Ray Sanders, M.Sc
rjs (dot) astro "at" raymondjsanders.com

EDUCATION:

  Master of Science, Space Studies
  The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 2017
  Concentration: Astronomy/Astrophysics

  Bachelor of Science, Earth and Space Exploration
  Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2013
  Concentration: Astronomy/Astrophysics

PUBLICATIONS:

  MPEC 2014 H33, 2014 K04, 2014 K02, 2014 KP2, 2014 LN9, 2014 LJ21, 2014 LK21

  IBVS 6054: Photometric Analysis of Variable Stars in NGC 299
    Sanders, Sarraj, Schmidtke.

  IBVS 6030: Photometric Behavior of Eight Be/X-ray Binaries in the SMC
    Sarraj, Sanders, Schmidtke.

AWARDS:

ASU Dean's List: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

MEMBERSHIPS:
  AAS Full Member

EMPLOYMENT:

  Information Technology:
    Linux System Administrator / DevOps Engineer
    2008 and prior: Upon Request

  Academic:

    University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Research Specialist, Catalina Sky Survey
    Arizona State University Undergraduate Teaching / Research Assistant, Arizona State University

WORKSHOPS:

  Arizona State University Curiosity Has Landed in Your Classroom
  Astronomical Society of the Pacific Galileo Goes to Mars Workshop
  University of Arizona Center for Astronomy Professional Development Teaching Excellence Workshop

TEACHING:
  Various Education and Public Outreach
  Arizona State University Teaching Assistant (Astronomy)

RESEARCH:
  Christensen, et al.
    2014 LJ21, Comet C/2014 J1 (Catalina)
    Additional Catalina Sky Surkey MPEC bulletins upon request.

  Sanders, Sarraj, Schmidtke.
    IBVS 6054: Photometric Analysis of Variable Stars in NGC 299

  Patience, DeRosa, et al.
    Observing Assistant: Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope / Perkins Telescope

  Sarraj, Sanders, Schmidtke.
    IBVS 6030: Photometric Behavior of Eight Be/X-ray Binaries in the SMC

  CUREA
    Undergraduate Observational Program for Astrophysics at Mt. Wilson Observatory

  Groppi, et al. Operator / Technician: ASU Small Radio Telescope

OUTREACH:
  NASA Solar System Ambassador

  Astrobiology Magazine - Freelance Writer
    http://www.astrobio.net/exclusive/5493/investigatingexoplanetsurfaces
    http://www.astrobio.net/exclusive/4681/whenstellarmetallicitysparksplanetformation
    http://www.astrobio.net/exclusive/4882/canastronomersdetectexoplanetoceans
    http://www.astrobio.net/pressrelease/4529/howwellcanastronomersstudyexoplanetatmospheres

  Yuri's Night - Director of Outreach

  Arizona State University Founding Member and Outreach Director, ASU Astro Devils Astronomy Club

  Volunteer, ASU Earth and Space Exploration Day

  Volunteer/Coordinator, ASU Astronomy Open House