I am an assistant professor at Michigan State University, with a joint appointment in Lyman Briggs College and the Department of Physics and Astronomy. I am also a member of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics, the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research, the Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering, and the Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation. I am a computational astrophysicist, and my research involves numerical simulations of cosmological structure formation, including Population III stars, galaxy clusters, and galactic chemical evolution. My tool of choice is the Enzo AMR code and its accompanying analysis and visualization package, yt.
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