|New Zealand, 2013|
My research interests lie in the intersection of biology, computing, and mathematics, focusing on tree structures used to model evolutionary histories, binary search trees, and ways to compare and visualize these structures. See my research page for recent publications and grant funding. If you are a student (undergraduate or graduate) interested in working on a research project, please see my student research page.
I coordinate and regularly teach introductory programming. Send me email with questions or to arrange a meeting about issues with the programming sequence. I am also part of a new education initiatve, BridgeUp: STEM, at the American Museum of Natural History to encourage the pursuit of data science.
I am involved, but I am no longer the primary contact for the departmental scholarship and internship programs: