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     Date Submitted:02-08-2012
     Last Modified:05-08-2012 (04:28)
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     Current job:Physics Postgraduate
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     KeywordsPhysics, Technology,Programming, Modeling, Mathematics, Material Science, Laboratory Experience.



    Currently studying MSc Physics at University College London 2011-present


    Masters courses: Advanced Quantum Theory

    Atom and Photon Physics

    Condensed Matter

    Quantum Communications and Computation

    High Energy Astrophysics

    Solar Physics


    Thesis will be entitled: “High Harmonic Generation in Heteronuclear Molecules”

    With the Attosecond Science research group to model high harmonic generation from molecules in strong laser fields using Mathematica software.


    Completed Physics Technology Degree at Dublin Institute of Technology

    High second class honours (2:1) 2009-2011


    I spent 12 hours per week carrying out practical laboratory work and experimentation


    Modules included:   Advanced Techniques for Computational Physics, Statistical physics, Mathematics.



    Final year Project completed (72%) with a thesis entitled: Holographic fabrication of diffractive optical elements in a photopolymer”


    With the Industrial and Engineering Optics research group. Holographic optical elements were produced and the effect on diffraction efficiency after heat treatment was investigated.


    Completed Industrial and environmental physics degree at Dublin Institute of Technology with merit 2006-2009

    Project work completed on: “Simulation of the propagation of galactic cosmic rays”


    The propagation of GCR’s through the interstellar medium was modelled with C programming and Excel using data from the LDEF satellite.




    June - October 2010:

    I worked for a company called Energy Action on the European TABULA project. This project deals with a typology approach to building energy assessment in EU member states. I produced a detailed comparison between the Irish dwelling energy assessment procedure (DEAP) and the TABULA method for determining the energy usage/efficiency and CO2 emissions for all types of domestic buildings.


    Summer 2008:     

    I worked for FAS (The Irish national training and employment agency) in Dublin city centre as a front-line Clerical Officer in Employment Services. My duties included dealing with the public, employers and giving guidance to clients on their employment options.


    Summer months 2004 - 2007:

    I worked for United Drug a pharmaceutical distributor based in Dublin. I was in the procurements department. Tasks included sourcing unlicensed medicines for pharmacies and hospitals, organising logistics for acquiring and delivering these products and general customer service. I supervised the department for six weeks during the absence of my colleague.


    Summer 2003:  

    I worked with a company called Creative Training;I was responsible for computer maintenance and repair. Other tasks included networking and hard drive cloning.




    I was a member of the Dublin Institute of Technology Physics society for four years; activities include a combination of academic seminars and social events. I held the position of society treasurer for two years; I was responsible for all financial aspects along with helping to organise events, trips and involved in the general running of the society.


    I was also a member of the Dublin Institute of Technology Cultural and Social committee. This committee allocates funds and gives support to student societies and also organises student events.


    I am a qualified building energy rating assessor (with distinction).


    I hold a full European driving license and have eight years driving experience.


    Completed Train the Trainer course, this involved learning to provide training courses, methods of teaching and developing presentation skills.


    Represented Dublin Institute of Technology in a televised international intervarsity quiz (IQ Games), we finished second in Europe.


    I have been involved in sports since an early age,Athletics (sprinting), Taekwondo (yellow belt) and played for two localFootball teams for several years.


    I speak basic German.


    I hold an Australian passport along with my Irish passport.




    Mr Charles Roarty:  General Manager of Energy Action (manager(at)


    Dr Dorothy Duffy:  MSc Course coordinator at University College London (d.duffy(at)


    Dr Izabela Naydenova:  Lecturer at DIT and researcher with the “Industrial and Engineering Optics” research group.   (izabela.naydenova(at)


    Dr James Walsh:  My course coordinator and laboratory supervisor at DIT, head of “Metrology and Optical Sensing Laboratory”.  (james.walsh(at)

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