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Master of Science
Geophysics/A Study of the Effects of Surface Loading and Reorientation of the Lunar Surface
Texas A&M University
Master of Science
University of Colorado
Bachelor of Science
Angelo State University
|Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)||Rank||Department / School||College / Office||University / Company|
|2010-Present||Undergraduate Advisor||Physics||CAS||University of North Texas|
|2009-Present||Senior Lecturer||Physics||CAS||University of North Texas|
|2000-2009||Lecturer||Physics||CAS||University of North Texas|
|2001-2003||Astronomy Laboratory Manager||Physics||CAS||University of North Texas|
|1988-1991||Exploration Geophysicist|| || ||Shell Western Exploration & Production, Inc., Houston, Texas|
|1986-1988||Geophysicist|| || ||Shell Western Exploration & Production, Inc., Houston, Texas|
|1983-1985||Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant|| || ||Texas A&M University|
|1983||Geophysics Research Assistant|| || ||Chevron Geosciences, Houston, Texas|
|1981-1982||Instructor||Physics||CAS||University of Mississippi|
|1978-1981||Graduate Teaching Assistant||Physics||CAS||University of Colorado|
|1977||Research Assistant|| || ||Oak Ridge National Laboratory|
|Duration (YYYY - YYYY)||Percentage Teaching||Percentage Research||Percentage Service|
|Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)||Committee||Position||Classification|
|2011-Present||Astronomy Ad Hoc Committee||Member||Physics Department|
|2013-2014||Institutional Effectiveness Committee||Member||University|
|2013-2014||Core Assessment||Coordinator||Physics Department|
|2003-2010||Astronomy Ad Hoc Committee||Chair||Physics Department|
|2004-2008||Executive Committee||Member||Physics Department|
|2004-2008||EEO assessment||Coordinator||Physics Department|
|Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)||Organization||Position||Classification|
|2004||Physics Department's 2004 Golden Apple Teaching Award||University of North Texas|
|1982-1983||Chevron Fellowship||Texas A&M University|
|· Developed and tested FORTRAN code to process aeromagnetic data, allowing the integration of magnetic data into hydrocarbon exploration programs. |
|· Computer analyzed nuclear data, identifying principal decay channels and products of various unstable isotopes. |
|· Designed and supervised experimentation, field acquisition, and data processing as party chief for an $800K seismic survey which provided essential information in defining production of a natural gas field. |
· Provided direction and quality control for signal processing and field experimentation as assistant party chief of a seismic crew.
· Authored and co-authored proprietary professional papers reporting significantly improved seismic data processing and acquisition strategies, widening the application and impact of new processing technology.
· Presented scientific reports to professional audiences, broadening application of new technology.
· Developed geophysical data processing strategies utilizing workstation based statistical analysis.
· Trained, supervised, and evaluated technical staff.
|Modeled planetary reorientation caused by meteorite impacts. Results provided a possible evolutionary model explaining present-day physical characteristics of the Moon. |
Presented scientific reports to academic audiences.
|Taught recitations and supervised laboratory sections for undergraduate physics program.|
|· Lectured for engineering physics, pre-med physics, and non-majors physics courses. Met specialized educational needs of students with widely varying scientific backgrounds. |
· Developed recitations and supervised laboratories for physics courses. Complemented theory with practical applications, emphasizing problem-solving and hands-on learning.
|· Awarded Physics Department's 2004 Golden Apple Teaching Award. |
· Currently responsible for over 400 students enrolled in astronomy lectures at UNT.
· Continued development of PowerPoint based astronomy lectures, incorporation of lecture demonstrations and computer-based interactive homework for undergraduate astronomy courses.
· Assisting in development of associated laboratory courses.
· Currently working with astronomy lab staff to design and implement improved laboratory exercises to maximize effectiveness of the three lab venues and incorporate state-of-the-art imaging technology.
· Managed astronomy laboratory courses with an enrollment of approximately 2400 students per year.
· Recruited, trained, and supervised graduate teaching and undergraduate laboratory assistants.
· Provided syllabus and schedule of sessions, dates, and times for each semester.
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