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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:11-06-2012
     Last Modified:11-06-2012 (07:30)
    Job information
     Current job:Power Systems Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsSystems Engineering Power Systems Propulsion
    CV

     

    Objective

     

    Seeking a challenging and rewarding systems engineering position with a focus on innovation and

    optimization.

     

    Education

     

    The University of Michigan

     

    Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.

     

    B.S.E. Aerospace Engineering

    April 2012

    GPA: 3.1/4.0 (B+)

     

    M.Eng.  Space Systems Engineering

    April 2012

    GPA: 6.93/9.00 (A-)

     

    Selected Coursework Space instrumentation   Systems engineering   Electric Propulsion

    Requirements development   Mission analysis   CAD   Astrodynamics

     

    Work History

     

    The University of Michigan (Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences)

    May 2012-present

    Electrical Power System Lead

     

     

    Designed electrical power system for CubeSat investigating Atmospheric Density Response to Extreme driving (CADRE) to be entered into the Air Force Research Lab's University Nanosat-7 Program. This system currently provides su cient power for nominal operations with a comfortable 36% margin.

     

    Created STK power generation simulation to model energy accumulation over a single orbit using an orbit propagator model, geometry based on the sun vector and spacecraft orientation, and solar cell distribution.

     

    Currently designing and testing flight avionics for power regulation and maximum peak power tracking

     

    The University of Michigan (Physics)                      May 2010 - Aug 2010

     

    Research Assistant

     

    Designed gondola to carry telescope to study CMB during launch, ight, and impact on high-altitude balloon. Thin-walled carbon ber/epoxy pipes were the primary materials.

     

    Tested gondola design with FEA software.  Gondola passed impact and modal analyses.

     

    Drafted parts for a Fourier Transform Spectrometer used for calibrating hypersensitive CCDs. Constructed by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

     

    Academic Projects

     

    Phoenix

     

    Project Manager, Propulsion Specialist

     

    Designed two Satlets for DARPA's Phoenix project as directed by Space Systems Loral. Satlets are microsat-scale craft used to provide speci c capabilities in repurposing of derelict technology.

     

    Sized hydrogen peroxide propulsion system for Propulsor Satlet and developed CAD model Developed and veri ed system budgets and incorporated future risk reduction steps

     

    Balloon Satellite

     

    Communication System Specialist

     

    Designed and built radio for high-altitude launch cubesat using amateur radio, terminal node controller modem, and Arduino Nano microprocessor.

     

    Programmed Arduino to send AX.25 packets of GPS and sensor data to ground station

     

    Relayed GPS strings of latitude, longitude, altitude, and Greenwich Mean Time to track and chase satellite in flight

     

    Software Proficiency

     

    MATLAB

    LATEX

    NASTRAN

    SolidWorks

    C++

    Hypermesh

    Satellite Toolkit

    Altium Designer

     

    Personal Information

     

    Four-year member of the Michigan Marching Band Drumline

    Member of Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Honors Society 


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