Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

David Hill

David Hill

David Hill

Name: Dr. David Hill
Position: Associate Professor
Phone: (250) 828-5099
Email: dhill@tru.ca

Links

Homepage URL: dhill.sites.tru.ca/

Research Interests

Real-time modeling of large-scale environmental systems
Sustainability and adaption to climate change
Adaptive management of water resources systems
Real-time data assimilation and fusion
Data mining and machine learning
Remote and embedded sensing of environmental systems

Education

PhD, Environmental Engineering and Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS, Environmental Engineering and Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS, Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Publications

Selected Publications
*Indicates current/former students

*Turner B, Hill DJ, and Caton K (in press) Cracking "open" technology in ecohydrology. In DF Levia DF, D Carlyle-Moses, S Iida, B Michalzik, K Nanko, A Tischer (eds.) Forest-Water Interactions, Ecological Studies Series No. 240. Switzerland AG: Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26086-6

Hill DJ, Pypker TG, and Church JS (in press) Applications of unpiloted aerial vehicles (UAVs) in forest hydrology. In DF Levia DF, D Carlyle-Moses, S Iida, B Michalzik, K Nanko, A Tischer (eds.) Forest-Water Interactions, Ecological Studies Series No. 240. Switzerland AG: Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26086-6

*Turner B, Hill DJ, Carlyle-Moses DE, and Rahman M (2019). Low-cost, high-resolution stemflow sensing. Journal of Hydrology 570:62-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.12.072

*Baron J, Hill DJ, and Elmigili H (2018). Combining image processing and machine learning to identify invasive plants in high resolution images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 39(15-16): 5099-5118. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2017.1420940

Hill DJ (2015). Assimilation of weather radar and binary ubiquitous sensor measurements for quantitative precipitation estimation. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 17(4): 589-613. https://doi.org/10.2166/hydro.2015.072

Hill DJ (2013). Automated Bayesian quality control of streaming rain gauge data. Environmental Modelling and Software, 40: 289-301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.10.006

Employment History

2015-Present: Associate Professor Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada
2012-2015: Assistant Professor Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada
2009-2012: Assistant Professor, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
2007-2009: Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Urbana, IL, USA

Courses Taught

GEOG 1000: Planet Earth: An Introduction to Earth Systems Science
GEOG 2700: Introduction to Geographic Analysis
GEOG 2750: Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
GEOG 3060: Groundwater Hydrology
GEOG 3740: Introduction to Remote Sensing
GEOG 3750: Applications of Geographical Information Systems
GEOG 4740: Spatiotemporal Analysis
GEOG 4750: Advances in Geoinformatics

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)
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