CV: Graduate Navigation Engineer

 


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 Date Submitted:16-10-2018
 Last Modified:16-10-2018 (08:33)
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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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