Hello, and welcome to my website! My posts generally come in one of two flavors: discussing an article I find interesting or explaining a concept in science by providing some intuition. Below, you can find some information about me.

 

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September 16, 2017

Lets play a game. Imagine you have some dice. The rules of the game are as follows:

1) Roll all your dice at once

2) Remove any dice that land on a 6

3) Pick up your remaining dice and repeat until no dice remain

As an illustration, say you start with four dice. After the...

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About Me

I am currently a graduate student in Prof. Andrew Ferguson's group at University of Chicago working at the interface of machine learning, molecular simulation, and materials science. As an undergrad, I was a Physics & Math double major and Chemistry minor at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee where I worked at a biophysics laboratory studying how protein hydrogels respond to force. When I'm not endlessly debugging my code, I like to quickly solve Rubik's cubes (average time ~22 seconds), read classic literature, and play the occasional game of chess. You can click here to see my CV.

 

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