Education & Qualifications
MSc Astronautics and Space Engineering
Main options: Space Systems Engineering, Propulsion, Finite Elements, Control, Astrodynamics, Space Communications.
Group Project: ‘Asteroid Impact Mitigation’
The project assessed the requirements essential to the deflection or destruction of NEOs. The team of 12 researched current hypothesis to ascertain new methods. Final presentation delivered to space related companies.
Thesis: ‘Refinement of MUSTANG 0 Nanosatellite Design’
(To commence 2007) I will advance the previous projects’ design with multiple payload packages in mind, and research rapid prototyping techniques.
BSc Physics 1st Class Honours
Core topics: Quantum Theory, General Relativity, Electromagnetism, Semi & Superconductors, Energy, Dynamics, UAS Teaching.
Major Project: ‘Improving the Efficiency of a Solar Water Heater’
This environmental project built on the previous set-up of a home made solar water heater. Thermal efficiency was improved after investigating the collector housing, pipe insulation, and pump control.
2004-5 Integral year spent at Trent University, Ontario, Canada
Major Project: ‘The Construction of a Wavemeter for Frequency Calibration’
A-Level: Physics (B), Mathematics (C), English Literature (C)
AS-Level: Spanish (C), Critical Thinking (C), Further Mathematics (D) Equivalent to 370 UCAS Points.
1999-01 Our Lady of
9 GCSE’s A* - C
Software: Competent in; Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint. Knowledge of; Mathematica, MatLab, Labview. Currently studying; CAD/CATIA, STK, NASTRAN/PATRAN, ESATAN/ESARAD.
Activities and Responsibilities
Clubs & Sports: Gliding, gym, jiu-jitsu, rugby, tennis, golf, squash, swimming, and Jazz Society minibus driver at university
Undergraduate class representative and Student/Staff Committee Chairman
Postgraduate class representative and Departmental Health and Safety rep
2005-present Workers Beer Company (WBC), Clapham,
The WBC raises funds for the Labour and Trade Union Movement by running beer tents at music festivals. I worked with a small bar team and demonstrated initiative to become server team leader. I am trained in manual handling, station and cash managing, and am currently responsible for stock regulation, control, and safety.
Promotion to Manager after second event.
2001-3 Ministry of Defence,
Private - 3PWRR
I was committed to rural and urban infantry tactics throughout Territorial Army training. During exercise, quick decision making was done in a highly flexible and motivated team.
Section 2IC during training at Catterick, 2nd place regimental shooting cup.
From 1999 I currently work as a Paintball Marshal where I plan and communicate game and safety speeches to up to 350 people. Previous employment includes Shop Assistant at a local general store, 6 months at McDonald’s, and Lifeguard for 2 private functions. Other work experience done through school was at three different Army regiments, and at a Minerals Engineering company in
Spanish (conversational), French (basic).
Interests & Other Achievements
Performing: Stand-up comedy (30 shows to date), drama (school musicals), guitar
British Physics Olympiad Competition 2002 – Merit Award
American Football: University &
RYA Level 3 Sailing, Windsurfing, & Kayaking
Available on request
Available on request
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
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