- Ph.D., Applied Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
- M.S., Physics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
- B.S., Physics, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
- Doctoral research based on the transportation of methane through the biosphere.
- Experience in complexity sciences.
- Teaching experience in physics, including at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei for physics summer school.
- Taught one year of English conversation in Japan