MS Geology – Expected Sept. 2018, Portland State University, OR
BS Geology – Cum Laude, 2016, Portland State University, OR
BS Biology – With Distinction, 1992, Clarkson University, NY
I am a currently a masters student at Portland State University working with Dr. Max Rudolph. I am studying the geophysical and geochemical properties of springs within Harney Basin in SE Oregon.
2016 – Harney Basin, SE OR
Undergrad Geology Research
2016 – Lightning Stroke Rate, Distribution and Energy Release During Volcanic Eruptions at Kelud, Indonesia, and Calbuco, Chile (PDF – Poster)
Presented at Sigma XI PSU Spring Symposia
Presented at Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists OR Section
Awarded Best Undergrad Poster at 2016 AEG OR Section student night
Presentations & Workshops
Coding & Electronics Projects
2016 – Waterproof Temperature Data Logger v. 1.0 (PDF Brochure)
Arduino based temperature data logger. Logs to SD card. Potential to transmit data over ham radio.
Python for Geologists (Juypter Notebooks and Python Scripts)
Tutorials to get geologists and other scientists working with Python for data analysis.
Teaching Assitant, 2016-2017
G201/4 Dynamic Earth: Interior (General Geo I) Lab (Fall 2017)
G202/5 Dynamic Earth: Surface (General Geo II) Lab (Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Winter 2018)
G324 Computer Applications and Information Technology Lab (Winter 2017)
G326 Numerical Modeling of Earth Systems Lab (Spring 2017, Spring 2018)
Field Trip Assistant: Geology of the Portland Area, Glaciers of Mt. Hood, Geology of the OR Coast.
Student Committee Member, 2016-2018 – Geothermal Resources Council