graduate student, since fall 2018
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
My research focuses on the investigation of biogeochemical mechanisms including sulfate reduction and sulfur oxidation in the Santa Barbara Basin
I received my Bachelor’s degree from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) where I majored Environmental Science with a concentration in Toxicology/Risk Analysis. At my undergraduate university my research looked at creating a material that absorbs oil through organic chemistry and electrospinning. I also received internship investigating microbial lake productivity in the Sierra Nevada Watershed at University of Southern California (USC) through the C-DEBI (Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigation)course, and another internship at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) investigating Turbinaria Ornata, an invasive macrogalge, in the coral reefs of Mo’orea . Outside of research I like to go scuba diving, movies, practice playing my drums, cooking and traveling.