Hydro Engineering and Modeling

Data Science and Computer Wizardry

Computational Engineering

Donut Connoisseur

Aspiring Marathon Runner

Provo, Utah

I am a hydro engineer, runner, computer wizard, volleyball fan, donut connoisseur, and man of faith. I grew up in Arizona and am studying civil engineering at Brigham Young University. I love finding ways to make the world a better place, whether that's in technical ways through engineering or anything else.

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Education

PhD Candidate, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Brigham Young University
  • Research fully funded by NASA SERVIR Amazonia (Sistema Regional de Visualizacion y Monitoreo)
  • Develop solutions to actual water engineering challenges to stakeholders in the Amazon region through computational modeling, remote sensing,
  • Anticipated Graduation: April 2024

MS Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • April 2021
  • GPA: 4.0

BS Civil and Environmental Engineering - Brigham Young University
  • Study Abroad & Senior Project - Dominican Republic (Winter 2019)
  • Graduated debt free through scholarships and working part-time
  • April 2020
  • GPA: 3.5

Work Experience

Hydroinformatics Researcher Apr 2018 - Current

GEOGloWS ECMWF Global Streamflow Service
  • Contributed to creating a daily operational, deterministic global hydrologic ensemble forecasting model
  • Collaborated with ESRI, ECMWF to move research project to a fully operational professional environment
  • Developed a REST API deployed at ECMWF for programmatic access to hydrologic modeling as a service
  • Programmed a python package and web apps which facilitate access to the model results
Hydrometeorological Data Web Apps
  • Create a flexible, extensible web application to show gridded earth observation datasets
  • Managed cloud computer resources and architecture, international deployment of products
  • Published GIS python package and web apps, and engineered scientific data processing workflows
  • Trained NASA sponsors and leaders of international hydrometeorology organizations
Disease Spread Prediction- Collaboration with Johns Hopkins University
  • Researched with an interdisciplinary team predicting malaria and enteric disease spread
  • Used remote sensing forecast data and land surface modeling to produce ensemble predictions of risk
  • Developed a web app make the modeling results accessible to stakeholders in India and Peru

Service and Volunteer Work

ASCE BYU Student Chapter Officers- Networking Committee Apr 2018 - Apr 2019
  • Plan and coordinate networking events with engineering companies, students, BYU
  • Volunteer service to local K12 schools and after school programs promoting STEM
  • Spent several hours per week during school to planning and/or host student events

BYU ASCE Concrete Canoe Team Aug 2017 – Apr 2018
  • Engineered and tested concrete specimens used in competition at national ASCE competitions
  • Participated in preparation and construction of the concrete canoe used in races

Volunteer Missionary - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Jan 2015 - Aug 2016 Milan, Italy
  • Unpaid, Full-time, representative of an international church and its practices in North Italy
  • Responsible for daily interactions with diverse cultures, languages, religions, educations
  • Taught daily spiritual lessons to church members and leaders, and others interested in gospel
  • Taught English and Italian reading and writing skills to refugees, immigrants, and Italians
  • Administered and taught church ordinances in the temple, the church's most sacred building