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:
NASA Mars Space Mission Science Osher Lifelong Learning Inst.
Astronomy Days 2008 North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Science Night Grey Culbreath Middle School
Space Observation Lab Opening Nature Research Center
Wake County Library Explore Space! Southeast Regional Library
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
International SUNday NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Coctails and Cosmonauts Durham Museum of Life and Science
unmanned spaceflight update NCMNS Science Cafe
International Observe the Moon Night NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Midnight Mars Madness NC Museum of Natural Science