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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:10-11-2012
     Last Modified:18-11-2012 (05:44)
    Job information
     Current job:Earth and Planetary Sciences PhD Candidate
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:, , Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsGeospatial Analysis, Remote Sensing, Thermomechanical Modeling,
    CV

    Education:

    University of California Santa Cruz Ph.D. Candidate Earth and Planetary Sciences                2006-current

                            Expected Graduation: Fall Quarter, 2012

    University of Washington, Seattle B.S. Earth and Space Sciences              2001-2006

     

    Work Experience:

    Travis Orloff Geospatial Consulting                   2012-current

                            Proprietor/Independent Contractor

    University of California Santa Cruz Graduate Research Assistant            2008-2012

                            Martian Patterned Ground Research

    University of Washington Dean of Medicine’s Office                 2003-2005

                            Budget Reconciliator

    Multimedia Labs, LLC.,                    June-Sept 2001

                            Multimedia Intern

     

    Teaching Experience:

    University of California Santa Cruz Graduate Teaching Assistant                      2011-2012

                            Evolution of the Earth, GIS/Remote Sensing

    University of California Santa Cruz Graduate Teaching Assistant             2007-2008

                Oceanography, Geologic Principals, Earth Catastrophe, Environmental Geology, Geomorphology

    University of Washington, Undergraduate Student Teaching Assistant            2006

                            Mineralogy

     

    Publications:

    3)  Orloff, T.C., M. Kreslavsky, & E. Asphaug (in review) Possible mechanism of boulder clustering on Mars, Icarus, special section for 5th International Mars Polar Science Conference in Fairbanks, Ak.

          2)  Orloff, T.C., M. Kreslavsky, E. Asphaug, & J. Korteniemi (2011) Boulder movement at high northern latitudes of Mars. Journal of Geophysical Resarch 116, E11006, doi:10.1029/2011JE003811.

    1)      Putkonen, J., Connoly, J., & T. Orloff, (2008), Landscape evolution degrades the geologic signature of past glaciations, Geomorphology, 97, 208 – 217.

     

    Selected Talks:

    43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Houston, Tx.               Mar. 2012

           Mechanism for Boulder Clustering on Thermal Contraction Polygons

    5th International Mars Polar Science Conference Fairbanks, Ak                  Sept. 2011

           Mechanism for Boulder Clustering on Thermal Contraction Polygons

    Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Portland, Or                  Oct. 2009

           Observations of rock organization on high latitude patterned ground terrains on Mars     

     

    Significant Awards and Honors:

    University of California Santa Cruz Alumni Association                 2009

           Graduate Student Service Award

    NASA Mars Fundamental Research Program               2008-2012

           Funded Research Grant: NNX08AT13G

    NASA Graduate Student Travel Grant               Oct. 2008

           Mars Valley Network Workshop Travel Grant

    University of Washington Summer Field School                  2006

           Travel Grant

     

    Synergistic Activities:

    University of California Santa Cruz Graduate Student Association                 2010-2012

           Department Representative

    University of California Santa Cruz Graduate Student Association           2008-2009

           President

    American Geophysical Union                       2008-current

           Student Member

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Otter Research and Conservation (SORAC)               2007-current

            Sea Otter Field Tracker

     

    Software Known:

    ENVI, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint), Adobe Suite (Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator), Flash, Dreamweaver, Matlab, C++, HTML, ADINA. Brief experience with Python, IDL, Linux, Unix, Autocad, Java, ASP/SQL, COMSOL.

     

    Other Skills:

    ·         Research and Teaching

    ·         Quick Learner

    ·         Problem Solving

    ·         Project Management

    ·         Communication

    ·         Mentoring

    ·         Navigate Bureaucracy

    ·         Leadership

    ·         Geology/Geomorphology

    ·         Satellite Imagery Analysis (GIS/Remote Sensing)

    ·         Thermomechanics

    ·         Computer Hardware/Networking

    ·         Radio Telemetry

    ·         Field Methods

     

    References:

    Erik Asphaug              Mikhail Kreslavsky                 Eli Silver                                 Michelle Staedler

    PhD Advisor               Research Advisor                    Earth Science Professor          SORAC Field Lead

    easphaug@mac.com   mkreslav@ucsc.edu                esilver@ucsc.edu                    MStaedler@mbayaq.org

     

                                                                Quentin Williams

                                                                Earth Science Department Chair

                                                                qwilliam@ucsc.edu


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