Experimental physical scientist skilled in the measurement and manipulation of semiconductor devices, nanomaterials, and subcellular biological structures. Federal science policy experience: served as Senior Policy Analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during the Bush 43 and Obama administrations. Currently working on sparse representations and missing data recovery problems in hyperspectral imaging, and new technology infrastructure for scientific data management and interoperability.
Specialties: Electron and ion beam microscopy, especially chemical spectroscopy in scanning and transmission electron microscopes. Electron energy-loss spectroscopy, energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, multivariate statistical analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, hyperspectral imaging.
Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award, for measurement science and standards in support of US capabilities in nuclear non-proliferation. (Link to Citation)
Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award, for exceptional innovation in dimensional and chemical measurements at the nanoscale.