Students

Name Field Advisor Research Interests
Ashley Campbell Microbiology Dan Buckley Microbial chemical ecology: mapping the terrestrial microbial food web.
Sam Chamberlain Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Jed Sparks Holistic greenhouse gas emissions from sub-tropical pastures.
Bridget Darby Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Christine Goodale Terrestrial biogeochemisty, soil decomposition, microbial ecology, ecosystem and global modeling.
Erin Eggleston Microbiology Ian Hewson Molecular insights into aquatic microbial communities and the biogeochemical processes.
Katie Grant Geological Sciences (EAS) Lou Derry Carbon-mineral interactions and isotope applications to carbon stabilization in volcanic soils.
Megan M. Gregory Horticulture Laurie Drinkwater Agroecology, community gardens, urban ecology, collaborative inquiry approaches to agricultural research and education.
Zhen Han Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Laurie Drinkwater, Todd Walter Biogeochemistry, agroecology, ecohydrology.
Rachel Hestrin Crop & Soil Science Johannes Lehmann Plant-microbe interactions, terrestrial nutrient cycling, soil fertility.
Amy Hetherington Natural Resources Rebecca Schneider, Lars Rudstam Limnology, climate change, invasive mussels, cyanobacteria and watershed management.
Maya Lim Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Andre Kessler & Murray McBride
Keeley MacNeill Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Alex Flecker The effects of temperature change on nutrient cycling and the functional traits of biofilms in tropical and temperate streams.
Cedric W. Mason Biological & Environmental Engineering Tammo Steenhuis Temporal and spatial patterns of nitrous oxide emissions from bioenergy crops at the landscape scale.
Lauren McPhillips Biological & Environmental Engineering M. Todd Walter Landscape interactions between hydrology and biogeochemistry; denitrification; ecohydrology modeling; water quality issues.
Kim Morrell Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Andre Kessler Plant-to-plant signaling and its influence on plant and insect communities.
Chelsea Morris Biological & Environmental Engineering M. Todd Walter Nitrogen, water quality, hydrological models, agriculture.
Suzanne Pierre Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Jed Sparks Terrestrial nitrogen/carbon interactions, plant/microbe interactions, global climate change.
Will Pluer Biological & Environmental Engineering M. Todd Walter Nutrient management in water, denitrification, BMP development.
Angela Possinger Crop & Soil Science Johannes Lehmann Soil carbon cycling and sequestration, carbon-mineral interactions, high-resolution microspectroscopy techniques.
Emily Reiss Horticulture Laurie Drinkwater Agroecology, cover crops, functional traits.
Armanda Roco Microbiology Jim Shapleigh, Joe Yavitt Bacterial community diversity associated with denitrification in soil.
Sheila Saia Biological & Environmental Engineering Tammo Steenhuis Linking hydrology with microbiology to gain a better understanding of phosphorus cycling in the environment.
Asha Sharma Biological & Environmental Engineering M. Todd Walter Climate change, hydrology, food systems, sustainable development.
Paul Simonin Natural Resources Lars Rudstam Aquatic ecology, fisheries, population and community dynamics.
Fiona Soper Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Jed Sparks Nitrogen cycling, including fixation and trace gas flux, stable isotope applications, aridland biogeochemistry, woody encroachment.
Bhavya Sridhar Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Christine Goodale Terrestrial biogeochemisty, modeling soil carbon and nitrogen, microbial ecology, soil acidification, organic matter decomposition.
Kyle Trostle Earth & Atmospheric Science Lou Derry Magnesium isotopes, Hawaiian soils, weathering.
Lily Twining Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Alex Flecker Food quality effects on resource subsidies.
Thea Whitman Crop & Soil Science Johannes Lehmann Terrestrial carbon biogeochemistry, climate change, and black carbon/biochar, soil organic carbon interactions.
Michelle Wong Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Robert Howarth Terrestrial biogeochemistry, geochemical controls on nitrogen cycling.
Rosemary Yardley Biological & Environmental Engineering M. Todd Walter Biogeochemistry, nitrogen cycling in undisturbed vs. disturbed systems, soil greenhouse gas fluxes and climate change impacts.