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Education

Graduate Student, Rice University Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences. Advisor: Kirsten Siebach

B. A. in Geology, Washington University in St. Louis Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, cum laude with Thesis, May 2021. Advisor: Raymond Arvidson, Thesis: Mineralogy of Aeolain Deposits in Gale Crater, Mars: The Bagnold Dunes to Glen Torridon

Awards and Honors

Harold Levin Award for outstanding job as an assistant to the instructor, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, May 2021

Courtney A. Werner Memorial Prize for outstanding achievement in the Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, May 2021

Highest Distinction in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, May 2021

Summer Undergraduate Research Award, Washington University in St. Louis, May 2019

Dean’s List, 7 semesters, Washington University in St. Louis, 2017-2021

Research Experience

Rice University Siebach Lab

Graduate Student, Advisor: Prof. Kirsten Siebach

  • Development of the algorithm for Mineral Identification by Stoichiometry to analyze data returned from the PIXEL instrument onboard the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover

Washington University Remote Sensing Laboratory

Research Assistant, Advisor: Prof. Raymond Arvidson

  • Investigation of basaltic sands in Gale Crater, Mars, through a synergy of orbital and in-situ data

Washington University Aqueous Mineralogy & Geochemistry Laboratory

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Advisor: Prof. Jeffery Catalano

  • Capacity of chlorate to oxidize ferrous iron
  • Investigation of Fe(II) oxidation by chlorate at Mars-relevant low temperature (0-20⁰C)
  • Dissolved manganese oxidation by bromate and chlorate

Aug. 2021 – ongoing

Jan. 2020 – ongoing

Jan. – Dec. 2019

Field Experience

Colorado Plateau, Utah, 2020

Johnson Shut-Ins, Missouri, 2019

Patagonia, Argentina, 2019

Presentations and Talks

Washington University Earth and Planetary Sciences Colloquia, Senior Theses Presentations and Awards, Spring 2021. “Mineralogy of Aeolian Deposits in Gale Crater, Mars: The Bagnold Dunes to Glen Torridon”.

Washington University Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2019. “Efficiency of Fe(II) Oxidation by Chlorate on Mars”.

Brown Bag Series, Washington University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2019. “Our Trip to Patagonia”.

Teaching and Mentoring Experience

Teaching Assistant, “What’s the Curiosity Rover Doing this Week?”, Washington University in St. Louis. Spring 2021.

Washington University Geology Club, Co-President, 2019 – 2021.

Teaching Assistant, “Earth and the Environment”, Washington University in St. Louis. Spring 2020.