Post-Doctoral Fellow – Utah Water Research Laboratory; Watershed Sciences Department, S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University (June 2010 - June 2014)
Ph.D. Torrent Control and Forestry Ameliorations, Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia (May 2010)
M.S. Forest Ecology, Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia (June 2002)
Hydraulic modeling, water quality, fluvial geomorphology, water resources data collections and analysis, geospatial data analysis and stream restoration. Beaver dam effects on stream hydrologic and temperature regime through field data analysis as well as through hydraulic and temperature modeling.
Expertise in 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling, data collections including GPS and total station surveys, flow data, data quality control, processing and big data management, as well as distributed temperature sensing (DTS).
1. Impacts of beaver dams on stream geomorphology, hydrologic and temperature regimes, Curtis Creek, UT
2. Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park – changes in sediment regime in a dam-regulated canyon environment of Colorado River – channel mapping project
3. Distributed temperature sensing (DTS) using high accuracy fiber optics