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I am currently a PhD student at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. I am working on the development of Monte-Carlo generators for the simulations of medium induced jet-queching in ultra relativistic heavy ion collisions (should anyone care :).

I have done an Msc. in molecular spectroscopy. Using N2 for temperature diagnostics in hostile environments using CARS. If you don't know what it is you don't want to know.

I hope to move a project to develop free high school science text books onto savannah in the near future. My co-conspirator in this is Sam Halliday (


Skill Level Experience
MySQL Base Knowledge < 6 Months
PERL Good Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
GNU/Linux Base Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
LaTeX Base Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
CGI Base Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
C++ Good Knowledge 2 yr - 5 yr
Fortran Good Knowledge 2 yr - 5 yr

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