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     Date Submitted:30-06-2017
     Last Modified:01-07-2017 (07:34)
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     Current job:Research Assistant
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within a month


    OBJECTIVE: My goal is to become a professor at a researching university studying fundamentals properties of space in the extragalactic regime.


    EDUCATION: University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD

    Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Astronomy 

    Anticipated Dec 2017



    Computer and Space Science, Formation of Population III Research Assistant

    September 2016-Present

    • Observing computer simulations of star-forming galaxies 

    • Collecting data on life expectancy and electromagnetic radiation of varying stars’ masses

    Computer and Space Science, Computational Aggregate Research Assistant        

    August 2016-Jan 2017

    • Learned programing format YADE, which utilizes Ubuntu  

    • Programing a computer simulation of formation of comets

    Research of Electronics and Applied Physics, Antenna Electron Gun Lab Assistant        

    Jan 2014-August 2016

    • Initiated the construction of a mini-cyclotron   

    • Assembled a high voltage power supply tasked in powering an electron accelerator 

    • Studied emissions from a cathode through thermal processes

    • Assisted in the design of apertures such has coils, coil holders, safety cages to improve high voltage power supply

    • Manufactured all apertures from research projects using machine shop tools

    University of Maryland Observatory, Nebulae Lab Assistant              

    May 2015-May 2015

    • Worked on a team of research assistants focused on gathering empirical data points

    • Observed the Ring Nebulae through a 10’’ diameter telescope

    • Analyzed and corrected images of the Ring Nebulae on imaging software

    • Produced several false colored pictures of the Ring Nebulae

    Research of Electronics and Applied Physics, Photocathode Lab Assistant    

    May 2015-August 2015                     

    • Designed support structures for vacuum chamber for cathode photoemissions 

    • Participated in the process of “breaking vacuum” to add additional appliances such as spectrophotometer

    • Aided in the programming of devices used to scan the pressure in the vacuum chamber and vacuum chamber pump

    • Constructed a water cooled transformer connected with solder



    Keen, Volunteer                                         October 2016

    • Entertained children with disabilities while the parents attend other important matters

    • Required skills of patience, teamwork, creative thinking because you need to entertain children who sometimes have disorders that make it difficult to communicate or play some of the activities that was provided

    College Park Beautification, Volunteer       October 2015

    • My purpose in this organization was to clean up the environment of College Park, in order cut pollution and promote a healthy image of the area



    Ubuntu, Python, C, Matlab, Labview, Credo, Solidworks, YADE, Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Excel, Solder, and Machine Shop Knowledgeable



    Incentive Awards Scholar                                                   Summer 2013 - Present

    Academic Achievement Program                                       Summer 2013 – Present

    National Society of Black Engineers                                   Fall 2013- Fall 2014

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