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Personal Background
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B.S. in Chemistry and Physics - Lewis University 1992
M.S. in Geochemistry - Northern Illinois University 1998
Ph.D. Soil Physics - University of Minnesota 2005

Professional Experience:
Adjunct Professor - University of Minnesota, Dept. of Soil, Water & Climate
Adjunct Professor - University of Minnesota, Water Resources Center (WRC)
Soil Scientist - USDA/ARS/Soil and Water Management Research Unit (St. Paul, MN)
Chair - ASA Environmental Quality Section (2014)
Treasurer - University of Minnesota Chapter Sigma Xi

Inspiring Young Scientist of the Year Award (ASA-Environmental Quality Section) (2011)
Research paper received a 2014 Genetics Spotlight Award (2014)
Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy (2017)
Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America (2017)
Most Highly Cited Researcher Award from Web of Science Group (Clarivate Analytics) (2018, 2019)