Dr Timothy A Howard – Resume

Research Scientist and Tutor

Tim Howard is a fully qualified teacher with a PhD in space physics

Academic Credentials:

2017: Approved as a casual teacher by the NSW Department of Education (#1318630)

2017: Accreditation as a teacher in NSW by the NSW Educations Standards Authority. Authorized to teach Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in NSW government schools (#317998)

2017: Working with Children Check Clearance (#WWC1344221E)

2009: Graduate Diploma of Education: University of New England, Australia

2003: PhD (Space Physics): University of Newcastle, Australia

1998: Bachelor of Science (Class 1A Honours): University of Newcastle, Australia

1997: Bachelor of Mathematics: University of Newcastle, Australia

1993: High School Certificate (Dux): Waratah Technology High School, Australia.

Employment History:
2011 – 2017: Senior Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado, USA
2009 – 2011: Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado, USA
2007 – 2009: NRC Research Fellow, Air Force Research Laboratory, Sunspot, New Mexico, USA
2005 – 2007: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Physics Department, Montana State University, USA
2003 – 2005: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
2002 – 2003: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
1998 – 2002: Postgraduate Researcher, Physics Department, University of Newcastle, Australia.

Peer-reviewed Research Papers: 55 (click here).
Conference Presentations: 108 (click here).
Books: Sole author on two books published by Springer in 2011 and 2014:
Coronal Mass Ejections: An Introduction and Space Weather and Coronal Mass Ejections.

Awards:
1998: Australian Institute of Physics Award for Physics 400 Project.
1992: Assistant Director Generals Award for Contributions to Science in the Community.

Research Grants:
2015 – 2017: PI: AFOSR Program; BRI #12: CMEs interacting with the solar-terrestrial environment
2013 – 2016: PI: NASA ROSES Heliophysics GI Program
2013 – 2016: PI: NSF SHINE Competition
2009 – 2012: PI: NSF SHINE Competition
2014 – 2017: Co-I: NASA ROSES Heliophysics LWS Program
2013 – 2016: Co-I: NASA ROSES Heliophysics SR Program
2013 – 2014: Co-I: NASA ROSES Heliophysics HDEE Program
2012 – 2014: Co-I: NASA ROSES Heliophysics SHP Program
2009 – 2012: Co-I: NASA ROSES Solar and Heliospheric Physics – SR&T program
2012 – 2017: Co-I: NSF REU program, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Teaching History:
2006 – 2016: Mentor for the Research Education for Undergraduates (REU) program (NSF, USA)
2012 – 2017: Group Cycling Fitness Instructor (Certified Spinning Instructor since 2006)
1998 – 2004: University Tutor, University of Newcastle Australia, and University of Birmingham, UK
1998 – 2002: University Laboratory Demonstrating
1995 – 2002, 2006: Private Tutor, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, 7-12 and Tertiary levels.

Qualities:
Worked at the cutting edge of professional scientific research (space physics) for 15 years;
Has worked with NASA, NOAA, AFRL (US), RAL (UK), and several universities worldwide;
Maintains contacts with world leading researchers worldwide;
Holds formal teaching qualifications (graduate diploma of education);
Published author (55 peer reviewed papers and 2 academic science books).