Courses taken while at UC Berkeley


Related to data science/mathematics/programming

CS9H: Python for Programmers

CS9F: C++ for Programmers

MATH221: Advanced Matrix Computations

STAT243: Introduction to Statistical Computing

EECS227AT: Optimization Models in Engineering (audit)

CS189: Introduction to Machine Learning (audit)


Related to earth science

CE200B: Numerical Methods for Environmental Flow Modeling

EPS122: Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors

EPS207: Laboratory in Observational Seismology

EPSC276: Seismic Hazard Analysis and Design Ground Motions


Online courses

Udemy Python For Machine Learning and Data Science Bootcamp (completed June 2018) [link]

Udemy Complete Guide to TensorFlow for Deep Learning with Python (completed December 2018) [link]

Coursera Machine Learning (completed December 2018) [link]

Udemy Python and Flask Bootcamp (In progress January 2019) [link]

Udemy Python for Time Series Forecasting (completed April 2019)

Udemy PyTorch for Deep Learning and Computer Vision (completed May 2019)

Udemy Deployment of Machine Learning Models (in progress June 2019)

Udemy Spark and Python for Big Data with Pyspark (in progress June 2019)

Attended workshops

Insight Data Science Fellowship, Silicon Valley program, January-March 2019. Participated in the Insight program as a data science fellow. This is a 7-week full time workshop aiming to introduce academics to data science careers in industry. 


Citadel DataOpen competition at Stanford University, October 13th 2018. Competed in this intensive, on-day data science competition within a team of four students.


Berkeley Graduate Student Data Science Organization (GDSO) workshop, summer 2018: Worked in a small team with an industry mentor on a biometric activity classification problem


Cooperative Institute for Dynamic Earth Research (CIDER) summer school 2016: Worked in a small, multidisciplinary team on a deep-earth geophysical research problem


Mountain Ranges and High Plateaus summer school 2015: Workshop involving lectures, field trips and student presentations about the Geodynamics of the western USA.


IRIS USArray Short Course, summer 2015: Workshop about the use of seismic processing software.


Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience (SAGE), summer 2013: Worked within a team of students to gather and process gravity, magnetotelluric, electromagnetic and seismic data within the Espanola Basin, New Mexico.


Teaching and academic service

Graduate student instructor for the following UC Berkeley classes 


EPS20: Earthquakes in Your Backyard (Fall 2016). Lower division introduction to seismology (~200 students)

EPS102: History and Evolution of Planet Earth (Spring 2017 and Spring 2018). Upper division earth history class {~50 students)

EPS109: Numerical Simulations in Earth Science (Fall 2018). Upper division numerical modeling class and introduction to Python (~50 students)



Instructor for the following mini classes


Introduction to Machine Learning with scikit-learn. Short class at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), November 5th 2018. [link]


Served as a reviewer for articles published in the following journals


Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) (2018)

Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (GCubed) (2018)

Terra Nova (2018)


Activities at International House Berkeley


Secretary of the Student Council, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016

Member of the House Committee, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016


Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, U.C. Berkeley, 2019. For teaching as part of EPS109, Numerical Simulations in Earth Science, fall 2018.


Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment apply to sail program award, for a place on the May 2018 AACSE deployment cruise [link]


Outstanding Student Presentation Award, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 2017. [link]

Talk title: Imaging the Alaskan subduction zone with joint inversion of ambient noise and teleseismic surface waves


Hellman Fellowship for Graduate Study, August 2014

~12 months of funding for graduate study


Berkeley Fellowship for Graduate Study, August 2014

~24 months of funding for graduate study


Ernest Edward Glorney Scholarship, May 2014

For academic results at Imperial College London


Earth Science and Engineering Student Centenary Prize , May 2014

For MSci research project. Imperial College London


A.G. Charlton Institution of Mining and Metallurgy Prize, May 2012

For academic results at Imperial College London


R.Stoddart Longcroft Prize, May 2011

For academic results at Imperial College London


Roycroft Prize, May 2011

For academic results at Imperial College London


Student Opportunities Fund Scholarship , August 2010

For incoming students to Imperial College London