University of Mary Washington (2002-2006), University of North Carolina (2007-2013)
Graduate Researcher and Teaching Assistant at University of North Carolina, Research Associate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
King’s College London
Favourite thing to do in my job: Making computer software that uses physics and maths to help doctors.
I work as a research associate at King’s College London.
I use pictures of sound waves moving through people to help find diseases like cancer.
My Typical Day
Commute in the busy city centre of London… Avoid the selfies in front of Big Ben… And then SCIENCE!
What I'd do with the prize money
Make a video game phone app that teaches people about the science behind elastography.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Super normal, why?
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
Make computer software to help make better pictures of medical images.
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
Do you guys have Bill Nye the Science Guy in the UK? If not, see youtube.
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Me? Never! Except that one time….
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
Bass player in a metal band.
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Any metal that makes your brain hurt (in a good way).
What's your favourite food?
Lots of cheeseburgers.
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Kayaking in New Zealand.
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Headline a metal festival. Discover new mathematics. Create a popular and critically acclaimed video game.
Tell us a joke.
A couple of scientists have twins. They name one Jessica and the other Control. :/