- Ph.D. Mathematics (2007), UC Berkeley

Advisor: Bernd Sturmfels - B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science (2003), UC Davis

Advisor: Motohico Mulase

- 2017 - ... , Associate Professor, Georgia Tech, Mathematics
- 2017 Fall, Research Professor, MSRI program on Geometric and Topological Combinatorics
- 2010 - 2017, Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech, Mathematics
- 2010 Spring, NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Georgia Tech, Mathematics
- 2009 Fall, Postdoctoral Fellow, MSRI program on Tropical Geometry
- 2008-2009, NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MIT, Mathematics
- 2007 - 2009, Applied Mathematics Instructor (postdoc), MIT, Mathematics

- 2020-21, Provost Teaching and Learning Fellow, Georgia Tech
- 2016, Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award, Georgia Tech
- 2008 - 2011, NSF postdoctoral research fellowship
- 2007 Summer, Liftoff Fellowship from Clay Mathematics Institute
- 2006 - 2007, UC Berkeley Graduate Opportunity Program Fellowship
- 2003 - 2006, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- 2003, Runner-up, Alice T. Schafer Prize from Association for Women in Mathematics

- 2019 - 2022, NSF-DMS grant #1855726, Polytopes and Real Tropical Geometry
- 2016 - 2019, NSF-DMS grant #1600569, Tropical Combinatorics and Applications
- 2011 - 2015, NSF-DMS grant #1101289, Tropical geometry: combinatorics, topology, and algorithms

- 2019, PI for NSF-DMS grant #1903206: Effective Methods in Algebraic Geometry (MEGA conference).
- 2012, co-PI for NSF-DMS grant #1201654: Algebraic geometry for applications, IMA-PI summer graduate program, Georgia Tech.
- 2011, PI for NSF grant #1138935: Tropical geometry workshop at CIEM in Castro Urdiales, Spain.