Current PhD student at Purdue University conducting research in the areas of laser-produced plasma, extreme ultraviolet source development, and laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.
Undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) and German (B.A.) from the University of Rhode Island (2010).
Study abroad during the Winter Semester 2008-2009 at the Technical University Braunschweig (TUBS) in Braunschweig, Germany with research experience at the Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF).
Previous work experience as a mechanical engineering intern at Supfina Machine Company in Quonsett, RI, USA and as an intern in the Paint Shop Central Controlling department for Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg, Germany.