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Dr. Drew Jones Website


Here is a link to a great site by a JPL colleague. Check it out. Great link to NASA news, space research, and awesome travel pictures.

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Ocean Currents


“The swirling flows of tens of thousands of ocean currents were captured in this scientific visualization created by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center” Awesome flow visualization. I cannot imagine processing all that data.

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NASA Still Among the Top Best Places to Work


NASA is committed to developing an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds have the opportunity to reach their full potential. ( NASA is ranked #1 for Engineers in 2015 by Universum “2010-2014 Best Place to work in the Federal

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BarterBu App


I found some time this year to finished and upload this App. It took a lot longer than I would like, and I had to outsource a lot more. For my next App I would like to not outsource so

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Why Explore Space


I get this question a lot. Since I am no way as articulate as Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger (former directory of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center), here is his letter to Sister Mary Jucunda in 1970. His letter is titled, “Why

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PhD Movie 2 Trailer

For those thinking about graduate school or who are in graduate school, we can all relate to the online comic strip Piled Higher and Deeper. The second movie is coming out soon, so here is the trailer for both movie.

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Starling Murmuration

Alpacamedia filmed these amazing flocks of Starlings (murmuration) in Utrecht, The Netherlands in January 2015, with music by MTT Band (“Years from Now”).  Swarm motion and flocking dynamics produce some fascinating results. [Video taken from:]

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Visual Tracking Software

Recently there has been much interest in computer vision and tracking from a live or recorded video stream. Some application include tracking of people using facial recognition or tracking object motion. More recently, a lot of the tools and libraries

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Matlab: A Practical Introduction

There are a lot of “Introduction” books for Matlab®. So maybe writing up some notes on it might be an overkill, but it would be nice to have one that is more practical and goes straight to teaching students how

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Flow Visualization

Flow visualization is sub field of scientific visualization. Since most fluids are transparent (air and water), one must derive a method to visualize the fluid flow to get a better understanding of the motion both qualitatively and quantitatively. Allowing us

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Resume Mistakes

9 Resume mistakes by Business Insider

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Link to ARO 102L Class Page

Here is the link to ARO 102L class page:

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Link to ARO 103L Class Page

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Link to ARO 309 for Winter 2014

Here is the link to ARO 309 class page for Winter 2014  

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My Random Artwork

Plugged In

Some Random Artwork (from the past few years) See more at or at  

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