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Dr. Rob Pinder


Rob Pinder

Biographical Information

Name: Rob Pinder
Title: Physical Scientist

Contact Info:

Atmospheric Modeling and Analysis Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
Environmental Protection Agency
109 TW Alexander Drive
Rsearch Triangle Park, NC 27711

Phone: 919-541-3731
email: pinder.rob@epa.gov


B.S. Computer Science w/ Minor in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1999
M.S. Computer Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000
Ph.D. Dept. of Engineering and Public Policy and Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University 2005

Professional Experience

Physical Scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2008 - Present
2008: Physical Scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2006 - 2008
Postdoctoral Researcher, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2005 - 2006
Graduate Student Researcher, Carnegie Mellon University, 2001 - 2005
Software Engineer for Application Technology Group, Oracle Corporation, 2000
Researcher, Digital Equipment Corp., High Performance Engineering Group, 1999

Selected Awards and Honors:

Division Journal Article Award: For scientific excellence (2009, 2010, 2011)
Division Leadership Award: For outstanding scientific leadership (2011)
Division Collaboration Award: For demonstrating leadership by fostering collaboration (2009)
Office of Research and Development Honor Award: Exceptional Technical Assistance to the Program Offices (2009)
Environmental Science and Technology Editor’s Choice Paper Award, Policy Analysis: First Runner-Up (2008)
NOAA Special Achievement Award (2007)
Young Scientists Summer Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems
Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria (2004)
Stephen Omar Lee Award for outstanding project for Project Management in Engineering
and Public Policy Project course (2004)
Herbert L. Toor Award for "outstanding research papers submitted in the qualifying
examinations of the Department of Engineering and Public Policy" (2003)
National Science Foundation Graduate Student Research Fellowship (2002)


Publications and Presentations


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