Lindsey Heagy
Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia (UBC)

Lindsey Heagy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at UBC. She completed her BSc at the University of Alberta and her PhD at UBC. Following the completion of her PhD, she was a Postdoctoral researcher in the Statistics Department at UC Berkeley. Her research aims to advance methods in geophysical inversions and machine learning for carbon sequestration, mineral exploration, groundwater, and environmental studies. She is a co-founder of the SimPEG and GeoSci.xyz projects which develop open source software and educational resources for geophysics. In 2019, she was awarded the Gerald W. Hohmann Outstanding Young Scientist for advances in simulation and inversion of electromagnetic data and promotion of an open source culture for collaborative, inclusive and reproducible research.