Nathan grew up just a few miles from Boulder in Superior, Colorado. He attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, graduating summa cum laude in 2016 with a B.S. in Physics and minor in Computer Science. As an undergraduate, he worked as a software engineer for the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory as part of the OSIRIS-REx NASA mission, and researched atomic polarizabilities via atom interferometry under the guidance of Dr. Alex Cronin. He returned home to Boulder after graduation to begin his PhD studies at CU, joining the KM group in the summer of 2016. Nathan is an avid basketball player/fan, and also enjoys playing video games and reading when he has the time.

Honors & Awards: 

2017 NSF Graduate Fellowship