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I aim to quantify the geophysical processes that deform and shape the planets to expand the boundaries of our known world and contribute to our understanding of planetary formation

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, studying the interior structure of planets, specifically Venus and Pluto, using topographic and geophysical modeling. I like to think of myself as a process driven scientist: I am interested in how geophysical processes manifest and alter the surface of a variety of bodies in the solar system, with a focus on gravity, tectonics, and topography. My research has considered these aspects on Venus, Pluto, Earth and smaller planetary bodies such as comets. I study these topics to derive a story of planetary history that can aid in future planetary missions and be applicable to present-day Earth.

Please explore my site to see my CV and current research projects. 

John Boyd Thacher State Park

"From the ground, we stand. From our ships, we live. By the stars, we hope"

~Becky Chambers, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

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