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Adam Wolf, Associate Research Scholar

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 Debats, PhD Student

Stephanie is working on a PhD focused on the hydrological determinants of small-holder agricultural resilience in Zambia.

Guiomar Ruiz Pérez, Visiting PhD Student

Guiomar is a visiting PhD student from the Universitat Politècnica de València focusing on the use of satellite data to implement parsimonious ecohydrological models in water-controlled areas.

Abinash Bhattachan, MS (2008)

Abi received his MS degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, and his PhD from the University of Virginia. He is currently doing a postdoc at NC State University.

Trenton Franz, PhD (2011)

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.

Kaiyu Guan, PhD. (2013)

Kaiyu received his PhD in 2013 and is now an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Feng Wang, Visiting Researcher

Feng is a visiting researcher from the Institute of Desertification Studies from the Chinese Academy of Forestry, located in Beijing, China.

Ben Siegfried, Lab/Field Technician

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.

Daozhi Gong, Visiting Researcher

Daozhi is a visiting researcher from the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science.

Patrick Nadeau, MSE Student

Patrick is applying his interests in soil science, environmental chemistry, and hydrology to addressing issues of environmental degradation and underdevelopment, especially in Africa.

Ida Posner, BSE Thesis (2012)

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.

Garth Lindner, MS (2008)

Garth received an MS degree from the Department of Geography at Indiana University. he is currently a PhD Candidate at UMBC.

Alice Suh, BSE Thesis (2012)

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.