I've been studying physics, in one form or another, for over a decade now. My favorite thing about the subject is the way it helps me see the world in a new way every time I unlock some new depth of study. I'm currently working on my Ph.D. and eventually hope to be a university professor. I love teaching people about physics, it's something we've spent our entire lives immersed in, and I firmly believe anyone can understand it, if offered the right approach to learning. Seeing that light in someone's eyes when they have the epiphanies that...
I have taught a physics lab section for Utah State University. I've also aided with the physics department tutoring activities. When working for BAE Systems, I developed and taught an entry-level, new hire, training course for Nuclear Surety. In the Army, as a CBRN Soldier, I have conducted operational sustainment retraining, and was responsible for training new soldiers on maintenance and operations. I have also, on informal basis, often aided other students in Undergraduate science and mathematics courses.
BAE Systems, Scientist I
2014 - 2017
Evaluate engineering proposals, maintenance/operational procedures, and technical data to verify compliance with applicable military and industrial system safety standards. Ensure weapon system security and safety as defined by Department of Defense Manual 3150.02
U.S. Army, Biological Integrated Detection System Operator
2008 - 2014
Shift leader and operator in a forward deployable, remote functioning, biosurveillance laboratory. Duties include field reconnaissance and emplacement as well as laboratory operations. Due to the autonomous nature of the system, operators are also responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance and repair.