Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PhD Candidate in Astrophysics.

Harvard University

B.A. in Astrophysics and Physics.                                                                    

Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Field.

Cambridge, MA

August 2018 - Present

Cambridge, MA 

May 2018


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Instrument Scientist for WINTER

Advisor: Dr. Robert A. Simcoe                                                                                               


Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Advisor: Dr. Brian McLeod                                                                                      


University of California, Irvine

Advisor: Dr. Simona Murgia                                                                                       


Large Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO at Caltech)

Advisors: Dr. Gabriele Vajente, Dr. Alan Weinstein                                                                                  


University of California, Irvine

Advisor: Dr. Aaron Barth                                                                                                          

Cambridge, MA

August 2018 - Present

Cambridge, MA 

Sep 2016 - May 2018

Irvine, CA

Feb 2017 - May 2017

 Pasadena, CA

June 2016 - Aug 2016

 Irvine, CA

June 2013 - Aug 2013

Awards and Fellowships

Outreach and Service



Supervised undergraduate projects:

Mentored undergraduate women in physics:


MIT Teaching Assistant, Observational Techniques of Optical Astronomy.

Cambridge, MA. Fall 2021

Seminar Leader, Harvard Summit for Youth Leaders in China

Beijing, China. August 2015.

Presentations and Conferences

The Transient and Variable Universe

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, June 2023.

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation

Montreal, CA. July 2022.

Exploring the Transient Universe with the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope

Virtual. February 2022.

GWPAW (Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy Workshop)

Hannover, Germany/Virtual. December 2021.

AAS (American Astronomical Society).

National Harbor, MD. January 2018.

AAS (American Astronomical Society)

Dallas, TX. January 2017.


CUWiP (Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics)

UCLA, CA. January 2017


SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science)             

Long Beach, CA. October 2016. 

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