I am an atmospheric dynamicist studying primarily terrestrial planetary atmospheres.
I am an associate research scientist at Yale in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Previously, I was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. I have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from Texas A&M, a Master of Science in Meteorology from Mississippi State University and a double major in Geoscience (Professional Meteorology) and Physics along with minors in Mathematics, Communication, and Piano Music. I work operations as Environmental Theme Lead for the Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity). I am a graduate fellow of the American Meteorological Society.