Research Associate of Systems Power & Energy, University of Glasgow

Experienced Associate Researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the Space industry. Skilled in Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Testing, and Engineering Management. Strong research professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Glasgow.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Emerging Space Technologies Research Associate, University of Glasgow
  • 2014–2018
    Senior Mechanical Engineer, AAC Clyde Space
  • 2012–2014
    Research Assistant/Associate, University of Glasgow

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Glasgow, Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2008 
    University of Glasgow, 1st Class MEng (hons) in Mechanical Engineering

Publications

  • 2015
    PICASSO: A State of the Art CubeSat, Proceedings of the 29th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites
  • 2014
    Synchronized orbits and oscillations for free altitude control, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 37, No. 6
  • 2014
    Development status of AEOLDOS - A deorbit module for small satellites, Advances in Space Research
  • 2014
    Development and enhancement of various mechanical oscillators for application in vibrational energy harvesting - a PhD Thesis, University of Glasgow
  • 2014
    Deployment Dynamics of AEOLDOS - An Aerodynamic End Of Life DeOrbit System for CubeSats, AIAA SPACE 2014 Conference and Exposition
  • 2014
    A Rock-coring Campaign in an Analogue Environment: Performance, Lessons and Development, AIAA SPACE 2014 Conference and Exposition
  • 2014
    Orbital dynamics of synchronised orbit-attitude oscillations under solar radiation pressure, 65th International Astronautical Congress (IAC2014), Toronto, Canada
  • 2013
    Variable-geometry solar sailing: the possibilities of the quasi-rhombic pyramid, 3rd International Symposium on Solar Sailing (ISSS 2013), Glasgow, UK
  • 2013
    The Wideband Ionospheric Sounder CubeSat Experiment, The International Beacon Satellite Symposium, Bath, UK
  • 2013
    Lessons Learned from REXUS-12’s Suaineadh Experiment: Spinning Deployment of a Space Web in Milli Gravity, 21st ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research
  • 2013
    Lessons learned from three university experiments onboard the REXUS/BEXUS sounding rockets and stratosphere balloons, 64th International Astronautial Congress (IAC), Beijing, China
  • 2012
    Results of REXUS12’s Suaineadh Experiment: Deployment of a Spinning Space Web in Micro Gravity Conditions, publication descriptionIAC-12-A2.3.15, 63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC)
  • 2011
    REXUS 12 Suaineadh Experiment: Deployment of a web in microgravity conditions using centrifugal forces, publication descriptionIAC-11.A2.3.7, 62nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC)
  • 2010
    The Suaineadh Project : A stepping stone towards the deployment of large flexible structures in space, 61st International Astronautical Congress