August 2016 – Present
Salt Lake City, Utah

Research Assistant Professor

University of Utah

Theoretical and computational study of atmospheric boundary layers
July 2015 – August 2016
Salt Lake City, Utah

Visiting Scientist

University of Utah

Writing proposals and collaborating
January 2013 – July 2015
Norman, OK

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Oklahoma

Simulating stable atmospheric boundary layers and low-level jets

Recent Publications

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During the 2015 Plains Elevated Convection At Night (PECAN) field campaign, several nocturnal low-level jets (NLLJs) were observed with …

Previous studies have shown that the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model often under-predicts the strength of the Great Plains …

Nocturnal low level-jets (LLJs) over gently sloping terrain typical of the U.S. Great Plains are investigated by means of direct …

Some 36 years following its creation, the Deardorff 1980 (D80) subgrid turbulence model is perhaps still the most ubiquitous scheme …

In many engineering and meteorological applications, atmospheric turbulence within the planetary boundary layer is described in terms …

An analytical solution of the Boussinesq equations for the motion of a viscous stably stratified fluid driven by a surface thermal …

The structure function is often used to quantify the intensity of spatial inhomogeneities within turbulent flows. Here, the Small …

Small-scale turbulent fluctuations of temperature are known to affect the propagation of both electromagnetic and acoustic waves. …

Two formulations of the surface thermal boundary condition commonly employed in numerical modelling of atmospheric stably stratified …


A computational fluid dynamics code for the simulation of turbulent flows in the atmosphere.

A lightweight and robust land-surface model suitable for large-eddy simulation.

A study to understand the role of heterogeneity in determining average surface fluxes in the SBL

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Horizontal surface heterogeneity and non-stationarity invalidate the assumptions inherent to Monin-Obukhov similarity theory (MOST). …


Recent Posts

I am happy to announce that my 3-year, $725,000 proposal to the National Science Foundation with colleague Dr. Rob Stoll was recently …


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