Professional Accomplishments

My recent (college/graduate school) professional life includes the following distinctions:

  • Adjunct Professor of Physics at Diablo Valley College:
    • Fall 2016: Physics 111 - Conceptual Physics Laboratory course
    • Fall 2016: Physics 230 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism
    • Fall 2016: Physics 130 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Mechanics
    • Summer 2016: Physics 110 - Conceptual Physics survey course
  • (In progress) Paper with Dr. John Terning on Dyon Scattering
  • Doctoral Dissertation: Dualities, Helicity Amplitudes, and Little Conformal Symmetry
  • Paper with Rachel Houtz and Dr. John Terning on Little Conformal Symmetry
  • Paper with Dr. John Terning on S-Duality and Helicity Amplitudes
  • Teaching as instructor of record:
    • Summer 2013/2014: Physics 7B - Fluids, circuitry, forces and torque in a discussion/laboratory learning setting emphasis for biological science majors
    • Summer 2015: Physics 1B - Electromagnetism and optics for non-physical science majors
    • Summer 2015: Physics 9D - Relativity and quantum mechanics for physics and engineering majors
    • Fall 2015: Physics 9B - Waves, acoustics, optics, fluids, and thermodynamics for physics and engineering majors
  • Teaching Assistant:
    • UCD: Physics 7C, 9A, 9B, 9C, 9D, 110A, 204A
    • UCSD: Physics 1B, 1C, 2B, 2C
  • 2012-2014: Mentored high school students under the AggieMentors Program
  • 2010-Fall 2011: Tutored physics and mathematics at the bay Area Tutoring Center
  • Summer/Fall 2009: Worked with Dr. Olga Dudko on diffusive barrier hopping in biological systems
  • Spring 2008: Recipient of Laslett Scholarship
  • Fall 2007/Spring 2008: Worked with Dr. Jeffery Grossman and Dr. Lucas Wagner on organic photovoltaic optimization
  • Fall 2007/Spring 2008: Taught a UCB class on Mesozoic marine reptiles
  • Fall 2007: Recipient of Isidore Pomerantz Scholarship
  • Fall 2007: Recipient of UC Berkeley Spot Award for exemplary achievement
  • Spring 2007: GRE scores: Physics: 850, Quantitative: 780, Verbal: 630, Writing: 4.5
  • Spring 2007: Recipient of Larimer Scholarship in Physics
  • Spring 2005-Fall 2007: Dean's Honor List

Curriculum Vitae

A link to my current resumé can be found here.