CV: JPL Intern



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 Date Submitted:27-07-2011
 Last Modified:20-09-2011 (01:47)
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 Current job:JPL Intern
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Space Tourism
 Keywordsinterdisciplinary / robotics / systems engineering / human-machine interaction / computer science / electrical engineering / human spaceflight / intercultural
2010 – 2011     ISU - International Space University (Strasbourg – France)
M.Sc in Space Studies, specialization: Human Space Flight
• Interdisciplinary, International, and Intercultural curriculum
• Space Engineering: mission design, spacecraft systems engineering, spacecraft operations, flight dynamics, Space applications
• Space Science: life science, astrophysics, astrobiology
• Management: political, business, economical, policy and legal issues
• Internship in NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2005 – 2008     INSIA - Institut Supérieur d’Informatique Appliquée (Paris)
2008: Engineer's Degree (M.Eng) in Computer Science, for Real-Time and Embedded Systems
2006: DEESINF (B.Sc) in Computer Science and Networks
• 3 year of co-op studies
• Participation in Robotics France Cup 2008 (Eurobot)
2004 – 2005     JMU - Liverpool John Moore’s University (Liverpool – UK)
B.Eng in Communications and Computer Engineering
2002 – 2004     UHA - Université de Haute-Alsace (Mulhouse – France)
DUT (Associate's Degree) in Electrical Engineering & Industrial Computing
• 2 year of co-op studies
05/2011 – 08/2011     NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Los Angeles - Intern
• Member of the team designing and building the 6-legged ATHLETE robot
• Phase 0 conceptual design: proposing ATHLETE to use Lunar or Martian volcanic caves (lava tubes) for exploration and habitation purposes
• Model to calculate loads on ATHLETE’s legs during landing (Python)
01/2010 – 08/2010     THALES Corporate Services (for AKKA Technologies) - Paris - Software Engineer
• Design, programming and implementation of Java software for a continuous integration tool suite
• Evaluation of software engineering tools
11/2008 – 12/2009     THALES Air Systems (for AKKA Technologies) - Paris - Software Engineer
• Software Integration of military radar (GM400, Herakles)
• Java & Python software implementation for a continuous integration tool
• Complex real-time embedded systems environment (C, ADA)
09/2008 – 11/2008     AKKA Technologies - Paris - System Engineer
• R&D (prototype) for a train braking system for ALSTOM
• Programming and integration (software and hardware) of the prototype
10/2007 – 07/2008     ALYOTECH Technologies - Paris - co-op work during INSIA
• Software validation of an aircraft engine controller (DO-178B certification)
• Analysis of source code, design and execution of integration tests
10/2006 – 07/2007     Ingetech - Paris - co-op work during INSIA
• Programming of CAD converter software for SNECMA (Python)
• Design and programming of a web portal for customers
01/2006 – 10/2006     Compélience - Paris - co-op work during INSIA
• Programming of a “social networking” web portal
09/2002 – 09/2004     Société Européenne d’Automatismes (S.E.A) – Benfeld, Alsace (F) - co-op work during IUT
• Technical drawings, price estimating and wiring of electrical cabinets
30 July 2011     Seminar in Space Architecture, Sustainability and Cosmology
• Talk given: “Autonomous Systems in the Space Environment”
11/2010 – 05/2011     Paper: "Kourou, a Vision beyond 2030"
• “Providing private Human Spaceflight activities to the Kourou Spaceport”
• Team management (21pers.), Content coordination
• Integration/Editing of the reports (litt. review: 90 p. / report: 145 p.)
• Team Project during the ISU curriculum
01/2011 – 03/2011     Paper: "A robotically self-deployable Lunar habitat"
• Conception of the habitat’s shape and the deployment procedure
• Technical 3D CAD drawings and description of the conceptual design
• Personal Assignment during the ISU curriculum
10/2007 – 05/2008     Robotics France Cup 2008 (Eurobot)
• Fabrication of an autonomous robot : AI, movement, interactions
• Responsible for programming, worked on electronics and mechanisms
• Team Project during the INSIA curriculum
• French (native), English (fluent), German (basic), Italian (basic)
• Java, C, C++, Matlab/Simulink
• Python, Shell Unix/Linux, XML, Web
Hardware and Operating Systems
• PIC, 8051, PC104, Propeller
• Linux, Unix, DOS, Windows
Tools and Processes
• STK, MS Office, MS Project, MathCAD, Solidworks, Inventor
• ClearCase, SVN, Eclipse, SCons, Ant, Apache
• Continuous Integration, UML
Relevant fields of proficiency
• Robotics, Electronics, Electricity, Mechanisms
• System Engineering, Development Process
• Overview of Space activities: “big picture”
• Paragliding, Alpine skiing
• Computers, Robotics, Architecture, Geology, History, Politics
• Astronomy, future of Space
• Strategy and simulation video games
• Travelling

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