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Alan Hinckley (now retired) was the Senior Market Sales Engineer for the Hydromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He has a master's degree in biometeorology from Utah State University and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from New Mexico State University.
Alexia Ferrari is a technical writing consultant for Campbell Scientific Canada (CSC). She assists with writing manuals, technical documents, and industry articles. Alexia is the published author of On Fracking, and her work has also appeared in Alberta Oil magazine, Meteorological Technology International magazine, and the Global Chorus anthology.
Dr. Andrew Sandford is the Director of Research and Development at Campbell Scientific Limited in the United Kingdom. Andrew has been with Campbell Scientific Ltd for more than 30 years and leads a team of R&D engineers that has been responsible for the design and delivery of a wide variety of Campbell Scientific products.
Dr. Barbra Utley is an Application Research Scientist in the Hydromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. She works with both the Marketing and Engineering Departments on water resources product testing and development. Areas of interest include water quality and surrogate sediment measurements in fresh water systems, as well as statistical analysis. Barbra has a doctoral degree in Biological Systems Engineering with an emphasis in Water Resources.
Bart Nef is a Senior Support and Implementation Engineer at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He provides technical support for both new and old Campbell Scientific data loggers and instruments. Bart has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and enjoys immensely playing with the gear at work.
Dr. Ben Conrad is the Market Group Manager in the Micromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. His background is mainly in ecohydrology/ecophysiology with an emphasis on plant water use in arid environments. Ben has more than 13 years of experience working with eddy covariance and Campbell Scientific data loggers, and he holds a doctoral degree in Biology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Ben also enjoys spending time with family, playing Frisbee with his dog, and watching songbirds.
Brad Maxfield is a Senior Sales Engineer for international markets at Campbell Scientific, Inc. His areas of expertise include power budgets, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Brad provides technical support and training in English and Spanish, with frequent visits to customers in Latin America. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Spanish Language and Literature, with a technical focus in electronics and electricity.
Bruce Smith is a Technical Support Engineer at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He provides technical support for many Campbell Scientific products and specializes in supporting weather stations used in the commercial irrigation industry. Bruce’s background is in building maintenance. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, being outdoors, and tinkering with cars.
Carolyn Ivans is a member of the Hardware Support Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc., focusing on testing new operating systems for data loggers, peripherals, and new devices. She has a doctorate in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno and enjoys testing products as an end-user. When Carolyn is not busy testing products, she enjoys long walks and bike riding with her family.
Chod Stephens is the Technical Product Manager in the Hydromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. Prior to working at Campbell, Chod was employed as a Research Technician at Utah State University where he also received his master’s degree in soil physics.
Dana Worley joined Campbell Scientific, Inc., as an Applications Engineer in 1997. During her career she has provided customer support and technical training, developed on-line and written documentation, managed a software test and support group, and managed a software product line. Dana currently works as a Project Manager in the Research & Development department. Outside of work, Dana enjoys hiking, biking, travelling, and photography. She is also an accomplished glass artist with expertise in glass fusing.
Dr. Dirk V. Baker is an Application Research Scientist in the Hydromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. Areas of interest include ecology, agriculture, and meteorology—among others. He has a bachelor's degree in wildlife biology and a doctorate in weed science, both from Colorado State University. Dirk’s graduate and postdoctoral research centered around measuring and modeling wind-driven plant dispersal.
Garrett Wheeler is a Market Sales Engineer in the Hydromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. A self-proclaimed avid meteorology geek, he enjoys all things related to the weather–especially following and studying extreme and severe events. Garrett’s background is in physics, and he likes to learn as much as he can about different scientific disciplines from our customers.
Gary Roberts is the Product Manager over communications and software products at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He spends his days researching new technology, turning solutions to problems into stellar products, doing second-tier support, or geeking out on Campbell gear. Gary's education and background are in Information Technology and Computer Science. When he's not at work, he is out enjoying the great outdoors with his Scouts, fighting fire/EMS, working amateur radio, or programming computers.
Jacob Davis is the Technical Support Manager at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He directs a group of talented, experienced technical support engineers. His specialties include serial communications and advanced data logger programming. Jacob has a master’s degree in Hydrology and worked with large irrigation projects before coming to Campbell Scientific, Inc.
Janet Albers holds the title of Technical Communications Manager; the sign above her office door says, "Coach." She'll share tips, simplify concepts, and guide you to a successful project. She's been at Campbell Scientific, Inc. longer than the CR1000, but not quite as long as the CR10X. After work hours, Janet enjoys the outdoors with her boys and dogs.
Jason Ritter is a Senior Support and Implementation Engineer at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He works with customers to help them make the best measurement possible. Jason is a longtime fan of Campbell Scientific, having been a customer for ten years before joining the company as an application engineer. He has also held the positions of soil scientist, soils product manager, soils market manager, and product group manager.
John Markham is a Market Sales Engineer in the Infrastructure Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. His expertise includes Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) and serial protocols. He contributes to the greater road weather community by serving on the NTCIP working group and the AMS committee on surface transportation. John has a master’s degree in physics and instrumentation. In his downtime he enjoys board games and historical reenactment.
Kevin Rhodes is the Director of Core Technologies at Campbell Scientific, Inc., where he has been employed for more than 20 years. He has been instrumental in setting the specifications for several of our data loggers. Kevin has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University. He contributes to our environmental sustainability efforts by frequently bicycling to and from work, which is of noteworthy distance.
Libbie Anderson is the Marketing Assistant in the Renewable Energy Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. She works to connect clients to Campbell solutions through marketing and media and is developing new channels of communication to educate people about Campbell Scientific. Libbie is currently studying at Utah State University.
Matt Perry is a Technical Product Manager of the Renewable Energy Group, as well as the Chair of the Sustainability Committee at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He also serves on the Logan City Renewable Energy and Conservation Advisory Board. Outside of work, Matt spends time with family and friends, traveling in pursuit of experience and adventure through climbing, time on (and off!) the trail, skiing, and the beach.
As a Technical Communicator at Campbell Scientific, Inc., Michelle Welch was our resident content wrangler. She worked as an expert user solutions provider, developing powerful, single-sourced, user assistance applications for Campbell Scientific products. When she was not working away behind a plethora of monitors, Michelle could be found camping, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors.
Mike Nelson is a Market Sales Engineer in the Hydromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc., and has been in this position for more than three years. Mike has more than 30 years’ experience as an electrical engineer designing hardware and software products for the water monitoring industry. An extraordinary amount of Mike’s time while engineering was spent working directly in the field with the customers, which greatly influenced his designs and the teams he managed. Mike enjoys spending his free time out of doors.
Nathanael Wright is a Support and Implementation Engineer at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He provides technical support for data loggers, instruments, and communications equipment. Nathanael has bachelor’s degrees in Computer Information Science and Business Administration, and a Masters in Business Administration. In addition, Nathanael has more than 10 years of experience working with IP communications. Away from work, he enjoys breakdancing, hiking, publishing books, and fiddling with computer equipment.
Paul Smart is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Campbell Scientific, Inc. His first experience with Campbell equipment came soon after graduating from college while working on a series of plant-growing experiments conducted on the International Space Station. Paul enjoys leveraging unique Campbell Scientific technology to solve challenging measurement problems. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA. Paul also enjoys the outdoors, fly fishing, and spending time with his family.
Raina was the Marketing and Communications Consultant at Campbell Scientific Canada (CSC). She created marketing content for CSC and was particularly interested in online communications. Raina has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma of Graphic Design and Communication. Outside of work, Raina enjoyed spending time outside with her puppy and family.
Robert L. Hyatt is a Support and Implementation Engineer at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He received his Bachelor of Science from Utah State University in Engineering Technologies and Environmental Science before joining Campbell Scientific in 2007. Robert has two passions: farming and solar energy. He enjoys recording data all around him–from solar collection and temperatures out in the field, to energy usage in the house. No matter the project, Robert loves to include a Campbell Scientific data logger to monitor and control it.
Robin Deissinger is the Web Content Specialist at Campbell Scientific, Inc. She creates and maintains content on the company website, and she manages the corporate social media program. Robin serves as the blog editor for the Campbell Scientific Blog and occasionally contributes blog articles. She has a bachelor's degree in Communications from Bradley University.
Ryan Guerrero was a Market Sales Engineer in the Hydromet Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. His expertise included ALERT and ALERT2 flood warning systems, with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Ryan received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Management from Brigham Young University–Idaho.
Sam Utley is the Vice President of Research and Development at Campbell Scientific, Inc. His deep understanding and appreciation for Campbell Scientific customers and their need for measurement and control solutions developed from his experience as a Campbell Scientific customer, sales and support engineer, and product manager. Sam is a University of Georgia Biological and Agricultural Engineer graduate.
Sarah Merrell is the product marketing specialist at Juniper Systems. She enjoys seeking out interesting topics to write about in the world of mobile field computing technology. Her free time is spent running, reading, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Shaun Dustin is a registered professional civil engineer, and he led the Geotechnical and Structural Instrumentation Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He has worked on projects ranging from 3-Mile Island to Space Mountain, but his favorite thing to do—besides spending time with his family—is solving problems that matter. Since 2015, he has served as the Mayor of Nibley, Utah, where he enjoys solving problems.
Steven Moore is the Product Manager of Data Services for Campbell Scientific, Inc. He is passionate about and has spent most of his career applying technology to simplify complex tasks. Included in that work was managing the development of weather-responsive irrigation control equipment. Steve is excited to focus his efforts on expanding and improving the data service offerings of Campbell Scientific. Away from work he enjoys being a husband, father, grandfather, gardener, photographer, sailor, camper, and biker.
Timothy is the Senior Marketing Manager at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He began his Campbell career as an Applications Engineer specializing in aquaculture applications and has also held positions as a sales engineer, manager of the Water Resources Group, and Marketing Product Manager for data loggers and communications products. Timothy received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Utah State University and his master’s degree in quantitative genetics from Auburn University.
Travis McKissack (now retired) was a Product Test Engineer in the Product Test Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc., providing testing and second-tier support for Campbell’s array of software and data communication products. He has an extensive Systems Engineering background in the areas of defense electronics and oceanography with an emphasis on RF systems and data telemetry.