Associate Professor (Physics), Weber State University
Ph.D., Astronomy, UW (2003)
Certificate, Astrobiology, UW
Astrobiology Areas of Interest: Habitability & Life on Mars, Exoplanets: Detection, Habitability, & Biosignatures
My primary research focus is working with the Virtual Planetary Laboratory to help characterize the properties of planets around other stars. In addition, I analyze data from several Mars missions to explore the history of the Martian climate. I am also interested in problems related to high performance computing and visualization.