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Grants & Awards

Active Grants

Amount Name Agency Start Date End Date Info Role
$45,844 Collaborative Research: High-Resolution Aerial Forest Mapping Infrastructure and Database to Support Forest and Disturbance Ecology Research NSF-2152673 2022-09-01 2027-08-31 website Site Principal Investigator
$15,000,000 CyVerse: Cyberinfrastructure for the Life Sciences NSF-1743442 2018-08-01 2023-07-31 website Co-Principal Investigator
$483,022 Collaborative Research: Converging Genomics, Phenomics, and Environments Using Interpretable Machine Learning Models NSF-1940062 2019-09-18 2022-07-31 website Co-Principal Investigator
$143,148 Collaborative Research: OpenDendro - Advanced Open-source Tools for Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction NSF-2054516 2021-06-01 2023-05-31 website Co-Principal Investigator
$5,000,000 Track D: Hidden Water and Extreme Events: HydroGEN, A Physically Rigorous Machine Learning Platform for Hydrologic Scenario Generation NSF-2134892 2021-10-01 2023-09-30 Senior Personnel
$499,927 Analytical processes and pipelines for unmanned aerial systems in crop sciences NIFA-1019752 2020-09-01 2022-08-01 Senior Personnel
$199,859 TRIPODS+X:VIS: Data science pathways for a vibrant TRIPODS NSF-1839307 2019-01-01 2022-10-01 website Senior Personnel
$497,481 High Intensity Phenotyping Sites: A multi-scale, multi-modal sensing and sense-making cyber-ecosystem for genomes to fields [NIFA-1022368 2020-05-01 2023-05-01 Senior Personnel
$72,000 Assessing the Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Diverse Vegetation Types in the Pinaleño Mountains, Arizona TRIF-WEES 2022-01-01 Co-Principal Investigator

Financial Awards and Completed Grants

Amount Name Agency Start Date End Date Info Role
$1,000,000 Convergence Accelerator - Track D: Hidden Water and Hydrologic Extremes: A Groundwater Data Platform for Machine Learning and Water Management NSF-2040542 2020-09-01 2022-08-01 Senior Personnel
$19,500 Jemez River Corridor Forest Inventory Nature Conservancy 2019-07-30 2020-12-30 website Principal Investigator
$118,978 BLM CESU Lower Gila River Vegetation Mapping BLM 2016-07-07 2020-03-26 Senior Personnel
$10,000 Remote Sensing Support and Consultation for Evaluation of Wolf Habitat Suitability in Mexico and Southwestern United States Arizona Game & Fish Department 2016-08-01 2017-08-01 2017 draft report Principal Investigator
$449,025 LTAR-NEON Collaboration to Quantify Rangeland Vegetation Production NIFA-0429391 2015-01-01 2020-12-31 Senior Personnel
$17,186 Sediment Transport Analysis and Assessment of Vegetation Characteristics in the Santa Cruz River Pima County Regional Flood Control District 2012-09-01 2013-09-01 final report Co-Principal Investigator
$ Multi-scale controls on wildland fire in mountains of Western North America NIFA-0216422 2008-07-01 2012-12-31 Senior Personnel
$2,500 Analysis of aerial lidar in the Santa Cruz River and Cienega Creek Pima County Ecological Monitoring Program 2013-01-01 2013-09-30 white paper Principal Investigator
$81,000 Reference Conditions for Fire Regime Condition Class National Interagency Fuels Team 2004-08-31 2006-08-31 Co-Principal Investigator

Equipment Awards

Amount Name Agency Start Date Info Role
$78,000 Multi-Instance Learning and GPU Resources Online (MILaGRO) TRIF 2022-01-01 Principal Investigator
$53,000 Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Research & Education in Unoccupied Systems (CEREUS) TRIF WEES 2019-07-01 Principal Investigator

Computational Resource Awards

Awards are given in core hours (allocation units) and financial equivalent at that time.

Amount Units Resource Name Project Start Date End Date Info Role
33,000 Node hours Frontera Cyberinfrastructure hybrid for scalable machine learning and visualization using genomic and geospatial datasets MCB20043 2020-09-01 2021-09-29 Principal Investigator
16,000 Node hours Longhorn GPU Cyberinfrastructure hybrid for scalable machine learning and visualization using genomic and geospatial datasets MCB20043 2020-09-01 2021-09-29 Principal Investigator
250,000 CPU hours Jetstream NEON Ecological Forecasting Challenge hosted by the Ecological Forecasting Initiative Research Coordination Network TG-BIO200064 2021-10-01 2022-10-31 website Co-Principal Investigator
4,000 GBs Jetstream Storage NEON Ecological Forecasting Challenge hosted by the Ecological Forecasting Initiative Research Coordination Network TG-BIO200064 2019-03-01 2022-10-31 website Co-Principal Investigator
1.0 FTE ECSS Modeling the Effective Energy and Mass Transfer input to Earth’s Critical Zone from sub-meter to global spatial scales and daily to millennial time scales TG-EAR160016 2017-01-01 2017-13-31 publication Principal Investigator
54,000 CPU hours Jetstream Virtualized remote sensing analysis, GIS, and distributed geospatial data processing using a hybrid cloud resource TG-EAR160036 2019-03-01 publication Principal Investigator
500,000 CPU hours Jetstream Virtualized remote sensing analysis, GIS, and distributed geospatial data processing using a hybrid cloud resource TG-EAR1600367 2017-10-13 2019-01-13 publication Principal Investigator
4,000 GBs Jetstream Storage Virtualized remote sensing analysis, GIS, and distributed geospatial data processing using a hybrid cloud resource TG-EAR160036 2019-03-01 publication Principal Investigator
1,000 GBs Ranch CyVerse Container Camp workshop on Stampede2 HPC TG-ASC180017 2019-03-01 website Co-Principal Investigator
3,000 CPU hours Stampede2 CyVerse Container Camp workshop on Stampede2 HPC TG-ASC180017 2019-03-01 website Co-Principal Investigator
20,000 CPU hours Jetstream CyVerse Container Camp workshop on Jetstream Cloud TG-ASC180016 2019-03-01 website Co-Principal Investigator
1,000 GBs Jetstream Storage CyVerse Container Camp workshop on Jetstream Cloud TG-ASC180016 2019-03-01 website Co-Principal Investigator

Non-Financial Awards and Honors

Name Agency Date
Scholary Achievement Award School of Natural Resources and Environment 2014-05
Kel M. Fox Award for Outstanding Graduate in Watershed Management School of Natural Resources and Environment 2012-09
President's Award: Best Graduate Exhibit Graduate and Professional Student Council 2009-05
Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year School of Natural Resources and Environment 2009-05