Professional Service

  • Role: Co-Organizing Chair. Entity: University of California, Davis Co-organizing Chair for the Meteorology and Climate - Modeling for Air Quality Conference (MAC-MAQ 2021), 15-17 September 2021, Davis, Sacramento, California. 2020 - 2021
  • Role: Co-Convener And Chair. Entity: American Geophysical Union Session Co-convener and Chair, Session A33R, Observations, Modeling, and Forecasting of Coastal Fog Processes Posters, Annual AGU Fall Meeting (2019). 2019 - 2019
  • Role: Organizing Committee And Session Chair. Entity: Meteorology and Climate - Modeling for Air Quality Conference Organizing Committee and session chair for the Meteorology and Climate - Modeling for Air Quality Conference (MAC-MAQ 2019), 11-13 September 2019, Davis, Sacramento, California. 2019 - 2019
  • Role: Co-Convener And Chair. Entity: American Geophysical Union Session Co-convener and Chair, Session A12F, Observations and Predictability of the Atmosphere over Complex Terrain (2017). 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: Environmental Fluid Mechanics Associate Editor. 2017 - present
  • Entity: Organizing Committee for the MAC-MAQ 2017 Conference Organizing Committee for the MAC-MAQ 2017 Conference, Sacramento, California (2017) - Conference on Air Quality and Meteorology. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: Environmental Fluid Mechanics Special Issue Guest Editor: Special issue on complex terrain flows, with special emphasis on the MATERHORN program. 2016 - 2020
  • Role: Co-Convener And Chair. Entity: American Geophysical Union Session Co-convener and Chair, Session ID # 8181, Section: Atmospheric Sciences, Atmospheric Flows Over Complex Terrain, Annual AGU Fall Meeting (2015). 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: American Meteorological Society Co-chair organizing committee for the 22nd Boundary Layer Turbulence Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT. 2015 - 2016
  • Entity: NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research) Member of the NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research) Observing Facilities Assessment Panel (OFAP) (2015-2017) – this panel monitors NSF-sponsored observing facilities at NCAR and other institutions that manage and operate the NSF’s Lower Atmosphere Observing Facilities (LAOF). 2015 - 2017
  • Entity: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences Journal Review. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: Boundary Layer Meteorology Journal Reviewer, multiple reviews. 2015 - present
  • Entity: Geophysical Research Letter Journal Reviewer. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: Theoretical and applied climatology Journal Review. 2015 - 2018
  • Entity: American Geophysical Union Session Co-convener and Chair, Session A53O, Observations, Predictions, and Predictability of the Atmosphere Over Complex Terrain, Annual AGU Fall Meeting (2014). 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences Reviewer. 2014 - 2015
  • Entity: National Science Foundation Proposal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Transportation Research Journal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Urban Climate Journal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow Journal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: The French National Research Agency Proposal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Boundary Layer Meteorology Journal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Army Research Office Proposal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Atmospheric Environment Journal Reviewer. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: American Geophysical Union Session Chair Mountain Weather and Hydrology. 2013 - 2013
  • Entity: Land Journal Reviewer. 2013 - 2013
  • Entity: Boundary Layer Meteorology Journal Reviewer, multiple manuscripts. 2013 - 2013
  • Role: Multiple Reviews. Entity: Atmospheric Environment Journal Reviews. 2013 - 2013
  • Entity: National Science Foundation Reviewer. 2013 - 2013
  • Entity: Urban Climate Journal Reviewer. 2013 - 2013
  • Entity: International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences IAMAS and the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences IACS Session Chair. 2013 - 2013
  • Entity: Theoretical and Applied Climatology Journal Reviewer. 2013 - 2013
  • Entity: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (Journal of the European Geosciences Union) ad hoc Editor. 2013 - 2014
  • Role: Special Issue Guest Editor. Entity: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (Journal of the European Geosciences Union) The Boundary-Layer Late Afternoon and Sunset Turbulence (BLLAST) project. 2013 - 2017
  • Role: Section Leader - Measurements For The Environment. Entity: Measurement Science and Technology Journal Editorial Board. 2011 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2017
  • Visiting professor stipend. University of Toulouse - Paul Sabatier, 2017
  • Fulbright Scholar Award, Commision Franco-Américane, 2016-2017. Fulbright Foundation, 2016
  • Dean recognition for being placed among top instructors in the College of Engineering based on student evaluations for Heat Transfer. University of Utah, 2014
  • Dean recognition for being placed among top instructors in the College of Engineering based on student evaluations for Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Spring 2013. University of Utah, 2013
  • Mechanical Engineering Researcher of the Year. University of Utah, 2012
  • Dean's top percentage teaching recognition - Thermal System Design - Spring 2008. College of Engineering, 2008
  • Dean's top percentage teaching recognition - Intermediate Fluid Dynamics - Fall 2007. College of Engineering, 2007
  • Dean's top 15% percent teaching recognition - Environmental Fluid Dynamics - Spring 2007. College of Engineering, 2007
  • Dean's top 15% teaching recognition - Intermediate Fluid Dynamics - Fall 2006. College of Engineering, 2006

Internal Service

  • TFES Search Committee. Chair, 2019 - present. service.
  • Awards Committee. Committee Member, 2018 - present. service.
  • College of Engineering RPT Committee. Chair, 2018 - present. service.
  • VP for research ad-hoc committee, Field Station Task Force. 2018 - 2018. service.
  • External Relations Committee. Chair, 2014 - 2016. service.
  • Seed Grant Committee. Member, 2014 - 2018. service.
  • Executive Committee - Global Change and Sustainability Center. College Of Engineering Representative, 2012 - 2016. service.
  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate Committee. Member, 2011 - 2016. service.
  • Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund (SCIF) Allocation Committee – Faculty representative (2011-present). Faculty Representative, 2011 - 2014. service.
  • Mech. Engineering Thermal-Fluids Energy Systems (TFES) Division Chair. 2011 - present. service.
  • Role: TFES Division Chair Mechanical Engineering Executive Committee, (08/11-present, 9/08-05/09). 2011 - present. service.
  • Role: Seminar Committee Chair Global Change and Ecosystem Center, Seminar Committee Chair. 2011 - 2012. service.
  • Excellence in Teaching Committee, College of Engineering (2011-present). Reviewer, 2011 - 2012. service.
  • Global Change and Ecosystem Center, Graduate Fellowship Committee (2011). Reviewer, 2011 - 2011. service.
  • Department Representative GCEC. Mechanical Engineering Representative, 2010 - 2012. service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies/Associate Chair. 2010 - 2011. service.

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