About Me

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Current Position

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University

  • Advisor: Dr. Robert J. Cava


Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 2018

  • Dissertation: Exciton and Carrier Dynamics in Quantum Dot Assemblies and Two-Dimensional Perovskites

  • Advisor: Dr. Cherie R. Kagan

S.M. in Chemistry, University of Chicago, 2012

S.B. in Chemistry with Honors, University of Chicago, 2012

  • Honors Thesis: A New Approach to Analyzing Velocity-Map Imaging Data for Two-Step Dissociation Mechanisms

  • Advisor: Dr. Laurie J. Butler

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences

John G. Miller Award for Most Outstanding Doctoral Thesis in Chemistry

  • University of Pennsylvania, 2019

Graduate Research Fellowship

  • National Science Foundation, 2013-2016

Graduate Student Teaching Award

  • Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 2013

Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Chemical Industry Council of Illinois, 2010