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PhD Satellite Orbital Dynamics (Aston), 1989

1987-1990 Senior Research Scientist, GEC-Marconi Research Centre. Expert in the geometric correction of spaceborne SAR data. Management of UK Government of ESA and UK Government contracts.

1990-1993 Principal Systems Engineer, Vega Space Systems Engineering Ltd. Seconded to European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), Germany 1990-1991for technical project management support. 1991-1993 seconded to the Joint Research Centre, Italy, generating algorithms for geometric SAR processing and SAR interferometry as part of the joint ESA/CEC TREES Project (monitoring tropical rainforest).

1993-1998 Chief Radargrammetrist, National Remote Sensing Centre Ltd. Support in the use of SAR within large scale operational agricultural projects in the EU. SAR consultant in forestry and geology applications. Development of algorithms for topographic processing of SAR data.

1998-2001 Managing Director, Synoptics Geo Applications Ltd. Development and operation of a commercial SAR stereo capability, mapping areas of SE Asia and Central America. Training in the use of SAR.

2001-Present Lecturer, University of Nottingham. Lecturing support in civil engineering and surveying. Developing research capability in interferometric SAR.

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