Graduate Students

Name Areas of Interest Advisor Email
Zachary Aanerud
MS student (Water Resources Science)

Nitrogen Cycle in Corn Fields, Nutrient Management, Contaminant Hydrology, Water Quality,

Dr. Fabián Fernández [email protected]
Jonathan Alexander
PhD Candidate
MS 2019

Nitrogen cycling, Biomass decomposition, Tillage management, Agronomy

Dr. John Baker
Dr. Rodney Venterea
[email protected]
Luis Allen
Graduate student
Research assistant

Soil health, Soil conservation, Water quality, Water policy, Watershed management

Dr. Melissa Wilson [email protected]
Julia Andreasen
Graduate student

Ice core paleoclimatology, Glaciology, West Antarctic climate, Ice shelf calving fronts, Remote sensing

    Dr. Peter Neff [email protected]
    Jonathan Birkel
    Graduate student
    Dr. Tracy Twine [email protected]
    Hava Blair
    Graduate student
    Dr. Jess Gutknecht
    Dr. Nic Jelinski
    [email protected]
    Nancy Bohl Bormann
    Graduate student
    Dr. Melissa Wilson
    Dr. Erin Cortus
    [email protected]
    Devon Brodie
    Graduate student
    Dr. Nic Jelinski [email protected]
    Xin Chen
    Graduate student
    Dr. Dylan Millet [email protected]
    Sara DeLaurentis
    Graduate student
    [email protected]
    Gabriel Dias Paiao
    PhD student
    MS 2017

    Precision agriculture, Remote sensing, and Nutrient management

    Dr. Fabián Fernández [email protected]
    Aaron Frankl
    Graduate Research Assistant

    Nutrient Management, Drainage, Water Quality

    Dr. Lindsay Pease 
    Dr. Anna Cates
    [email protected]
    Eduardo Garay
    Graduate Research Assistant

    Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Food Security, Food Energy and Water Nexus, Animal - Crop Production Systems

    Dr. Fabián Fernández [email protected]
    Thomas Hultquist
    Graduate student
    Dr. Peter Snyder [email protected]
    Aicam Laacouri
    Graduate student

    Zone-based nitrogen management

    Dr. David Mulla [email protected]
    Abdelkrim Lachgar
    Graduate student

    Remote sensing of soil phosphorus

    Dr. David Mulla [email protected]
    Leanna Leverich
    PhD Candidate

    Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, GIS, Conservation Agriculture

    Dr. Daniel Kaiser
    Dr. Seth Naeve
    [email protected]
    Chang Liu
    Graduate student

    Invasion of earthworms

    Dr. Satoshi Ishii [email protected]
    Al Lohese
    PhD Candidate
    Dr. Nic Jelinski [email protected]
    Persephone Ma
    PhD Candidate

    Sewage sludge ash, Biosolids, Valorization of waste, Systems thinking/approach

    Dr. Carl Rosen [email protected]
    Sonia Menegaz
    Graduate student

    Nutrient management, Water quality, Crops

    Dr. Fabián Fernández [email protected]
    Jennifer Nicklay
    Graduate student

    Urban soil, Agroecology, Political ecology, Participatory research, Community-based research, Urban agriculture, Environmental justice

    Dr. Nic Jelinski
    Dr. Jess Gutknecht
    [email protected]
    Stella Pey
    Graduate student
    Dr. Jess Gutknecht
    Dr. Jacob Jungers
    [email protected]
    Caroline Pierce
    PhD Candidate

    Mercury, Peatlands, Wetlands, Geochemistry, Climate Change

    Dr. Brandy Toner
    Dr. Ed Nater
    [email protected]
    Manny Sabbagh
    Graduate student
    Dr. Melissa Wilson
    Dr. Paulo Pagliari
    [email protected]
    Kyle Sherbine
    Graduate Research Assistant

    Soil organic matter, Drainage

    Dr. Anna Cates
    Dr. Lindsay Pease
    [email protected]
    Gurparteet Singh
    Graduate student
    Dr. Vasudha Sharma [email protected]
    Tamas Varga
    PhD Candidate

    Modeling drainage, runoff, and water use in irrigated corn and soybean systems

    Dr. Timothy Griffis [email protected]
    Hao Wang
    Graduate student

    Woodchip bioreactor for nitrate removal

    Dr. Satoshi Ishii [email protected]
    Jessica Wayment
    MS 2021
    Dr. Fabián Fernández [email protected]
    Ke Xiao
    PhD Candidate

    Eddy covariance and isotope observations on water vapor, Land and atmosphere modeling, Boundary layer theories

    Dr. Timothy Griffis [email protected]
    Xueying Yu
    Graduate student

    Atmospheric chemistry, Carbon cycle, and Data assimilation

    Dr. Dylan Millet [email protected]