Charles Lynn Hakes
Ph.D. (Physics) Rice University, 1990.
Dissertation: Absolute Differential Cross Sections for keV Ion and Atom Collisions with Oxygen Atoms
Research advisors: Dr. R. F. Stebbings, Dr. K. A. Smith
M.A. (Physics) Rice University, 1987.
Thesis: An Atomic Oxygen Target for Differential Cross Section Measurements
M.E.E. (Solid State option) Rice University, 1983.
B.A. (Physics, Space Physics option) Rice University, 1981.
Attended University of Houston, summer 1980, fall 1981
Attended Texas Southmost College, 1977 to 1978.
Graduated from Homer Hanna High School, Brownsville, Texas, 1977.
HIGHLAND SYSTEMS INC., Chief Scientist, Durango, Colorado, 2000-2003. Performed discrete-event computer simulations of communication networks using the OPNET modeling tool. Consultant in the area of satellite communications, wireless networks, geo-location, and computer model development.
CONSULTANT, Self Employed, Durango, Colorado, 1997-2000. Consultant on spacecraft environments and contamination issues.
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENGINEERING & SCIENCES, Principal Scientist, Houston, Texas, 1990-1997. Modeled and assessed Space Station external contamination issues. Supported material outgassing measurements, flight data analysis, and carbon nanotube manufacturing. Letters of recognition for supporting a proposed docking/berthing system and for supporting the Flight Compatibility Review team. Certificates of recognition for the MOLFLUX and NASAN computer programs. Wrote the NASAN modeling program, nominated for NASA Software of the year.
RICE UNIVERSITY, Physics graduate student, Houston, Texas, 1984-1990. Designed and built an atomic oxygen target for atom and ion collision experiments, and an electron impact ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer for measuring the oxygen target dissociation fraction. Measured absolute differential cross sections.
Summer 1981-1982 – Technical Assistant in the Department of Space Physics and Astronomy. Assembled and tested experiment packages for two rocket payloads.
WEBB, MURRAY AND ASSOCIATES, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, summer 1983. Evaluated the effectiveness of smoke detectors based on a condensation nuclei cloud chamber detector with active environmental sampling. Performed a literature survey and preliminary experimental setup.
CAMP PERRY, RIO GRANDE COUNCIL, B.S.A, Rio Hondo, Texas, summer 1976-1980. Camp staff member.
Software skills include: Develop and evaluate large computer modeling programs in FORTRAN and C. Algorithms implemented include: Monte Carlo particle transport, surface-to-surface view factor, molecular column density, various gas plume models, geo-location, 3D contour plotting, quartz crystal microballance data analysis. Shuttle payload mission support; flight data analysis. Document preparation; SBIR proposal preparation; Classroom material preparation and teaching.
Laboratory skills include: Vacuum system operation and maintenance; keV ion and atom beam production and manipulation; microchannel plate position-sensitive detector use; primary flow apparatus for carbon nanotube manufacturing; assembly language and C programming for data acquisition with CAMAC and NIM hardware; electronic circuit design; microwave engineering; drafting and machine shop skills.
Good health, married, two children. Enjoy photography, music, model railroading, and amateur astronomy, including building and repairing telescopes, and holding star parties for local schools. Member: Durango Choral Society; San Juan Large Scalers and large scale modular group; Durango Model Railroad Club. 9R Science Fair Judge; Destination Imagination Team Facilitator.
Previously: Rice Annual Fund class chair 1996; Bay Area Chorus bass section leader; Physics Graduate Student Association President; ACUI Competition director for table tennis event, also represented Rice in table tennis; Intramural Sports table tennis (doubles champion in 1980), softball (champions 1985,1986); Theater productions by Baker Shakespeare Theater, Jones Theater, Wiess Table Top Theater; Eagle Scout; Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor Member; Presidents Honor Roll (Fall '77, Spring '78, Spring '81); National Merit Commended Student.
· Software for Analysis of Contamination of the ISS, C. L. Hakes, R. T. Rodriguez, D. Warrington, E. R. Rios, NASA Tech Briefs, vol. 24, No. 8, p.44, Aug. 2000.
· The NASAN Program for Spacecraft Contamination Analysis – A User’s Guide, C. L. Hakes, NASA Publication JSC-28028, Sept. 1997.
· Contamination Analysis Programs for the International Space Station, C. L. Hakes, AIAA‑97‑0632, 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 6-10, 1997.
· Computing Fluxes of Molecules On and Near a Spacecraft, H. K. F. Ehlers, E. R. Rios, C. L. Hakes, B. D. Bui, NASA Tech Briefs, vol. 20, no. 6, p. 68, June, 1996.
· Charge Transfer of 0.5-, 1.5-, and 5-keV Protons with Atomic Oxygen: Absolute Differential and Integral Cross Sections, B. G. Lindsay, D. R. Sieglaff, D. A. Schafer, C. L. Hakes, K. A. Smith, R. F. Stebbings, Phys. Rev. A, vol. 53, no. 1, Jan., 1996.
· Measurements of Condensable Outgassing Rates of External Materials on the International Space Station, C. Hakes, J. Garrett, H. Ehlers, K. Albyn, AIAA‑96‑0628, 34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 15-18, 1996.
· An Overview of the Evaluation of Oxygen Interactions with Materials III Experiment: Space Shuttle Mission 46, July - August, 1992, L. J. Leger, S. L. Koontz, J. T. Visentine, D. Hunton, J. B. Cross, C. L. Hakes, J. Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 32, no. 3., p. 483, May, 1995.
· Evaluation of Oxygen Interactions with Materials III — Mission and Induced Environments, S. L. Koontz, L. J. Leger, S. L. Rickman, J. B. Cross, C. L. Hakes, D. T. Bui, J. Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 32, no. 3., p. 475, May, 1995.
· Computing Fluxes of Molecules On and Near a Spacecraft, H. K. F. Ehlers, E. R. Rios, C. L. Hakes, R. T. Rodriguez, NASA Tech Briefs, vol. 19, no. 4, p. 60, April, 1995.
· International Space Station Alpha External Induced Contamination Assessment Report in Support of the Incremental Design Review #1, H. K. F. Ehlers, C. L. Hakes, C. E. Soares, E. R. Rios, J. R. Theall, approved M. D. Pedley, NASA publication JSC‑26954, Feb. 1995.
· Shuttle Primary Reaction Control System (PRCS) Engine Exhaust Plume Contamination Effects: The Shuttle Plume Impingement Experiment (SPIE), STS-52, S. L. Koontz, H. K. F. Ehlers, M. Pedley, C. L. Hakes, J. B. Cross, AIAA‑93‑0618, 31st Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 11-14, 1993.
· External Induced Contamination Assessment for Space Station Freedom, L. J. Leger, H. K. F. Ehlers, C. L. Hakes, J. R. Theall, C. E. Soares, AIAA‑93‑0617, 31st Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 11-14, 1993.
· Collisions Between H+ and H2 at Kilo-Electron-Volt Energies: Absolute Differential Cross Sections for Small-Angle Direct, Single- and Double-Charge-Transfer Scattering, R. S. Gao, L. K. Johnson, G. Smith, C. L. Hakes, K. A. Smith, N. F. Lane, R. F. Stebbings, M. Kimura, Phys. Rev. A, vol. 44, no. 9, Nov. 1, 1991.
· Collisions of Kilo-Electron-Volt H+ and He+ with Molecules at Small Angles: Absolute Differential Cross Sections for Charge Transfer, R. S. Gao, L. K. Johnson, C. L. Hakes, K. A. Smith, and R. F. Stebbings, Phys. Rev. A, vol. 41, no. 11, 5929, June 1, 1990.
· Direct and Charge-transfer Scattering of keV-Energy H+ and He+ Projectiles from Rare-Gas Atoms to Obtain Small-Angle Absolute Differential Cross Sections, L. K. Johnson, R. S. Gao, C. L. Hakes, K. A. Smith, and R. F. Stebbings, Phys. Rev. A, vol. 40, no. 9, 4920, Nov. 1989.