CV


2021-pres.

NHFP Einstein Postoctoral Fellow

Yale University (USA)

2021

Ph.D. in Physics

Clemson University (USA)

2017

M.Sc. in Physics

Clemson University (USA)

2015

B.Sc. in Astrophysics

Univeritá di Bologna (Italy)

Honors and Awards


2020


Outstanding Graduate Student in Engagement Award

$1 k


CoS, Clemson University

Outreach


2022-pres

Skype a Scientist

Nov. 2020

TEDx-Greenville - The biggest baddest black holes

Nov 2020

3 Minute Thesis Competition

Clemson Graduate School

Feb. 2019

Science Fair Volunteer Judge

Clemson Elementary School

Feb. 2018

College of Science Donors' Dinner

Clemson University

Feb. 2018

Clemson Science Day for Elementary Schools

Clemson University

March 2017

Eclipse over Clemson

Clemson Child Development Center

2016-2017

Planetarium Shows

Clemson University

Publications


Total: first author - 4; co-author - 16; h-index - 11


First Author


2022

Swift-BAT blazars and their jets through cosmic time

ApJ submitted

May 2020

Source count distribution of Gamma-ray blazars

January 2020

NuSTAR perspective on high-redshift MeV blazars

March 2017

High-redshift blazars through NuSTAR eyes


Awarded Research Funding


Total as PI: $246 k


2021


Fermi-LAT proposal 141104


$75k

2020


NuSTAR proposal 6248


$74k

2019


NuSTAR proposal 5193

XMM-Newton proposal 86233

Graduate Student Travel Award


$70k

$15k

$750

2018


NuSTAR proposal 4301

Graduate Student Travel Award


$10k

$750

Awarded Observing Time


Total as PI: X-ray - 310 ks; IR - 8.5 nights; optical - 3 nights


2021


Palomar, 2022A semester

Keck-LRIS, 2022A semester

Keck-LRIS, 2021B semester


3 nights

1 night

1 night

2020


Swift ToOs 14716

Keck-LRIS, 2021A semester

NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRFT) proposal 2020B113

Keck-OSIRIS, 2020B semester

NuSTAR proposal 6248

NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRFT) proposal 2020A093


4 ks

1 night

1.5 night

1 night

50 ks

3 night

2019


XMM-Newton proposal 86233

Swift ToOs 12513, 13013

NuSTAR proposal 5193


116 ks

8 ks

61 ks

2018


Swift ToOs 10914, 11154

NuSTAR proposal 4301


8 ks

63 ks

Press Releases


Talks


Invited Talks - Total: 11


Most recent

February 2022

Astro Seminar, CCPP

New York City, NY


Conferences - Contributed Talks: 16; Contributed Posters: 2; Session Chair: 2


Most recent contributions

March 2022

HEAD 19 Meeting

Pittsburgh, VA

Meetings Organized


2021

BLAST Workshop

Virtual

2020-2021

Virtual

2018

Time Domain Astrophysics with Swift

Astrophysics Seminar - LG meeting

Symposium for the Introduction to Research in Physics and Astronomy (SIRPA)

Clemson University

Clemson University

Clemson University

Collaborations Membership


2020-pres.

AMEGO & AMEGO-X Collaborations

2019-pres.

BASS Collaboration

2016-pres.

Fermi-LAT Collaboration

Mentoring


2020-2021

Co-advisor of undergraduate student Adam Vendrasco

2019-2020

Mentor of graduate student Ross Silver

2018-2019

Mentor of graduate student Meenakshi Rajagopal

2016-2017

Mentor of graduate student Xiurui Zhao

2016

Mentor of undergraduate student Luke Tremblay

Referee Contribution


1

Publication of the Astronomical Society of Japan (PASJ)

1

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)

2

Astrophysical Journal (ApJ)

Visiting Scientist Positions


2019

NASA Goddard Science Space Center

Washington, D.C.

2017

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Leadership


2021-pres.

Co-founder of (On) Planet Nine

2017-2018

President - Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Organization

2016-2017

Vice President and co-founder - Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Organization

Teaching


2016-2019

Guest Lecturer - ASTR3030; ASTR3020; ASTR1010

Clemson University

2016-2017

Teaching Assistant - Astro Lab. ASTR1030; ASTR1040

Clemson University

2015-2016

Teaching Assistant - Physics Lab. PHYS2100; PHYS2090

Clemson University