Valerie joined the group in the fall of 2016. She is interested in radiation imaging, detection, and iterative methods for image reconstruction. Her current research focus is in prompt gamma-ray imaging for proton beam range verification for radiotherapy and cancer research applications.
Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering, South Carolina State University, 2016
Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, 2018
University of Michigan: Orion Radiation Measurement Group – Summer 2015 Project: Development of Semiconductor Waveform Simulator (GUI)
Department of Energy: Environmental Management-40 (EM-41: Safety Management) – Summer 2014, Washington, D.C.
South Carolina State University: Nuclear Engineering Student Research, 2014 – 2015 Project: Synthesis of Lithium Loaded Compound for use as a Liquid Scintillator