I joined CSU’s Atmospheric Science Department as a Research Associate in 2020. I had previously worked as an Associate Scientist and Data Manager at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) from 1999 to 2019.
I have a strong background in Earth Science, Applied Statistics, and Computer Science. I have extensive experience applying statistical and mathematical algorithms to data and developing advanced analytical tools and visual outputs for data interpretation; specifically identifying patterns, trends, anomalies, and outliers. I am passionate about Data Science and am interested in learning how to incorporate machine learning techniques into workflows and automating tools for rapid analysis, prediction and processing. I earned a B.S. Degree in Earth Science from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), and went on to do graduate work in Applied Statistics and Research Methods at UNC. I'm currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at CSU Global. In my spare time I am busy raising three amazing children. I enjoy hiking, boating, landscaping and most activities that allow me to be outdoors.