I am a research scientist studying (mostly) stratospheric aerosol size distributions, although I work on a variety of Portable Optical Particle Spectrometer (POPS) projects.
I grew up in Austin Texas, although between three and four I lived in Stuttgart, Germany, and between six and eight in Toulouse, France.
Varied! I majored Earth Sciences at Dartmouth, got a PhD in Oceanography at the University of British Columbia studying emissions of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and other related sulfur compounds in the ocean. After that I spent one year as a postdoctoral research associate in the Atmospheric Sciences department at UC Davis, California, and two years as an ASP postdoc at NCAR in the Atmospheric Chemistry Observations and Modeling (ACOM) department studying emissions of volatile organic compounds. In my last few months there I applied for a research scientist position here and started in 2019.
An engineer. In college, that changed and I thought I might want to be a scientist.
Serious. A little shy.
I was part of a secret society at Dartmouth, called Cobra.
Rock-climbing, skiing, gymnastics, tennis, reading LOTS, hanging out with friends. Cooking. Listening to Music. Sometimes binge-watching Netflix.
It depends what time of year it is – but either Japan, Argentina, or France.
1920’s. 1960’s. 2200.
Snacks & ideas.
Ski powder in Japan.