• Adjunct Faculty of Physics, Boise State University (2022-present)
  • Technical Analyst at ColbyNipper, Patent Law firm (2020-2022)
  • Junior Research Fellow of Christ Church College, University of Oxford (2015-2019)
  • Stipendiary Lecturer for 1st and 2nd year Optics, University of Oxford
    • Christ Church College (2017-2018)
    • St. Catherine’s College (2017-2018)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher at Stanford University, SLAC (2015)
  •  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, National Ignition Facility (NIF) summer internships (2008-2011)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Atomic and Laser Physics, University of Oxford (2017)
  • Bachelor of Science, major in Physics and minor in Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles (2011)
  • Moorpark Community College (2008)


  • Lead Coordinator, Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition “How to Make a Supernova” (2017)
  • NIF User Group Executive Board, Young Researcher Representative (2015-2016)
  • Founder and former President, Oxford Women in Physics Society, OxWiP (2013-2015)
  • Founder and Co-Coordinator, OxWiP Mentoring Programme (2014-2015)
  • Co-Founder, ScienceGrrl Oxford Chapter (2014)
  • Graduate Academic Affairs Officer, Oxford University Student Union (2014-2015)
  • Graduate Representative for the Department of Physics, University of Oxford (2014-2015)
  • Founder, “Making Waves” outreach programme (2013)
  • Graduate Representative, Equality and Diversity Board, University of Oxford (2013-2015)
  • Graduate Representative, Atomic and Laser Physics, University of Oxford (2013-2015)


  • Rutherford Plasma Physics Communication Prize (2018)
  • MPLS Impact Award, Early Career Researcher (2018)
  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize (2015)
  • Physics World Top Ten Physics Breakthrough (2014)
  • American Physical Society Woman Physicist of the Month (2014)
  • Finalist, Women of the Future: Science Award (2014)
List of Publications
Invited Talks, Lectures, and more
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