I received my PhD in Mathematics with an emphasis in Computational Science and Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2010. I was awarded an NSF-EAR postdoctoral research fellowship which I took to the Department of Geophysics at Stanford University. I completed a second postdoctoral appointment in the Department of Geological Sciences at San Diego State University.

From 2014-2018 I was an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University. I came to the University of Oregon in 2018 where I hold a joint position in the Departments of
CIS and Earth Science.