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  • Associate Editor, Vadose Zone Journal (1/1/2014 to present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Earth Science (7/1/2013 to present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology (8/1/2010 to present)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity (10/1/2007 to present)
  • SPE eMentoring Program mentor, for a student of United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2014 to April 11, 2015. 
  • Judge of 40 presentations, 2014 AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, Houston, TX, April 6-9, 2014. 
  • Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologist, University of Texas at Arlington. 
  • Member, International Scientific Committee, As 2014: 5th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment. Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 1116, 2014.
  • One of Hydrology Session Liaisons for Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 913, 2013.
  • Lead convener, session “Pore Structure, Fluid Flow, and Mass Transport in Porous Media”, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 913, 2013.
  • Member, Shale Network (a network of shale water researchers), funded by NSF and coordinated by PSU, Univ. of Pittsburg, Dickson College and CUASHI, since Jan. 2013.
  • Executive Member, Security Advances via Applied Nano-Technology (SAVANT), the University of Texas, Arlington, Nov. 2012 to present.
  • Chair, Theme Session “Nano-petrophysics and Fluid Flow in Porous Media”, 47 Annual Meeting of Geological Society of America South Central Section, Austin, TX, April 4-5, 2013.
  • Member, College of Science Representative, “Professional e-Learning Community (PLC) - Connected to Learning: Technology for Engagement and Retention”, The University of Texas at Arlington, academic year of 2012-2013 (with biweekly programs and two out-of-state attendances of teaching conferences).
  • One of three international panelists, radio show of “Brownfield Development and Soil Remediation”, China Radio International, March 22, 2012.
  • Judgein Environmental Sciences, 61th annual Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Arlington Convention Center, Feb. 27, 2012.
  • Expert interviewee, TV report of “Wyoming town fears fracking poisoned their water” by James Douglas of WFAA, Feb. 10, 2012. http://www.wfaa.com/news/health/fracking-fear-spreads-139058479.html
  • Judgein the undergraduate student posters, UTSystem Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Summer Research Academy conference, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Sep. 16, 2011.
  • Judgein Environmental Sciences, 60th annual Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Arlington Convention Center, Feb. 21, 2011.
  • Judge, Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES) in 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, March 25, 2010.
  • Alternate Member Representative, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI)(September 2010 to present).
  • Member Representative, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) (Sep. 2008 to Sep. 2010).
  • Member, International Organizing Committee, 3rd International Conference on Soil Pollution and Remediation, Nanjing, China, October 18-21, 2008.
  • Member, Standing Peer Review Committee, Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL, a national collaborative user facility at the PacificNorthwestNationalLaboratory), (November 2006 to present). 
  • Lead organizer, special symposium “Fate and Transport of Radionuclides in the Environment” in the 9th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in 2007; secured financial support from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and International Union of Radioecology (IUR) to support a number of graduate students and participants from developing countries of IAEA's Member States to attend the present research findings in the symposium.
  • International Committee Member, International Society of Trace Element Biogeochemistry, (2005 to present). 
  • Member, International Planning Team for Long-Term Diffusion Test at Grimsel Test Site, National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nagra), Switzerland,(January 2004 to present).
  • Judge, Hydrology Section Outstanding Student Paper Award, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2004.
  • Special session organizer / chair, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2004.
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