Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. Stanford University, 2005 (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • M.S. Stanford University, 2002 (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • B.S. University of California, 2000 (Mechanical Engineering)

Appointments

  • Professor, University of Western Australia, School of Earth and Environment, 2012-present
  • Associate Professor, University of Western Australia, School of Earth and Environment, 2010-2012
  • Assistant Professor, University of Western Australia,  School of Earth and Environment, 2008-2010
  • Research Fellow, University of Western Australia, School of Environmental Systems Engineering, 2007-2008
  • Postdoctoral Scholar and Lecturer, Stanford University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2005-2006

Fellowships and Awards

  • UWA Vice Chancellors Mid-Career Researcher Award, 2014
  • Australian Research Council Future Fellowship, 2011-2015
  • 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award for Coursework  – IndividualTeacher (Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences)
  • 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award for Research Supervision  –  Postgraduate Supervision (Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences)
  • Australian Research Council Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • NSF International Research Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • UWA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2007-2010
  • US National Defence Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2000-2003
  • First prize, Young Engineers Paper Contest, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2000