Kelly is the director of the Princeton Ecohydrology Lab.
Lyndon is working on issues related to climate variability, and food security in subsistence dryland agricultural regions of sub-Saharan Africa.
Adam is leading our PULSE Lab efforts as well as work looking into how spatial competition for soil moisture affects drought responses in forest communities
Stephanie is working on a PhD focused on the hydrological determinants of small-holder agricultural resilience in Zambia
Drew is studying the effects of hydrologic variability on food security in Kenya.
Cynthia is interested in non-meteoric water resources for plants, especially in tropical forests.
Keita is interested in the influence of soil phenomena on large-scale hydrological processes in drylands.
Hilary is studying for an MSE focused on the environmental sensor technologies for the developing world
Julia Signell is our 2014-2015 Intern at the Mpala Research Centre, where she is keeping our tower healthy and doing PulsePod-related outreach work to local communities.
Elliot is studying alternative sample preparation methods for water isotopic analysis using mass spectrometry and the Picarro analyzer.
Matteo was a PEI Grand Challenge Intern in 2014 working on different aspects of crop management.
Ben is the lead hardware engineer for PulsePod and field technician. He’s recently moved from a New Jersey horse farm to a New Mexico cattle farm.
Marcus was a Grand Challenges Intern during the summer of 2014, when he worked with Keita DeCarlo on the biological controls of soil cracking in a Kenyan dryland system.
Jimmy joined our lab through the Hutchins Scholars program at the Lawrenceville School. He is working with Elliot on testing the use of alginate and chitosan beads for organics removal in plant water samples.
Eric is a research intern working with Lyndon Estes on ecological applications of UAVs and especially UAV image processing workflows.
Daozhi is a visiting researcher from the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science.
Feng is a visiting researcher from the Institute of Desertification Studies from the Chinese Academy of Forestry, located in Beijing, China.
Keir remains involved in our group while also working at the Environmental Consultancy firm, S.S. Papadopulos & Associates.
Trenton received his PhD in 2011. In the fall of 2013, he started as an Assistant Professor of Hydrogeophyiscs in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska.
Molly is currently living and working in sunny southern California, where she is a member of the data team for Factual software.
Patrick is applying his interests in soil science, environmental chemistry, and hydrology to addressing issues of environmental degradation and underdevelopment, especially in Africa.
Kaiyu received his PhD in 2013 and is now doing a postdoc with Dave Lobell at Stanford University.
Frances is now at Northern Arizona University for a postdoc working on fire and carbon dynamics of juniper woodlands.
Ida wrote her thesis on the use of catalytic convertors for removing organics from vapor samples when conducting laser-based spectroscopy of water vapor isotopes. She is currently a fellow in the Princeton in Africa program.
Stephen’s thesis was on the development of a low-cost disdrometer for agricultural monitoring in sub-Saharan Africa.
Rodrigo was an intern working with us in 2010 on our root excavation project. His duties included excavations and chief operator of the camp’s vuvuzela.
Jeremy was a PEI intern involved in our root excavation work during the summer of 2010.
Moses is a lab assistant in the Princeton Ecohydrology Lab facility at the Mpala Research Center
Boniface is a laboratory assistant in the Princeton Ecohydrolgy Lab facility at the Mpala Research Center
John manages the Princeton Ecohydrolgy Lab facility at the Mpala Research Center
Garth received an MS degree from the Department of Geography at Indiana University. he is currently a PhD Candidate at UMBC.
Abi received his MS degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. He is currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia.
Stephen received his PhD in 2013. He is currently a postdoc at the University of Utah, working with Gabe Bowen.
Lizzie King is now an Assistant Professor in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia
Lixin is now an Assistant Professor at IUPUI.
Ekomwa is our field research assistant at the Mpala Research Center
Alice was a research intern in our lab during the summer of 2011 and a thesis student during the 2011-2012 academic year. She wrote her thesis on methods for real-time characterization of the isotopic composition of plant transpiration fluxes.
Diana studied the role that roots play in determining seasonal patterns of water redistribution.
Alex received his MSE in 2008 and is currently teaching high school math in Washington, D.C.