- Designing and conducting scientific, field - based research in remote and complex ecosystems
- GIS & remote sensing analyses; skilled in Esri ArcGIS, Exelis ENVI, IDRISI Taiga and CLASlite
- Extensive laboratory and teaching experience
SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS TUTOR
Provided extra-curricular instruction for Northern Virginia high school students in Honors, AP and IB science and mathematics courses, in addition to SSAT & SAT preparation.
Confidential, Ashbur, VA
Co-leader of a space utilization study at Level 3 Communications designed to increase productivity and efficiency in the workplace. Collected and aggregated hourly census data on zone occupation and use.
LEAD FIELD ECOLOGIST
Designed and implemented multiple field research expeditions assessing the variability of aboveground biomass, soil composition & other ecological patterns across the bamboo ( Guadua spp.) forests of SE Peru.
Confidential, Durham NC
Enacted resource management, research construction and grounds supervision strategies within the historic Confidential . Assisted with various controlled burns, timber cruises and site assessments investigating forest regeneration health.
FIELD RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Assisted with the construction and implementation of research surrounding the maintenance of tropical forest diversity levels in the Amazonian primary floodplain forests via the mechanisms discussed in the Janzen-Connell Hypothesis.
Confidential, Washington D.C.
Compiled extensive literature review assessing the most current thoughts and issues surrounding the implementation of the UN-backed effort to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation & Degradation.
WATER PRODUCTION & QUALITY LAB TECHNICIAN
Collected and tested pre- and post-treatment samples for toxicity and quality. Methods included: Daphnia magna IQ Tox, Microtox, Aquanox, glycol, lime titrations, odor, alkalinity, turbidity, bacteriological, bromide, haloacetic acid (HAA), trihalomethanes (THM) and volatile organic carbon (VOC).
LAB & FIELD ASSISTANT
Confidential, Gloucester Point, VA
Constructed and implemented multiple graduate level experiments examining the composition and maintenance of amphipod and isopod diversity in native seagrass beds of southeastern VA.
Completed Ecology & Biodiversity of Brazil, Brazilian Natural Resource Management courses while traveling abroad across five unique biomes. Concluded with a month long field internship in Babitonga Bay, Santa Catarina, Brazil studying dolphin species Sotalia flumatilis and Stenella attenuate .