Performed routine radiation safety survey audits. Measured, analyzed and collected samples for counting with spectrometric instruments.
Performed radiation safety survey measurements on X-ray producing machines.
Developed and maintained timely records of radiation survey reports, radioactive material (RAM) inventory, spectrometric instrument calibration records, and radioactive waste records via log books, forms, and computers.
Calibrated radiation detection equipment including Ludlum Geiger Counters.
Prepared and cleared Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center rooms used for Iodine-131 thyroid ablations.
Conducted monthly unannounced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) inspections.
Collected and prepared radioactive waste for shipment and decay.
Performed dosimetry tasks including the collection, tracking, and distribution of dosimeters.
Worked with Professor Brad Hansen and Astronomy graduate student Ian Crossfield in the detection of extrasolar planets (planets outside the solar system).
Spent 3 nights on Mount Hamilton, San Jose at Lick Observatory operating the 3-meter Shane Reflector and 1-meter Nickel Reflector Telescopes at Lick Observatory.
Experience in reduction of stellar images using IDL software, CCD detectors, and telescopes.
Hobbies: Dance, rock climbing, barbering, running, hiking, camping, traveling