Warehouse Inventory Control Assistant

Brian Elwood

701 N. Ithaca Ave Phone 630-864-0528 Lubbock, TX 79415 E-mail brianlwd0@gmail.com

To obtain a job which will allow me the opportunity to expand my knowledge and experience. I would like to obtain these skills just in case I want to pursue a PhD. I am also interested in pursuing a career which does not necessarily have to be in the science field. I am open to new career opportunities.

Fall 2006 – Spring 2012 Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois

Bachelor of Science in Physics

June 2006 Bolingbrook High School Bolingbrook, Illinois


§ Space Grant Scholarship

  • Dean’s List of Honors

  • Honors in German

  • Merit award in Physics

  • Honors award in Physics

  • Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society award.

§ Member of the Society of Physics Students (SPS).

  • Member of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

  • Member of Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society.

  • Served as class assistant for general physics class.

  • I have an interest in Astronomy.

  • §  CSU department seminar, Spring 2009.

  • §  Oral presentation, Searching for Distant Galaxies, 21st Annual Illinois

    Student Research Conference, April 2010.

  • §  Poster presentation, The Implementation of Research-Based Science Education Curricula at an Urban University, Coble, K., Elwood, B., Redmond, L., Nickerson, M., Puckett, A. W., Rector, T. A., 2010, BAAS, 216, 416.06; this included my distant galaxies project and I presented the work at an AAS conference meeting.

  • §  Poster presentation, Searching for Hazardous Asteroids, Prairie Section of the American Physical Society (PSAPS) and Chicago Section of the American Association of Physics Teacher (CS-AAPT) meeting, Nov. 2010.

  • §  Oral presentation, Searching for Potentially Hazardous Asteroids,




Awards received

Interests and activities


Work experience

CS-AAPT meeting, April 2011.

Research Assistant

July 2010 University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska § Astrometry data reduction using Astrometrica (searching for asteroids)

January 2009 – July 2010 Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois

  • §  Made observations with the Global Telescope Network using the

    GORT and PROMPT telescopes.

  • §  Image processing and data reduction using Image J

  • §  3-color image reconstruction using photoshop

  • §  Photometric red shifts of galaxies (discovering distant galaxies)

  • §  Astrometry data reduction using Astrometrica (searching for asteroids)

    June 2012 – July 2012 CERN Laboratory Geneve, Switzerland

    Analyzed data to identify electron and positron pairs to find the J/y signal with the pair’s invariant mass

    Identified characteristics of the J/y associated jets for proton-proton and relativistic heavy ion collisions

    March 2013 – May 2013 Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois

    • Design and simulate optical portions of the Very High Momentum Particle Identification Detector (CERN Research)

    • Model the generation of Cherenkov radiation by high-energy particles and the imaging of that radiation onto a photon detector using an array of focusing mirrors (CERN Research)

      Student Worker

      Fall 2007 – Spring 2008 Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois § I filed papers, ran errands, made appointments, and helped with

      activities and events


      July 2005 – May 2006 Steak n’ Shake Bolingbrook, Illinois § I cooked and dressed the food


      August 2012 – August 2013 Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois

      § I tutored students in physics, astronomy, chemistry and math. I also helped with homework assignments and exam preparations.

      Temp Agency

      August 2014 – December 2014 Columbus, Ohio

§ Iworkedacoupleofwarehousejobsduringthistimeframe.

Graduate Student

August 2013 – July 2014 Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio § Iwasaresearchassistantandtakingcourses.
January 2015 – Current Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas
§ Iamcurrentlyateachingassistantandenrolledinclasses. 


  • ID#: 128581
  • Location: Lubbock, TX , 79415

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