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Systems Engineer

UK Astronomy Technology Centre

Lead Systems Engineer

 

 

Education

  • 2010: PhD in Development of Space-Borne Gravitational Wave Detectors; University of Glasgow
  • 2006: Master in Science (First Class Honours) in Physics and Astronomy; University of Glasgow

Employment

  • 2015-Present: Systems Engineer, UK Astronomy Technology Centre
  • 2013-2015: Systems Engineer and Head of Laboratory for Enabling Technologies, Astrium Germany (Science Missions Department)
  • 2010-2012: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Glasgow; Development of space-borne interferometry systems for Gravitational Wave detection

Relevant Experience

  • Systems Engineer for the industrial eLISA Consolidation Study (ESA L3 GW Observatory)
  • Systems Engineer and Project Manager for the eLISA Wide-Field Telescope Breadboard development activity
  • Systems and Performance Engineering for the NGGM Optical Metrology Terminal Development Activity (ESA Next-Gen Gravimetry Mission)
  • Performance Engineering for the ATHENA Phase A Study (ESA L2 X-Ray Telescope)
  • Research and Development of complex optical and opto-mechanical systems, including fibre optics, for various types of astronomical observations
  • AIT of the flight-model Optical Bench for the LISA Pathfinder mission (ESA Technology Demonstrator mission for eLISA)

Areas of Interest

  • Optics and opto-mechanics, precision metrology, gravitational wave detectors, cosmology.

Steering Committee

Olivier Le Fèvre
Olivier Le Fèvre
LAM, Marseille, France
Bodo Ziegler
Bodo Ziegler
Vienna Univ., Austria
Beatriz Barbuy
Beatriz Barbuy
IAG, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Simon Morris
Simon Morris
Durham Univ., U.K
Matthias Steinmetz
Matthias Steinmetz
AIP, Potsdam, Germany
Daniel Schaerer
Daniel Schaerer
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Goran Ostlin
Goran Ostlin
Stockholm Univ., Sweden
José Alfonso
José Alfonso
IA, Lisbon Univ., Portugal
Alexis Finogenov
Alexis Finogenov
Helsinki Univ., Finland
Lex Kaper
Lex Kaper
Amsterdam Univ.,
Netherlands
Laura Pentericci
Laura Pentericci
INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Italy
Edwin Bergin
Edwin Bergin
Univ. of Michigan, USA
Jesus Gallego
Jesus Gallego
Madrid, Computense Univ., Spain

Board

Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Co-P.I.
Lex Kaper
Lex Kaper
Co-P.I.
Matthias Steinmetz
Matthias Steinmetz
Co-P.I.
Simon Morris
Simon Morris
Co-P.I.
Beatriz Barbuy
Beatriz Barbuy
Co-P.I.
François Hammer
François Hammer
Principal Investigator
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Management

Pascal Jagourel
Pascal Jagourel
Project Manager
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Mickaël Frotin
Mickaël Frotin
Deputy Project Manager
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Fatima Defrondat
Fatima Defrondat
Quality Assurance Engineer
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Science

Mathieu Puech
Mathieu Puech
Co-Project Scientist
Simulations (Science)
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Gavin Dalton
Gavin Dalton
Instrument Scientist
Rubén Janssen
Rubén Janssen
UK ATC Instrument Scientist
Chris Evans
Chris Evans
Project Scientist
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Engineering

Isabelle Guinouard
Isabelle Guinouard
Light Transport
to Spectrographs (SOST)
Kacem El Hadi
Kacem El Hadi
AIT
Sylvestre Taburet
Sylvestre Taburet
IT/Web Infrastructure
Kevin Middleton
Kevin Middleton
Positioning system (POS)
Marie Larrieu
Marie Larrieu
Electronics & ICS (EICS)
Marc Dubbeldam
Marc Dubbeldam
System Engineer
Mechanics
Ramon Navarro
Ramon Navarro
VIS Spectrograph
(SPES-VIS)
Tim Morris
Tim Morris
System Engineer,
Adaptative Optics
Annemieke Janssen
Annemieke Janssen
VIS-SPES
(VIS Spectrograph)
Phil Parr Burman
Phil Parr Burman
NIR Spectrograph
(SPES-NIR)
(ICOS)
Ian Lewis
Ian Lewis
Positioning System (POS)
Bruno Castilho
Bruno Castilho
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Fanny Chemla
Fanny Chemla
System Engineer
Optics
Yanbin Yang
Yanbin Yang
DRS
David Le Mignant
David Le Mignant
LAM, Marseille
Johan Pragt
Johan Pragt
VIS Spectrograph
(VIS-SPES)
Andreas Kelz
Andreas Kelz
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Gérard Rousset
Gérard Rousset
Adaptative Optics Expertise

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