CV: Smithsonian Fellow


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 Date Submitted:16-04-2012
 Last Modified:16-04-2012 (06:25)
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 Current job:Smithsonian Fellow
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
 Keywordspython, idl, jython, java, instrumentation, infrared, x-ray, optical, health monitoring, operations, operational logging, trend analysis, functional testing, mission planning, validation, technical documentation, training, astrophysics, spectroscopy, phot





- Ph.D. in Astrophysics, (October 2004 - October 2007)Imperial College London, UK 


- MSc in Astrophysics, (September 2003 - September 2004),  Queen Mary University of London, UK 


- BSc in Mathematics, (October 1999 - June 2003) , Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece 







- Smithsonian Fellow, (July 2010-Present), Center for Astrophysics, Harvard UniversityUSA 


- Herschel Support Astronomer, (October 2007 - June 2010), Space Science & Technology DepartmentRutherford Appleton LaboratoryUK 




Technical/Scientific Experience



- Herschel - SPIRE Operations

- Herschel - SPIRE Health Monitoring 

- Herschel - SPIRE Operational Logging

- Herschel - SPIRE Trend Analysis 

- Herschel - SPIRE Mission Planning

- Herschel - SPIRE Calibration

- Herschel - SPIRE Functional Testing

- Herschel Onboard Software Validation

- Herschel Data Reduction Pipeline Development

- Herschel Technical Documentation

- Herschel Flight Team Member

- Head of the SPIRE training group

- Optcal spectroscopy data reduction and analysis for Gemini, MMT, Magellan, CTIO, KPNO, ESO, WIYN, SAAO, FLWO

- Infrared Photometry data reduction and analysis for MMT, Spitzer, Herschel

- X-ray photometry data reduction and analysis for Chandra

- Data fusion


- 25 nights observing experience

- Spetcral Energy Distributions Template Fitting Methods

- Large Scale Surveys

- Machine Learning Methods



Management/Funding Experience



- Head of the Herschel - SPIRE Editorial Board, 8 people

- Head of the Herschel - SPIRE Training Group, 12 people

- Supervision of PhD, Master, Undergraduate Students

- PI of 15 successful funding and/or observing proposals, total of $500K 

- Co-PI of more than 100 successful funding and/or observing proposals, total of >$5M




Scientific Output



- Lead/Co-Author of 59 peer reviewed accepted papers

- 1351 citations

- h-index = 20

- 20 invited presentations

- Invited referee for NASA Chandra Grant Proposals and MNRAS Journal


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