Patrick Gray


Director of Lunar Programs



Patrick Clifton Gray                                                                                                                                           Permanent Address                                                                                                                                          	                                     2331 Carmel Dr.
Cell:  252-256-2183                                                                                                                                                                          Palo Alto, CA 94303

Education:  	University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 2014
Major in Computer Science, Minor in Business
GPA:  3.53
➢	Morehead-Cain Scholar - full merit scholarship to UNC Chapel Hill including four fully funded summer programs
➢	Semester in the Honors Program Exchange at the National University of Singapore (Spring 2013)
➢	2012 North Carolina Space Grant Undergraduate Research Scholar
➢	2010 MATE ROV Robotics Competition International Champion

Work Experience:
         WayPaver Labs, Director of Lunar Programs, Chattanooga, TN, USA					2015, Aug. – Present
•	serve as project manager for WayPaver’s Lunar Research Park and Lunar Colonization Accelerator
•	advise Managing Director and leadership team on the strategic direction of the organization
•	lead product development for WayPaver’s suite of space and sustainability enabling products
         Moon Express - Software Engineer, Mountain View, CA, USA	  				2014, June - 2015, May
•	develop the MoonEx Ground Data Systems to support the MX-1 Lander and related testing
•	support the Software/Avionics teams via internal tools, web apps, build systems, server mgmt, and embedded systems
         Nanopop - Software Engineering Intern, Rio de Janiero, Brazil 					2013, May - Aug.
•	assisted the CTO in developing the company’s Android app and handling all IT needs 
UNC Assistive Robotics Lab - Research Assistant, Chapel Hill, NC, USA					2012 Aug. - Dec.
•	led a project to develop a 3D vision system for a humanoid robot - Founder and Head Developer, Chapel Hill, NC, USA					2012, June - 2013 Aug.
•	personally built a web app and company finding and sharing every place to adventure on Earth
         Moon Express - Software Engineering Intern, Mountain View, CA, USA 				2012, May - Aug.
•	developed image processing modules, in Python and C#, for the first lunar observatory, Mission I-LOX 
UNC IT Dept. - Residential Computing Consultant, Chapel Hill, NC, USA				2011 Aug. - 2012 Dec.
•	responsible for over 300 residents and their technical well-being as an on-call computer technician

Sample of Software Engineering Projects:
➢	GDS Pipeline and Tool Suite (MoonEx) – helped to lead development of the Ground Data System and tools such as telemetry visualization, mission ops e-procs, remote monitoring (Python, C, ZeroMQ, Matlab, MongoDB, Flask, Javascript)
➢	Lunar Imaging Subsystem (MoonEx) – developed motor/camera firmware and drivers, data pipeline, and an integrated mission operations and test system to successfully demo a lunar imaging system (C, Beaglebone, GoPro, ITOS, STOL, Procs, Linux) 
➢	The Highlight Network (Personal, lead) – highly scalable video app changing the world of sports highlights; production environment with full user auth and profile system (Python, Google App Engine, Google Cloud Storage, JQuery, Mercurial, OAuth)
➢	3D Depth Perception (Alterovitz Robotics Lab, lead) – integrated a Microsoft Kinect with a Linux system running ROS to give a small humanoid robot 3D vision for collision detection (C++, Linux, PointCloud API, OpenNI)
Technical Courses:
			Computer Architecture and Design 	||	Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures
			Computer System Security		||	Computer Networking		
			Files and Databases		||	Digital Logic and Computer Design

Leadership Activities:
Board Member, James L. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship						2014 May - Present
•	organize and dispense funds for the Sigma Phi Society, the Alpha of North Carolina’s main scholarship program
Alumni Association Coordinator, SEDS-USA							2013 Oct - Present
•	develop and lead the SEDS-USA Alumni Association from scratch to support the national mission
Head Organizer, Carolina Space Symposium							2011 Oct - 2012 May
Co-Founder and Academic Chair, Sigma Phi - Alpha of North Carolina					2011 Feb. - 2014 May
Founder and President, UNC Students for the Exp. and Dev. of Space (UNC SEDS)			2011 Jan - 2013 May
•	started and led the chapter to over 40 members running numerous nationally known events and projects

Other Experience:
➢	Programming knowledge in order of experience:  Python, C, Javascript/CoffeeScript, Ruby, Java, Bash, C++, Assembly, STOL
➢	Strong personal skills and thoroughly enjoy working with a close knit team in a fast paced environment
➢	Solid intermediate level of Spanish, basic Chinese speaking and writing ability, basic Portuguese speaking and writing ability