Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph. D. , Mathematics
Colorado State University, Department of Mathematics, August 2009

M. S. , Mathematics
Colorado State University, Department of Mathematics, May 2005

B. S. , Electrical Engineering
Colorado State University, Department of Mathematics, May 2003



Experience

Director, Center for Computational Mathematics
University of Colorado Denver
August 2014 - Present (3 year appointment)

Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Denver
August 2013 - Present

Research Scientist Level II
Instructor in the Department of Statistics
Colorado State University
August 2012 - August 2013
Worked on various projects involving uncertainty quantification with specific applications to nuclear fuel, gravity waves, and storm surge. Co-PI on a multi-institutional NSF grant involving parameter estimation for storm surge models in the Gulf of Mexico.

Research Associate (October 2011-August 2012)
Instructor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering (Fall 2011)
ICES Postdoctoral Research Fellow (August 2009-October 2011)
The University of Texas at Austin
Worked in the Computational Hydrology Group under the supervision of Dr. Clint Dawson implementing data assimilation methods in the Advanced Circulation (ADCIRC) modeling frameowork for hurricane storm surge forecasting. Promoted in the fall semester of 2012 to research associate. Taught a course on numerical methods for aerospace engineering students.

Graduate Research Assistant
Colorado State University
Summer 2006, Fall 2007, Summer 2008 - Summer 2009

Worked in Dr. Don Estepís reseach group on developing new algorithms and methodologies for solving inverse sensitivity analysis problems

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Colorado State University
Fall 2003 - Summer 2005, Spring 2008

Duties were equivalent to those of an instructor: writing lesson plans, lecturing, holding office hours, grading, and writing exams.

Grader for ST521: Stochastic Processes
Colorado State University
Spring 2008

Responsibilities included grading homework assignments and by-appointment office hours