About Me

 

Bio

name  Constantine C.C. Tsang

NATIONALITY  United Kingdom

place of birth  Hong Kong

subjects  Io, Venus, Pluto, Suborbital Research

EMPLOYMENT

    2015 - Now: Southwest Research Institute: Senior Research Scientist

    2012 - 2015: Southwest Research Institute: Research Scientist

    2009 - 2012: Southwest Research Institute: Postdoctoral Researcher

    2007 - 2009: University of Oxford: Postdoctoral Researcher

EDUCATION

    2003 - 2007: University of Oxford: Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) in Planetary Physics

    1999 - 2003: University of Kent: Master of Physics (M.Phys.) in Physics and Space Sciences

    1993 - 1999: Repton School (Derbyshire, UK): Secondary School

    1988 - 1993: Peninsula School (Victoria, Australia): Primary School

PLANETARY Missions

    NASA VERITAS

    NASA New Horizons - LORRI & LEISA

    NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter - LAMP

    ESA Venus Express - VIRTIS

    ESA Exomars - AEP

TELESCOPE TIME

    NASA Hubble Space Telescope - COS

    NOAO Gemini - TEXES

    NASA Infrared Telescope Facility - TEXES

    NASA Infrared Telescope Facility - iSHELL

    NASA Infrared Telescope Facility - SpeX

    NASA SOFIA - EXES

    NOAO Kitt Peak Mayall - RCSPEC

teaching experience

    2005, 2008     Tutor: Lincoln and Brasenose College: 3rd year Climate and Fluid Physics Module

    2007 - 2008    Supervisor to M.Phys. and Summer Intern Students, University of Oxford

    2005 - 2007    Laboratory Demonstrator, University of Oxford

    2004 - 2006    Teaching Assistant: 4th Year ‘Physics of Atmosphere and Oceans’, University of Oxford

Training and field work

    2015-2016: Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)

    2013, 2011: Zero-G Parabolic Flight Campaigns

    2012: Warbirds of Delaware Suborbital Scientist Training Program

    2011: NASTAR Suborbital Scientist Training Program

    2011: NASA JPL-NAIF SPICE Workshop

    2010: NASA Planetary Science Summer School

    2006: ESA Mission Design Team at COSPAR

[ Venus Phase-A Science Co-Investigator ]

[ Pluto Encounter Science Team, Io hotspot temperatures ]

[ Lunar atmosphere atomic species search in the far-UV]

[ Venus minor species and aerosol composition in the near-IR ]

[ Mars near-surface meteorology hardware ]

[ Io SO2 atmosphere in the mid-UV ]

[ Io SO2 atmosphere in the mid-IR ]

[ Io SO2 atmosphere in the mid-IR ]

[ Io SO2 atmosphere in the near-IR ]

[ Venus minor species and cloud tracking in the near-IR ]

[ Venus H2O, HDO, SO2 in the mid-IR]

[ Enceladus condensed oxygen search in the visible ]