Full CV (last updated: July 2020)


2020, PhD in Physics, University of California Riverside, Riverside CA

2014, M.S. in Physics, University of California Riverside, Riverside CA

2013, B.S. in Physics, University of Washington, Seattle WA

Awards and Fellowships

2020 Robert T. Poe Memorial Scholarship. UCR Physics Department Award for graduating PhD students.

Dissertation Year Program Fellowship. UCR Graduate Division Award, funded for Fall Quarter 2018.

Fellowships and Internships in Extremely Large Data Sets (FIELDS) Graduate Student Fellowship. Funded from 3/2016 to 6/2018

2016 Al Staats Award for Exceptional Skills in Designing and Building Physics Apparatus. Physics Departmental Award.

Research Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher: September 2020 - present
Young Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA.
Advisor: Andrea Young

Graduate Student Researcher: March 2014 - July 2020
Quantum Materials Optoelectronics Laboratory, University of California, Riverside, CA.
Advisor: Nathaniel Gabor

Undergraduate Research: March 2011 - August 2013
Eöt-Wash Gravitational Physics Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Advisor: Jens Gundlach

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, University of California Riverside, 2014-2016
Teaching weekly laboratory and discussion sections for the following courses: Physics 40B and 40C, General Physics for Engineering Students, and Physics 2B, General Physics for Life Science Students.

FIELDS Outreach, University of California Riverside, 2016-2018
Designed and implemented an online educational game on the science of wildfires. Participated in presentations at local schools, reaching hundreds of 4th through 6th grade students.