CV: Space Systems Engineering Graduate

 


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 Date Submitted:23-10-2017
 Last Modified:24-10-2017 (07:22)
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Summary:

Lifelong space exploration enthusiast and Space Systems Engineering graduate, seeking a graduate-level engineering role in the space industry. I have several years’ experience of working in the print industry and voluntary roles, giving me an additional level of responsibility and maturity. Willing to relocate within the UK and overseas.

 

Key Skills and Knowledge:

Spacecraft propulsion

High temperature gas dynamics

Systems engineering

Proficient with multiple computer languages (C, MatLab, Python)

Experienced with use of Microsoft Office, Windows, macOS

Mission analysis

Orbital mechanics

Spacecraft design

Simulation and modelling

Working knowledge of SolidWorks, Linux, Unix shell commands

Good interpersonal and team working skills

Proven ability to communicate with public

Understanding of project life cycles

Demonstrated problem solving skills

Excellent writing skills

 

Experience:

2017: Co-Founder and Contributor, Astropreneurs.space

Astropreneurs.space is an online web tool and accompanying handbook created by participants of the ISU Space Studies Program 2017 (SSP17). I am part of a core team of SSP17 participants who have volunteered to maintain and develop this platform, keeping it current and up to date.

2015-2016: Secretary, Southampton University Gliding Club

I Helped to re-establish the club, which had been dormant for several years. I promoted the club at freshers events and among my cohort, took minutes during meetings and contributed suggestions to the committee.

2012-2016: Course Representative for Aeronautics and Astronautics year group

As course rep for my cohort my role was to pass student feedback, queries and problems to lecturers and the Staff-Student Liaison Committee, and to then pass feedback from the lecturers back to the students.  Notable achievements include:

Persuading the faculty to reinstate MatLab to the curriculum

Helping to resolve student concerns with Part 2 management and engineering design courses

2007-2010: Travelling Ticket Inspector, West Somerset Railway.

A voluntary, part-time role. My responsibilities included customer care, providing information and advice where needed, checking tickets and selling them where necessary, and assisting the guard with passenger safety, while meeting railway safety regulations.

2003-2010: Print Operative and Graphic Designer, Pluss Organisation Ltd.

I operated printing presses and print finishing equipment to produce work to required quality standards. I also handled graphic design, office admin, and communicating with customers by email and phone. I was later involved in bidding for local government print contracts, successfully bringing in additional business.

 

Education:

24th June to 26th August 2017: International Space University, Strasbourg, France:
Space Studies Program

An international, intercultural and interdisciplinary graduate development course that took place in Cork, Ireland. Lectures cover a range of technical and non-technical subjects related to the space industry. The SSP also includes a departmental activity, several elective workshops and a team project.

Team Project: Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystem for Space—A Handbook on How to Start Your Own Space Company

I worked as part of a multinational team of 28 people from 14 countries to produce a handbook and web tool to help entrepreneurs new to the space industry. I led the delivery of the literature review, in which we secured full marks. I contributed content to the Executive Summary and Final Report (handbook), and to the design of our mission patch.

2011-2016: MEng Space Systems Engineering, University of Southampton, 2:1 with honours.

An aerospace engineering programme focussing on spacecraft design at the systems level. Modules cover mathematics, computer languages, spacecraft design, propulsion, aerothermodynamics and orbital mechanics. My final year optional modules include Advanced Computational Methods, Hypersonic and High Temperature Gas Dynamics, and Advanced Partial Differential Equations.

Several Phase A-style group spacecraft design studies in 2nd and 3rd year culminating in Preliminary Design Reviews, including a multinational interdisciplinary exercise based at Universidad De La Laguna, Tenerife, working with physics and astronomy students.

3rd year Dissertation “Should the UK invest in human spaceflight and, if so, how?”, a 10,000-word report and poster presentation in which I:

Examined the history of UK involvement in space

Reviewed those UK nationals who have flown into space and how they did so

Compared the range of launch vehicles currently available and under development

Made recommendations that the government increase investment, open up to opportunities in the private sector, and remain alert to unexpected opportunities.

I also analysed workload using Gantt charts and managed workload to spread the load more evenly.

4th year Group Design Project: University of Southampton Lunar Hopper. Working in a small multinational team from the US, Ireland and Romania to ‘ruggedize’ the hopper, correcting design flaws in the previous year’s design of the vehicle. I also developed a pilot training simulator and managed health and safety.

October 2010 to September 2011:

Engineering Foundation Year, University of Southampton. Covered A-level maths, engineering and physics.

Prior education:

GCSEs at C and above in Science, Maths, IT and Geography from Chilton Trinity School, Bridgwater. Advanced GNVQ in Science from Bridgwater College, Bridgwater.

In 2008-09 I attempted to study for a Level 3 Certificate in Management. I was unable to complete due to a family bereavement but gained a good awareness of management issues.

 

Other interests and activities:

I was a member of the British Interplanetary Society, the Royal Aeronautical Society and UKSEDS for several years. I have also attended the UK Space Conference and other industry events over recent years. I was also an active member of University of Southampton’s surfing and skydiving clubs.


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