Education & Research

University of Illinois


Bachelors of Science, May 2017
Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
Minor, Atmospheric Sciences

University of Wisconsin-Madison


Graduate student
Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics
Fellow, Consortium for Verification Technology


Computational Nuclear Engineering Research Group (CNERG)

Graduate Research Assistant | Sept. 2017 - Present

  • Constructed enrichment scenarios relevant to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, colloquially known as the Iran Nuclear Deal) within the Cylcus fuel cycle simulator



Advanced Reactors and Fuel Cycles Research Group

Undergraduate Research Assistant | Aug. 2016-May 2017

  • Development of fuel cycle transition scenarios using the Cyclus fuel cycle code.
  • Literature review of fuel cycle transition scenarios



Analysis of Reactor Transients and Stability Research Group

Undergraduate Research Assistant | Jan. 2016-Dec. 2016

  • Gained introductory experience in running the BISON fuel performance code.
  • Continued development of BISON cases benchmarking pellet cladding mechanical interactions.

Idaho National Lab

Fuels Modeling & Simulation Intern | Summer 2016






Experimental Thermal Hydraulics Research Group

Undergraduate Research Assistant | Aug. 2015-Dec. 2015

  • Developed a Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) 3D model of a section of lab space with over 30 pipes and supports for use in developing laboratory experiments.