Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Ecological Assessment and Measurement Team
DegreePh.D., Environmental Science, Tennessee Tech University, 2007.
Current RolePostdoctoral appointee, Ecological Resources and Systems, conducting research on regulated rivers and water-energy interactions.
CapabilitiesEnvironmental decision support tools; environmental risk assessment and characterization; in-stream flow development; habitat modeling; experimental design and statistical analysis; ecological restoration; water footprint analysis.
- Project associate: Water use optimization; environmental risk calculator; conventional hydro in-stream flows; trout habitat survey.
- Co-principal investigator: Sub-task lead for the environmental risk calculator project.
- Developer: Methodology and formulation development for the Index of River Functionality tool; development of user’s manual and quality assurance program; quality control implementation; algorithm and protocol development for regional risk assessment.
- Research assistant: Field sampling for fish and mussel populations; habitat surveys in upper Colorado River basin; hydrologic measurement and assessment; handling of threatened and endangered species; biochemical analyses.