Ph.D., Oceanography, University of Washington, expected 2020

M.S., Oceanography, University of Maine, 2014

B.S., Marine Science, University of Maine, 2013 

Research Experience

Sept. 2015-present: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA

June-Aug. 2018: Research Intern, Tableau Software, Seattle, WA

Sept. 2013-Mar. 2015: Graduate Research Associate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME

June-Aug. 2014: Research Fellow, Climate Change Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

June-Aug. 2013: Research Intern, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME


Microsoft AI for Earth Grant Recipient, 2018-2020

Integral Consulting Inc. Environmental Big Data Research Award, 2018

APRU-The New York Times Asia-Pacific Case Competition Winner, 2017

University of Washington Program on Climate Change Graduate Fellowship, 2015/16

National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship, 2014

John H. Dearborn Scientific Diving Scholarship, 2012

Service, Leadership, and Community Engagement

Session Co-Chair, Marine heatwaves and ocean biogeochemical extremes, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2020

Program Committee, Climate Change AI Workshop, Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 2019

Graduate Student Steering Committee for the Program on Climate Change, University of Washington, 2016-2018

Organizing Committee, Program on Climate Change Spring Symposium, University of Washington, 2017, 2018

Co-Chair, Graduate Climate Conference, Pack Forest, WA, 2016

Contributing Author, Oceanbites,,  2014-2015   

Reviewer: Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, Journal of Climate

Teaching and Outreach

Outdoor School Instructor/Guide, REI, Seattle, WA (2019-present)

Teaching Assistant

School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • Introduction to Oceanography Lab (2019)

  • Physics Across Oceanography: Fluid Mechanics and Waves (2018)

  • Introduction to Oceanography (2018)

  • Coastal Oceanography (2018)

  • Methods of Oceanographic Data Analysis (2016)

School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME

  • Oceans and Climate Change (2014)

  • Integrative Marine Science Seminar II (2013)


Discovery Science Weekend, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA (2017)

Polar Science Weekend, Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA (2017)

Ocean Inquiry Project, NOAA Science Camp High School Junior Leadership Program, Seattle, WA (2017)

Guest Speaker

Sound Waters University, Langley, WA (2017)

McKinley Elementary School 4th Grade, Beaverton, OR (2016)

LabVenture, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME (2014-2015)