I am a fifth year PhD student in mathematics at the University of Minnesota. I graduated from the University of North Dakota in May 2013 with a BS in Mathematics and a Secondary Education Certification.
I am currently working with Dr. Carme Calderer on a project that aims to understand the packing of DNA within a virus. We use the theories of nonlinear elasticity and liquid crystals to study and model how a strand of DNA of over 200 times the size of its container can be packed tightly and efficiently within a virus.
Not teaching in Spring 2018.
- TA for Math 2243: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
(Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2014)
- TA for Math 2574H: Honors Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (Spring 2015)
- TA for Math 1142: Short Calculus (Spring 2014)
- TA for Math 1271: Calculus I (Fall 2013)