Associate Professor
Send an Email

Office: 541-737-2118

Gilmore Hall

Gilmore Hall 200

124 SW 26th Street

124 SW 26th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331
  • Ecohydrology
  • Remote sensing
  • Isotope biogeochemistry
  • Hydrologic tracers
  • Biogeography and biodiversity.

Major Research Projects: 

2021-2024: “Coupling ecosystem structure to habitat microclimate through GEDI derived canopy water storage estimates,” funded by NASA

2019-2022: “Assessment of predictions of hydrologic function based on aquatic DNA fragments.” funded by NSF - Division of Earth Sciences. 

2021-2023: “Ground-truthing Satellite-based Water Use Efficiency Estimates for Oregon Vineyards,” funded by Agricultural Research Foundation

2018-2022: “Collaborative Research: MSB-ENSA: Leveraging NEON to Build a Predictive Cross-scale Theory of Ecosystem Transpiration.” funded by NSF - Division of Environmental Biology.

2018-2019: “Development of economical wifi-connected open-source sap flux probes,” funded by Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission.

2016-2019: “Global Assessment of Plant Water Use Strategies Using Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture" funded by NASA.

Current Publications:

See our most recent publications at Google Scholar


OSU Main Campus
Courses Taught: 

BEE 313 – Ecohydrology

BEE 433/533 Irrigation System Design

BEE 512 Physical Hydrology

BEE 429 Biosystem Modeling Techniques

Professional Accomplishments


2021-Present: Associate Professor
Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University

2015-2021: Assistant Professor
Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University

2013-2015: Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Research Professor (2015)
Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah

2005-2007: Water and Sanitation Engineer
United States Peace Corps,Dominican Republic


2013: Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University Education

2008: M.S. Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University

2004: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

My Awards

My Publications