Present PositionScientific Programmer
Employed by Wyle Labs for the
Fermi Science Support Center
Brief BioAfter studying both Physics and Philosophy at the University of Rochester I went to graduate school at the University of Maryland and completed my Ph.D. titled "Hydrodynamic Models of AGN Feedback in Cooling Core Clusters" under the direction of Dr. Christopher Reynolds in 2008. Immediately after (give or take a long weekend) I started at Goddard as a programmer for the Fermi (formerly GLAST) mission.
Educational BackgroundPh.D., Astronomy, University of Maryland, 2008
M.S., Astronomy, University of Maryland, 2003
B.S., Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, 2001
B.A., Philosophy, University of Rochester, 2001
Research InterestsHigh performance computing and modeling in astrophysics
General data handling/manipulation in astrophysics
Galaxy cluster/AGN interactions
Current ProjectsFermi ScienceTools
(an ftools like suite of tools to analyze data from the Fermi mission)
Fermi LAT data server
Publications at the ADS website.