Patrick J Clemins
610 S Luzerne Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
(414) 807-4064
Email: patrick@clemins.name
Website: http://patrick.clemins.name
OBJECTIVE
Consistent creative and scholarly growth while contributing positively to the human experience
   
EMPLOYMENT
Manager, Cyberinfrastructure and Partnerships, Vermont EPSCoR
Research Affiliate, Dept of Computer Science
January 2012 - Current
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT BURLINGTON, VT
Manage the cyberinfrastructure and coordinate the private sector outreach programs for VT EPSCoR
Technical lead for the Integrated Assessment Modeling research team
Provide support to educators, students, and researchers across the state of Vermont using high performance computing (HPC) resources and broadband technologies, including Internet2
   
Director, R&D Budget and Policy Program June 2009 - November 2011
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE WASHINGTON, DC
As an international expert on the U.S. federal research and development investment, disseminated data and analyses through presentations, publications, and web content to a variety of audiences including national and international policy makers, scientific associations, journalists, and the research community
   
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow September 2007 - August 2009
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION ARLINGTON, VA
Grant program management in the Division of Biological Infrastructure
Collaboration building and outreach activities in interdisciplinary research communities
   
Systems Engineer January 2006 - August 2007
TECHTERIORS, LLC MEQUON, WI
System design and control system programming for a home automation firm
Developed a new proposal management and reporting system
   
Adjunct Instructor January 2001 - May 2007
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY MILWAUKEE, WI
Taught freshman Java programming course, sophomore/junior computer hardware and software course, upper level electronic circuits course, and junior/senior computer graphics (OpenGL) course
   
EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy January 2001 - May 2005
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY MILWAUKEE, WI
Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering - Speech Processing/Bioacoustics Emphasis
Thesis: Automatic Classification of Animal Vocalizations
Honors: Richard W. Jobling Fellowship, Frank Rogers Bacon Research Assistantship
   
Masters of Science January 1999 - December 2000
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY MILWAUKEE, WI
Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering - Software Engineering Emphasis
Thesis: Java Application Programmer's Interface (API) for Heuristic Tree Search Algorithms
   
Bachelor of Science September 1994 - December 1998
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY MILWAUKEE, WI
Major/Minor: Electrical Engineering Computer Option/Computer Science
   
PUBLICATIONS
Selected Media Citations
Chang, K. (2010, November 3). "Money for Scientific Research May Be Scarce With a Republican-Led House," New York Times.
Boyle, A. (2011, January 25). "Science shifting in 'Sputnik moment'," msnbc.com - Cosmic Log.
Vestag, B. (2011, January 28). "Obama's call for innovation follows slump in most sectors'," Washington Post. A.4.
Parry, W. (2011, February 17). "Scientists Pleased with Obama's 2012 Budget Proposal," msnbc.com - LiveScience.
Boyle, A. (2011, May 26). "Funny science sparks serious spat'," msnbc.com - Cosmic Log.
Lopatto, E. and Faler, B.. (2011, August 5). "Alzheimer’s Research Among Science Efforts at Stake in Debt Deal," Bloomberg.
Conference Abstracts and Posters
Clemins, P. J., Ewalt, H. E., and Johnson, M. T. (2002). "Time-aligned SVD analysis for speaker identification," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP '02), Vol 4, 4160. Orlando, FL, May 13-17. (full paper)
Clemins, P. J. and Johnson, M. T. (2003). "Automatic type classification and speaker identification of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) vocalizations," 145th Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America. Nashville, TN, April 28-May 2. In The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113(4), 2306.
Clemins, P. J. and Johnson, M. T. (2004). "Generalized perceptual features for animal vocalization classification," 147th Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America. New York, NY, May 24-28. In The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115(5), 2485.
Clemins, P. J. and Johnson, M. T. (2005). "Unsupervised classification of beluga whale vocalizations," 149th Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America. Vancouver, BC, May 16-20. In The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117(4), 2470.
Glaeser, S. S., Klinck, H., Mellinger, D. K., Ren, Y., Clemins, P. J., Johnson, M. T., Cook, M. L. H., and Zelick, R. (2009). "A vocal repertoire of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) and comparison of call classification methods," 157th Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America. Portland, OR, May 18-22. In The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125(4), 2709.
Clemins, P. J. and Johnson, M. T. (2009). "Hidden Markov models for the analysis of animal vocalizations," 157th Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America (invited). Portland, OR, May 18-22. In The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125(4), 2740.
Johnson, M. T. and Clemins, P. J. (2010). "Individual identification using hidden Markov models for population monitoring and assessment," 159th Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America (invited). Baltimore, MD, April 19-23. In The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127(3), 1936.
Akpose, W., Clemins, P., Hartline, B., Mays, R., and Steiner, K. (2012). "Internet2 Panel: Expanding the Research Horizons and Impact of Less Research Intensive Institutions," Spring 2012 Internet2 Member Meeting. Arlington, VA, April 22-25.
Clemins, P., Drescher, P., and Todd, D. (2013). "Leveraging SEGP to Create a State Education Network," 2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting. Arlington, VA, April 21-24.
Zia, A., Bomblies, A., Beckage, B., Tsai, Y., Mohammed, I., Turnbull, S., and Clemins, P. (2014). "Integrated Assessment Modeling of Climate Change, Land-Use Change, Hydrology and Nutrient Loading in Lake Champlain's Missisquoi Watershed, 2002-2052," European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014. Vienna, Austria, April 27 - May 2.
Bucini, G., Clemins, P. J., Winter, J. M., and Beckage B. (2016). "Daily Weather Estimator for Climate Projections Based on Nearest Neighbor Resampling," 14th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW). Burlington, VT, March 22-24.
Hecht, J. S., Zia, A., Rizzo, D. M., Schroth, A. W., Clemins, P. J., Vaughan, M. C. H., and Underwood, K. E. (2018). "The systematic underestimation of nutrient load variability in coupled streamflow-water quality models: Effects on lake cyanobacteria blooms," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGU). Washington, DC, December 10-14.
Huang, H., Winter, J. M., Osterberg, E. C., Hanrahan, J., Bruyère, C., Clemins, P. J., and Beckage B. (2018). "Simulating Extreme Precipitation in the Lake Champlain Basin using a Regional Climate Model: Limitations and Uncertainties," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGU). Washington, DC, December 10-14.
Oikonomou, P. D., Zia, A., Schroth, A. W., Marti, C. L., Clemins, P. J., Rizzo, D. M., Beckage B., and Winter, J. (2019). "An Integrated Modeling Approach to Assess the Impact of Climate Change Induced Extreme Events and Non-Stationarity on Lake Cyanobacteria Blooms," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGU). Washington, DC, December 9-13.
Oikonomou, P. D., Zia, A., Hecht, J. S., Clemins, P. J., Rizzo, D. M., and Schroth, A. W. (2020). "Investigating possible effects of changing hydroclimatic persistence on lake cyanobacteria blooms," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGU). Virtual, December 7-11. In Review.
Periodicals
Clemins, P. J. (2011). "U.S. Federal R&D Investment in FY 2011 and Outlook for FY 2012," bridges: The Austrian Office of Science & Technology's Publication on S&T Policy, 29, April 2011.
Clemins, P. J. (2011). "The Path to 3%," bridges: The Austrian Office of Science & Technology's Publication on S&T Policy, 24, December 2009.
Conference Papers
Clemins, P. J. (2000). "Design of Java application programmer's interface (API) for heurstic tree search algorithms," Midwest Computer Conference. University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Whitewater, WI, March 31.
Clemins, P. J. and Povinelli, R. J. (2001). "Detecting regimes in temperature time series," Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering (ANNIE). St. Louis, MO, November 4-7. In C. H. Dagli, A. L. Buczak, J. Ghosh, M. Embrechts, O. Ersoy, and S. Kercel (Eds.), Smart Engineering System Design: Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Evolutionary Programming, Data Mining and Complex Systems, Vol 11, 727-732. New York, NY: ASME Press.
Clemins, P. J. and Johnson, M. T. (2002). "Automatic type classification and speaker identification of African elephant vocalizations," Measuring Behavior 2002. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 27-30. In L. P. J. J. Noldus, M. R. Ballintijn, C. A. Bruisten-Jeannot, I. J. Burfield, M. J. Gronert, and A. J. Spink (Eds.), Measuring Behavior 2002: Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, 45-46.
Clemins, P. J. and Johnson, M. T. (2003). "Application of speech recognition to African elephant (Loxodonta africana) vocalizations," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP '03), Vol 1, 484-487. Hong Kong, April 6-10.
Clemins, P. J. and Johnson, M. T. (2003). "Automatic classification of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) follicular and luteal rumbles," Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Acoustic Communication by Animals, 81-82. University of Maryland, College Park, MD, July 27-30.
Clemins, P. J., Trawicki, M. B., Adi, K., Tao, J., and Johnson, M. T. (2006). "Generalized perceptual features for vocalization analysis across multiple species," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP '06), Vol 1, 253-256. Toulouse, France, May 14-19.
Clemins, P. J., Turnbull, S., Rodgers, M., and Zia, A. (2020). "Implementing a Loosely-Coupled Integrated Assessment Model in the Pegasus Workflow Management System," Proceedings of PEARC '20: Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing, 176–180. Virtual, July 27-31. DOI: 10.1145/3311790.3396638
Report Contributions
National Science Board. (2008). Report to Congress on Interdisciplinary Research at the National Science Foundation (NSB-08-80). Washington, DC: National Science Board.
National Research Council. (2011). Communicating National Science Foundation Science and Engineering Information to Data Users: Letter Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
National Research Council. (2012). Communicating Science and Engineering Data in the Information Age. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Clemins, P. J., Johnson, M. T., Leong, K. M., and Savage, A. (2005). "Automatic classification and speaker identification of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) vocalizations", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 117(2), 956-963.
Clemins, P. J., and Johnson, M. T. (2006). "Generalized perceptual linear prediction features for animal vocalization analysis", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 120(1), 527-534.
Ren, Y., Johnson, M. T., Clemins, P. J., Darre, M., Stuart Glaeser, S., Osiejuk, T. S., Out-Nyarko, E. (2009). "A Framework for Bioacoustic Vocalization Analysis Using Hidden Markov Models", algorithms 2(4), 1410-1428.
Blumstein, D. T., Mennill, D. J., Clemins, P., Girod, L., Yao, K., Patricelli, G., Deppe, J. L., Krakauer, A. H., Clark, C., Cortopassi, K. A., Hanser, S. F., McCowen, B., Ali, A. M., Kirschel, A. N. G. (2011). "Acoustic monitoring in terrestrial environments using microphone arrays: applications, technological considerations and prospectus", Journal of Applied Ecology 48(3), 758-767. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.01993.x
Winter, J. M., Beckage, B., Bucini, G., Horton, R. M., and Clemins, P. J. (2016). "Development and Evaluation of High-Resolution Climate Simulations over the Mountainous Northeastern United States", Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17(3), 881-896. DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-15-0052.1
Zia, A., Bomblies, A., Schroth, A. W., Koliba, C., Isles, P. D. F., Tsai, Y., Mohammed, I. N., Bucini, G., Clemins, P. J., Turnbull, S., Rodgers, M., Hamed, A., Beckage, B., Winter, J., Adair, C., Galford, G. L., Rizzo, D., and Van Houten, J. (2016). "Coupled impacts of climate and land use change across a river-lake continuum: insights from an integrated assessment model of Lake Champlain's Missisquoi Basin, 2000-2040", Environmental Research Letters, 11(11), 114026. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114026.
Johnson, M. T. and Clemins, P. J. (2017). Hidden Markov Model Signal Classification. In C. Brown and T. Riede (Eds.), Comparative Bioacoustics: An Overview (pp. 358-414). Sharjah, UAE: Bentham Science Publishers. eISBN: 9781681083179.
Clemins, P. J., Bucini, G., Winter, J. M., Beckage, B., Towler, E., Betts, A., Cummings, R., and Queiroz, H. C. (2019). "An Analog Approach for Weather Estimation Using Climate Projections and Reanalysis Data", Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 58(8), 1763–1777. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-18-0255.1.
Huang, H., Winter, J. M., Osterberg, E. C., Hanrahan, J., Bruyère, C. L., Clemins, P. J., and Beckage, B. (2020). "Simulating Precipitation and Temperature in the Lake Champlain Basin using a Regional Climate Model: Limitations and Uncertainties", Climate Dynamics, 54(1-2), 69-84. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-019-04987-8.
Theses
Clemins, P. J. (2000). Java Application Programmer's Interface (API) for Heuristic Tree Search Algorithms. Masters Thesis. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University.
Clemins, P. J. (2005). Automatic Speaker Identification and Classification of Animal Vocalizations. Doctoral Dissertation. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University.
SKILLS
Applied Technologist - Provide advice on technology to meet individualized needs and culture
Computer Linguist - Proficiencies include object-oriented, functional, graphical, and scripting languages
Computing Systems - Personal devices, data center computing, and networking
Technical Communication - Written and spoken to a variety of audiences
Grant Writing - Experience with center-level proposals