Professional Service

  • AVS. Executive Committee AVS Surface Science Division. 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
  • American Physical Society. March Meeting Task Force. 01/01/2020 - present
  • APS Plyler Prize. Role: Committee Member. Selection Committee for 2020 APS Plyler Prize. 01/01/2019 - 12/30/2019
  • APS Division of Chemical Physics. Chair. 03/2018 - 02/2019
  • DOE SGCSR Review Panel. DOE Separations and Analysis, PNNL review panel. 05/2017 - 05/2017
  • APS Division of Chemical Physics. Chair Elect. 03/2017 - 02/2018
  • 2017 Jankunas Award (APS DCP). Selection Committee. 01/2017 - present
  • Cluster-Surface Interactions. Co-Organizer (with Stefan Vajda). 06/2016 - present
  • Div. Chem. Phys., American Physical Society. Leadership Rotation. 03/2016 - 03/2020
  • APS Division of Chemical Physics. Vice Chair. 03/2016 - 02/2017
  • Surface Science. Editorial Advisory Board. 01/2015 - present
  • Acc. Chem. Res. Editorial Advisory Board. 01/2015 - present
  • Gordon Conferences. Role: Discussion Leader. Gordon Conference on Dynamics at Surfaces . 08/2013 - 08/2013
  • Utah Nanofab and Microscopy Core Facilities. Assoc. Director. 07/01/2013 - present
  • American Physical Society. Role: Committee Member - Chair in 2015. Fellowship Committee (DCP), 2013 – 2015 . 01/01/2013 - present
  • J. Phys. Chem. Editorial Board. 01/2012 - 12/2014
  • Catalyst/Fuel Interactions Basic Research Initiative. Director. 01/01/2012 - 01/2015
  • Dynamics of Molecular Collisions. Role: Discussion Leader,. Dynamics of Molecular Collisions, July 10-15 2011. 07/10/2011 - 07/15/2011
  • PNLB. Role: Committee Member. Program review committee, Analysis program, Pacific Northwest National Lab, May 8 - 10, 2011. 05/08/2011 - 05/10/2011
  • GRC. Role: Chair. Chair, Gordon Conf on Gaseous Ions, Hotel Galvez, Galveston, TX, Feb. 27 – Mar. 4, 2011. 02/27/2011 - 03/04/2011
  • NASA Engineering and Safety Center. NASA Engineering and Safety Center review of monopropellant catalysts, Redmond, WA Feb. 1 – 2, 2011. 02/01/2011 - 02/02/2011

Internal Service

  • Chemistry Department, RPT subcommittee chair. Chair, 01/01/2020 - present. Department service.
  • Chemistry Department Faculty Search Chair. Chair, 01/01/2020 - present. College service.
  • Chemistry Dept. Technical Support Committee (electronics shop) . 01/01/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Graduate Council internal review panel for Material Science and Engineering. Member, 01/01/2018 - present. College service.
  • Graduate Council internal review panel for Material Science and Engineering. 01/01/2018 - present. College service.
  • College of Science Dean search committee. Member, 01/01/2018 - 05/31/2019. College service.
  • College of Science Dean search committee. 01/01/2018 - 01/01/2019. College service.
  • Chemistry Department, RPT subcommittee chair . 07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018. Department service.
  • Chemistry Department seminar committee. 01/01/2017 - 01/01/2018. Department service.
  • Chemistry Dept. Technical Support Committee Chair and Stockroom. 07/01/2014 - present. Department service.
  • Chemistry Dept. Safety and Sustainability Committee. 07/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Microscopy and Surf. Analysis, Utah Nanofab and Microscopy Core . Associate Director, 01/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Faculty Search. Chair, 07/2012 - 06/2014. Department service.
  • College of Science Retention Promotion Tenure committee. Chair, 07/2012 - 06/2013. College service.
  • Faculty Awards Committee. Member, 07/01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Faculty search Committee. Chair, 07/01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Physical Chemistry Division Chair/Advisory Committee. Member, 07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012. Department service.
  • Nanofab Executive Committee - College of Engineering. 07/01/2005 - present. College service.

Honors & Awards

  • ACS Physical Division Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry. American Chemical Society, 01/2016
  • Robert W. Parry Teaching Award. Brady Foundation , 01/2015
  • Distinguished Professor. University of Utah, 09/2011
  • Fellow. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 03/2011