Curriculum Vitae

Rosa Wallace Everson

Education

PhD student, Astronomy & Astrophysics
University of California, Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA
Advisor: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
2017-present
MSc, Astronomy & Astrophysics
University of California, Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA
2019
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

Vera Rubin Fellowship, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz 2020-2021
Martin and Beate Block Winter Award, Aspen Center for Physics 2019
Whitford Prize, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz 2019
Osterbrock Leadership Program Fellowship, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz 2018-2021
Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz 2017-2023
Regents Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz 2017
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 2017-2022
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 2014-2017
University of Colorado Denver:
Dean's List Colorado Merit Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Phyllis Weisheit Schultz Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
William Robert Simmons Scholarship, Physics Department
Smilodon Scholarship, Physics Department
Academic Athlete Scholarship, Alumni Association
2015-2017

Publications

"Successful Common Envelope Ejection and Binary Neutron Star Formation in 3D Hydrodynamics"
Law-Smith, J.A.P., Everson, R.W., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., de Mink, S.E., van Son, L.A.C., Götberg, Y., Zellmann, S., Vigna-Gómez, A., Renzo, M., Wu, S., Schrøder, S.L., Foley, R.J., & Hutchinson-Smith, T., Submitted 2020, The Astrophysical Journal Letters; NASA/ADS
"On the Maximum Stellar Rotation to form a Black Hole without an Accompanying Luminous Transient"
Murguia-Berthier, A., Batta, A., Janiuk, A., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Mandel, I., Noble, S.C., & Everson, R.W., 2020, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 901, L24; NASA/ADS
"The Art of Modeling Stellar Mergers and the Case of the B[e] Supergiant R4 in the Small Magellanic Cloud"
Wu, S., Everson, R.W., Schneider, F.R.N., Podsiadlowski, P., & Ramirez-Ruiz, E., 2020, The Astrophysical Journal, 901, 44; NASA/ADS
"Common Envelope Wind Tunnel: Range of Applicability and Self-Similarity in Realistic Stellar Envelopes"
Everson, R.W., MacLeod, M., De, S., Macias, P., & Ramirez-Ruiz, E., 2020, The Astrophysical Journal, 899, 77; NASA/ADS
"Common Envelope Wind Tunnel: The Effects of Binary Mass Ratio and Implications for the Accretion-Driven Growth of LIGO Binary Black Holes"
De, S., MacLeod, M., Everson, R.W., Antoni, A., Mandel, I., & Ramirez-Ruiz, E., 2020, The Astrophysical Journal, 897, 130; NASA/ADS
"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: "Frontiers in Modeling Common Envelope Evolution"
Florida State University Astrophysics Seminar, Tallahassee, FL
2021
Paper Talk: "Common Envelope Wind Tunnel: Range of Applicability and Self-Similarity in Realistic Stellar Envelopes"
AAS Journal Author Series, Online
2020
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
Invited

Research Positions

Graduate Research Fellow - Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz, CA
Advisor: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
2017-present
Visiting Graduate Student Researcher - Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Advisor: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
2017-2019
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

Mentoring and Advising

Matthew Zárate (UC Berkeley undergraduate)
"LIGO's Mystery Black Hole Mergers and Common Envelope Evolution"
2020
Samantha Wu (former UC Berkeley undergraduate)
"The Art of Modeling Stellar Mergers and the Case of the B[e] Supergiant R4 in the Small Magellanic Cloud" NASA/ADS
"The Fate and Long Term Evolution of Massive Stellar Mergers" NASA/ADS
2018-2019

Teaching

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

Press

Bringing new perspectives to astronomy”, UC Santa Cruz University News, 11 Feb 2020
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

Department Representative - Dean's Graduate Leadership Council, Division of Physical & Biological Sciences, UC Santa Cruz 2020-2021
Advisory Council Member & Fellow - Osterbrock Leadership Program, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz 2018-present
Founder & Program Director - Bridge Scholarship Program, UC Santa Cruz
With generous support from UCSC Women in Physics & Astronomy and the Osterbrock Mini-Grant Program
2017-present
Scholarship Committee Chair - Women in Physics & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz 2017-present
Committee Member - Graduate Admissions Committee, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz 2019
Graduate Student Representative - Vice Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies Search Committee, UC Santa Cruz 2018
Department Representative - Graduate Student Association, UC Santa Cruz 2017-2018
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

Outreach and Service Presentations

UC Santa Cruz: Women in Physics & Astrophysics
Workshop: "Grad School Application Workshop"
2021
UC Santa Cruz: Osterbrock Leadership Program
Facilitator: "Your Digital Brand: Cultivating an online presence in preparation for the academic job market"
2020
UC Santa Cruz: Lamat REU Program on High-Performance Computing in Astrophysics
Workshop: "Preparing Your Talk"
Workshop: "Giving Your Talk"
2020
University of Colorado Boulder: REU Program in Solar and Space Physics with the Boulder Solar Alliance
Guest Speaker: REU Experience and Preparing for Graduate School
2020
Stanford University: APS Bridge Program & National Mentoring Community Conference
Panelist: Succeeding in Graduate School in Physics
2018
UC Santa Cruz: Society of Physics Students / Women in Physics & Astrophysics Mentoring Program
Panelist: 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