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Alan Hinckley is the Senior Market Sales Engineer for the Environmental 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.
Andrew Sandford is the Technical Director at Campbell Scientific Limited in the United Kingdom. In addition to providing technical support, he manages a group of R&D engineers that has developed a number of hardware products that Campbell Scientific sells. Prior to his lengthy employment with Campbell Scientific Ltd (for more than 28 years), Andrew worked for six years with Campbell Scientific products.
Dr. Barbra Utley is an Application Research Scientist in the Water Resources 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 dataloggers 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 Micrometeorology 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 dataloggers, 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.
Carolyn Ivans is a member of the Hardware Support Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc., focusing on testing new operating systems for dataloggers, 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 Environmental 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.
As the Software Product Manager at Campbell Scientific, Inc., Dana Worley spends her days managing software issues, providing second-tier customer support, and documenting the instruction set for CRBasic dataloggers. Occasionally, she can be found commenting on Campbell Scientific’s user forum. Away from the office, Dana enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and playing Fused Glass Artist in her home studio (which requires many bandages!).
Dr. Dirk V. Baker is an Application Research Scientist in the Environmental 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 Environmental 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 a Customer Support/Implementation Engineer at Campbell Scientific, Inc. He provides technical support to customers and assists with system integration. His specialties include serial communications and advanced datalogger 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.
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 dataloggers. 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.
Matt Perry is a Technical Product Manager and co-founding member 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.
Paul Smart manages the Renewable Energy Group at Campbell Scientific, Inc., which focuses on providing monitoring and communication solutions for researchers, consultants, and project developers working in wind and solar energy. Paul has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA. Away from the office, Paul 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 enjoys 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 datalogger 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 tests the usability of various web components. 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.
Sam Utley is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing 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.
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 Product Marketing Manager for dataloggers and communications products 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 and manager of the Water Group. 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.