2018 | Named scientific contributor in the book The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job, by Emily Lackdawalla. Springer Praxis Publishing, 2018.

10/17/2018 | Journal article highlighted in EOS Earth & Space Science News, “Seeing Mars in a Grain of Sand”

05/2016 |  Developed material for BBC Sky at Night: Mercury The Problem Child of the Solar System

11/2015  | Research featured on NBC Science Behind the News: Impacts on Jupiter

02/2013  |  Interviewed by the Central Florida Future newspaper, “Stargazers gather to watch asteroid”


Public Outreach

05/2016  |  Presented 3D visualizations of the formation of Mercury by giant impacts to the 5th graders at Ryan Elementary School in the School of Earth and Space Exploration's Marston Theater

2010-2013  |  Participated in telescope observing nights at the University of Central Florida Robinson Observatory

Educational Programs

Meeting Neil Armstrong himself!

Meeting Neil Armstrong himself!

2013  |  Developed the NASA Florida Space Grant Ambassador Program (Announcement) — The program is still going strong!

2012-2013  |  Outreach Program Consultant - NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium

03/2012 & 11/2012, 10/2013  |  Developed a multi-part lecture and project-based learning series on scientific programming in Python

02/2013  |  Project Lead for a near-space weather balloon

News Article | Video | Blog Post


Academic Organizations

2016-present | American Geophysical Union

2015-present | Geological Society of America, Planetary Geology Division

2014-present | American Astronomical Society, Division of Dynamical Astronomy

2011-present | American Astronomical Society, Planetary Science Division

2012-2013  |  President - Astronomy Society at the University of Central Florida

2011-2012  |  Vice President - Astronomy Society at the University of Central Florida

2010-2011  |  Member - Astronomy Society at the University of Central Florida

2011-present  |  Member - Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society