Presentations

Introduction

This page lists talks and presentations I have given for which there are web resources that I can make available. For some of the talks I put together an annotated bibliography of additional readings on that topic. Some presentations are poster presentations. This list is divided into the following sections:

Atmospheric Sciences - General

  • American Meteorological Society, 11th Annual Student Conference. 22 January 2012, New Orleans, LA. Oral presentation of "'A Carpenter Is Only as Good as His or Her Tools': Doing Good Science and How I Became a Python Evangelist": Presentation Slides.
  • North Park University, 27–28 September 2005, Chicago, IL. Presented two lectures, "Storm Warning: The Science of Global Warming" and "Flood Warning: The Engineering of Water Resources" as part of the seminar series "Creation Care: A Discussion Series on Environmental Stewardship": Series Home.

Atmospheric Sciences - Professional

  • 2012 Unidata Users Workshop, 9–13 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Oral presentation of "Python in the Atmospheric Sciences: An Overview and Apologia for 'New' Ways of Using Computers in Science": Presentation Slides (Revised).
  • UCAR Software Engineering Assembly Software Engineering Conference 2012, 21–24 February 2012, Boulder, CO. Oral presentation of "A Python Implementation of the Neelin-Zeng Quasi-Equilibrium Tropical Circulation Model and Implications for How Modeling Science is Done": Abstract, Presentation Slides.
  • UCAR Software Engineering Assembly Software Engineering Conference 2012, 21–24 February 2012, Boulder, CO. Oral presentation of "Critical Strategies for Improving the Code Quality and Cross-Disciplinary Impact of the Computational Earth Sciences": Abstract, Presentation Slides.
  • American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, 5–9 December 2011, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation of "Critical Strategies for Improving the Code Quality and Cross-Disciplinary Impact of the Computational Earth Sciences": Abstract, Presentation Slides.
  • National Taiwan University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, 21 June 2011, Taipei, Taiwan. Oral presentation of "Using Python in Climate and Meteorology": Presentation Slides.
  • American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, 15–19 December 2008, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation of "An Object-oriented Python Implementation of an Intermediate-level Atmospheric Model": PDF.
  • Gordon Research Conference on Physics Research and Education, 8–13 June 2008, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI. Poster presentation of "Object-Oriented Python Climate Models, Analysis Tools, and Undergraduate Teaching and Research": PDF.
  • Purdue University, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Guest lecture in EAS 534—Tropical Meterology, 20 Mar 2008, West Lafayette, IN. Oral presentation of "Quasi-equilibrium and Modeling Tropical Atmosphere Dynamics": Abstract.
  • Northeastern Illinois University, Mathematical Sciences Seminar, 2 Feb 2007, Chicago, IL. Oral presentation of "Toward Stochastic Deep Convective Parameterization": Abstract.
  • UCLA, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, AOS 271 Seminar, 19 May 2006, Los Angeles, CA. Oral presentation of "Objects of Our Desire: Simple Object-Oriented Frameworks for Making Climate Models 'Plug-and-Play'": Abstract.
  • ECMWF Workshop on Representation of Sub-grid Processes Using Stochastic-dynamic Models, 6–8 June 2005, Reading, UK. Oral presentation of "Toward stochastic deep convective parameterization": Workshop Proceedings.
  • American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, 12–17 December 2004, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation of "A Simple Object-Oriented Framework for Making Sea-Ice Models 'Plug-and-Play'": PDF.
  • American Meteorological Society, 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 11–15 January 2004, Seattle, WA. Poster presentation of "Towards Evaluating Surface Heat Flux Parameterizations From a Large-Scale Perspective: Arctic Ocean Example": PDF.
  • American Meteorological Society, 7th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography and Joint Symposium on High-Latitude Climate Variations, 12–16 May 2003, Hyannis, MA. Poster presentation of "On the Evaluation of the Role of Large-Scale Control In Arctic Surface Heat Flux Parameterizations": PDF.

Christian Living

  • "GCF And Me: Reflections on My Time in the UCLA Graduate Christian Fellowship in the Late-1990's": Talk given at UCLA, 24 June 2004: HTML.
  • "Forgiveness": Workshop given at the 2002 CLEAR Retreat, October 11–13. Retreat sponsored by the Chinese Churches of Colorado: Annotated Bibliography.
  • "Male/Female Relationships": Workshop given at the "Clear Mystery" Retreat, 5–7 October 2001. Retreat sponsored by the Chinese Churches of Colorado: Annotated Bibliography.

Philosophy, Theology, History, and Policy

  • Holy Trinity Church, Science and Faith in Conversation, 14 November 2013, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Oral presentation of "Climate Change and Environmental Stewardship: On a Framework for Understanding the Roles of Science, Ethics, and Religion in Informing Policy-making": Web Page With Streaming Video.
  • American Scientific Affiliation, Boston Chapter Meeting, 22 March 2013, Gordon College, Wenham, MA. Part of a panel discussion on "Beyond Controversy: Bringing Science and Faith Together": Streaming Video.
  • American Scientific Affiliation, 65th Annual Meeting, 30 July–2 August 2010, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. Oral presentation on August 1st of "On the Nature of Obedience to Biblical Commands Regarding Creation-Care": Abstract, MP3 Audio, Presentation Slides.
  • American Scientific Affiliation, 64th Annual Meeting, 31 July–3 August 2009, Baylor University, Waco, TX. Oral presentation on August 2nd of "On Eschewing a Policy-Prescriptive Role for Science in Environmental Controversies": Abstract, MP3 Audio, Powerpoint Slides.
  • "Does God Care About the University? A Workshop on the Intersection Between Faith and the Academy": Discussion led at the Chinese Christian Church of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI, 13 June 2008: Annotated Bibliography.
  • American Scientific Affiliation, 60th Annual Meeting, 5–8 August 2005, Messiah College, Grantham, PA. Poster presentation of "When Little Things Matter: Thoughts from the Study of Climate Dynamics": PDF.
  • "Faith and Science": Talk given at a meeting of the Asian American Christian Fellowship at USC, 15 April 1999: Annotated Bibliography.
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