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Jimmy Voyles

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program


Jimmy Voyles is the Instrument and Field Campaign Coordinator for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility (ACRF, an Office of Science National User Facility). In this position, I manage the technical and financial coordination of the ACRF Instrumentation Team, the coordination of field campaign vetting process, and the management of ACRF recovery act procurements and tasks. This includes the management, acquisition, and upgrade of instrumentation for the ACRF—totaling $60M of capital funds, and, the coordination and management of the ACRF's multi-laboratory Instrument Team. Responsibilities include the specification, deployment, upgrades, and support of the operations, performance, and engineering of all ACRF instrumentation systems.

Previous responsibilities include program leadership and line management of engineering, technology, staff, business, and their interrelated processes. Programs responsibilities have included the management of user facilities for climate research, engineering, electro-optics, automation technology, robotics, and sustainable development information systems.

My technical specialization is in the areas of instrumentation, control system engineering, electronic engineering, and real-time software development.

Research Interests

  • Control system engineering
  • Electronic engineering
  • Real-time software development

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Electronic Engineering & Technology, University of Houston
  • Masters Program, Electrical Engineering, Washington State University

Affiliations and Professional Service

PNNL Publications


  • Mather JH, and JW Voyles. 2013. "The ARM Climate Research Facility: A Review of Structure and Capabilities." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 94(3):377-392.  doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00218.1

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