Areas of Interest

  • Wildland Fire Dynamics
  • Data Assimilation
  • Remote Sensing


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Science and Technology of Remote Sensing
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details


  • 2019-11-01
    UMD Graduate School Goldhaber Travel Grant
  • 2019-10-01
    Outstanding Student Presentation Award at NASA Terrestrial Ecology Science Team Meeting
  • 2018-11-01
    Microsoft AI for Earth Grant
  • 2018-01-01
    NASA 4th ABoVE Science Team Meeting Student Travel Grant
  • 2017-04-01
    NASA ASFC Travel Award
  • 2014-08-01
    2014 Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship
  • 2019-05-01
    University Teaching and Learning Program (UTLP) Associate Level Certification


  • Fall meeting of American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.
  • NASA Terrestrial Ecology Science Team Meeting, College Park, Maryland.
  • NASA 4th ABoVE Science Team Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
  • NASA ASFC Workshop: Opportunities to Apply Remote Sensing in Boreal / Arctic Wildfire Management and Science, Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • The 7th International Conference on Social Informatics, Beijing, China.
  • Association of American Geographers 2015 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Research Topics

  • Geospatial-Information Science and Remote Sensing
  • Land Cover - Land Use Change
  • Carbon, Vegetation Dynamics and Landscape-Scale Processes
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