Nord, Bryan

December 24, 2008, 12:52 am
Source: Goddard Space Flight Center - Academy
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Brian Nord


Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts - Physics, May 2003, Johns Hopkins University

NASA Academy Research Project

Research and Work Experience

  • Space Telescope Science Institute, Research Assistant, Baltimore, MD, Oct 2003-2004.
  • Johns Hopkins University/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Research Assistant, Batavia, IL, Jun 2003-Oct 2003: Search for decay of Lambda B particle (to a Kaon and three pions) via blind analysis of data taken at the Collider Detection Facility (CDF).
  • Johns Hopkins Academic Advising, Physics and Mathematics Tutor, Baltimore, MD, Oct 2002-May 2004.
  • Johns Hopkins University/Condensed Matter Workgroup, Research Assistant , Baltimore, MD, Jan 2000-Jan 2002: Development of apparatus for testing electrical properties of Iron-Cobalt at high temperatures.
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1999-2003: Research of Formaldehyde in the Interstellar Medium as a tracer for dark molecular and dust clouds; Testing of Limitations of the Space Interferometry Mission (SIM) via software simulation.

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's List, Spring 1999-00, Spring 2001-2002, Spring 2002-2003.
  • Trustee Scholarship, 1999-2003.
  • Hess Memorial Scholarship, 2001-2003
  • National Achievement Scholarship, 1999-2003.

Memberships and Activities

  • Society of Physics Students, Member, 1999-2003; Officer, 2002-2003.
  • Planning observing runs on the Physics Department's large Cassegrain telescope.




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