Volunteering / Outreach
I have had many wonderful opportunities to give back to my local community. These include volunteer opportunities, like Hour of Code or Optics demos with OSA. They also include the many outreach opportunities I've had to give talks about my research to non-scientific audiences, at events such as Science By The Pint, Cultivate Science Hour, or The Saginaw Philo-Plus group. I've also had a many opportunities to mentor younger students in our lab, through programs such as Lab & Lunch, or other informal settings.