BRANDON W. HARRISON

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

M.A. / PhD in Astronomy

May 2015 / 2018


Boston University, Boston, MA



B.A. in Astronomy and Physics, Minor in Mathematics

May 2011


Boston University, Boston, MA



Professional Experience

Graduate Student

Sep 2013 - Present


Dept. of Astronomy, Boston University



Research Consultant

Aug 2013 - Oct 2014


Research Scholar

Jan 2012 - Aug 2013


Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University



Research Assistant

May 2011 - Sep 2011


Center for Space Physics, Boston University



Research Assistant

Jun 2009 - May 2011


Institute for Astrophysical Research, Boston University



Awards

Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, 225th AAS Meeting

Jan 2015


Institute for Astrophysical Research Prize, Boston University

May 2011



Observing Experience

Lowell Observatory, 4.3 m Discovery Channel Telescope, LMI

2 Nights



Computer Experience

Programming Languages: Java, C/C++, Python, CUDA/jcuda, IDL, Fortran, Matlab, VBA, HTML, CSS3


Data Analysis Software: Mathematica, IRAF, SAO Image DS9, SExtractor, Difmap


Operating Systems: OS X 10.3+, Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Linux/Unix


Preparation Programs: Microsoft Office Suite, LaTeX