Research Experiences

Sep 2010-Present



May 2010 - Sep 2010

Staff Scientist II

Division of Earth and  Environmental Sciences
Los Alamos National Laboratory



Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Division of Earth and  Environmental Sciences
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Position involved integrating a permafrost model (ARCHY) and a dynamic vegetation model (ED) aimed to understand the interactions between permafrost thawing and vegetation growth under future climatic change, data assimilation and uncertainty analysis by integrating the ARCHY-ED model with remote sensing, forest inventory, and eddy flux tower data.

 

 

May 2009 - May 2010

Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Department of Entomology and Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine, North Carolina State University

 

Position involved building and testing stochastic, spatially explicit simulation models that link insect population dynamics, disease epidemiology, and population genetics aimed to release transgenic mosquitoes to reduce the incidence of human disease.

 

 

Sep. 2000 - Aug. 2004

Research Assistant

 

Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China.

 

Position involved model parameterization and uncertainty analysis for a spatially explicit landscape model application in Northeastern China. Other responsibility includes data management, remote sensing classification and field sampling.