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Earned Degrees

B.Sc.     Physics & Astronomy     1993-1998        University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

M.Sc.    Astronomy & Physics     1998-1999        University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (advisor: n/a)

Ph.D.    Astronomy                      1999-2002        University of Cambridge (advisor: A.C. Fabian, FRS)

Employment History

2002-2005         Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (advisor: n/a)

2005-2008         Prize Postdoctoral Fellow in Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Arizona (advisor: n/a)

2008-2014         Assistant Professor, School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology

2014-2020         Associate Professor, School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology   

2017-present     Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology

2020-present     Professor, School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

2019                 Two “Thank A Teacher” Certificates from students in PHYS 3123 (Electrodynamics)

2016                 NASA Group Achievement Award to NuSTAR Extragalactic Survey Team

2015                 NASA Group Achievement Award to NuSTAR Science Team

2014                 One “Thank A Teacher” Certificate from a student in PHYS 2212 (Physics II)

2013                 One “Thank A Teacher” Certificate from a student in PHYS 2212 (Physics II)

2012                 Three “Thank A Teacher” Certificates from students in PHYS 2212 (Physics II)

2011                 School of Physics Nominee for Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award (Georgia Tech)

2009                 One “Thank A Teacher” Certificate from a student in PHYS 3123 (Electrodynamics)

2009                 Nominated for David and Lucile Packard Fellowship (Georgia Tech)

2005                 Theoretical Astrophysics Program Prize Fellowship, University of Arizona

2002                 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship

1999                 Commonwealth Fellowship, University of Cambridge

1999                 Isaac Newton Studentship (declined), University of Cambridge