Ohio State University
The Ohio State
ISU Summer Program
Space Telescope Science Institute 12/2011–present
Serve as the senior technical advisor on all innovation and core technology initiatives for the James Webb Space Telescope.
Archive Scientist 03/2010–11/2011
Scientific community “evangelist” for all tools and services offered by the NASA Multimission Archive at the Space Telescope Science Institute. Seeking novel approaches to data mining and visualization for large datasets.
Community Missions Development Manager 01/2007–03/2010
Lead the development and delivery of innovative solutions to
challenging problems in the areas of data processing, data archiving, data
mining, visualization and analytics: co-creator of the GoogleSky concept.
Hubble Chief Engineer 06/2006–01/2007
Delivered innovative and cost effective solutions for the Hubble mission
to improve its scientific return. Conducted detailed risk analysis,
evaluation and implementation of new, innovative IT and web-based solutions.
Branch Manager 05/2004–05/2006
Lead the integration of software solution across domains. Responsible
for the professional development, evaluation, retention, and hiring of staff
for the Astronomer Tools and Applications Branch.
Lead the development team of the multi-terabyte Galaxy Evolution
Explorer archive for the Space Telescope Science Institute Multi-mission
University of Pittsburgh 10/2000–12/2002
Developed and implemented tools to aid the mining and analysis of large
Languages & Software Visual Studio
Java, Python, PHP
HTML, XHTML, CSS
SOA, SOAP, RPC
MS SQL Server,
CVS, SVN, Git
R, Mathematica, IDL