2012 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship NSF-GRFP .
2014 Dr. Diana Natalicio Presidential Dissertation Fellowship .
2010 NSF-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Fellowship.
2011 “Modelling of the Arctic Climate System” U. Of Alaska at Fairb.
2007 Pathways Undergraduate Research Program Fellowship.
2005 Undergraduate Mentoring for Env. Bio. (UMEB) Research Fellowship.
-Society of Wetlands Scientists Multicultural Mentoring Program (SWaMMP; 2013-2015)
-Society of Freshwater Science (SFS) INSTARS Minority Program (2013).
-Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Minority Program (ASLOMP; 2015).
2008 - Present. American Geophysical Union (AGU)
2015 - Present. Permafrost Carbon Network (PCN)
2019-present Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Madison
2015-2018 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory
2008-2010 Remote Sensing Analyst, UTEP.
2006-2008 GIS & Remote Sensing Research Technician, UTEP.
2014 Ph. D. Environmental Science and Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso. GPA: 4.0/4.0
2008 B. S. Environmental Science, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).
2018 Will Permafrost thaw dry the Arctic? From drones to global models. University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 2018
2018 The untold story of Arctic wetlands and their role in climatic feedbacks. Southern Illinois University, March 2018.
2017 Uncertainty in Arctic hydrology projections and the permafrost carbon feedback. Session: Biogeosciences (B31J) Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon
to Climate Change I. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2017.
2017 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Lidar deployment and data analysis. TLS workshop, UNAVCO, Boulder, Co. October 2017.
2017 Uncertainty in Arctic hydrology projections and associated climatic feedbacks. Santa Fe international Climate Conference, Santa Fe, NM, February.
2016 Projected Drying in Permafrost Regions: A model inter-comparison. Permafrost Carbon Network Leads Meeting, Postdam, Germany, July 2016.
2016 Hydrology model inter-comparison of Permafrost-enable earth land models. Permafrost Carbon Network Annual meeting, San Francisco, Ca, 2016.
2015 Understanding and monitoring decadal-scale changes in hydrology and carbon balance in Arctic wetlands. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Earth
and Environmental Sciences Seminar, April 2015.
2013 Invited speaker at the “School-yard Talks Series”, Barrow Public Library, Alaska (2010-2013).
2012 Radio station invited speaker, KBRW 91.9 FM in Barrow, AK, air on August 8th, 2012.
2009 Sensores Remotos, Sistemas de Informacion Geografica en el Artico. Junta anual de la Asociación Mexicana de Geólogos Petroleros.Jan 17,
Tampico, Tamps., Mexico. (Keynote speaker)