• 2006-2010 — DPhil Earth Sciences, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Prof. J.H. Woodhouse, FRS.
    “Imaging the Earth: Methods and Algorithms for Global Seismic Tomography”
  • 2002-2006 — BA (Hons.)/MSci Natural Sciences (Physics), University of Cambridge.

Academic employment

  • 2021-present — Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University.
  • 2016-2021 — Fellow, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University.
  • 2011-2016 — Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University.

Honours, awards and recognition

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University (2021-present)
  • ARC DECRA Fellow (2018-2021)
  • Geophysical Journal International Outstanding Reviewer citation (2016, 2019)
  • Geophysical Journal International Student Author Award (2010)

Major roles and responsibilities

PhD student supervision

I have been formally named as (co-)supervisor for the following completed PhD theses:

In addition, I have served as a thesis committee member or informal advisor for numerous students.