I am a Lecturer in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania and coordinator of the Physics Undergraduate Lab Program. Here, I instruct and develop
undergraduate physics courses and outreach programs that promote science education and technology use throughout the School District of Philadelphia. Additionally, I employ
high-performance computer simulation and 3D graphics tools to model molecular-scale phenomena that have applications in nanotechnology, microbiology and medicine. The picture to the right is me in front of an image of Lucy in the National Museum of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa where the original Lucy fossils are preserved. On this site you will find
information about me and as well as a basic description of my research. Please see my publications for more technical details.