Current status:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • April. 2016 - Present, Post-doctoral Fellow at the Global Institue for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan.
  • Oct. 2014 - Mar. 2016, PhD Candidate within the Civil and Evironmental Engineering Department at the University of Washington.
  • Sept. 2012 - June 2013, Graduate Visitor within RAL at NCAR, Boulder.


Nic recieved his Ph.D. in Hydrology from the University of Washington in March of 2016. As an gradute student, he focused on improving observations and modeling capability of snow within rain-snow transitioal evironments of the Western US mountains. As an undergraduate he worked as a research assistant for the UW Atms. Dept maintaining a network of rain gauges in the Olympic Mountains and helped set up monitoring stations in the Cedar River Watershed.

Recent Field Photos

Snow surveys along the North Fork American River Basin, April 2011.

Installing ground temperature sensors in Colorado to observe the presence of snow.