Senior Data Scientist
Senior Data Scientist

Biography

Her academic background is in pure mathematics, with a BS from University of Wisconsin - Madison and a PhD from Rutgers University, her research since joining PNNL in 2011 has focused on applications of combinatorics and computational topology together with theoretical advances needed to support the applications. Over her time at PNNL, Purvine has served as both a primary investigator and technical staff member on several projects in applications ranging from computational chemistry and biology to cybersecurity and power grid modeling. She has authored over 40 technical publications and is currently an associate editor for the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. Purvine also coordinates PNNL’s Postgraduate Organization which plans career development seminars, an annual research symposium, and promotes networking and mentorship for PNNL’s post bachelors, post masters, and post doctorate research associates.