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Dr Yu Zhang

Name

[Dr Yu Zhang]
  • Associate Professor, Civil Engineering

Biography

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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

    • 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
    • Feb 2005 to May 2005 Adjunct Lecturer
      University of Cincinnati
      Designed and taught a graduate level class on Hydroclimatology
    • 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
    • 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

Publications

      Journal Article In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted
      • Assessing cost-effectiveness of Joe Pool Reservoir conversion through an optimization framework
        [Zhang, Yu, Sekar, Srividya, Chen, Victoria, Daghighi, Amin, Clingenpeel, Glenn]. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering / American Society of Civil Engineers, Water Resources Engineering Division.
      In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted
      • Accuracy of National Water Model in simulating freshwater inflow into the Metagorda Bay
        [Rahman, Md. Arifur, Zhang, Yu, Fernando, Nelun, Schoenbaechler, Caimee, Seo, Dongjun]. Journal of the American Water Resources Association.
      In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted
      • A conditional-bias regression-based ensemble postprocessing scheme for improving skills of predicting heavy to extreme rainfall
        [Ghazvinian, Mohammadvaghef, Seo, DongJun, Zhang, Yu]. Journal of Hydrology. "Elsevier".
      In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted
      • An hybrid postprocessor of probabilistic precipitation forecast that accounts for heteroscedaticity
        [Ghazvinian, Mohammadvaghef, Zhang, Yu, Seo, Dongjun]. Advances in Water Resources. Arlington.
        U of Texas at Arlington, Dept of Civil Eng
      In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted Published

      Conference Proceeding 2014
      • 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].

      Journal Article 2014
      • Detectability and interpretational uncertainties - consider- ations in gauging the impacts of land disturbance on streamflow
        [Zhang, Yu, Shuster, W.]. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering / American Society of Civil Engineers, Water Resources Engineering Division. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001115
      2014
      • Effect of Bias Correction on Satellite-Rainfall Driven Runoff Modeling at the Source of the Blue Nile
        [Habib, E., Haile, A., Sazib, N., Zhang, Yu, Rientjes, T.]. Remote Sensing. 6, 6688-6708.
      2014
      • Improving analysis of heavy- to-extreme precipitation with conditional bias-penalized optimal estimation
        [Seo, D-J, Siddique, R., Zhang, Yu, Kim, D.]. Journal of Hydrology. 519, 1824-1835.
      2014
      • Simulated impacts of spatial distribution of impervious area on runoff response of hillslope catchments
        [Zhang, Yu, Shuster, W.]. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering / American Society of Civil Engineers, Water Resources Engineering Division. 19, 1089-1100.
      2014
      • The Comparative Accuracy of Two Hydrologic Models in Simulating Warm-Season Runoff for Two Small, Hillslope Catchments
        [Zhang, Yu, Shuster, W.]. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 50, 434-447.
      2014
      • Utility of satellite versus ground-based quantitative precipitation estimates in operational flood forecasting - the effects of TRMM data ingest
        [Lee, H., Zhang, Yu, Seo, D-J, Kuligowski, R., Kitzmiller, D.]. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 15, 1051-1069.

      Other 2012
      • 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".

      Journal Article 2012 2012 2012
      • The distributed model intercomparison project: phase 2, Results
        [Smith, M.B., Koren, V., Reed, S., Zhang, Z., Zhang, Yu, Moreda, F., Cui, Z., Mizukami, N., Anderson, E.A., Cosgrove, B.]. Journal of Hydrology. 418-419, 3-16.

      Journal Article 2011 2011 2011
      Other 2011
      • 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].
      2011
      • 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].

      Other 2010
      • 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].

      Conference Proceeding 2009
      • 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].
      2009
      • 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].
      2009
      • 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.
      2009
      • 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.

      Book Chapter 2006
      • 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].

      Journal Article 2005
      • Importing timber, exporting ecological impact
        [Mayer, A.L., Kauppi, P.E., Angelstam, P.K., Zhang, Yu, Tikka, P.M.]. Science. 308, 359-360.

      Conference Proceeding 2004
      • 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].

      Journal Article 2002
      • Response to comment on “The hydrology and hydrometeorology of extreme floods in the Great Plains of Eastern Nebraska”
        [Zhang, Yu, Smith, J.A., Baeck, M.L.]. Advances in Water Resources. 25(6), 702.

Presentations

    • 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).

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  - $
    • 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  - $243067
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2019 to May 2021 Assessment of Stormwater Infrastructure for Mitigating Flooding and Non-Point Source Pollution sponsored by  - $112834
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2018 to Sept 2020 Improving the Quality of Water Forecasts via Bayesian Integration of Multiple Sources of Forecast Information sponsored by  - $216103
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2020 Implementing Snow Data Assimilation Capabilities for the National Water Model and Experimental Assimilation of JPSS Observations of Snow Water Equivalent sponsored by  - $511565
      (Funded)
    • Feb 2019 to Jan 2020 Collaborative Research: RAPID??Forensic Analysis of Flood?Wind?Rainfall Interactions during Hurricanes Florence and Michael sponsored by  - $30611
      Yu Zhang (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Dec 2019 Augmenting TWDB’s Rainfall-runoff Modeling Capability to Improve Estimation of Freshwater Inflow to Bays and Estuaries sponsored by  - $104635
      (Funded)
    • June 2017 to Dec 2017 Assessing Cost-Effectiveness of Increased Capacity of Joe Pool Reservoir Through an Optimization Framework sponsored by  - $47836
      (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Jozaghi Ali,
    • Present
      Dongfeng Li,
    • Present
      Md. Arifur Rahman, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Babak Alizad, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Fetameh Habibi, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Mohammadvaghef Ghazvinian, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Jiaqi Zhang, (Civil Engineering)
    • May 2019
      Rezad Limon,
    • Dec 2018
      Mohammod Nabatian, (Civil Engineering)
    • Aug 2018
      Amin Daghighi, Amin transferred to Iowa State University (Civil Engineering)
    • Aug 2018
      Miah Saifuddin, (Civil Engineering)
    • Dec 2017
      Kevin Weinhold,

Courses

      • CE 5347-001 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5347-101 ADVANCED HYDROLOGY
        (Course Id: 102285)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • 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 | Servlearn: No)
        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 | Servlearn: No)
        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 | Servlearn: No)
        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 | Servlearn: No)
        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 | Servlearn: No)
        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

    • 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)