Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics (2017)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Master of Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics (2012)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Space Studies Program (2011)

International Space University, Graz, ST, Austria (TU Graz)

Bachelor of Engineering, Honours Mechanical Engineering (2010)

McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Research & Work Experience

Ford Motor Company Research Scientist (August 2017-Present)

Team: Autonomous Vehicles, RICPA
Research: Localization and mapping.

Night Crew Labs, Chief Engineer & Co-Founder (Fall 2015-Present)

Our mission is to showcase the beauty of Earth from unique perspectives while doing scientific research, technology demonstration, and STEM outreach. Accomplishments include several high altitude balloon flights, 8 million+ views on our YouTube videos, ION best presentation award, and participation in the Bay Area Science Festival with Adam Savage and his team from Tested.com.

Stanford University Research Assistant (Fall 2011-Spring 2017)

Department: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Advisers: Prof. Per Enge, Dr. Todd Walter
Research: Global Positioning System Laboratory; Satellite Based Augmentation Systems, Arctic Navigation, Low Earth Orbit Constellations.

Google Software Engineer (PhD Intern) (Summer 2015)

Group: Google Maps
Project: Street View car GPS evaluation / Ceres pose optimizer.

Stanford University Course Assistant (Spring 2012 & 2013)

Department: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Course: AA 279A - Space Mechanics.
Instructor: Prof. Andrew Barrow

Stanford University Course Assistant (Winter 2012)

Department: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Course: AA 272C - Global Positioning Systems.
Instructor: Dr. Frank van Diggelen

McGill University Research Assistant (Winter 2009 - Summer 2010)

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Adviser: Prof. Arun K. Misra
Research: Spaceflight Dynamics Laboratory.

McGill University Teaching Assistant (Winter 2010)

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Course: MECH 419 - Advanced Mechanics of Systems.
Instructor: Prof. Michael P. Paìˆdoussis

Thomas & Betts Fabrication Inc. Mechanical Engineering Department Intern (Summer 2008)

Duties: 3-D mechanical design of emergency lighting systems components, 2-D design representation (documentation), photometric and heat testing/analysis, and design of testing equipment.