Virginia Tech, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Graduate Project Assistant Aug 93-Jan 95. Programmed atomistic computer simulations of various defects in a crystal lattice; developed new visualization techniques for simulation data by integrating PV-WAVE, AVS and other off-the-shelf and custom-coded programs; generated both MPEG and QuickTime animations to present data; programmed in C and FORTRAN; wrote journal papers.
Unix Systems Administrator Oct 93-Jan 95. Set up, maintained, and installed both commercial and public-domain software; established TCP/IP and NFS services; instructed members of research group in Unix; installed and configured X-terminals; wrote several successful proposals for supercomputer time, set up and maintained the granted accounts and ported in house software to the supercomputing hosts.
University of Kentucky, Department of Physics
Research Assistant for the Intermediate Energy Nuclear Group Jan 90-Aug 90, May 91-Dec 91. Designed and built gas-handling system for wire chamber detectors; replayed/analyzed data for the nuclear reactions p(n,gamma)d and d(p,gamma)3He; programmed simulations of various detector-target geometries and wrote programs which assisted in the management and presentation of data.
Teaching Assistant Aug 88-Dec 89, Aug 90-May 91. Taught labs and recitation classes for general physics courses; assisted instruction of electronics lab; wrote a manual explaining the use of both MS-DOS and the circuit simulation program PSPICE; assisted observing sessions and graded papers for astronomy classes; tutored sophmore level physics students.
Lab Assistant Summers 87 and 88. Replayed data on the reaction 15N(p,gamma)16O. Wrote FORTRAN programs utilizing PGPLOT to manage, process and plot data.
Multimedia: Have written hypertext (html) for a WWW presentation and used MacroMind Director for a multimedia presentation. Experienced with various image processing software such as Adobe PhotoShop, xv and PBMPLUS. Have made both MPEG and QuickTime movies from scratch.
Visualization: Have used many packages including the NCSA and Spyglass suites. Extensive experience with AVS, PV-WAVE and Cerius.
Programming: C/C++, FORTRAN, Pascal, ksh, csh, Perl, PLPLOT, HDF.
Software: Visual C++, MatLab, Mathematica, Surfer, ELT, Pixel!FX, DIEPS. Highly experienced with LaTeX. Familiar with many Windows, Macintosh and public-domain Unix applications.
M.S. in Physics from the University of Kentucky, 1991.
references available upon request