Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Geology/Planetary Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2014-2018 (expected)
  • B.S., Geophysics and Space Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2012

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate Student Researcher, UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, 2014-Present
  • Graduate Research Assistant and Blogger, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Science Operations Center, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, 2013-2014
  • Astronomer, Sky Safari, 2013-2014
  • Research Assistant and Associate System Administrator, UCLA Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Diviner Science Team, 2012-2013
  • Research Assistant, UCLA Zaidel Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, 2011-2012
  • Laboratory Assistant, UCLA Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, 2011
  • Intern, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2010
  • Technical Support Specialist, Kelly Scientific Resources, 2007-2009
  • Medical Laboratory Technician, United States Air Force, 2002-2006

SPACE MISSION EXPERIENCE

  • Rimfax, Mars 2020 Rover, 2014-Present
  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, LRO, 2013-Present
  • Diviner Lunar Radiometer, LRO, 2012-Present
  • ELFIN-Lomonosov, IGPP, 2011

AWARDS

  • Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 ASU University Graduate Grant
  • 2013 ASU University Graduate Fellowship
  • 2013 NASA Robert H. Goddard Exceptional Achievement for Science Award – The LRO Science Mission Team
  • 2013 NASA Group Achievement Award Diviner – Lunar Radiometer Science Mission Team
  • 2006 Department of the Air Force The Air Force Achievement Medal

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Executive secretary for NASA review panel, 2014

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Astronomical Society – Division of Planetary Sciences
  • American Geophysical Union – Planetary Sciences
  • Association for Women in Science