BA, Physics, Carleton College, 2002; PhD, Physics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2009
Postdoctoral Fellow (Nuclear Theory), McGill University, (2009-2011)
Postdoctoral Researcher (Nuclear Theory), University of Illinois at Chicago (2011-2013)
High energy nuclear and particle physics, matter at extreme temperatures and densities, heavy ion collisions and quark-gluon plasma, hydrodynamics, physics of the early universe.
Hydrodynamics of charge fluctuations and balance function. (Submitted for publication), arXiv:1310.6036 (2013)
Hydrodynamic fluctuations and two point correlations. Nucl. Phys. A 904-905, 1027c-1030c (2013). Proceedings of the XXIII International Conference on Ultrarelativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, (with M. Stephanov).
Bulk spectral functions in single and multi-scalar gravity duals Phys Rev. D 82, 126011 (2010), (with C. Gale and S. Jeon)
Shear spectral sum rule in a non-conformal gravity dual Phys Rev. D 82, 106005 (2010), (with C. Gale, S. Jeon and S.H. Lee)
Potentials for soft wall AdS/QCD Phys. Rev. D 81, 086009 (2010) (with J. I. Kapusta)
Second order hydrodynamics for a special class of gravity duals Phys. Rev. D 79, 086003 (2009)
Sound mode hydrodynamics from bulk scalar fields Phys. Rev. D 79, 046003 (2009)
Shear transport coefficients from gauge/gravity correspondence Phys. Rev. D 78, 066017 (2008) (with J. I. Kapusta)
Cosmological black hole formation due to QCD and electroweak phase transitions arXiv:0706.1111 [astro-ph] (2007) (with J. I. Kapusta)