- Thermal System Engineer/Architect
- Thermal Sub-System Engineer/Architect
DOB ~ 16 January 1956
Nationality ~ British
Education ~ Newcastle Poly Tech: HND Mechanical Engineering & Middlesex University : Post Graduate Diploma Heat & Mass Transfer
Availability ~ Presently working at OHB Bremen until end of November 2015.
Work Experience Summary
Long experience of the space industry working at the level of thermal architect and consequently good experience of :
• Thermal design at System, Subsystem and component levels.
• Working with requirements and their apportionment to thermal control and lower levels.
o System, Sub-system, Component.
• Thermal activities and project planning
• Analysis Team leadership ( ~ internal and external )
• Sub-contractor control and procurement of thermal control hardware & software
o Heaters & thermistors
o Heat pipes ( ~ VCHP, CCHP, DIODES, & LOOP)
o External coatings (~ MLI, OSR, SSM, Paints, Material treatments )
• Thermal control software & FDIR
Work Experience ( Period Role and Main Responsibilities )
Oct 2010 - Dec 2015
Thermal System Engineer (OHB Bremen)
• System Requirement creation & apportionment (DOORS)
• Subsystem requirements
• Thermal hardware requirements
• Thermal control responsible
o Test & Analysis
o Hardware Procurement
• Hand Calculations, ESATAN,TAK3
Apr 2009 - June 2010
Thermal System Engineer ( Astrium Friedrichshafen)
• Prime thermal architect for MTG third generation.
• Phase A rider and Astrium MTG proposal & project standby
• Hand Calculations, TAK3
2005 - 2009
Thermal System Engineer (ASML Veldhoven)
• System design, calculations, system analysis, thermo-mechanical deformations
• Hand Calculations, ESATAN , ESARAD , THERMNV, THERMXL, FHTS
• ANSYS, MATLAB, FLOTHERM
• Main Activities
o System Design and concept creation.
o Creation of system level budgets and apportionment to sub-systems.
o Budget control ( focus & overlay )
o Water systems development +/- 0.005 K
o Spectral analysis (1 to 50,000 nm)
o Contamination and out gassing
o Creation of system specifications and requirements
o Subcontractor design requirements verification and performance.
2004 - 2005
Thermal System Engineer (Alcatel / Alenia Cannes)
• System design, calculations and analysis
• Hand Calculations, ESATAN, TAK3
• Main Activities
o Next generation of RF feed systems
o Generic East West Antenna procurement concept
o Design, manufacture and test of next generation integrated heat-pipe panel qualification specimen.
1999 - 2004
Thermal System Engineer (Astrium / SSTL / RAL)
• System design, calculations and analysis.
• Hand Calculations, ESATAN, THERMICA, SINDA, Thermxl
• Main activities
o Thermal concept of Helio explorer
o Thermal concept of Venus explorer
o E3000 generic propulsion thermal control
o Recovery calculations of Anik F1
o Thermal architect for Inmarsat 4 (Toulouse) up to PDR
o Thermal concept of Mars Rover (RIH)
o Thermal concept MIRI James Web and cryo-cooler trade off.
Thermal system engineer
Hand Calculations, ESATAN, THERMICA,SINDA, FHTS, ESABASE
MERIS, SKYBRIDGE, OBDH, ATLID, METOSAT, MARS EXPRESS, ISO, PPF, MTFF, HERMES, SAX, EURECA,
And many more.
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