Climate scientist by training, servant leader at heart.
Supported product development and greenfield research for wind, solar, and battery energy analytics.
Helped farmers sustainably increase their production by building and supporting digital tools that utilize in situ and remotely-sensed environmental data. Engaged customers to understand their needs.
Collected, processed, and analyzed observational data from local field campaign sampling the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Urban Heat Island effect; ran land surface model; reviewd and wrote journal articles.
Analyze data, review and write journal articles, produce graphics and figures, develop and support webpages.
Supported the work of the Agricultural Policy and Statistics Group at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under the supervision of Evans School of Public Affairs faculty in the Policy Analysis and Research group. Analyzed weather and climate data relevant to agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, reviewed literature, and wrote white papers.
Administered course, including daily lecture, office hours, course webpage, homework and exams.
Supervised, trained, and supported 20 graduate teaching assistants for 9 courses during academic year.
Led weekly quiz sections and review sessions, created and graded homework sets, supported website.
Wrote weekly articles on current science, environment, technology, and health topics.
Worked alongside NWS forecasters, learning their duties as a student trainee through rotating shifts.
Lead entrepreneurial venture to help people plan ahead to be comfortable, whatever the weather.
Coordinated Board of Directors and 6 internal committees comprised of 50 volunteers; ensured efficient communication within and between the US and Uganda, accurate reporting to state and federal authorities, and inspired progress toward strategic initiatives. $150k annual budget.
Served as board director and managed finances for global health non-profit supporting a rural community in Uganda, including accounting, analysis, and reporting. $100k annual budget.
Analyzed data, reviewed and wrote journal articles, produced graphics and figures, created webpages.
Directed operations of all-volunteer organization providing outdoor experiences to underserved and underrepresented youth in Seattle. Coordinated 120 volunteers organized into 8 teams paired with Seattle schools, K-12. Managed gear acquisition and organization. $50k annual budget.
Planned and executed conference "for graduate students, by graduate students." 150 attendees. Served as operations chair for 3rd conference, A/V chair for 2nd conference.
Oversaw planning of national teach-in on global warming at UW from idea to event in January 2008. Attended regional and national planning conferences, coordinated science demonstrations at expo.
P.I. – "SBIR Phase I: A cloud-based platform for determining personal comfort outdoors at hyperlocal scale"
P. I. – "Attribution of internally-generated coupled climate variability in the presence of externally-forced climate change"
P. I. – "Agronomic impacts of large-scale climate variability and change: assessing challenges to sustainable agriculture"
P.I. – “Seasons of change: Observing Local Environmental Change at the Landscape Arboretum”