Katie Knowles

MPhys Physics with Space Science (with Foundation Year)

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A postgraduate researcher at Northumbria University, with a passionate commitment to a future career and involvement in planetary science and space science research, spanning the environments of the giant planets and their associated satellites, as well as outreach work. Current and previous research experience include work on variations in the upper and lower atmosphere of Jupiter in the equatorial regions, as well as attitude and orbit control systems research for small spacecraft using NASA 42 software. Undertaken the full range of core physics modules as expected from a degree, with chosen electives to match research interests, and have been successful in both; finishing within the top four students in at least four years of study.

Education/Academic qualification

Physics, MPH, Master of Physics in Physics with Space Science (with Foundation Year): First Class Honours, University of Leicester

25 Sept 201722 Jul 2022

Award Date: 22 Jul 2022

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