CHRISTINE CARMICHAEL, Ph.D.



3225 N. Marengo Avenue
Altadena, California 91001
home: (626) 398-1673
charmech@earthlink.net

SUMMARY:
* Ph.D. and B.Sc. in Physics; First-rate scientist and engineer
* Project Manager /Principal Investigator in superconductor physics
* Consultant in microchip technology, semiconductor materials
* Diploma in Education; dedicated to teaching excellence
* 15 years teaching experience, university and high school
* International expertise; taught in 4 countries
* Successful author in a wide variety of styles and formats

EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, Australia,
Ph.D. Physics (1982)

MORAY HOUSE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, Edinburgh, Scotland,
Teacher Training Certificate

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, Edinburgh, Scotland
Diploma in Education

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, Edinburgh, Scotland
B.Sc. (Honors) Physics



EMPLOYMENT:
1/95-11/96 MAGIC DRAGON MULTIMEDIA, Pasadena, CA
President : responsible for development, promotion, education, presentation, new content writing. Web Master commercial web domain averaging 100,000 visitors per month.

5/86-Present COMPUTER FUTURES, INC., Altadena, California
Consultant in thin film deposition and semiconductor devices for Patent Attorneys; manage low-overhead home office with Internet and World Wide Web

4/97-5/98 EARTHLINK NETWORK, Pasadena, California
Technical Support

6/87-4/95 TALANDIC RESEARCH CORP., Irwindale, California
Technical Expert in Spacecraft Contamination and Thermal Control Coatings for Brilliant Eyes.
Project Manager on two research programs to make and investigate the properties of thin film high temperature superconductors. Other research included laser vapor deposition of refractory materials, electron beam evaporation of optical thin films
Principal Investigator : won 2 government research proposals.

3/85-12/85 SCHOOL OF PHYSICS, University of New South Wales, Australia
Project Research Scientist and Project Manager of a research group with ten members building a new sputtering system for producing thin, epitaxial films of semiconductors . In charge of design and construction of sputtering system, with responsibility for day-to-day management of the project, including coordination of the work of group and support staff, plus purchasing of equipment and materials. Did research with members of the Molecular Beam Epitaxy program at the TELECOM Australia Research Laboratory in Melbourne, and the Integrated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois


5/81-12/84 SCHOOL OF METALLURGY, University of New South Wales Research Associate , used X-ray, optical and transmission electron microscopy to examine deformation and recrystallization effects on the texture and microstructure of f.c.c. and c.p.h. metals. Discovered evidence of superplastic flow in hot rolled zinc.

TEACHING:
6/00-11/00 Mt. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, Walnut, California
Physics Lecturer, part-time.

3/87-6/87 WHITTIER COLLEGE, Whittier, California
Physics Lecturer , part-time; managed lab

3/77-5/81 UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia
Teaching Fellow , Ph.D. student, School of Physics
Taught tutorial classes, instructor-in-charge of laboratory classes of 80 students, voluntary coaching of Vietnamese refugees



* Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Windows, Visual Basic, PhotoShop, QuarkXPress, Macintosh, HTML, Internet, Web Master

* Writing and Publication Success in a wide variety of styles and formats, including scientific papers, progress reports, course outlines, lecture course materials, school reports, scientific reports, conference presentations, and science fiction.

* Founding Member of Sydney Women and Technology, a support group for women working in information technology and related areas, set up computer courses designed specifically for women.

* Verbal Communication: Have presented papers at scientific conferences in Australia, Japan, United Kingdom, and USA. Member of Toastmasters in Sydney. Past Secretary of the Dialectic Society at Edinburgh University.




PAPERS/CONFERENCES:

* "Intrinsic Magnetic Aftereffect", Wagga-Wagga, New South Wales, 1978
* "Magnetic Aftereffect in Dy(Co,Ni)2 Alloys", University of Warwick, England, 1979
* "Investigation of the Intrinsic Magnetic Aftereffect in Dy(Co,Ni)2 Alloys", Wagga-Wagga, Australia, 1979
* "Origin of the Recrystallization Texture in Rolled Low Zinc Brass", International Conference on the Strength of Metals and Alloys, Melbourne, Australia, 1982
* "Mechanism of Intrinsic Magnetic Aftereffect", International Conference on Magnetism, Kyoto, Japan, 1982
* "Gallium Arsenide and Superchips", International Computer Fair, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1986
* "Superchips", Information Systems Forum, Olympia, Washington, 1986
* "Deformation Processes in Hot Worked Copper and Alpha Brass", Acta Metallica , Vol.34, No.11, pp.2247-2257, 1986
* "Materials of the Future", Information Systems Forum, Olympia, Washington, 1989
* "Stacked p-FET Dosimeter for the STRV-2 MWIR Detector: A Joint US-UK Project", IEEE Transactions in Nuclear Science , 1996


REFERENCES: Available upon request