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     Date Submitted:16-10-2018
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     Current job:Graduate Navigation Engineer
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    PROFILE

    An ambitious, driven, graduate with a distinction in MSc Space Exploration Systems, a second-class Honours in BSc Physics with Astrophysics and an ISU SSP alumnus. Since a very early age, I have had a strong passion for space and am determination to follow a career path in the space industry. I have a wide skill-set and have now worked on multiple space-related projects, focusing on mission concept design. I am looking to accelerate my career and development gaining new experiences and bring innovative and creative ideas to the thriving space industry.

    EXPERIENCE

     

    May 2018 - Present:

    Graduate Navigation Engineer

     

    Nottingham Scientific Ltd., University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus, U.K.

     

    Member of the secure navigation team

    Focus on indoor positioning using WiFi, BLE, UWB, Low Powered devices

    Development of quality measures for precision positioning and navigation

    Creation of relevant documentation

    Use of MATLAB and Python programming

    Testing of development kits

    Assist in consistent delivery of projects to schedule – contracts from UKSA and ESA

    June 18 - August 18:

    International Space University SSP18 Participant

     

    Space Studies Program 2018, The Netherlands – TU Delft, Leiden University, ESA ESTEC

     

    Scholarships awarded by U.K Space Agency and European Space Agency

    Two-month intensive space studies program

    3 I’s – Intercultural, Interdisciplinary, International

    Over 50 lectures covering everything from space policy, law and business to space engineering, science and human performance in space. Delivered by industry experts e.g. ESA, NASA

    Workshops including:

    Introduction to Systems Toolkit (STK)

    Cubesat prototyping (utilizing Arduino controller)

    Rover systems design

    Space problem solving

    Human Performance in Space department and workshops

    Team Project – Active Space Debris Removal and Mitigation (eco-design), sponsored by ESA

    ESA Concurrent Design Facility

    Feasibility study, research and development of mission concept and spacecraft system design

    Collaborating with people of over 15 different nationalities on time intensive project

    Roadmap, legal framework and business model development

    March – July 2012:

    GCSE Mathematics Voluntary Mentor

     

    Springwood High School, Norfolk, U.K.

     

    Helping GCSE students in their final year of study, to prepare for their mathematics exams

    Explored teaching capability and continuous learning

    Sharing enthusiasm to help students

    Improving of verbal communication skills

    EDUCATION

     

    2016 to 2017:

    MSc Space Exploration Systems (Distinction)

     

    University of Leicester, U.K.

     

    Major group project - ESA Statement of Work: Identification of user needs and possible platforms for future microgravity and space experimentation

    Project manager for a one-month phase

    Design review presentations to industry – Telespazio Vega UK, Airbus UK, Thales Alenia Space

    Microgravity science research study, leading to feasibility study, mission concept and spacecraft system design of a novel Low-Earth Orbit microgravity platform

    Radiation analysis workshop (use of Geant4, GRAS, SPENVIS)– led by Giovanni Santin at ESA ESTEC

    Thermal control design implementation on XRD instrument through use of CAD and FEA tools (Siemens NX)

    Modules including: Systems engineering and spacecraft systems, spaceflight dynamics and propulsion, space and planetary environment, MATLAB and CAD (SolidWorks, Siemens NX), advanced spacecraft engineering, spacecraft instrumentation, aerospace materials

    Improving of written and verbal communication skills through various formal engineering reports and presentations

    2012 to 2015:

    BSc Physics with Astrophysics (Upper Second-Class Honours)

     

    Nottingham Trent University, U.K.

     

    Research project – CCD Astronomy of two stellar open clusters

    Required analytical, logical approach

    Problem solving – individual project

    Gained knowledge of CCD instruments

    Numerous presentations

    Modules including: Digital Techniques (MATLAB, LabVIEW, C++), Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Relativity, Cosmology, Thermal and Environmental Physics, Optics, Semiconductors

    Weekly laboratory practical sessions

    Enhancement of written skills

    Problem solving, logical approach

    Delivery of high-quality lab reports to strict deadlines

    PERSONAL SKILLS

     

    Digital Skills

    Excellent command of office suite (word processor, spread sheets, presentation software)

    Experience of CAD tools – SolidWorks and Siemens NX through my MSc course

    Proficient in MATLAB programming

    Good ability of Geant4/GRAS space radiation analysis programming (GDML, C++) and simulation

     

    Hobbies/Interests

    Member of Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and UKSEDS

    Climbed Mount Snowdon at Midnight in 2018 in aid of Alzheimers Society

    Self-teaching new programming languages

    Sport – Keen golfer, Football (involved in 6-a-side mini league, and played in ISU SSP18 Alumni Football match)

    Music: Played the guitar for 7 years, Piano to ABRSM Grade 4 standard


      


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