Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

Brown University (2014 – 2020) Providence, RI, USA
Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences

  • PhD in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (2020)
    – Dissertation: “Advancing Thermal Emission Spectroscopy for Asteroid Compositional and Thermophysical Analyses with Laboratory Experiments in a Simulated Asteroid Environment”
    – Advisors: Dr. R. E. Milliken and Dr. J. F. Mustard

  • MSc in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (2016)
    – Thesis: “The geological history of Northeast Syrtis Major, Mars”
    – Advisor: Dr. J. F. Mustard

The University of Western Ontario (2014) London, ON, Canada

  • BSc with Distinction – Honors Specialization in Planetary Science
    – Thesis: “Quantitative grain size determination by two-dimensional micro-X-ray diffraction and its application to the planetary sciences”
    – Advisors: Dr. R. L. Flemming and Dr. P. J. A. McCausland

Memorial University of Newfoundland (2010) St. John’s, NL, Canada

  • BMus (Hons) – Theory and Composition

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (2020 - Present)
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (2020)
    Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Brown University

  • Graduate Student Research Assistant (2014 - 2020)
    Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Brown University

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Europa Lander mission concept (2020 -- present)

    • Member of the Project Science Team

  • Mars 2020 Landing Site Selection (2014 -- 2018)

    • Leading advocate for Northeast Syrtis Major as a landing site for Mars2020

  • Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (2014 -- 2018)

    • Science Team member at large; Data liaison between SOC and ESA and ISRO

  • Graduate Research Assistant (2014 -- 2020)

    • Planetary Geosciences Group, Brown University, Providence, RI

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant (2014)

    • NSERC Undergraduate Research Award. Advisor: Dr. L. L. Tornabene

  • Curatorial Assistant (2013 -- 2014)

    • Advisor: Dr. P. J. A. McCausland, Western University meteorite collection

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant (2013)

    • NSERC Undergraduate Research Award. Advisor: Dr. P. J. A. McCausland

  • Research Assistant -- X-Ray Diffraction Laboratory (2012 -- 2013)

    • Advisor: Dr. R. L. Flemming

  • CAMBR Undergraduate Research Award (2012)

    • Advisors: Dr. R. L. Flemming and Dr. J. L. Hutter

  • Research Assistant -- Musicology (2008 -- 2010)

    • Dr. C. J. Gosine at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

  • Research Assistant -- Musicology (2006 -- 2010)

    • Dr. T. Gordon at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL