BA Physics with Atmospheric Minor

University of Colorado

December 2015 

Special academic interests:

  • Planetary Atmospheres
  • Severe Weather!
  • Plasma Physics (Thermonuclear Fusion)
  • Basics of Programming (Mostly Python)
  • Math and the language of the universe
  • Bizarre Astrophysics

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Mathematica, Python
  • Basic Computing Language usage: Java, C, MATLAB
  • Analysis and minor manipulation of images using ENVI
  • Analyze weather maps to determine important weather phenomena
  • Minor use in numerical calculation approach to physics/math problems

Work History

Work experience
Aug 2015 - Present

Undergraduate Learning Assistant, Atmospheric Sciences

University of Colorado                                                                                       Boulder, CO
  • Sit in on introductory level atmospheric science lectures
  • Work with students during lecture on concept questions
  • Hold bi-weekly office hours for lecture relevant worksheets with small groups of students
  • Design of semester long project for student’s final exam review
  • Worked closely with course  and School of Education faculty
Jan 2015 - Present

Student Intern

Southwest Research Institute                                                                        Boulder, CO 
  • Work with space telescope data to create 3D data image of Saturn’s moon Titan and its atmosphere in methane absorption bands
  • Work with Python programming language to convert raw scientific data to compare theoretical model behavior of atmosphere
Sep 2010 - May 2015


Front Range Community College/Private                                         
  • Physics: Algebra and Calculus based I & II, Physics for non majors
  • Math: College Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus
Jan 2011 - Apr 2015

Physics Lab Coordinator

Front Range Community College                                                        Westminster, CO
  • In charge of/train work study students to assemble physics lab equipment onto carts for class labs
  • Designing procedure manuals for physics labs for ease of work-study use without direct supervision
  • Research specific labs for future update/ restructure
  • Assemble/Tear down lab carts for physics labs
  • Fix/inspect/replace broken lab equipment
  • Update and refine lab preparation guides
  • In charge of complete stockroom organization
  • Created inventory system for consumables and lab equipment that needs replaced regularly


Sep 2009 - Dec 2010

Science Department Work Study(physics)

Front Range Community College                                                         Westminster, CO
  • Inventory complete physics stockroom items             
  • Document and organize inventory for relevancy/surplus
  • Cleaned glassware for chemistry and biology
  • Worked with chemicals for chemistry
  • Assembled/Tore down lab carts for all sciences


Aug 2011 - Dec 2015

Bachelor of Atmospheric Physics

University of Colorado

Boulder, CO 

Aug 2008 - Dec 2010

Associates of Sciences

Front Range Community College

Westminster, CO

Volunteer Work

  • Volunteered for FRCC at STEMapalooza; 2 day STEM event for inner city Denver public schools (2009, 2010);            ran demos involving kids and teaching them the principles behind the demonstrations
  • Led tutor group session for physics students at Front Range Community College (2012)
  • Continued lab coordinator duties at Front Range Community College for summer 2014 when budget cuts eliminated position (temporarily)
  • Co-Founder of Front Range Astronomy Club (2009)
  • Coached undefeated U14 Elite inline hockey team (2008)
  • Lend time to help friends, family, and fellow students with any school work related to my tutor skills


  • Observing and documenting daily weather
  • Working with Arduino circuits/projects
  • Collector and restoration of old Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) merchandise
  • Minor circuitry work
  • Fort Collins Catz – Professional inline hockey team (2007 & 2008)
  • Played in Littleton Firefighters Charity Hockey Tournament (2009 – 2013)
  • Recreational ice hockey
  • Camping and Hiking
  • Restoring/Building Cars; 1990-1994 Eagle Talon Tsi
  • Bicycling (recreational and transportation)

..References available upon request..