**My Erdos Number:**4 (See the details)

# Research Interests

Mathematical/computational immunology and physiology, pathogensis modeling, treatment/controlMathematical modeling and calibration techniques; analysis of experimental data

Uncertainty quantification, variability modeling, rigorous model comparison

Mathematical and statistical aspects of inverse problems

Practical applications of functional analysis

# Professional Service

President, NCSU Student Chapter of SIAM, 5/2011-5/2012CRSC/CQSB Webmaster (with Z. Kenz), 8/2010-8/2011

CRSC/CQSB Systems Support (with Z. Kenz and K. Rehm), 8/2011-present

Treasurer, NCSU Student Chapter of SIAM, 5/2009-5/2011

CRSC Lord Fellow, 1 July 2009 - 30 June 2010

CRSC Lord Fellow, 1 July 2010 - 30 June 2011

# Graduate

Ph.D., Applied MathematicsNorth Carolina State University (See my graduate coursework)

Dissertation: Partial Differential Equation Modeling of Flow Cytometry Data from CFSE-based Proliferation Assays,
under the direction of H.T. Banks
(Defended 08 December 2011; Available Online)

# Undergraduate

B.S., Mathematics (Physics minor), University of North Carolina, Chapel HillGraduated May 2008 with highest distinction

Alfred T. Brauer Prize for Excellence in Algebra/Number Theory

President, Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society in Mathematics, 2007-2008

Phi Beta Kappa, 2007 Inductee

# Background

Hometown: Harrellsville, NCBirthday: 31 October 1985

Hertford County High School, c/o 2004

# Extracurricular Interests

Youth sports (baseball and soccer, in particular)Current events

Music/pop-culture

Applications of math and science to public policy

Religious and political philsophy

Boating/skiing

Microfinance, targeted poverty alleviation