Projects

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JPL Planetary Science School 2020

Other open source work

A Pythonic Wrapper for the SPICE Toolkit

Frontier Development Lab AI Researcher: Flood prediction

Numba implementation of 2012 Hapke Photometric Model

HSP mapping products advising

Ph.D. Dissertation at JHU (in progress)

NASA GSFC Summer 2013 Internship

Undergraduate Research (2011-2014)

Recent Posts

Today I have open-sourced ASAP-Stereo, which I developed to automate the Ames Stereo Pipeline and to make Digital Elevation Models …

One of my favorite plugins for Google Chrome was the Planet View extension from Planet (formerly known as Planet Labs). This plugin …

Using SpiceyPy to map the Curiosity rover (MSL). note: Here is a link to a gist jupter notebook of this tutorial In this post, I …

Although SpiceyPy is my largest public python package, this blog post will be about two smaller, but conceptually important projects …

Publications

In the mid-equatorial region of Arabia Terra, Mars, dozens of moderately-sized impact craters (10-100 km diameter) contain layered …

From 2004 to 2017, the Cassini spacecraft orbited Saturn, completing 127 close flybys of its largest moon, Titan. Cassini’s Composite …

Computational analysis has become ubiquitous within the heliophysics community. However, community standards for peer review of codes …

Recent advances in distributed databases and computing have transformed the landscape of spatio-temporal machine learning. This paper …

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Attitude Control Student

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

May 2020 – Jul 2020 Remote
Attitude Control Student for JPL Planetary Science Summer School. See PSSS Project page above for more information.
 
 
 
 
 

Researcher

NASA Frontier Development Lab

Jun 2019 – Aug 2019 Mountain View California
Disaster Prevention, Progress and Response (Floods), AI and domain science. Summer internship.
 
 
 
 
 

Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University

Sep 2016 – Present Baltimore Maryland
Planetary Science Ph.D. candidate studying sedimentary deposits on Mars using high resolution remote sensing and topography data.
 
 
 
 
 

Software Engineer

CCRi

Jun 2014 – Aug 2016 Virginia
Software Developer on GeoMesa
 
 
 
 
 

NASA Summer Intern

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Jun 2013 – Aug 2013 Maryland
Produced coverage reports and Maps of Titan by the Cassini CIRS instrument for end of mission science planning.
 
 
 
 
 

Undergraduate

The University of Virginia

Aug 2010 – May 2014 Charlottesville Virginia
Environmental Science B.Sc.