Students, Post Docs & Visiting Scientists

Elizabeth Allen

Elizabeth Allen
B.S. University of Oregon, Biology and Anthropology, 2006
M.A. student Clark University, Environmental Science and Policy, 2012
Thesis Advisors: Jennie Stephens (Clark) and Fok-Yan Leung (WSU)
Research Interests: Public perceptions of climate change, stakeholder outreach and engagement in environmental modeling processes, communication between researchers and stakeholders.

Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson (email)
B.A. Ripon College, Biology, 2010
Ph.D. student in Botany, School of Biological Sciences, NSPIRE-IGERT Fellow, WSU
Thesis Advisor: Dave Evans
Research Interests: Landscape ecology, biogeochemical cycling of nitrogen, coupled biogeochemical cycles, and how humans impact biogeochemical cycling.

Greg Gould

Gregory Gould (email)
B.S. Civil Engineering / Applied Mathematics, Oregon Institute of Technology, 2011
M.S. Civil Engineering, Washington State University, in progress
Thesis Advisor: Jennifer Adam
Research Interests: Considering impacts of extreme wildfire events on water quality in post-fire erosion areas under climate change.

Xiaoyan Jiang

Xiaoyan Jiang, visiting scientist (NCAR) (email)
B.S./M.S. Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 2001/2004
M.S. Statistics, School of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 2009
Ph.D. Geological Sciences, The Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 2006–2010
Research Interests: biosphere–atmosphere interactions, air quality, climate change, and chemistry–climate interactions

Keyvan Malek

Keyvan Malek (email)
B.S. in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Tehran University, Iran, 2005
M.S. in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Bu Ali Sina University of Hamedan, Iran, 2008
Ph.D. student in Bio-System Engineering
Thesis Advisors: Claudio Stockle, Jennifer Adam
Research Interests: effects of climate change and agricultural practices on Yakima River Basin agriculture and water availability.

Cody Miller

Cody C. Miller (email)
B.S. Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Rhode Island, 2012
M.S. Environmental Science, Washington State University, Vancouver, in progress
Thesis Advisor: John Harrison
Research Interests: Impacts of human development and land use on nutrient cycling and hydrology.

Tsengel Nergui

Tsengel Nergui (email)
B.S./M.S. in Meteorology, National University of Mongolia, 1995/1997
Ph.D. student in Engineering science, Department of Civil and Environment, WSU
Thesis Advisor: Serena Chung
Research Interests: Atmospheric chemistry-transport modeling, natural and human impacts on atmospheric nitrogen chemistry and deposition, development of modeling tools for environment and natural resource management

Justin Poinsatte

Justin Poinsatte
B.S. University of Notre Dame, Biology and History
Ph.D. student in Botany, School of Biological Sciences, NSPIRE IGERT Fellow, WSU
Thesis Advisor: Dave Evans
Research Interests: Biogeochemical cycling of carbon and nitrogen, ecosystem ecology, soil microbial interactions, and human-induced global change

Kirti Rajagopalan

Kirti Rajagopalan (email)
M.B.A. Iowa State University, 2005
Ph.D. student in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Thesis Advisor: Jennifer Adam
Research Interests: Climate change impacts on hydrology and irrigated agriculture, water resources management

Julian Reyes

Julian Reyes (email, webpage)
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Washington State University, 2010
Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering, WSU
Thesis Advisor: Jennifer Adam
Research Interests: N-cycling in grasslands, modeling interactions between water, carbon, and nitrogen cycles; integrating hydrologic, atmospheric, and biogeochemical processes; and atmospheric deposition effects on terrestrial ecosystems

Jun Zhu

Jun Zhu, Post-Doc Fellow (UCSB)
B.S. Geography, East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai, 2000
M.S. Physical Geography, Skate Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, ECNU, Shanghai, 2003
Ph.D. Environmental Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 2010
Research Interests: ecological-hydrological modeling, environmental biogeochemistry, GIS/remote sensing, and global environment change

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