Professional Background

Years of Experience

September 2014 - present

Baker Adaptive Optics Albuquerque, NM
(Exclusively)

NRL Washington, DC  Ultra-Short-Pulse Adaptive Optics Program (Directed Energy)
--Optical design, AO System Setup and Calibration, High Speed Camera interfacing, C/C++ programming
NPS Monterey, CA
Boeing Maui, HI
OEWaves San Diego, CA
Sandia National Labs KAFB, NM
AFRL KAFB, NM

June 1988- August 2014

Boeing KAFB, NM

FASOR 50W Sodium Guidestar Source
--lasers development, ring resonators, optical design, optical gaseous spectroscopy, interferometric wavemeters, RF electronics, feedback controls, nonlinear optics, process automation, embedded processing, C/C++ software development, safety systems, satellite imaging.
High Powered Fiber Laser Array Active Cophasing (Directed Energy)
--optical design, RF electronics, feedback controls, data acquisition, process automation, safety systems.
Acquisition, Tracking & Pointing Systems (ATP)
--Fast Steering Mirror Development, feedback controls, optical position sensing, electronics, feedback sensors, video tracking and algorithms, daq interfaces, C/C++ software development.
Adaptive Optical Systems Development
--MEMS based, LCD based, PZT based, voice coil based, and optically addressed wavefront controllers.  Shack-Hartmann based, Curvature Sensor based, Interferometer based, Image PSF based wavefront sensors. Analog processor based, PC based wavefront reconstructors.
Laser Beam Diagnostics
--Optical design, Power, Strehl Ratio, Beam Quality, Wavefront, Temporal and Transverse Coherence, and Polarization measurements.
Photolytic Iodine Laser Development
--magnetics modeling, Optical design, laser pulse width monitoring, High Voltage Pulsed Power Engineering, pearson probes, LN2 cryogenics, vacuum systems, spark gaps, remote monitoring, EMI shielding, safety systems.
High Temperature Superconductors research
--cryogenics, optics, laser surface probing, resistance probing, RF permeability probing.

November 1999- December 2000

Independent Consultant, Greater Boston Area

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April 1997- October 1998

Associate Director, ABC Solutions

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