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. His research has earned more than eleven patents, including those below:
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 technical writer, technical editor, and web developer working in the scientific, computing and academic communities for more than two decades. Her passion in designing, developing, and producing effective websites led her to form Weatherall Technical Applications in 2001. Her experience as a photographer adds dimension to her work and, through her lens, enjoys capturing the dynamics of events and 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: January 2024