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Dr Yu Zhang

[Dr Yu Zhang]

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
1. Active and passive remote sensing of water and water fluxes 2. Climate change and hazard resilience of water infrastructure 3. Dynamic air-water interface 4. Physical and statistical modeling of hydrological and climatological extremes 5. Downscaling and conditioning of ensemble hydrologic predictions 6. Surface water, ground water and water quality modeling

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Surface water hydrology, statistical hydrology, hydroinformatics, hydrometeorology, remote sensing, numerical methods

Education

Education

    • 2003 PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering
      Princeton University, 2003
    • 1999 MA in Civil Engineering
      Princeton University, 1999
    • 1997 BS in Civil Engineering
      University Michigan Ann Arbor, 1997
    • 1995 Undergraduate in Environmental Science Engineering
      Tsinghua University, 1995

Appointments

Appointments

    • Feb 2014 to Present Science Advisor
      Climate Decisions
      Provide scientific guidance on climate model-based risk assessment
    • Jan 2012 to Present Adjunct Professor
      University of DC
      Designed and taught a graduate level course on GIS and Water Resources Management that includes both a lecture and a laboratory session.
    • Aug 2007 to Present Physical Scientist
      NOAA NWS, Office of Hydrologic Development
      GS-13 • Initiate, lead and oversee research and research to operation projects funded internally and externally related to hydrologic prediction, remote sensing of precipitation, and hydrometeo-rological forecast. • Serve as liaison with academic community through involvement in the American Meteorolog- ical Society. • Mentor junior scientists and students.
    • Apr 2015 to Jan 2017 Physical Scientist
      NOAA NWS, National Water Center
      GS-13 Lead scientist for forecast forcing development
    • Oct 2006 to Aug 2007 Senior Scientist
      Riverside Technology Inc
      • Refined a parametrization scheme for the NWS Distributed Hydrologic Model • Contributed to the Distributed Model Intercomparison Project
    • July 2005 to Sept 2006 Hydrologist
      US Environmental Protection Agency
      GS-12 • Worked in an interdisciplinary team to study the effects of urbanization and best management practices • Studied fine-scale rainfall and runoff behaviors of experimental catchments at Coshocton, OH
    • Dec 2003 to July 2005 Postdoctoral Research Associate
      Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
      • Install sensors and collect field samples to monitor the impacts of infiltration best management practice • Evaluated of rainfall-runoff modeling frameworks for representing runoff in small, urbanizing catchments
    • Feb 2005 to May 2005 Adjunct Lecturer
      University of Cincinnati
      Designed and taught a graduate level class on Hydroclimatology
    • Aug 2001 to Mar 2003 Senior Trading System Developer
      Bloomberg LP
      Developed and test real-time trading system applications for portfolio management in buy side firms.
    • Aug 1997 to Aug 2001 Graduate Research Assistant
      Princeton University (Princeton, NJ, United States)
      • Employed weather radar for characterizing space-time rainfall variability • Analyzed the genesis of extreme floods and effects of urbanization

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2016 Outstanding service award sponsored by American Meteorologist Society
    • Jan  2009 Outstanding reviewer award sponsored by ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineer
    • Jan  2008 Special service awards sponsored by NOAA National Weather Service
    • Jan  1997 James Angell Scholar sponsored by University of Michigan
    • Jan  1996 Golden Key Honor Society, sponsored by Not Specified
    • Jan  1996 Tau Beta Pi Honor Society sponsored by Not Specified
    • Jan  1994 Merit student scholarship (3rd tier) sponsored by Tshinghua University
    • Jan  1993 National merit scholarship sponsored by Beijing Municipality

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Past to Present sponsored by  -  $0
    • July 2019 to June 2022 Integrating NASA Satellite Soil Moisture and Precipitation Products with Operational Hydrologic Prediction Capabilities of River Authorities in the State of Texas sponsored by  -  $345052
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2018 to Sept 2021 Improving the Quality of Water Forecasts via Bayesian Integration of Multiple Sources of Forecast Information sponsored by  -  $216103
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2019 to Aug 2021 Identification and economic benefit analysis of climate-informed adaptation measures to reduce flood risk exposure of water supply infrastructures along southeast Texas coast sponsored by  -  $294467
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2021 Implementing Snow Data Assimilation Capabilities for the National Water Model and Experimental Assimilation of JPSS Observations of Snow Water Equivalent sponsored by  -  $511565
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2019 to May 2021 Assessment of Stormwater Infrastructure for Mitigating Flooding and Non-Point Source Pollution sponsored by  -  $112834
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Sept 2020 Augmenting TWDB’s Rainfall-runoff Modeling Capability to Improve Estimation of Freshwater Inflow to Bays and Estuaries sponsored by  -  $104635
      (Funded)
    • Feb 2019 to July 2020 Collaborative Research: RAPID??Forensic Analysis of Flood?Wind?Rainfall Interactions during Hurricanes Florence and Michael sponsored by  -  $30611
      Yu Zhang (Funded)
    • June 2017 to Dec 2017 Assessing Cost-Effectiveness of Increased Capacity of Joe Pool Reservoir Through an Optimization Framework sponsored by  -  $47836
      (Funded)

Publications


      2006
      • Book Chapter
        Data Requirements for Integrated Urban Water Management.
        UNESCO International Hydrological Programme VI, Theme 3 V Land Habitat Hydrology, Focal Area 3.5 V urban and Rural Settlements V Urban Water Management.
        [Chiew, F, Seed, Alan, Zhang, Yu, Adams, Thomas].

      In Process
      • Conference Proceeding
        Workshop on Forecast-informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO) and Water Resources Management in Texas and Oklahoma
        [Zhang, Yu, Fernando, Nelun, Weight, Elizabeth]. In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted.

      2014
      • Conference Proceeding
        Creation of a Multisensor Precipitation Product by Blending WSI NOWRAD and Rain Gauge Data
        Proceeding of International Symposium Weather Radar and Hydrology, Reston, VA, 2014.
        [Zhang, Yu, Kitzmiller, David, Seo, Dongjun, Kim, Dongsoo, Cifelli, Robert].

      2009
      • Conference Proceeding
        Flash Flood Fore- casting for Ungauged Locations with NEXRAD Precipitation Data, Threshold Frequencies, and a Distributed Hydrologic Model
        Proceedings of World Environ. and Water Res. Congress 2009
        [Cosgrove, Brian, Reed, Seann, Ding, Feng, Zhang, Yu, Cui, Zhengtao, Zhang, Ziya].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Gauge-Based Adjustment of Historical Multi-Sensor Quantitative Precipitation Fields and Resulting Effects on Hydrologic Simulations.
        Proceedings of World Environ. and Water Res. Congress 2009, Kansas City, Mo, 623 pp.
        [Zhang, Yu, Reed, Seann, Kitzmiller, David, Brewer, Dan].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Flash Flood Fore- casting for Ungauged Locations with NEXRAD Precipitation Data, Threshold Frequencies, and a Distributed Hydrologic Model
        [Cosgrove, B.A., Reed, S., Ding, F., Zhang, Yu, Cui, Z., Zhang, Z.]. Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resource Congress 2009. 622.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Gauge-Based Adjustment of Historical Multi-Sensor Quantitative Precipitation Fields and Resulting Effects on Hydrologic Simulations.
        Proceedings of World Environ. and Water Res. Congress 2009
        [Zhang, Yu, Reed, S., Kitzmiller , D., Brewer, D.]. Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009. 623.

      2004
      • Conference Proceeding
        COMPREHENSIVE RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT OF IMPERVIOUS SURFACES IMPACTS ON WATERSHED HYDROLOGY
        Proceedings of 7th Interregional conf. on Environment and Water, Beijing, P.R., CHINA, October 11 - 14, 2004.
        [Shuster, William, Zhang, Yu, Bonta, James, Warnemuende, Elizabeth, Thurston, Hale, Mayer, Audrey].

      In Process
      • Technical Report
        Developing a Multi-model Simulation System for Estimation and Prediction of Freshwater Inflow to the Matagorda Bay
        [Zhang, Yu, Rahman, Md. Arifur, Ghazvinian, Mohammadvaghef , Seo, DongJun]. Arlington.
        416 Yates Street, 425 Nedderman Hall Revising to Resubmit.

      2012
      • Other
        Application of TRMM Data to Multisatellite Rainfall Estimation and Hydrologic Forecasting
        Preprints of 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography,
        [Kuligowski, Robert, Yaping, Li, Zhang, Yu, Lee, Haksu, Kitzmiller, David, Seo, Dongjun]. "American Meteorological Society".

      2011
      • Other
        Differential ability of AMS and PDS to detect trends in occurrence of heavy rainfall events.
        Preprints of 19th Conference on Applied Climatology, American Meteorological Society, Asheville, NC, 2011.
        [Kim, Dongsoo, Zhang, Yu].
      • Other
        Evaluating the ability of satellite-based quantitative precipitation estimates to resolve heavy precipitation amounts over 1, 3 and 6-hour intervals
        Preprints of 19th Conference on Applied Climatology, American Meteorological Society, 2011.
        [Zhang, Yu, Kim, Dongsoo].

      2010
      • Other
        Evaluation of the impacts of ingesting TRMM data on the accuracy of quantitative precipitation estimates Obtained via the SCaMPR framework
        Preprints of 24th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, 2010.
        [Zhang, Yu, Kitzmiller, David, Seo, Dongjun, Kuligowski, Robert, Li, Yaping].

Presentations

    • July  2020
      Zhang, Yu (Author & Presenter), Hassani, Farhad (Author), Seo, Dong-Jun (Author), Fang, Nick, Anderson, Ron (Author), Alizadeh, Babak (Author), Kumar, Sujay (Author), "Integrating NASA Soil Moisture and Precipitation Products To Improve Reservoir Inflow Prediction In Texas", NASA. (July , 2020).
    • February  2020
      Zhang, Yu (Author & Presenter), Rahman, Md. Arifur (Author), "Comparison of flood simulations along the Neuse River with VIIRS inundation product". (February , 2020).
    • December  2019
      Rahman, Md. Arifur, Zhang, Yu, Ghazvinian, Mohammadvaghef, Seo, Dong-Jun, "Evaluating and Tailoring National Water Model Analysis for Estimating Freshwater Inflow into the Matagorda Bay". (December , 2019).
    • December  2019
      Gan, Yanjun, Zhang, Yu, Seo, Dong-Jun, Kongoli, Cezar, Grassotti, Chritopher, "Evaluation and Blending of AMSR2 and ATMS Snow Water Equivalent Retrievals over the Conterminous United States", AGU. (December , 2019).
    • December  2019
      Ghazvinian, Mohammadvaghef, Zhang, Yu, Seo, Dong-Jun, "Improving Medium-range Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecast for Heavy-to-extreme Events through the Conditional Bias-penalized Regression", AGU. (December , 2019).
    • December  2019
      Zhang, Yu, Anderson, Ron, Seo, Dong-Jun, Fang, Nick, Cunha, Luciana, "Improving prediction of extreme reservoir inflow by enhancing the estimation of loss coefficients in HEC-HMS using Satellite-based Soil Moisture Products", AGU. (December , 2019).
    • May  2019
      Zhang, Yu (Author), Clingenpeel, Glenn (Author & Presenter), "Assessing cost-effectiveness of Joe Pool Reservoir conversion through an optimization framework", ASCE, Pittsburgh. (May 23, 2019).
    • December  2018
      Zhang, Yu (Author & Presenter), Saifuddin, Miah (Author), " An Enhanced Schaake Shuffle Scheme for Arid Regions using Atmospheric Water Vapor Deficit ", AGU, Washington, DC. (December 12, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Zhang, Yu, "Relative Skills of Two PQPF Mechanisms for Postprocessing Medium-Term Precipitation Forecast", Austin, TX. (January 11, 2018).
    • November  2017
      Zhang, Yu, "Impacts of Ensemble Postprocessing on Forecast of Flooding Events over Mid-Atlantic Basins ". (November 5, 2017).
    • December  2015
      Zhang, Yu, "Differences in scale-dependent, climatological variation of mean areal rainfall". (December 1, 2015).
    • March  2015
      Zhang, Yu, "Fusion and assimilation of remote sensing observations to enhance hydrologic analysis and predictions", University of Kansas. (March 1, 2015).
    • December  2014
      Zhang, Yu, "Fusion and assimilation of remote sensing observations to enhance hydrologic analysis and predictions", University of Massachusetts Lowell. (December 1, 2014).
    • February  2014
      Zhang, Yu, "Joint Distribution of Multiplicative Errors in Radar and Satellite QPEs and Its Utility for Multi-sensor Rainfall Estimation.". (February 1, 2014).
    • September  2013
      Zhang, Yu, "Joint Distribution of Multiplicative Errors in Radar and Satellite QPEs and Its Utility for Multi- sensor Rainfall Estimation", NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory. (September 1, 2013).
    • March  2013
      Zhang, Yu, "Assimilation of satellite quantitative precipitation estimates and stream flow into distributed hy- drologic models for flood prediction.". (March 1, 2013).
    • March  2013
      Zhang, Yu, "Fusion of Precipitation Estimates from the Global Precipitation Mission for Operational Flood and Water Resources.". (March 1, 2013).
    • December  2011
      Zhang, Yu, "Application of Attenuation Correction to Precipitation Rates Derived From Terminal Doppler Weather Radar Reflectivity.". (December 1, 2011).
    • August  2011
      Zhang, Yu, "Impacts of Ingesting TRMM data on the Accuracy of Quantitative Precipitation Estimates Ob- tained via the SCaMPR framework.", NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. (August 1, 2011).
    • August  2010
      Zhang, Yu, "Evaluation of the Impacts of Ingesting TRMM data on the Accuracy of Quantitative Precipitation Estimates Obtained via the SCaMPR framework", CUNY Cooperative Remote Sensing Science and Technology Center. (August 1, 2010).
    • June  2010
      Zhang, Yu, "Short-Range QPF for Flash Flood Prediction and Small Basin Forecasts Prediction Forecasts". (June 1, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Zhang, Yu, "Evaluation of the impacts of ingesting TRMM data on the accuracy of quantitative precipitation estimates obtained via the SCaMPR framework.". (January 1, 2010).
    • June  2009
      Zhang, Yu, "Gauge-Based Adjustment of Historical Multi-Sensor Quantitative Precipitation Fields and Resulting Effects on Hydrologic Simulations.". (June 1, 2009).
    • May  2007
      Zhang, Yu, "Overland and Channel Routing for NWS-DHM". (May 1, 2007).
    • December  2005
      Zhang, Yu, "Detectability and Uncertainties in the Interpretation of the Impacts Land Disturbances on Catchment Runoff". (December 1, 2005).
    • December  2005
      Zhang, Yu, "Sub-pixel Rainfall Variability and the implications for uncertainties in radar rainfall estimates". (December 1, 2005).
    • May  2005
      Zhang, Yu, "Runoff Simulated Impacts of Small-scale Spatial Distribution of Impervious Area on Runoff Response of Field-scale Catchments". (May 1, 2005).
    • September  2004
      Zhang, Yu, "Modeling Runoff Processes in Small Catchments –Accuracy, Applicability and Practicality of Rainfall-Runoff Models". (September 1, 2004).
    • May  2004
      Zhang, Yu, "Runoff Variability in Field-scale Catchments and the Implications for Rainfall-Runoff Modeling". (May 1, 2004).
    • May  2001
      Zhang, Yu, "Hydrology and Hydrometeorology of Extreme Floods in Menomonee River Basin, Wisconsin". (May 1, 2001).
    • May  2000
      Zhang, Yu, "Extreme Floods in the High Plains of Nebraska". (May 1, 2000).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jozaghi Ali,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Dongfeng Li,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Md. Arifur Rahman, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Babak Alizad, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Doctoral Diagnostic Committee Member
      Fetameh Habibi, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Mohammadvaghef Ghazvinian, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jiaqi Zhang, (Civil Engineering)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Rezad Limon,
    • Dec 2018
      Doctoral Diagnostic Committee Member
      Mohammod Nabatian, (Civil Engineering)
    • Aug 2018
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Amin Daghighi, Amin transferred to Iowa State University (Civil Engineering)
    • Aug 2018
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Miah Saifuddin, (Civil Engineering)
    • Dec 2017
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Kevin Weinhold,

Courses

      • CE 5191-022 ADV STUDY CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102237)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5357-001 HYDROLOGIC TECHNIQUES
        (Course Id: 102295)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5357-101 HYDROLOGIC TECHNIQUES
        (Course Id: 102295)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 6697-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 6997-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102385)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5398-022 THESIS
        (Course Id: 102316)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • CE 6697-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • CE 5347-001 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5347-101 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 6697-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5352-001 REMOTE SENSING-HYDROMETEOROLOG
        (Course Id: 113515)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5352-101 REMOTE SENSING-HYDROMETEOROLOG
        (Course Id: 113515)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6697-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6997-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102385)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6697-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • CE 5347-001 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5347-101 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 5348-001 GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102286)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5348-101 GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102286)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CE 3342-001 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 111197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CE 3342-101 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 111197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CE 5300-004 TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Topic: REMOTE SENSING/HYDROMETEOROLOG | Course Id: 102240)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5191-022 ADV STUDY CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102237)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CE 5698-022 THESIS
        (Course Id: 102318)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CE 5347-001 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5347-101 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CE 6397-022 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017

Service to the University

    • Jan 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Dept of Civil Engineering Committee for Graduate Education
      Design and reform graduate curriculum in Water Resources

Service to the Profession

    • Sept 2020 to  Present
      Workshop Organizer (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Southern Plains FIRO workshop
      Primary organizer of the FIRO workshop; responsibilities include coordinating with NOAA NIDIS and TWDB in scheduling workshop sessions and talks; inviting stakeholders and contributors; leading discussions and reporting on the outcomes of the workshop
    • June 2018 to  Present
      Committee Member
      AMS
      Member of AMS statistics committee
    • Feb 2018 to  Present
      Member
      GLO Technical Advisory Committee
      Review GLO coastal resilience projects
    • Jan 2016 to  Present
      Committee Member
      AGU Precipitation Technical Committee
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Advances in Meteorology
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Chairperson
      AMS Annual Meeting
      Session on precipitation
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      International Journal of Climatology
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Water Resources Research
    • Jan 2014 to  Present
      Chairperson
      AMS Annual Meeting
      Session on precipitation
    • Jan 2014 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Atmospheric Research
    • Jan 2014 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Hydrologic Processes
    • Jan 2014 to  Present
      Chairperson
      NOAA Satellite Science Week
      Session on hydrology
    • Mar 2013 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      American Meteorological Society, Journal of Hydrometeorology
      Associate Editor • Provide peer reviews and and AE’s recommendations to the chief editor
    • Feb 2013 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Elsevier Journal of Hydrology
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Member
      Global Flood Working Group
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      NASA Research and Education Support Services Panel
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Task Force Member
      NOAA Steering Group on Precipitation Measurement from Space
    • Jan 2011 to  Present
      Co-Chairperson
      AGU Annual Convention
      H92 precipitation estimate
    • Jan 2011 to  Present
      Member
      NASA Soil Moisture Active-Passive (SMAP) Application Working Group
    • Jan 2011 to  Present
      Task Force Member
      NOAA TIGER Team on Global Precipitation Mission
    • Jan 2010 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Natural Hazards
    • Jan 2009 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Hydrologic Processes
    • Jan 2008 to  Present
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      NWS OHD Science Research and Collaboration
    • Jan 2007 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Monthly Weather Review
    • Jan 2007 to  Present
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      NWS OHD Science Research and Collaboration
    • Jan 2006 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Bulletin of American Meteorological Society
    • Jan 2006 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Tech
    • Jan 2006 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Hydrology
    • Jan 2005 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering
    • Jan 2005 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Hydrometeorology
    • Dec 2018 to  Mar 2019
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      National Science Foundation
    • 2017 to  2018
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      National Science Foundation
    • Mar 2017 to  Jan 2018
      Session Chair (Austin, Texas, USA)
      American Meteorological Society
      Organize sessions; confer with AMS on session layout; coordinate with session chairs
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2018
      Session Chair
      AMS Annual Meeting
      Session on precipitation
    • Jan 2013 to  Jan 2018
      Committee Member
      AMS Hydrology Committee
      Session on precipitation
    • July 2017 to  July 2017
      Session Chair
      IGARSS
    • Jan 2016 to  Jan 2017
      Session Chair
      AMS Annual Meeting
      Session on precipitation
    • Jan 2016 to  Jan 2017
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      NOAA USWRP
    • Jan 2013 to  Jan 2017
      Member
      NASA Precipitation Measuring Mission Science Team
    • Jan 2011 to  Jan 2017
      Member
      NOAA Hydromet Testbed Science Working Group
    • Jan 2015 to  Jan 2016
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      NOAA Research to Operation
    • Jan 2015 to  Jan 2016
      Member
      Science Steering Committee of 2016 HEPEX Workshop
    • Jan 2013 to  July 2014
      Chairperson
      3rd NOAA GPM User Workshop
    • Jan 2013 to  Jan 2014
      Committee Member
      Tech. Committee of 2014 International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology
    • Jan 2011 to  Jan 2013
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      NASA Research and Education Support Services Panel
    • Jan 2007 to  Jan 2010
      Member
      NOAA GPM Science Team
    • Jan 2004 to  Jan 2005
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      EPA Science To Achieve Results (STAR)