october 2017

invited talk at brown university -- providence, RI

I have been invited by Dr. Dan Harris to give a talk as part of the Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Sciences, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series. My presentation titled Symmetry-breaking in passive scalars advected by laminar shear flow is scheduled for Tuesday, October 17th at 3pm in Barus & Holley, Room 190. [See Abstract.]


university research week -- chapel hill, nc

I have been invited to give a research talk to undergraduate students interested in Mathematics as part of the Department of Mathematics events for UNC University Research Week.  My talk titled Fluid Dynamics Research in the UNC Mathematics Department: A Very Short Introduction will be in Phillips Hall (room 367) on Monday, October 9th at 4pm.

NSf includes watch us grant award

Together with Katrina Morgan (fellow PhD candidate at UNC), and with Dr. Katie Newhall as Faculty Advisor, I have been awarded funds through the WATCH US grant from the NSF INCLUDES program. The funding will be used to organize the first "Association for Women in Mathematics Triangle Conference" tailored to undergraduate and graduate students. 

September 2017

girls talk math fall event -- chapel hill, nc

Katrina Morgan and I will host our first Fall Event for the Girls Talk Math campers on September 23rd, 2017. The Fall event will be hosted at the House Undergraduate Library on UNC campus with the help from UNC librarians Emily Jack and Therese Triumph. We will ran a Women in Mathematics Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with the goal of increasing and bettering the representation of female Mathematicians’ pages on Wikipedia. In the afternoon, campers will follow Taylor Livingston on a themed campus tour titled Digging in Our Heels, Angels on Campus: The Herstory of Women at Carolina

carolina women in stem undergraduate conference -- chapel hill, nc

I have been invited to moderate the Academic Career panels at the first undergraduate conference Carolina Women in STEM - Exploring Pathways and Embracing Growth organized by UNC Learning Center.


August 2017

2017 welcome orientation for graduate international students -- chapel hill, nc

I am one of the panelists at the Global Grads Welcoming Orientation for International Graduate Students organized by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion of the UNC Chapel Hill Graduate School on August 16th, 2017.


July 2017

2017 imsm workshop at ncsu -- raleigh, nc

I am attending the SAMSI Industrial Math/Stat Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students (IMSM) that will be held July 16th-26th on the North Carolina State University campus. I will be part of the US Naval Research Lab group with project title Stochastic Parameterizations in Numerical Weather Prediction.

2017 siam annual meeting -- pittsburgh, pa

I am giving talk in the Contributed Paper session in Fluids (part II of III) [abstract] at the SIAM Annual Meeting in Pittsburg, PA.

awm workshop at 2017 siam annual meeting -- pittsburgh, pa

I am attending the AWM Workshop on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing held in conjunction with the SIAM Annual Meeting. I have presented a poster in the AWM Minisymposterium [abstract.]

AWM student Chapter award for community outreach 

I am the president of the AWM Chapter at UNC Chapel Hill which has been chosen as the inaugural winner of the AWM Student Chapter Award for Community Outreach


JUNE 2017

girls talk math 2017 -- unc, chapel hill

I will be running the second edition of the summer camp Girls Talk Math in the Department of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In collaboration with Katrina Morgan (PhD Candidate in Mathematics at UNC), I have founded the camp in 2016, and organized and run the program for the past two years. 


May 2017

j. burton linker award for undergraduate teaching

I received the 2017 J. Burton Linker Award for Undergraduate Teaching. This award given yearly by the Mathematics Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to the graduate student who has shown the greatest effectiveness as a teacher of undergraduate mathematics courses. 


April 2017


I received the Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the academic year 2017/2018. This award supports doctoral students in the final year of their dissertation enabling them to focus full time on research and writing. It is a competitive internal fellowship awarded by the UNC Graduate School.