LI-COR Fellow, Global Fellow at Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute, and a Graduate Adjunct Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Experienced senior-level scientist and research leader with extensive background in managing complex extended multiple-team projects, organizing cross-institutional collaborations, establishing cooperative relationships between academia and industry, and developing novel high-tech measurement systems and methods.
Responsibilities include providing scientific leadership for long-term strategic planning and short-term tactical initiatives. Lead, and serve as a Principal Investigator on the development teams for major new products, applications and methods. Develop novel ideas, techniques, and protocols for state-of-the-art science and technology. Identify, initiate and implement relevant collaborations, programs and projects, and manage related experiments and theoretical studies. Mentor other scientists and research groups.
Specific research focus is bio-atmospheric interactions, with 20+ years of experience in experimental science, 25 field campaigns, over 100 institutional collaborations, and over 320 publications, including first authorship of 6 books requested by 100,000 individual researchers in 150+ countries, available in 40 research libraries, and placed on the curricula in over 30 universities and institutions.
First graduate degree in Geoecology and Physical Geography at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia. Master’s degree in Micrometeorology at University of Nebraska. Ph.D. in Bio-Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.