Daniel Thompson (M.S. 2011)
Daniel received his B.A. from Willamette University in Mathematics and his M.S. in Applied Mathematics from UC Merced under the supervision of Prof. Roummel Marcia. As a graduate student, Daniel published three peer-reviewed IEEE conference papers on sparse signal recovery algorithms for image reconstruction. After graduating, he worked as a systems engineer and imaging scientist with Boeing and the AMOS observatory in Maui, Hawaii. His work covered research topics in image processing, algorithm development, and analysis of large data sets, and his responsibilities included project development, research, software development, analysis of imagery, and system and software maintenance. He is currently working as a modeling and simulation engineer for Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, California.