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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ASSOCIATE RESEARCH ANALYST

February 2022 - present

  • Perform research using computational methods that focus on the electronic structure of 2D super atomic crystal materials

  • Develop software to implement ab initio techniques for Python library PySCF and improve workflow between ASE, Quantum Espresso, and Wannier90 Python and Fortran software packages

  • Creator of Undergraduate Computing Community to strengthen student experience within open source scientific software community through pair programming and peer mentorship

SIMONS-NSBP SUMMER RESEARCH SCHOLAR

May 2021 - August 2021

  • Performed electronic structure calculations using PySCF and ASE Python packages on high-performance computing cluster

  • Drove ASE to perform electronic structure calculations using Quantum Espresso on high-performance computing cluster using Ubuntu, C and Fortran compilers, a MPI library, OpenMP compiler, and Intel MKL

TWEAG OPEN-SOURCE FELLOW

November 2021 to February 2022

  • Developing PySCF module for ASE front-end interface to perform quantum chemistry calculations

  • Performing unit, regression, and system testing using Pytest to improve package reliability

  • Learning to use Nix and Poetry to improve package reliability and dependencies

PUBLICATION

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

June 2018

SKILLS

PYTHON LIBRARIES - SCIPY, NUMPY, MATPLOTLIB

UNIX AND LINUX BASH SCRIPTING

CI WORKFLOW ON GITHUB

PIP AND CONDA PACKAGE MANAGEMENT

QUANTUM ESPRESSO, WANNIER90, PYSCF, AND ASE COMPUTATIONAL MATERIALS SCIENCE PACKAGES

HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING CLUSTER EXPERIENCE

PROGRAMMING LIBRARIES - PYTHON, C++, JAVA, REACT

AWARDS

TEAM-UP TOGETHER SCHOLAR

Scholarship awarded to African American undergraduate physics and astronomy students who show academic potential and have financial need as they pursue their undergraduate studies

December 2022

BEST STUDENT ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD IN CONDENSED MATTER

Prize awarded at 2022 NSBP Conference for presenting my research on the electronic structure of superatomic crystals by applying density functional theory and computational materials science methods

November 2022

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