Advisor:
Research Areas:
Research Interests:
  • Force chain processes in dynamic granular systems, eruption dynamics, landscape evolution, planetary physics, geochemistry of natural waters.
Education:
  • Ph.D. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology: Expected 2013
  • M.S. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology: May 2011
  • B.S. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology: May 2009
Responsibilities:
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (Courses taught: EAS 1601 Habitable Planet, PHYS 2212 Physics II, EAS 4530 Synoptic Meteorology, EAS 4813/6813 Physical Volcanology)
  • HOPE and Odum academic scholarships
  • Estep, J. and Dufek, J. (2012) Substrate effects from force chain dynamics in dense granular flows: Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface. Vol. 117, F01028, 12 pp., doi:10.1029/2011JF002125