Curriculum Vitae

Rosa Wallace Everson

Education

PhD student, Astronomy & Astrophysics
University of California, Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA
Advisor: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
2017-present
BS, Physics Summa cum Laude
University of Colorado Denver - Denver, CO
Advisors: Mausumi Dikpati (HAO/NCAR) & James Dove (MSU Denver)
Honors Thesis: Observationally Constrained Potential-Field Source-Surface Modeling of the Solar Corona: Time-Evolution of 3D Global Coronal Structure
2017
BA, Theatre Magna cum Laude
Meredith College - Raleigh, NC
2007

Fellowships and Awards

Martin and Beate Block Winter Award, Aspen Center for Physics 2019
Osterbrock Leadership Program Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz 2018-2019
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 2017-2022
Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz 2017-2022
UC Santa Cruz Regents Fellowship 2017
Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, 229th AAS Meeting 2017
OSA Poster Award for Theoretical/Computational Physics, 2016 Quadrennial Physics Congress 2016
APS Undergraduate Research Presentation Award, APS April Meeting 2016
Society of Physics Students Outstanding Leadership Award 2016
Great Lakes National Scholarship Award 2014-2017
University of Colorado Denver:
Dean's List Colorado Merit Scholarship Award, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Phyllis Weisheit Schultz Scholarship Award, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
William Robert Simmons Scholarship Award, Physics Department
Smilodon Scholarship Award, Physics Department
Academic Athlete Scholarship Award, Alumni Association
2015-2017

Publications

"An Observationally Constrained 3D Potential-field Source-surface Model for the Evolution of Longitude-dependent Coronal Structures", Everson, R.W., & Dikpati, M., 2017, The Astrophysical Journal, 850, 152; NASA/ADS

Astronomer's Telegram

"Spectroscopic Classification of Optical Transients with Keck II/ESI", Liebler, C.N., Xhakaj, E., Everson, R.W., & Foley, R.J., 2017, ATel 10528; NASA/ADS
"Spectroscopic Classification of Optical Transients with the Lick Shane Telescope", Everson, R.W., Rojas-Bravo, C., Pan, Y.-C., & Foley, R.J., 2017, ATel 10518; NASA/ADS

Scientific Presentations

Talk: "Envelope Structure and Application of the Drag Formalism"
Flatiron Institute: Common Envelope Evolution 2019, New York, NY
2019
Talk: "The Role of Common Envelope in Compact Binary Formation"
UC Santa Cruz FLASH Seminar, Santa Cruz, CA
2019
Talk: "Common Envelope Evolution and LIGO Source Populations"
Aspen Winter Conference 2019: Astrophysics with Gravitational Wave Populations, Aspen, CO
2019
Poster: "Effects of the Common Envelope Phase on Binary Black Hole Evolution"
Deciphering the Violent Universe, Playa del Carmen, MX
2017
Poster: "Three-Dimensional Potential-Field Source-Surface Modeling of the Evolution of Coronal Structures" NASA/ADS
AAS 229th Meeting, Grapevine, TX
2017
Poster: "3-D Potential-Field Source-Surface Modeling of the Evolution of Coronal Structures"
2016 Quadrennial Physics Congress (PhysCon), San Francisco, CA
2016
Poster: "Thermal Stabilization in a High Vacuum Cryogenic Optical System" NASA/ADS
APS April Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT
2016
Poster: "Optical Range Variability of the S4 0954+65 Blazar"
University of Colorado Denver Research & Creative Activities Symposium, Denver, CO
2015

Research Positions

Graduate Student Researcher - Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz, CA, and Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Advisor: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
2017-present
Visiting Student Researcher - High Altitude Observatory / NCAR, Boulder, CO
Advisor: Mausumi Dikpati
2016-2017
REU Student Researcher - Solar & Space Physics REU (NSF #1157020), University of Colorado Laboratory for Atmospheric & Space Physics and High Altitude Observatory / NCAR, Boulder, CO
Advisors: Mausumi Dikpati, Joan Burkepile, Giuliana de Toma
2016
Student Research Assistant - Department of Physics, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO
Advisor: Grant Denn
2016
REU Student Researcher - Physics & Astronomy REU (NSF #1262890), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Advisor: Thomas Corbitt
2015
Student Research Assistant - Department of Physics, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
Advisor: Alberto Sadun
2015

Advising

Samantha Wu (former UC Berkeley undergraduate)
"The Fate and Long Term Evolution of Massive Stellar Mergers" NASA/ADS
2018-present

Teaching

Teaching Assistant - ASTR 6: The Space-Age Solar System, UC Santa Cruz 2019

Press

An Observationally Constrained 3D Model”, HAO/NCAR Publication Highlights, 24 Oct 2017
Rosa Wallace Receives the 2017 Chambliss Medal”, HAO/NCAR News Archive, 31 Jan 2017

Service

Committee Member - Graduate Admissions Committee, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz 2019
Advisory Council Member & Fellow - Osterbrock Leadership Program, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz 2018-present
Graduate Student Representative - Vice Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies Search Committee, UC Santa Cruz 2018
Astronomy Department Representative - Graduate Student Association, UC Santa Cruz 2017-2018
Scholarship Committee Chair - Women in Physics & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz 2017-present
National Council Member - Society of Physics Students
Associate Zone Councilor (Student Representative) for Colorado & Wyoming
Co-Chair - SPS National Committee on Inclusiveness
2015-2017
Chapter President - Society of Physics Students, CU Denver 2015-2017
Chapter Secretary - Sigma Pi Sigma, CU Denver 2017
Department Representative - Dean's Student Advisory Council, CU Denver College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 2015-2016

Public Outreach and Service Presentations

Stanford University: APS Bridge Program & National Mentoring Community Conference
Panelist: Workshop - Succeeding in Graduate School in Physics
2018
UC Santa Cruz: Society of Physics Students / Women in Physics & Astrophysics Mentoring Program
Panelist: Mentoring Workshop - Research and the Path to Graduate School
2018
Metropolitan State University of Denver: Feminist Alliance
Talk: "Women in STEM"
2016
Denver Boys & Girls Club / University of Colorado Denver Society of Physics Students
Organizer: Be a Scientist Day
2016
University of Colorado Denver: Society of Physics Students Colloquium Series
Talk: "Landing REUs and Internships"
2016
United States Air Force Academy: Society of Physics Students Zone 14 Meeting
Talk: "Opening Doors with SPS: Yourself, Your Chapter, Your Future"
2016
Denver Boys & Girls Club / University of Colorado Denver Society of Physics Students
Organizer: Quarterly Off-Site After-School Science Program
2015-2016
Colorado School of Mines: Equality Through Awareness Colloquium Series
Talk: "There is No One Path to Physics: From Artist to Scientist"
2015
University of Colorado Denver: Society of Physics Students Colloquium Series
Talk: "REUs and Internships"
2015
Invited