Education:

Ph.D., Applied mathematics (2018)
Illinois Institute of Technology
Advisor: Sonja Petrović
Thesis: "Quantifying uncertainty in random algebraic objects using discrete methods"

B.S., Economics (2012)
The Pennsylvania State University
Undergraduate thesis: "Toward a theory of cities: Empirical evidence of and a proposed explantion for urban scaling"

Grants & Awards:

Most Outstanding Teaching Assistant, IIT Department of Applied Mathematics (2017)

AMS Graduate Student Travel Grant to attend AMS Sectional Meeting at SUNY Bufallo, (2017)

SIAM Travel Award to attend SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry at Georgia Tech (2017)

NSF East Asian and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship (2015)

Edward C. Budd Award for Most Outstanding Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Economics at Penn State (2012)