I am a postdoctoral fellow of the University of Tokyo’s Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe.
My work focuses on learning about the physics of the early universe from cosmology. This means studying how high-energy processes in the early universe lead to things we can measure in the sky today.
In particular, I have worked extensively on the physics of the first moments of the universe’s history, the period of cosmic inflation. I am especially interested in how inflation can lead to relics that we can hope to observe, like black holes, gravitational waves, and non-Gaussianities. I have also studied the role of the Higgs field in the early universe, the imprints of axions as a dark matter candidate, and the importance of primordial isocurvature in cosmology.
I completed my PhD under the guidance of Wayne Hu at the University of Chicago’s Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, and my undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania were supervised by Adam Lidz.
I speak English and French natively and Japanese fluently (JLPT N1).