Brian Smoliak, PhD

Brian Smoliak┬áis a long-standing member of the finance committee; he completed a five year term on Engeye’s Board of Directors 2013-2018, serving as Treasurer from 2013 to 2016 and as President from 2016 to 2018. He has past experience with non-profit leadership and management at Seattle Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO), an all-volunteer community outreach program that provides opportunities for urban youth to explore, enjoy, and protect the natural world.

Brian is currently a senior research scientist at WindLogics, Inc., a renewable energy analytics company in St. Paul, MN. He received a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington in 2013, specializing in detection and attribution of climate change in historical observations of surface air temperature.