Curriculum Vitae

Education

Stanford University, Stanford, CA (2017)

Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics

Stanford University, Stanford, CA (2012)

Master of Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics

McGill University, Montreal, QC (2010)

Bachelor of Engineering, Honours Mechanical Engineering

Research & Work Experience

Research Scientist, Autonomous Vehicles (August 2017-Present)

Ford Motor Company, Greenfield Labs, Palo Alto, CA
Research: Localization and mapping for automated driving systems.

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer (Fall 2015-Present)

Night Crew Labs, Woodside, CA
Our mission is to showcase the beauty of Earth from unique perspectives while doing scientific research, technology demonstration, and STEM outreach. Accomplishments include a NOAA SBIR (2018), ION best presentation award (2011), participation in the Bay Area Science Festival with Adam Savage and his team from Tested.com (2016), along with several high altitude balloon flights with 8 million+ views on YouTube.

Research Assistant, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Lab (Fall 2011-Spring 2017)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Thesis: Orbital Diversity for Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Advisers: Prof. Per Enge, Dr. Todd Walter

Software Engineer, Google Maps (Summer 2015)

Google, Mountain View, CA
Project: Street View next generation GPS hardware evaluation and algorithm design within the Ceres post-processing pose optimizer framework to improve GPS usage in the pipeline.

Research Assistant, Space Flight Dynamics Lab (Winter 2009 - Summer 2010)

McGill University, Montreal, QC
Thesis: The Effect of Aerodynamic Drag Forces on the Formation Flight of Satellites
Adviser: Prof. Arun K. Misra

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, AA 272C: Global Positioning Systems (Spring 2018 & 2019)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Co-lectured and co-designed lecture notes, assignments, and final project along with Andrew Neish and Dr. Frank van Diggelen.

Course Assistant, Aeronautics and Astronautics (Spring 2012 & 2013)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Course: AA 279A - Space Mechanics.
Instructor: Prof. Andrew Barrow

Course Assistant, Aeronautics and Astronautics (Winter 2012)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Course: AA 272C - Global Positioning Systems.
Instructor: Dr. Frank van Diggelen

Teaching Assistant, Mechanical Engineering (Winter 2010)

McGill University, Montreal, QC
Course: MECH 419 - Advanced Mechanics of Systems.
Instructor: Prof. Michael P. Paìˆdoussis

Professional Development

International Space University, Graz, Austria (2011)

Space Studies Program at TU Graz