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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA — January 2017 – Present

Assistant Professor, of chemical oceanography and marine microbiology



Columbia University, New York, NY— Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, 2008

Earth and Environmental Engineering with a minor in Applied Mathematics


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ — Doctor of Philosophy, 2014


•   Dissertation: Biogeochemical controls on fixed nitrogen loss processes in the marine environment

•   Advisor: Bess B. Ward

•   Committee: François M.M. Morel; Jorge L. Sarmiento; Daniel M. Sigman


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA — November 2014 – October 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Civil and Environmental Engineering

•   Project: Marine microbial response to organic matter and chemical gradients characteristic of oxygen minimum zones

•   Advisors: Roman Stocker & Otto X. Cordero