Research Assistant Professor

University of Utah

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

Visiting Scientist

University of Utah

July 2015 – August 2016 Salt Lake City, Utah
Writing proposals and collaborating

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Oklahoma

January 2013 – July 2015 Norman, OK
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 …


Turbulence animations from various simulations

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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