Last updated: 2021/01/24
Hello! My name is Nikki Lydeen.
I’ve been a student in the climate dynamics PhD program at George Mason University since August 2019. I’m currently investigating statistical learning algorithms for estimating parameters in the Community Earth System Model (CESM2). You can find a complete account of my academic history in my curriculum vitae.
I’m an ardent computer programmer and a hobbyist sysadmin. I like tinkering with Nix (a purely functional package manager) and Yggdrasil (a fully encrypted, decentralized IPv6 network). You can find some of my work on GitHub.
I enjoy hiking, especially in the conifer forests of the Rocky Mountains. I’d like to try caving someday, but I haven’t had a chance yet.
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