Weatherall Technical Applications
James C. Weatherall
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
B.S., California Institute of Technology
Jim is a physical scientist with the Department of Homeland Security. He oversees the development of new methods and technologies detecting and identifying security threats. This work has earned five patents,
including patents awarded in 2019,
His work is described in the IEEE publication, Spectral Signatures for Identifying Explosives with Wideband Millimeter-Wave Illumination. Jim was recognized for his patents by the DHS at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in 2015. He presented his research at both the 2018 and 2019 SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference, the published 2018 proceedings can be read here, and the published 2019 proceedings here.
B.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
Kate is a researcher, writer, technical editor, and webmaster working extensively in the scientific, computing and academic communities for more than two decades. She formed Weatherall Technical Applications in 2001 and designs, develops, and produces websites for sports clubs, musicians, and private institutions. Photography remains an essential component to her work and, through her lens, enjoys capturing the dynamics of sporting events and special moments of cherished celebrations. She has served as a religion teacher and volunteers her time at charities within the area.
AIPS++ (Astronomical Information Processing System), software designed to
calibrate, edit, form, analyze and enhance data received from radio telescopes into usable images.
ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter Array), an international astronomical partnership
building a complete imaging telescope producing astronomical images at millimeter and submillimeter wavelengths.
(Designed, developed, and maintained both websites. Wrote and edited technical documentation.)
last update: December 2020