I am from Colorado, and received my Ph.D. from the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University in 2021. I am currently an associate research scientist at Columbia University, where I work on experimental and computational projects regarding fusion energy science and engineering.

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Associate Research Scientist

  • Columbia University, New York, NY (United States) 2022 - present
  • Fusion power plant engineering and design

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Columbia University, New York, NY (United States) 2021 - 2022
  • Negative triangularity and vertical stability studies


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Astrophsyical Sciences (Plasma Physics)

  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (United States) 2021
  • Thesis: Comprehensive Dynamic Analysis of the H-mode Pedestal in DIII-D

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Plasma Physics

  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (United States) 2018
  • Focus in experimental magnetic confinement fusion

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Enegineering Physics

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO (United States) 2016
  • Minors: Applied Mathematics, Leadership Studies