Professor of Mathematics, with courtesy appointments in Statistics, EECS, and Physical Oceanography.
Co-Director, Dynamics and Data Science Institute ( D2SI).
Diversity Advocate in the Sciences and Engineering for the College of Science.
Training: theoretical physics (mathematics), electrical engineering, engineering acoustics, scientific computing. Grants: over $30M from NSF, DOE, NASA, GoMRI. Post-doctoral Training: U. Chicago/Argonne, and UCLA. Awards: 2019 American Physical Society Fellow, 2018 Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics Fellow, 2017 SIAM Geoscience Career Prize, ORISE Distinguished Post-doctoral Fellow, DOE Young Investigator Award. Consulting/visiting appointments at: Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, Aspen Institute of Theoretical Physics, Los Alamos, Argonne, NERSC/Norway, ICES/Texas, Rossby/Stockholm, SAMSI, IMA, MSRI, Maths Science Institute Warwick, Mathematical Sciences Institute, Oxford, Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences. Journal Editorial Board: "Nonlinear Geophysics," European Geophysical Union, "Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System," (Oxford).
Big Data and Information Analytics, AIMS Publications,
Officer in Professional Societies:
President 2019-2021, Nonlinear Geophysics Section, (American Geophysical Union),
Chair, 2010-2014, Focus Group on Climate (American Physical Society), Vice-Chair (2015-2016) SIAM Geosciences. Government Lab Experience: ANL, LANL. Industrial Experience: Financial and Engineering Consulting, and Owner and Chief Engineer, AEP Acoustics, LLC.