Current Position

Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University
Assistant Professor

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz
PhD Astronomy and Astrophysics, June 2011
MS Astronomy and Astrophysics, June 2009

Stanford University
MS Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics, June 2006

Pennsylvania State University
BS Astronomy and Astrophysics with Honors and High Distinction, May 2004
BS Mathematics with Honors and High Distinction, May 2004
Minor in Physics

Previous Positions

Carnegie-Princeton Fellow, Carnegie Observatories and Princeton University, 2015 - 2016
Kavli Fellow, MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, 2012 - 2015
Senior Data Scientist, LinkedIn, 2011 - 2012
Chancellor's Dissertation-Year Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010 - 2011
NSF Graduate Research Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007 - 2010
Teaching Assistant, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2006
Graduate Research Assistant, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, 2004 - 2006
Summer Intern, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2004
REU, Kitt Peak National Observatory/National Optical Astronomy Observatory, 2003
Research Assistant, Penn State Center for Gravitational Wave Physics, 2001 - 2004

Awards and Fellowships

Sabbatical Visiting Researcher Award, Flatiron Institute Center for Computational Astrophysics, 2021
Infinite Kilometer Award, MIT School of Science, 2013
Chancellor's Dissertation-Year Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010 - 2011
Whitford Prize, Astronomy and Astrophysics Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2008
Graduate Research Fellow, National Science Foundation, 2007 - 2010
Regent's Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007 - 2009
Marshal Award, Penn State Astronomy and Astrophysics Department, 2004
Evan Johnson Award, Penn State Mathematics Department, 2003 and 2004
Evan Pugh Scholar Award (Senior), Penn State, 2003
Kermit C. Anderson Scholarship, Penn State Mathematics Department, 2003
Phi Beta Kappa, 2003
National Merit Scholar, 2000

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