Ben Knowles

Position title: Instrumentation Technologist

Email: bdknowles@wisc.edu

Ben Knowles received his MS in Astrophysics from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2001 and worked for the next 17 years as Calibration & Archiving Engineer on the Imaging Operations team for the Cassini Mission during its tour of Saturn.  He spent the next couple of years working in private industry as a Software and Controls Engineer, focusing on automation and scientific instrumentation. He moved to the HSX team in August of 2021, where he develops and maintains the HSX computer and data acquisition network.