Professional Service

  • American Geophysical Union. Role: Co-convener and Chair. Session Co-convener and Chair, Session A33R, Observations, Modeling, and Forecasting of Coastal Fog Processes Posters, Annual AGU Fall Meeting (2019). 12/09/2019 - 12/13/2019
  • Meteorology and Climate - Modeling for Air Quality Conference . Role: Organizing Committee and session chair. 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. 09/11/2019 - 09/13/2019
  • American Geophysical Union. Role: Co-convener and Chair. Session Co-convener and Chair, Session A12F, Observations and Predictability of the Atmosphere over Complex Terrain (2017). 12/2017 - 12/2017
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics. Associate Editor. 03/2017 - present
  • 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 . 03/2017 - 09/2017
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics. Special Issue Guest Editor: Special issue on complex terrain flows, with special emphasis on the MATERHORN program . 10/01/2016 - 10/27/2020
  • American Geophysical Union. Role: Co-convener and Chair. Session Co-convener and Chair, Session ID # 8181, Section: Atmospheric Sciences, Atmospheric Flows Over Complex Terrain, Annual AGU Fall Meeting (2015) . 12/2015 - 12/2015
  • American Meteorological Society. Co-chair organizing committee for the 22nd Boundary Layer Turbulence Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT. 06/2015 - 06/2016
  • 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) . 02/2015 - 05/2017
  • Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. Journal Review. 02/2015 - 02/2015
  • Boundary Layer Meteorology. Journal Reviewer, multiple reviews. 01/2015 - present
  • Theoretical and applied climatology. Journal Review. 01/2015 - 02/01/2018
  • Geophysical Research Letter. Journal Reviewer. 01/2015 - 12/2015
  • Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. Reviewer. 12/2014 - 01/2015
  • 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). 12/2014 - 12/2014
  • National Science Foundation. Proposal Reviewer. 11/2014 - 12/2014
  • Transportation Research. Journal Reviewer. 10/2014 - 10/2014
  • Urban Climate. Journal Reviewer. 09/2014 - 09/2014
  • International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. Journal Reviewer. 07/2014 - 07/2014
  • The French National Research Agency. Proposal Reviewer. 06/2014 - 10/2014
  • Boundary Layer Meteorology. Journal Reviewer. 04/2014 - 05/2014
  • Army Research Office. Proposal Reviewer. 04/2014 - 04/2014
  • Atmospheric Environment. Journal Reviewer. 02/2014 - 03/2014
  • Boundary Layer Meteorology. Journal Reviewer, multiple manuscripts. 12/2013 - 12/2013
  • American Geophysical Union. Session Chair Mountain Weather and Hydrology . 12/2013 - 12/2013
  • Atmospheric Environment. Role: Multiple Reviews. Journal Reviews. 12/2013 - 12/2013
  • Land. Journal Reviewer. 12/2013 - 12/2013
  • National Science Foundation. Reviewer. 10/2013 - 10/2013
  • Theoretical and Applied Climatology. Journal Reviewer. 07/2013 - 07/2013
  • Urban Climate. Journal Reviewer. 07/2013 - 07/2013
  • International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences IAMAS and the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences IACS. Session Chair. 07/2013 - 07/2013
  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (Journal of the European Geosciences Union). ad hoc Editor . 06/2013 - 06/2014
  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (Journal of the European Geosciences Union). Role: Special Issue Guest Editor. The Boundary-Layer Late Afternoon and Sunset Turbulence (BLLAST) project. 05/2013 - 01/2017
  • Measurement Science and Technology. Role: Section Leader - Measurements for the environment. Journal Editorial Board. 01/2011 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 12/01/2017
  • Visiting professor stipend. University of Toulouse - Paul Sabatier, 06/01/2017
  • Fulbright Scholar Award, Commision Franco-Américane, 2016-2017 . Fulbright Foundation, 02/06/2016
  • Dean recognition for being placed among top instructors in the College of Engineering based on student evaluations for Heat Transfer. University of Utah, 01/2014
  • 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, 08/2013
  • Mechanical Engineering Researcher of the Year. University of Utah, 08/16/2012
  • 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, 08/15/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Awards Committee. Committee member, 08/15/2018 - present. Department service.
  • College of Engineering RPT Committee. Chair, 08/2018 - present. College service.
  • VP for research ad-hoc committee, Field Station Task Force. 07/01/2018 - 12/01/2018. University service.
  • Seed Grant Committee. Member, 08/2014 - 07/01/2018. University service.
  • External Relations Committee. Chair, 08/2014 - 10/2016. Department service.
  • Executive Committee - Global Change and Sustainability Center. College of Engineering Representative, 08/2012 - 10/2016. University service.
  • Mechanical Engineering Executive Committee, (08/11-present, 9/08-05/09). TFES Division Chair , 08/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Mech. Engineering Thermal-Fluids Energy Systems (TFES) Division Chair. 08/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate Committee . Member, 08/2011 - 07/01/2016. Department service.
  • Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund (SCIF) Allocation Committee – Faculty representative (2011-present). Faculty representative, 08/2011 - 05/2014. University service.
  • Global Change and Ecosystem Center, Seminar Committee Chair. Seminar Committee Chair, 06/2011 - 05/2012. University service.
  • Excellence in Teaching Committee, College of Engineering (2011-present). Reviewer, 04/2011 - 08/2012. College service.
  • Global Change and Ecosystem Center, Graduate Fellowship Committee (2011). Reviewer, 03/2011 - 04/2011. University service.
  • Department Representative GCEC. Mechanical Engineering Representative, 08/01/2010 - 05/2012. University service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies/Associate Chair. 08/01/2010 - 06/01/2011. Department service.

Outreach

  • College of Engineering Outreach; Fire and Ice Tour - Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and Wildfire Demonstration. 11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019
  • 3rd Grade Solar Energy outreach - Morningside Elementary School. 05/2014 - 05/2014
  • Understanding the Impact of Green Infrastructure on Urban Microclimate and Energy Use Through Simulation and Observation University of Utah - High Gear June 18-22, 2012. 06/22/2012 - 06/30/2012
  • Understanding the Impact of Green Infrastructure on Urban Microclimate and Energy Use Through Simulation and Observation University of Minnesota – Duluth Bridge the Baccalaureate Degree Program June 18-22, 2012. 05/2012 - 06/2012

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