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     Date Submitted:13-05-2013
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     Current job:Astrophysics Researcher
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsResearcher, Astrophysics
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    RESEARCHER
    Conscientious, versatile researcher with 6+ years experience in laboratory and scientific settings. Exceptional technology skills combined with proven ability to successfully implement and oversee complex projects. Outstanding conflict resolution abilities . Expert at implementing processes that improve efficiency.

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Laboratory & Scientific Research ● Solar Corona Expertise ● Thermodynamics ● Software Developer ● Contributing Writer ● Leadership Skills ● Organizational Management ● Collaboration Skills


    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    DAVID KIMBLE ILLUSTRATION, Marfa, TX

    Procurement and IT, Nov 2012-Present
    • Researched supply and sources for best price and quality.
    • Placed orders for and arranged shipping for supplies to ensure consistent stocks.
    Researched new equipment and materials as they were needed to keep abreast of newly available technologies and to replace products no longer available .
    • Provided advice and support for computer/telecommunication and other technology.

    SOLAR LAB, PHYSICS DEPARTMENT, University of Memphis
    Valuable member to department specializing in solar coronal phenomena. Developed new software leading to improvements in lab analysis and recording. Team leader and trainer of students.

    Researcher, May 2011-May 2012
    • Developed new IDL language based software for use in a variety of analysis and structure modeling, including Differential Emission Measure generation using chi-squared minimization and recursive forward folding; Emission Measure Loci generation; heating event propagation simulation and magnetic field-line extrapolation.
    • Published and presented at the American Astronomical Society and American Geophysical Union.
    • Led transition from antiquated Pentium 3 generation computer system to Macintosh - installed analysis environment and software suite on new computer system and modified existing software by fully rewriting environmental scripts to Unix like format.
    • Trained lab staff in use of new software and pre-existing analysis routines.
    • Supervised and trained students while managing their individual projects to completion for publication.

    Student Researcher, Jan 2007-May 2011
    • Developed custom software in IDL to perform lab analysis.
    • Investigated thermal characteristics of magnetic loops and other solar coronal structures.
    • Attended industry conferences, presented posters and coauthored several papers.
    • Participated in Starlight Program, a NASA funded educational program focused on educating middle school students about solar spectroscopy.

    MCI, Memphis, TN

    Teletype Relay Operator, Oct 2004-Jun 2005
    • Transcribed phone calls in real time for the deaf and hard of hearing.

    EDUCATION
    • University of Memphis, Memphis TN, Master of Science, Physics, 2011
    • University of Memphis, Memphis TN, Bachelor of Science, Physics, 2008

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACHIEVEMENTS
    • Angelo State University, research electron capture cross spectra using low energy linear accelerator and superconductor (YBCO type) materials, 1994-1996
    • University of Memphis, Math & Science Tutor, 2008-2011
    • Marfa High School, Class Valedictorian, 1994 (age 16)
    • Marfa Jr. High School, Math & Science Tutor, 1989-1992

    PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

    • Are Coronal Loops Isothermal or Multithermal?: Schmelz, J.T., Nasraoui, K., Rightmire, L.A., Kimble, J.A., Del Zanna, G., Cirtain, J.W., DeLuca, E.E., Mason, H.E. (2009), Astrophysical Journal, 691, 503-515
    • AIA Multithermal Loop Analysis: First Results: Schmelz, J.T., Kimble, J.A., Jenkins, B.S., Worley, B.T., Anderson, D.J., Pathak, S., Saar, S.H. (2010), Astrophysical Journal, 725, L34-L37
    • Isothermal and Multithermal Analysis of Coronal Loops Observed with AIA: Schmelz, J.T., Jenkins, B.S., Worley, B.T., Anderson, D.J., Pathak, S., Kimble, J.A. (2011), Astrophysical Journal, 731, 49
    • Warm and Fuzzy: Temperature and Density Analysis of an Fe XV EIS Loop: Schmelz, J.T., Rightmire, L.A., Saar, S.H., Kimble, J.A., Worley, B.T. (2011), Astrophysical Journal, 738, 146
    • Isothermal and Multithermal Analysis of Coronal Loops Observed with AIA: II. 211-Selected Loops: Schmelz, J.T., Worley, B.T., Anderson, D.J., Pathak, S., Kimble, J.A., Jenkins, B.S., Saar, S.H. (2011), Astrophysical Journal, 739, 33
    • Bright Points: A Test of Rosner-Tucker-Vaiana Scaling Laws for Coronal Loops: Schmelz, J.T., Kimble, J.A., Pathak, S., Winebarger, A.R., Golub, L., Jenkins, B.S., Worley, B.T. (2012), Astrophysical Journal
    • Atmospheric Imaging Assembly Response Functions: Insights and Updates from Hinode EIS Bright Point Data: Schmelz, J.T., Jenkins, B.S., Kimble, J.A. (2012), Astrophysical Journal
    • Deriving Plasma Densities and Elemental Abundances from SERTS Differential Emission Measure Analysis: Schmelz, J.T., Kimble, J.A., Saba, J.L.R. (2012), Astrophysical Journal

    NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

    • Coronal Loops: Isothermal or Multithermal? Kimble, J.A., Schmelz, J.T., Nasraoui, K., Cirtain, J.W., Del Zanna, G., DeLuca, E.E., Mason, H.E. (2007), Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 39, 207
    • Are Coronal Loops Isothermal Or Multithermal? Yes! Schmelz, J.T., Nasraoui, K., Rightmire, L.A., Garst, J.W., Kimble, J.A., Cirtain, J.W., DeLuca, E.E., Del Zanna, G., Mason, H.E. (2007), Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 39, 222
    • Thermal Analysis of CDS Coronal Loops: Kimble, J.A., Schmelz, J.T., Nasraoui, K., Rightmire, L.A., Andrews, J.M., Cirtain, J.W. (2008), EOS, 87, SP31C-03
    • Cross-calibration Of EIS And XRT Using Coronal Bright Points: Kimble, J. & Schmelz, J.T. (2011), Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 43


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