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     Date Submitted:18-09-2017
     Last Modified:26-09-2017 (03:41)
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     Current job:Astronomy and Instrumentation MSc Graduate
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, ,
     KeywordsScientific Programming, Software Development, Astronomical Instrumentation, Instrument Testing, Performance Recommendations, Image Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Optics, Optical Instruments, Optical Design, Fourier Optics, Simulations, Matlab, Python, ID
    CV

    SKILLS

    Programming

    Fortran, IDL, Java, Matlab, Python, SQL

    Software

    CASA, Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Word), LaTeX, SPENVIS

    Languages

    English (native), French (fluent), Spanish (basic), Dutch (basic)

     

    EDUCATION

    Sep 2015 – July 2017

    M.Sc. Astronomy and Instrumentation, Leiden University, The Netherlands

    Awards: Walraven Scholarship

    Sep 2008 – May 2013

    B.Sc. Honours Astrophysics, Minor Business, Saint Mary's University, Canada - summa cum laude

    Awards: Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship, Faculty Union Scholarship, Dean’s List, Dean of Science Research Award, Sobeys Scholar Award

     

    RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

    Oct 2016 – Jul 2017

    M.Sc. Major Thesis: TNO Optics Internship, HIGS Breadboard Performance Benchmarking

    Supervisors: Dr. A. Verlaan, Dr. C. Keller

    Designed, tested, and implemented automated data retrieval in Matlab for an Earth observation satellite prototype.

    Processed and analyzed observational results to provide operational recommendations for the breadboard.

    Sep 2015 – Jul 2016

    M.Sc. Minor Thesis: Multifrequency submillimeter continuum imaging analysis of the protoplanetary disk TW Hya

    Supervisors: Dr. M. Hogerheijde, MSc. V.N. Salinas Poblete

    Detected protoplanetary disk grain growth using Band 7 and 9 observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA).

    Computed disk properties from imaging and optimization routines using CASA and Python.

    Sep 2012 – May 2013

    B.Sc. Honours Thesis: ε Aurigae : deriving a Baade-Wesselink distance

    Supervisor: Dr. P.D. Bennett

    Developed and tested a new distance determination method to an irregularly pulsating supergiant, Epsilon Aurigae.

    Created statistical and interpolation routines in IDL to examine 20 years of photometric and spectroscopic data.

     

    EMPLOYMENT

    Oct 2013 – Apr 2015

    Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Canada

    Provided program administration to undergraduate students on matters involving academic programs, courses, registration, and regulations.

    Collaborated with departments of the Faculty of Science to coordinate program planning and execution.

    Jul 2013 – Oct 2013

    Student Advisor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary, Canada

    Apr 2012 – May 2013

    Research Assistant, Department of Astronomy and Physics, Saint Mary’s University, Canada

    Feb 2010 – Apr 2012

    Office Assistant, Residence Life Office, Saint Mary's University, Canada

     

    COMMITTEE AND SOCIETY APPOINTMENTS

    Sep 2015 - Present

    MSc International Student Representative, Education Committee, Leiden Observatory, Leiden University, The Netherlands

    Oct 2013 – Apr 2015

    Member, Undergraduate Program Committee, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Canada

    Oct 2013 – Apr 2015

    Member, Undergraduate Laboratory Committee, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Canada

    Apr 2012 – May 2013

    Treasurer, Astronomy and Physics Society, Saint Mary’s University, Canada

     

    LIST OF TALKS

    Feb 2013

    ε Aurigae: deriving a Baade-Wesselink distance, Atlantic Universities Physics and Astronomy Conference, Moncton, Canada

    Sep 2012

    ε Aurigae: deriving a Baade-Wesselink distance, 9th Annual Undergraduate Mini-Symposium, Halifax, Canada

    Jul 2012

    A spectroscopic and photometric analysis of pulsations of the F supergiant ε Aurigae, XIth Hvar Astrophysical Colloquium, Hvar, Croatia

    Jun 2012

    A spectroscopic and photometric analysis of pulsations of the F supergiant ε Aurigae, Cool Stars 17, Barcelona, Spain (Poster presentation)

     

    LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

    Wilson, C.K., Bennett, P.D., Hopkins, J.L., McCandless, B.E., "A spectroscopic and photometric analysis of pulsations of the F supergiant ε Aur". Central European Astrophysical Bulletin, 2013, 37, 109-114.

     

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