Oxford Physics Graduate. Formerly NASA, U.S. Senate, European Space Agency, and Aon. Resume.
United States Senate
June 2017 - August 2017
Legislative Intern - Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
— Assisted in research, corresponded with constituents, and attended Senate briefings and hearings.
— Created an automated method to track legislation in Congress, saving hours of manual research.
— Worked with staff in writing letters and memos relating to healthcare, criminal justice reform, and technology.
European Space Agency
October 2016 - May 2017
— Conducted research applying machine learning techniques to study star formation.
— Used cluster analysis on data from the Gaia mission to identify stars likely to have young planetary systems.
— Authored a paper describing the method developed, which has been accepted to the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Huguenot Services Limited
July 2016 - October 2016
Data Science Intern
— Developed a series of innovative visualisations of the performance and composition of investment funds. — Created each visualisation from the ground up, including integration with Huguenot's data processing platform. — Products are now being used by several major asset management companies.
Stroz Friedberg, an Aon Company
July 2015 - October 2015
— Worked within the Digital Forensics department at Stroz Friedberg, a leading technical services firm. — Performed a forensic analysis and security audit of a major mobile payments app, producing a summary report and presentation. —The research resulted in a responsible disclosure to the developer.
July 2014 - October 2014
— Founded Openhouse Industries with the aim of creating products that are compelling, without being restricted and closed down. — Produced a functional prototype of our first product, Open.Player, in two weeks by championing a rapid development process. — Created a series of videos documenting the process of starting a business.
July 2013 - October 2013
Data Science Intern
— Worked within the Open Innovation Program (openNASA), which promotes transparency and civic participation at NASA. — Conducted a quantitative analysis of how people collaborate at international mass collaboration events. — Wrote several articles for the openNASA blog, including a recurring series.
August 2013 - October 2013
— Created an exhibit at World Maker Faire 2013. Coordinated staffing and secured $15000 in funding in less than a month. — The exhibit won an Editor’s Choice award at Maker Faire. — Invited to speak at SXSW Interactive 2014 about the exhibit.
July 2012 - August 2012
Embedded Systems Intern
— Defendec specialises in creating a wireless sensor network platform for border defence and infrastructure security. — Developed a demonstration of the flexibility of Defendec's platform. — Integrated an LED display with their platform, creating a display for live stock prices.