Cericia Martinez received her PhD in 2015 from the Department of Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines. She received her BS in Geophysics from Colorado School of Mines in May 2009. Her interests are in applied inversion and interpretation methodologies for potential field data. Cericia's current PhD research focuses on the use of airborne gravity gradiometry for mineral exploration. She has interned with Chevron and BG Group, where she carried out interpretation of potential field data. Cericia also has experience in engineering and applied geophysics teaching at the Colorado School of Mines (Geophysics Field Camp, GPGN303, SUMMET Program, and SEED program).