Ph.D., 2004, Environmental Health Sciences, University of California at Berkeley, Dissertation: "Using Computer Simulation to Explore Multi-Compartment Effects and Mitigation Strategies for Exposure to Residential Secondhand Tobacco Smoke" (William W. Nazaroff, advisor in Civil and Environmental Engineering).

M.S., 1992, Chemistry, Stanford University (Wesley D. Allen, advisor in Quantum Chemistry).

B.A., 1989, Chemistry, Colgate University, Magna Cum Laude (Quang Shen, advisor in Physical Chemistry).