Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, University of Wyoming, 2010
M.S. Mathematics, University of Wyoming, 2005
B.S. Mathematics, University of Wyoming, 2003
My primary research area as a Ph.D. student was flow through porous media. During my studies I was particularly interested in the effects that uncertain (random) parameters have on fluid flow. I developed efficient models to address the effects of random, multiscale permeability fields.
The fluid flow community at UW's Dept. of Mathematics a very notable and knowledgeable group. Even though UW has fewer students than some larger universities around the U.S., the quality of research and education is nationally competitive.
Directly after my Ph.D. I started a post-doctoral position with Colorado State University. Very recently I have accepted a position with a company in Southern California. I will be writing commercial level codes to solve various computational fluid dynamics models.
Buy a warm coat. You'll need it! On a serious note, I always suggest maximizing any positive opportunity. Many people around the world do not have access to top level university education. A university education is something that shouldn't be taken for granted. Rather, it should be viewed as a privilege.