Service

 PROFESSIONAL  SERVICE

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Director,  Graduate Certificate in Water, Environment, and Development Studies (WEDev) Program
  • Director, Undergraduate Environmental Studies Certificate Program
  • Director, Graduate GIS and Remote Sensing Certificate Program
  • Member, Graduate  Committee (EVR) (2004-2008), 2009-2011, 2015-
  • Member,  University-wide Mentor Advisory Board
  • Member, Faculty Senate 2014-2015
  • Library Representative, E & E, 2012
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee (EVR)  2008-2009
  • Member, Curriculum Committee (EVR) (2007-2011)
  • Member, Human Resources Committee (E & E) (2012-)
  • Secretary, Departmental Faculty Meeting (2005/06)
  • Member, Science Task Force (EVR) (2005-2006)
  • Member, University-wide Remote Sensing and GIS Advisory Committee (FIU) 2004-
  • Member of College-wide School of the Environment exploratory Committee (2005)
  • Member faculty search committee (Climatology position) (2011)
  • Member faculty search committee (Meteorology position) (2010)
  • Member, Faculty Advisory Council for Center for African New World Studies
  • Member, Coordinating Committee for Certificate in Agroecology, (EVR)
  • Member, Coordinating Committee for Certificate in GIS (FIU) 2007-
  • Member, Sustainability Degree Committee, CAS
  • Florida Chapter Representative in SWFWMD, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
  • Alternate FIU Representative, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrological Science (CUAHSI)
  • Faculty Advisor, FIU AWRA Student Chapter
  • Member, EORSA Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications (EORSA 2012), Tongji University, Shanghai City from June 8 to June 11, 2012.
  • Advisory Committee member, 4th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S2015) 

 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Academy of American Water Resource Engineers, 2009-present
  • Order of the Engineer, 2000 – present.
  • Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU), (1999 – present)
  • Member, American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), (1999 – present)
  • Member, Gamma Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon, (2000 – present)

 JOURNAL/BOOK CHAPTER REVIEWER

  • Water Resources Research
  • Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS)
  • Advances in Water Resources
  • Journal of Hydrology
  • Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Hydrological Processes
  • Journal of Environmental Management
  • Brazilian Geophysical Society
  • Sensors
  • Geocarta International
  • Natural Hazards Review
  • Journal of American Water Resources Association
  • Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers: Soil and Water Division
  • Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers: Information & Electrical Technologies Division
  • Hydrobiologia
  • Hydrological Sciences Journal
  • Journal of Water Resources Managment
  • Atmospheric Research
  • Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (PE&RS)
  • Journal of Coastal Research
  • Journal of Environmental Quality

 Book/Book Chapter Review

  • Book Review CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group
  • Scaling issue in Remote sensing, Book review, John Wiley & Sons

 Dissertation/Thesis Review

  • University of Engineering and Technology, Texila
  • Bahir Dar University
  • University of United Arab Emirates
  • Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Thesis Award

 PANEL MEMBER/PROPOSALS REVIEWER

  • NSF EPSCoR RII,Track-1 Program (Panel Review)
  • Oak Ridge Associate Universities (ORAU), Ralph Powe Award Program Review
  • Belgian Earth Observation Programme, STEREO III Programme
  • Washington Fellowship For Young African Leaders, President Obama Initiative
  • Fulbright Program Panel Review 2012-
  • NASA Postdoc Program Review
  • NSF Environmental Sustainability Program (Panel Review)
  • Netherlands Space Office (NSO)
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • NSF, Geography and Regional Science Program
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation, Cooperative Grants Program
  • National Institute for Space Research Program, Bureau External Research (The Netherlands), Earth Observation Research
  • BARD, the United States – Israel Binational Agricultural Research & Development Fund
  • NIWR-USGS National Competitive Grants Program
  • Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology   (CICEET)
  • Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK,) Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • AWRA’s Richard A. Herbert Scholarship  Award
  • National Center for Science and Technology Evaluation, Kazakhstan