CV and Bio

Mark S. Raleigh, PhD, PEmark-raleigh-bw

CV

Curriculum Vitae (abbreviated)

Education
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2013
Dissertation Title: Quantification of Uncertainties in Snow Accumulation, Snowmelt, and Snow Disappearance Dates

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Masters of Science in Civil Engineering, 2009
Thesis Title: A Statistical Evaluation of a Snow Water Equivalent Reconstruction Method Using Three Snowmelt Models at Daily and Hourly Time Steps

Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, 2005

Research Experience
Research Scientist I, 2017 – present
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), &
National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

Research Associate, 2017 – present
University of Colorado, Boulder CO
Department of Geological Sciences

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2015 – 2017
University of Colorado, Boulder CO
Department of Geological Sciences,
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), &
National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Advanced Study Program, 2013 – 2015
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
Research Applications Lab, Hydrometeorological Applications Program

Research Assistant, 2007 – 2013
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Teaching Experience
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Instructor, GEOL4725 Surface Hydrology Field Class, Spring 2019

University Washington, Seattle, WA
Co-Instructor, CEE 345 Hydraulic Engineering, Spring 2012
Teaching Assistant, CEE 345 Hydraulic Engineering, Spring 2009
Grader, CEE 424 GIS for Civil Engineers, 2009 – 2012

Completed Courses for STEM Education:
Summer Teaching-as-Research Institute for Postdocs in Engineering, University of Colorado, 2016
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching, NSF CIRTL, 2014

Engineering Consulting Experience
Merrick & Company, Aurora, CO
Design Engineer, 2005 – 2007
Civil Engineering Intern, 2002 – 2004

Professional Licensure
Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
State of Colorado, license 0048909, June 2014 – present

Fellowships and Scholarships
CIRES Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2015 – present
NCAR Advanced Study Program Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2013 – 2015
Hydro Research Foundation Fellowship, 2012 – 2013
NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship, 2009 – 2012
Ronald E. Nece Fellowship, University of Washington, 2012
US Society on Dams Grand Scholarship, 2012
CH2M Hill Engineers Without Borders USA Scholarship, 2012
AWWA – Ameron International Scholarship, 2010
AWRA Washington Section Student Fellowship, 2008 – 2009
Valle Scholarship, University of Washington, 2007 – 2008
Regent’s Scholarship, Gonzaga University, 2001 – 2005

Awards
Dean’s Award, Community of Innovators Award Ceremony, 2013
College of Engineering, University of Washington

Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, 2012, 2013
Water Resources Research

Dr. James E. Church Memorial Award, 2011
Best Student Paper at the Western Snow Conference

Biography
markAs a native of Colorado, Mark has had a long-standing affinity for the allure of the mountains and the enchantment of the snowpack found there. Now as a snow hydrologist, he studies the science and physics beneath the splendor of the high country.  In his free time Mark enjoys snowboarding, hiking, backpacking, traveling the world, watching college basketball, and making homebrew. It is rumored that he can bake a mean chocolate chip cookie.