Seth is executive director at Utah State University’s Bingham Entrepreneurship & Energy Research Center and an expert in air quality measurements and instrumentation. His current research addresses the challenges of wintertime ozone production in the Uintah Basin, energy source emissions characterization, and atmospheric instrument innovation and development. Since 2011, Seth’s air quality team has won grants from several private, county, state, and federal entities, including the National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy, Bureau of Land Management, Uintah Impact Mitigation Special Service District, Ute Indian Tribe, and others. In June 2014, Seth testified before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources regarding how America’s educational institutions are creating a skilled and educated workforce crucial to the continued growth of the energy sector. Seth has been an invited participant at international workshops and conferences focused on air quality and
methods development. Numerous research groups and regulatory agencies,
including the EPA, have used sampling instruments that Seth has
co-developed. His research has been highlighted on the cover of Environmental Science and Technology and has appeared in Nature Geoscience. Seth has an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. in environmental science and health from the University of Nevada, Reno.