Ian Hewitt was a System Architect for a company that designed and manufactured embedded computing systems before changing careers to computational work in astronomy and astrophysics research. He has a BS in Computer Engineering, Masters in Electrical Engineering and is currently working on a Masters of Science in Astronomy. He has written numerous articles of technical journals and community newsletters, as well as speaking to wide variety of groups. An avid amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, he has also taught classes in astronomy, space science and technology. He also has a strong interest in History and the Classics.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
New Horizons Update Raleigh Astronomy Club
New Horizons Presentation NC Museum of Nat Sciences
NASA Mars Space Mission Science Osher Lifelong Learning Inst.
First Friday NC Museum of Natural Sciences
American Association of Physics Teacher - NC Section Meeting Wake Technical Community College
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
Transit of Mercury North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
unmanned spaceflight update NCMNS Science Cafe
Astronomy Days North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Midnight Mars Madness NC Museum of Natural Science
International Observe the Moon Night NC Museum of Natural Sciences