Astrophysics (Toulouse University, 2005-2006)




    PhD Thesis: « Detection and Identification of gamma point sources with the FERMI space telescope»

    ·         Skills: data processing, software pipeline development, First light phase (Early science), calibration and data integrity check-up, shift operator, science studies, collaboration meetings  presentations, Teleconferences


    Vacation job: CESR (CESR/IRAP, 2004-2005, 1 year): SPI/INTEGRAL mission

    ·         Skills: SPI/INTEGRAL data preprocessing, time cuts (excluding earth radiation belt data), performances detector monitoring (aliening trigger), solar flares monitoring, spectral lines monitoring



    ·         ONERA (2007, 6 months): SDRAM degradation in simulated space environment

    o   Skills: radioactivity formation, neutrons, electrons, gamma rays bombartdment on SDRAM experiments, SDRAM defaults measurements

    ·         CESR/IRAP (2006, 4 months): FERMI  mission preparation

    o   Skills: data simulation, software development for source extraction

    ·         CESR/IRAP (2004, 4 months): SPI/INTEGRAL instrumental background modelisation

    o   Skills: instrumental background modeling, software development


    Publications :


    ·         Personnal Fermi publications :

    o   Characteristics of Unassociated Sources from the Fermi Large Area Telescope First Source Catalog (submission in process)

    o   Fermi Large Area Telescope Bright Gamma-ray Source List (2009ApJS..183...46A)

    o   Bright AGN Source List from the First Three Months of the Fermi Large Area Telescope All-Sky Survey (2009ApJ...700..597A)

    o   Fermi Large Area Telescope First Source Catalog (submitted APJ 2010)

    o   The First Catalog of Active Galactic Nuclei Detected by the Fermi Large Area Telescope(submitted APJ 2010)


    ·         Co-author on  Fermi collaboration publications (Abdo et al) : 88 publications




    ·         Music : rock/pop, french rock, trip hop, reggae

    ·         sports : kendo, judo, windsurfing, bike

    ·         others : GO (asian chess game), Informatics (member of an association:”Comput yourself”)

    ·         tourism : United States, Japan, Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Morocco, Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania

    ·         Free tutor in mathematics & physics at Dakar (Senegal)

    ·        Cotutor at young astronomy festival at Fleurance (France)

    ·        Amateur astronomy

    ·        Astronomy at Pic du Midi (France)

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