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     Date Submitted:25-02-2012
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     Current job:Research student
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, , , Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     Keywordsmasters astronomy astrophysics linux mac fluent english french irish computational modeling data analysis pipes spectroscopy gamma infrared optics
    CV

    STRENGTHS

    Teamwork; solving technical problems; technical writing; design and development; and programming.

    Fluent in English, French, and Irish. 

     

    EDUCATION

    Masters of Science; M2 recherche: 

    Astronomy, Astrophysics & Space Engineering, l’Observatoire de Paris, France, July 2011

     

    Honours Bachelor of Science:

    Physics, National University of Ireland in Galway (NUIG), July 2010

     

    Leaving Certificate:

    English, French, Irish, Biology, History, Maths & Physics All Honours achieved,

    Presentation Brothers College, Cork, June 2006

     

    COMPUTER SKILLS

     

    Operating Systems:

    Mac OSX, Linux, Windows. 

    Languages & Software:

     

    C, IDL, FORTRAN, Java, SHAPE, Matlab, Apex, Gespecor, GammaVision, Gimp, Final Cut, LaTeX, Word, TextWrangler, Excel, PowerPoint.

     

    RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

     

    Research Intern March-June 2011

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), l’Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, Nice, France

    Post processing of VLT infrared data of a recent classical nova, through use of IDL in a shell based ssh environment. As well as mathematical and computational modelling.

    Work will result in a scientific publication in the Astronomy & Astrophysics Journal in Dec. 2011

     

    Research Aide January-May 2010

    National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) Centre for Astronomy, Physics De- partment

    Resulting publication: Towards an explanation for the 30 Dor (LMC) Honeycomb nebula. Meaburn J, Redman M, Boumis P, Harvey E. June 2010. Mon. Not. Royal Astronomical Society

     

    Environmental Research Intern June-August 2008

    Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland & University College Dublin

    Optimisation and calibration of γ-ray spectrometers between the repective in- stitutions.

    Paper written which is used as a reference for UCD to act as a protocol support for the RPII in case of emergency.

     

    Laboratory Aide April-May 2004

    CNRS zoology station, Villefranche-sur-mer, France

    • Transmission electron microscopy training in the context of zoological research. 

    • Wrote an extensive report on the work conducted entitled: Progression of the mitochondrial cloud in stage one oocytes of the Xenopus Maximus.

     

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE & COMMUNITY SERVICE

     

    River Wines 2007 - 2009

    Shipping and receiving as well as handling logistics. Covered summer and Christmas relief periods.

     

    Lifeguard and Reception Work 2004 - 2006

    Worked with Enable Ireland at the Lavanagh centre as a lifeguard at their swimming pool. This is in a school which caters for the physically disabled until they reach adulthood.

     

    Volunteer at L’Arche 2004

    Volunteer work with adults with intellectual disabilities at the Togher L’Arche branch, where I helped out with candle making and gardening classes amongst other activities.

     

    Primetime Shop 2004  

    Worked on stock and till in a busy city centre clothes shop.

     

    AWARDS & EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

    Awarded meritorious winner in COMAP, an international mathematical modeling competition in 2010 within in a team of three.

    Represtented NUIG in the Irish Intervarsities Physics quiz organised by the Institute of Physics.

    Lifeguard, First aid and scuba diving qualified.

    Competitive skateboarder and surfer.

    Also involved with film making and editing.


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