Sherwood completed his PhD in physics at the California Institute of Technology in 2017, where he was a DOE CSGF and a Blue Waters graduate fellow. He completed his undergraduate degree in Astronomy-Physics at the University of Virginia in 2012. Sherwood was a N3AS Fellow from 2017-2020 at North Carolina State University and UC Berkeley. He is currently a NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley.
Sherwood’s research is focused on numerical methods of neutrino transport and neutrino flavor transformation in core-collapse supernovae and neutron star mergers.