Research School of Engineering
The Australian National University, Australia
Bachelor of Science, Hons. (Physics), ANU, 15 May 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, (App.Phys, Astronomy), Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW, 1991. Chartered Professional Engineer (FIEAust CPEng, Electrical, ITEE, #2130714), 1998-Present. Diploma of Project Management, UNE Partnerships, 2003-2004 (partial completion, Final Examination Distinction). Certification of PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) and PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP), enrolled with Seeklearning, www.seeklearning.com.au, in progress, 2008-Present.
Engineering Management (multidisciplinary engineering and science), Project and Programme Management, policy planning, Facilities Management; Contract Management; Supply Chain Management; Quality Assurance documentation and review; Critical Design Review; Critical Path and timeline analyses; risk management, Systems engineering; Aerospace; Balloon and satellite launch operations, Spacecraft; Instrumentation; Monte Carlo Methods; Balloon and Satellite-borne X/Gamma-ray Astronomy and instrumentation, Optical and Infrared Astronomy Instrumentation, Statistical Analysis, Laser Physics; Data acquisition systems, computer-hardware interfaces, electronic test instrumentation, high technology detector systems (x-ray, gamma-ray, optical), laboratory testing; Space-borne hardware qualification, satellite instrument command and test procedures