Zacharias, Dan
Title:
IT Support Engineer - College of Engineering & Technology
Office:
CS716
Phone:
6220
Mail Code:
253
Last Updated: 10/24/18 -

Daniel J. Zacharias
College of Engineering & Technology IT Support, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah 84058)
E-mail: DanielZ@uvu.edu, Tel: (801)863-6220

Current Areas of Research:
Geophysical surveying, groundwater exploration and development in volcanic terrains, heavy metals in local sport fish populations, benchmarking lab computer systems for performance and thermal capacities, best practices for the development and deployment of lab software images among image deployment solutions.

Current Field Areas:
Wasatch Front (Utah), Utah Valley (Utah), The #DigitalAbyss.

Education:
Utah Valley University, Orem Utah
      B.Sc., Earth Science, emphasis in Environmental Management. 

Utah Valley University, Orem Utah
      B.Sc., Fall 2014
      A.S, Spring 2014

CompTIA A+

Dell Certified Systems Expert

AccessData Certified Mobile Examiner

Awards:

2011 International FLBA- PBL, Help Desk Competition, Second Place.
2011 Utah PBL Help Desk Competition, First place.
2011 Utah PBL Network Design Competition, Second Place.
2012 Utah Collegiate DECA, Business Research, Third Place.
2012 Utah PBL Telecommunications Competition, Third place.
2012 International FLBA- PBL, Telecommunications, Seventh place. 
2014 Utah PBL Computer Concepts Competition, Second Place. 
2014 Utah PBL Cyber Security Competition, Third place.
2014 Utah PBL Hel Desk Competition, Fourth place.
2014 Utah PBL Networking Concepts Competition, Third place.
2014 Utah PBL Statistical Analysis Competition, Fifth place.

Recent Service to Utah Valley University (2010 – Present):
SCCM sub committee (2013-2014)
IT Area Technician III (August 2015 – Present)
IT Systems Specialist III (June 2012-August 2015)
Support Technician III (January 2012 – June 2012)
Student Position, performing IT System Specialist duties (August 2011 – January 2012)
Support Technician III Woodbury School of Business (April 2010 – June 2011)

Recent Undergraduate Research Grants I participated in:
Gherasim, J., B. Howell, K. Larsen, E. Matheson, C. Oliverson, J. Sorensen, S. Tulley, and D. Zacharias, Historical Changes in Spring Discharge on Ute Mountain Ute Nation and the White Mesa Cultural and Conservation Area, Southeastern Utah, SAC Grant, 2015.

Colledge, P.D., D.B. Dastrup, B.D. Davis, A.P. Homer, H.A. Ivie, D.H. Natter, and D. Zacharias, Participation in 33rd Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days at Colorado State University, SAC Grant.
Hilbert, J., A. Homer, D. Howard, D. Zacharias, P. Colledge, B. Davis, R. McNamara, and D. Natter, Arsenic and other Heavy Metals in Shallow Groundwater in Utah Valley, Utah, SAC Grant, 2013.

Zacharias, Daniel, Heavy Metal Concentrations in Sport Fish, Utah Lake, Utah. 2010-2011

Publications (Peer-Reviewed):
Emerman, S.H., M.S. Abbott, S.K. Tulley, S.I. Nofchissey, P.G. Bushman, D. Joe, J.E. Gherasim, S.R. Campbell, E.C. Matheson, K.L. Larsen, B.O. Howell, and D.J. Zacharias, The history of water in Bears Ears National Monument, southeastern Utah: In Emerman, S.H., B. Bowen, S. Schamel, and S. Simmons (eds.), Geofluids of Utah: 2018 Utah Geological Association Publication 47, in press.

Dastrup, D.B., G.R. Ferreira, D. Zacharias, D.H. Natter, L.T. Kellum, B.B. Davis, M.R. Alexander, J. Selck, and S.H. Emerman. A plan for the conversion of stormwater to groundwater recharge on the Utah Valley University Main Campus, Orem, Utah: Proceedings of The National Conference on Undergraduate Research 2013, submitted.

Publications (Non Peer-Reviewed):
Dastrup, D.B., G.R. Ferreira, D. Zacharias, D.H. Natter, L.T. Kellum, S.H. Emerman, B.B. Davis, M.R. Alexander, and J. Selck, 2013. A plan for the conversion of stormwater to groundwater recharge on the Utah Valley University Main Campus, Orem, Utah: In Ramirez, J.A. (ed.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, Hydrology Days Publications, Fort Collins, CO, pp. 10-21.

Recent Presentations at Professional Meetings:
Larsen, K.L., S.K. Tulley, J.E. Gherasim, P.E. Morris, J.R. Abbott, E.C. Matheson, B.O. Howell, D.J. Zacharias, and S.H. Emerman, Impact of climate change on spring
discharge in the White Mesa Cultural and Conservation Area, Manti-La Sal National
Forest, Southeastern Utah, 36th Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, Colorado, March 23, 2016.

S. Tulley, E.C. Matheson, B. Howell, J. Gherasim, K. Larsen, D.J. Zacharias, S.H. Emerman, and J.A. Bradford, Historical changes in spring discharge in the White Mesa Cultural and Conservation Area, Manti-La Sal National Forest, southeastern Utah, 2015 Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Session on Recent Advances in Hydrogeology, Baltimore, Maryland, November 1, 2015.

Zacharias, D., Dastrup, D.B., G.R. Ferreira, D.H. Natter, L.T. Kellum, B.B. Davis, M.R. Alexander, J. Selck,  and S.H. Emerman, A plan for the conversion of stormwater to groundwater recharge on the Utah Valley University Main Campus, Orem, Utah, 2013 Spring Runoff Conference, Logan, Utah, April 9, 2013.

Homer, A.P., Hilbert, J.N., D.R. Howard, D.J. Zacharias, P.D. Colledge, B.B. Davis, R.J. McNamara, D.H. Natter, and S.H. Emerman, Arsenic and other heavy metals in shallow groundwater in Utah Valley, Utah, 2013 Spring Runoff Conference, Logan, Utah, April 10, 2013.

Professional Organizations:
Utah Valley GIS Users Group, ESRI Users Group, Utah Geographic Information Council, American Water Resources Association, Help Desk Institute