I am a Stanback Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. My research interests fall broadly under the category of climate dynamics. In 2013, I completed my PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington.
I began my academic career as a geophysicist, and for a number of years I studied mountain-belt dynamics and seismic hazard in the Himalaya. I hold a BS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2002) and an MS from the University of Colorado in Boulder (2005), and I have worked as a geodetic engineer in research support services.
- Atmospheric feedbacks and climate sensitivity
- Regional climate change
- Atmosphere and ocean heat transport
- The hydrological cycle in a changing climate