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I am interested in observational studies of the star-formation process. In particular, I study outflows from young stellar objects and their impact on the interstellar medium. My research focuses on how much energy and momentum outflows deposit on their surrounding environment at different size and density scales ---from the 1000 AU scale high density circumstellar envelopes to the parsec-scale low-density intercloud medium--- I also study the effects outflows have on the star-formation process, the evolution of molecular clouds and the physical state of the interstellar medium.
I am working with the education department at the Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to provide scientific research experience to high school students, from traditionally underrepresented groups, through hands-on projects using a small radio telescope. I also teach astronomy to students attending the AMNH middle school program.