Andrew Ferayorni
Principal Engineer at National Solar Observatory
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Area of Expertise:
Control Systems , High Performance Computing
Profile Summary

Andrew is a Senior Software Engineer at the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, Arizona. He is currently working on the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope (ATST) as the lead software engineer for the first light Visible Broadband Imager (VBI) instrument and the Polarimetry Analysis and Calibration (PA&C) system. Andrew received his BSE and MS in Computer Systems Engineering from Arizona State University. Andrew’s experience as a software engineer over 15 years includes distributed, real-time, and motion control systems for observatory and manufacturing projects.
Publications (10)

Proceedings Article | 6 July 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10700, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VII
KEYWORDS: Observatories, Telescopes, Mirrors, Polarization, Imaging systems, Cameras, Polarimetry, Control systems, Optical fabrication, Solar processes

Proceedings Article | 18 August 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9906, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VI
KEYWORDS: Observatories, Telescopes, Mirrors, Imaging systems, Control systems, Deformable mirrors, Optical fabrication, Buildings, Space telescopes, Solar processes

Proceedings Article | 16 August 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9911, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI
KEYWORDS: Human-machine interfaces, Digital signal processing, Imaging systems, Cameras, Sensors, Calibration, Control systems, Computer programming, Servomechanisms, Motion controllers

Proceedings Article | 9 August 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
KEYWORDS: Monochromatic aberrations, Mirrors, Data modeling, Lenses, Interferometers, Interferometry, Monte Carlo methods, Objectives, Optical alignment, Tolerancing

Proceedings Article | 8 August 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9911, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI
KEYWORDS: Observatories, Solar telescopes, Phase modulation, Databases, Chromium, Control systems, Process control, Systems engineering, Neodymium, Content addressable memory

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