Advanced Pumping Efficiency Program (APEP) and Water, Energy and Technology (WET) Center staff are designated. Contact information for staff can be found by searching the University‚Äôs directory at


Dr. Charles C. Hillyer

Rafael Allende
Field Technician

Yvette Archuleta
Program Assistant

Shawn Ashkan
Agricultural Engineer

Pete Canessa
APEP/Program Manager

Dr. Florence Cassel Sharma
Soil and Water Scientist

Valdemar Cerna
APEP/Program Assistant

Alexis Ford
WET/PR and Communications Assistant

Benjamin Francis
WET/Project Coordinator

Dr. Dave Goorahoo
Soil Scientist

Bill Green
APEP/Education, Pump Testing, Retrofits

Sarge Green
Project Director

Tim Jacobsen
Field Research Manager

Dr. Karl E. Longley
Dean Emeritus Lyles College of Engineering

Jeff Macon
WET/Venture Development Manager

Grace Manly
WET/Project Assistant

Jorge Moreno Ramirez|
Research Technician

Belinda F. Munoz
Administrative Support Coordinator II

Edward M. Norum
Agricultural Engineer

Kate Norum
Assistant Director Operations

Helle Petersen
WET Center Manager/CIT Assistant Director

Janet Robles
Research Assistant

Dr. John Suen
Chief, Hydrology Studies

Dr. Kaomine Vang
Assistant Director Laboratory & Testing Services

Dr. Dilruba Yeasmin
Research Scientist

Dr. David F. Zoldoske
Project Specialist