Began at JPL in 2006 as a EEE component rep working with Electrical Engineers to identify and procure space rated EEE Components on the Mars Science Laboratory.
2008-2011: MSL Hardware Quality Assurance supporting Actuator Assembly, Testing and troubleshooting.
2011 Resident QA for GRAIL at Lockheed Martin in Littelton Colorado followed by launch site ATLO lead through launch
2011-2012: SMAP Radar Hardware Quality Lead
2012-2014: JWST-MIRI Hardware Quality Assurance Lead
2014: Asteroid Retrieval and Redirect Mission-Microspine Gripper advancement and up-scaling of existing Microspine gripper technology to grip larger rocks using flight like materials and processes.
2014-2015: InSight hardware Quality Assurance oversight of foreign partners in France, Germany and Poland
2015-2018: SWOT Hardware quality assurance Lead
2018- present: M2020 Robotic Arm Mechanical Engineering.
Bachelors in Economics UCSD 2006
Masters in Robotics Manufacturing Systems Engineering CSUN 2014
Using robotic arms and end effectors to advance scientific research pursuits on other planets and extra-terrestrial bodies.