I am a fourth year physics Ph.D. student at UC Santa Cruz where I study experimental particle physics. In particular, I work on the ATLAS experiment stationed at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland.
I received my B.A. in physics from the University of Chicago in 2013 and spent the next year at CERN performing technical work on the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter calibration system and front-end electronics. At UC Santa Cruz I have worked on developing novel high-bandwidth/radiation-hard readout cables for use in the ATLAS Phase-II Pixel Detector upgrade as well as improving the ATLAS lower-level b-tagging algorithms.
Currently, I am working on a search for additional Higgs bosons in the context of the two-Higgs-doublet model as a way to explain the observed matter-antimatter asymmetry of the universe.
My research interests revolve around searches for dark matter, additional scalar particles, and other exotic forms of new physics at collider-based experiments.