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     Date Submitted:27-05-2012
     Last Modified:27-05-2012 (02:42)
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     Current job:Graduate Research Assistant
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsSimulation, documentation, communication, systems, integration
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    Objective

    To use my physics and aerospace knowledge for the development of aerospace systems.

     

    Academic Background

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

    ·         MS Aerospace Engineering (Projected Summer 2012) GPA 3.4

    ·         Master’s thesis in progress – “A Scalable Modeling Framework for the Analysis of Reusable Launch Vehicle Operations”

    New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL

    ·         BA Physics (2010) GPA 4.0

    ·         Undergraduate thesis: “Sequestration and Stabilization: Taming the Black Hole”

     


    Technical Skills

    ·         Software languages: Python, MatLab, Visual Basic, Java, DOS batch

    ·         Integration Software: ModelCenter, modeFrontier

    ·         Arduino hardware & software

    ·         CAD drafting and designing, laser cutting and 3-D printing equipment

    ·         Performing trade studies

    ·         Deriving requirements

    ·         Rigorously defining requirements

     

    Personal Skills

    ·         Team coordination

    ·         Compiling clear documentation

    ·         Producing and delivering presentations for sponsors

    ·         Rapid adaptability

    ·         Multi-disciplinary knowledge of aerospace systems

    ·         Years of teaching experience

     

    Work History

    Graduate Research Assistant – Aerospace Systems Design Lab

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia (2010-Present)

    ·         Co-head of a team of graduate research assistants working for the Army Research Laboratory on Micro-Autonomous Systems & Technologies (MAST)

    o    Lead regular meetings for organizing resources and progress

    o    Communicate with sponsors in and outside of Georgia Tech including presenting at the annual MAST conference (March 2011)

    o    Coordinate team deadlines with sponsor expectations

    ·         Execute improvements to an Interactive Reconfigurable Matrix of Alternatives (IRMA) for cost and performance optimization resulting in a 10% processing time decrease

    ·         Head of two sections of research:

    o    Development and analysis of a high-fidelity autonomous quad-rotor simulation

    ·      Combining the Unreal physics engine with the Unified System for Automation and Robot Simulation (USARSim) producing a stochastic simulation of autonomous quad-rotor performance.

    ·      Integratingthe Robotic Operating System (ROS) to perform Simultaneous Locating And Mapping (SLAM) and other autonomy algorithms.

    o    Development and testing of a physical autonomous quad-rotor

    ·      In order to verify simulation results, a physical model was constructed to compare simulated and physical quad-rotor performance.

    ·      Custom designed and cut acrylic pieces incorporated into the design for further sensor integration

     

    Teaching Assistant

    New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida (2007-2010)

    ·         Organized a team of teaching assistants for weekly grading sessions

    ·         Led weekly open sessions for each class’ students

    ·         Subjects ranged from Introductory Astronomy to Physics II


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