Ph.D./Dr. rer. nat.
Experienced mathematician and educator specializing in numerical linear algebra and scientific computing
I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems (MPI-DCTS) in Magdeburg, Germany. I am a member of the Data, Infrastructure, Software & Computing (DISC) team, led by Jens Saak, which is under the umbrella of the Computational Methods in Systems and Control Theory (CSC) group, led by Peter Benner. My primary focus is TA2 (Scientific Computing) in the ambitious Mathematical Research Data Initiative (MaRDI).
Prior to moving to Magdeburg, I spent a year in Zürich learning German, tutoring, looking for work, and making friends. Before that, I worked as a postdoc under Erin Carson at Charles University and, before that, under Daniel Kressner at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).
My doctorate was jointly awarded in 2018 by Temple University and the Bergische Universität Wuppertal for my thesis A New Block Krylov Subspace Framework with Applications to Functions of Matrices Acting on Multiple Vectors. I was supervised by Daniel B. Szyld and Andreas Frommer.
I have a bachelors degree in Spanish and volunteered as an English teacher for Puentes de Salud in Philadelphia. In addition to Spanish, I speak German, Bulgarian, and a few other languages to varying degrees. Check out my hobbies page for my favorite language-learning resources.
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Mar 2022: The abstract deadline has been extended for The f(A)bulous workshop on matrix functions and exponential integrators, which will be held 25-27 September 2023 at the Max Planck Institute in Magdeburg, Germany.
Feb 2022: A new pre-print with Marcel Schweitzer, The Fréchet derivative of the tensor t-function, is live on arXiv.
Feb 2022: We are hiring two part-time student assistants to help with MaRDI-related tasks. See the job posting for more information.