Nathan is working on the flight implementation of EMCCDs for the Roman Coronagraph Instrument. Prior to this, he was a research fellow at the Centre for Electronic Imaging, Open University, UK, where he worked on the development and characterization of customized image sensors for space applications. Research interests include sensors for single optical photon counting and radiation damage in silicon image sensors.
PhD (Open University) MPhys (University of Sussex)
Sensors for single optical photon counting and radiation damage in silicon image sensors
CCD/CMOS detector characterization and optimization, vacuum and cryogenic equipment, radiation source handling, soldering, camera electronics, optics, TCAD and pixel design, PhD supervision, line management of staff, proposal preparation and submission, conference and workshop organization. Python, Matlab, C++
2021 JPL Postdoc Research Day – Best Presentation
2019 Open University Three Minute Thesis – Best Presentation