CURRICULUM VITAE 

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Basic Information:

  • Name: Thomas Macaulay Boudreaux

  • Personal Email: Thomas@boudreauxmail.com

  • Alternative Email: tboudrea@highpoint.edu

  • Phone Number: (571)-428-8828

  • Faculty Mentor: Brad N. Barlow

  • ADS Author Page: click here

  • Google Scholar Page: click here

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Education:

  • Dartmouth College (Staring Fall 2019)
    • Astronomy and Physics Graduate Program
  • High Point University (Expected Graduation May 2019) [Current 3.94 GPA]
    • Computational Physics (Major, GPA: 3.95)
    • Mathematics (Minor)

Oral Presentations

  • National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Meeting, 2018, Boston, MA
    • “The Applications of Deep Neural Networks to sdBV Classification” [Invited]
  • North Carolina Astronomers Meeting, 2017, Greensboro, NC
    • “The Applications of Deep Neural Networks to sdBV Classification”
  • Eighth Annual Meeting on Hot Subdwarfs and Related Objects, 2017, Krakòw, Poland
    • “The Applications of Deep Neural Networks to sdBV Classification”
  • High Point University Research and Creative Works Symposium, 2017, High Point, NC
    • “A Virtual Survey of all known Hot Subdwarfs – searching for p-mode pulsations with GALEX”
  • Meeting of Astronomers in South Carolina, 2017, Greenville, SC
    • “The Applications of Deep Neural Networks to Time Domain Astrophysics”
  • North Carolina Astronomers Meeting, 2016, Greensboro, NC
    • “A Virtual Survey of all known Hot Subdwarfs – searching for p-mode pulsations with GALEX”

Computer Skills:

Programming Languages

  • Expert: Python, C / C++
  • Comfortable: MATLAB, Arduino, PHP, JavaScript
  • Familiar: FORTRAN, LabView, Mathematica
  • Web Backend Technologies: Flask, MongoDB, MySQL, Google App Engine
  • Misc: Period04, Docker, GitHub, ZFS, LaTeX, Bash, Zsh

Developed Software

Most of the software I develop can be be found on my github page . Everything there is under the MIT license unless explicitly stated otherwise.

  • astroSynth
    • Synthetic pulsating star light curve generation suite
    • Installable via pip
  • mplEasyAnimate
    • High level interface over imageio allowing allowing for the creation of animations from a list of matplotlib figures.
    • Installable via pip
  • VectorPy
    • Three vector reimplimentation of VPythons Vector data structure.
    • Installable via pip

Publications

Awards & Honors:

  • National Science Foundation, 2019
    • Graduate Record Fellowship Program Honorable Mention
  • The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, 2018
  • High Point University Department of Physics, 2018
    • Endowed Scholarship
  • National Collegiate Honors Council, 2018
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honors Society, 2018
    • Elected Associate Member
  • Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honor Society, 2018
    • Elected Member
  • The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, 2017
  • High Point University, 2015–Present
    • Presidential Scholarship
  • High Point University, 2015–Present
    • Honors Scholar
  • High Point University, 2015–Present
    • Dean’s List

Work Experience

  • SASP at Space Telescope Science Institute (Summer 2016)
    • Project: A search for short period pulsation in all hot subdwarfs with GALEX
  • Harvard SAO REU (Summer 2018)
    • Project: Effects of the Primordial Binary Fraction on Globular Cluster Evolution
  • Student Instructor for Multi-variable Calculus (Calculus III)
    • Lead two Python classes
  • Introduction to python modules for data science
    • Introduction to deep-learning and how to implement it in Python
  • Technical Director at Encore Stage & Studio
    • Cul-de-sac (Summer 2016)
    • Jungle Book (Summer 2017)

Poster Presentations

  • High Point University Research and Creative Works Symposium, 2018, High Point, NC
    • “Listening to the voices of Stars with Deep Neural Networks”
  • North Carolina Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2017, High Point, NC
    • “A Virtual Survey of all known Hot Subdwarfs – searching for p-mode pulsations with GALEX”
  • High Point University Research and Creative Works Symposium, 2016, High Point, NC
    • “New Long Period Hot Subdwarfs from the Hobby-Eberly Telescope”