I'm an expert researcher in data analysis for Zooniverse citizen science projects, building general purpose data analysis tools, and helping to make astronomy more accessible to people with vision impairments.
I'm a Citizen Science and Outreach Fellow for the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation and act as the Technical Lead of the Tactile Universe project. I joined the ICG in 2014 after completing my PhD at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
My current research interst fall into several catagores:
Tactile Universe: I am the technical lead for the Tactile Universe project which creating 3D printable tactile models of galaxies to help teach students with vision impairments about astronomy.
Global Earth Model: As part of the GEM team I am designing and building the coding infrastructure that will be used to create a digital twin of the earth
- Statistics: I am interested in learning about advanced statistical techniques and learning how to apply them large data set