Group Manager, Wildland Fire and Smoke, Sonoma Technology
ShihMing serves as an Analyst on the upper-air profiler pilot test for the Extreme Weather & Wildfire Team. He began his career at Sonoma Technology in 2008 investigating air pollution exposures and the impact of wildland fires on air quality. He has applied his analytical, research, and project management skills on diverse projects such as producing national air toxics trends, creating national-scale greenhouse gas and air pollution emissions inventories for wildland fires, estimating regional and traffic air pollution exposures, and developing software and web tools to support air quality management. His passion for improving the environment stems from his love of nature. ShihMing is a member of the American Geophysical Union and the International Association of Wildland Fire. He holds a master’s in Environmental Science from California State University–Chico and a bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from San Jose State University.