CV

Academic Positions

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany. (2016 – present)
    • Ice sheet modelling of the last glacial cycle in North America, with focus on basal boundary conditions
    • Assessing last interglacial sea level in Argentina
    • Reconstructing paleo-ice sheets for the past glacial cycle
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden (2014 – 2015)
    • Ice sheet modelling of the Barents-Svalbard Ice Sheet
  • Research assistant, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada (2002, 2004 & 2005)
    • Research assistant in geophysics

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Earth Sciences
    The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2015
  • Master of Science – Earth Sciences
    University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columibia, Canada, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Geophysics
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2005

Teaching

  • Glaciology – Stockholm University, 2015
    • co-instructor, in charge of seminars and discussion of papers
  • Introductory Field Geology – Australian National University (2010)
    • teaching assistant
  • Applied Geophysics – University of Victoria (2007)
    • teaching assistant
  • Introductory Geophysics – University of Manitoba (2004&2005)
    • teaching assistant

Awards

  • Australian National University PHD Scholarship (2010–2014)
  • University of Victoria Fellowship (2005–2007)
  • Marty Morrice Field Geology Award (University of Manitoba) (2004)
  • Faculty of Science Research Award (University of Manitoba) (2002)

Other Work Experience

  • Geophysicist, Vale Exploration, Sudbury, Canada (2008–2009)
    • Testing and implementation of electromagnetic geophysical measurement devices
  • Geophysicist, Quantec Geoscience, Toronto, Canada (2008)
    • Exploration geophysics for mining applications

Primary skills/interests

  • Supervision of graduate students
  • Scientific programming and model development (predominately in Fortran, but some C++ and Python)
  • Compilation and interpretation of geological and geophysical data
  • Geographical information systems (GIS) – QGIS and ArcGIS
  • Creation of high quality scientific figures and maps
  • Time series analysis
  • English language editing and proofreading