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Graduate Students

Graduate students are listed under their respective faculty advisors.

  • Dr. Elizabeth Anderson

    Elena Neibaur

    Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Anderson

     

    Aldo Farah Perez

    Email: afara017@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science - Natural Resource Science and Management
    Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Anderson
    Bachelor's Degree: Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
    Research Area: River Ecology
    Research Topic: River Connectivity in the Andean Amazon

     

    Ana Rojas

    Email: aroja088@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Anderson
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Environmental Studies, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Area: Tropics. Primarily Andes-Amazon Region
    Research Topic: Socioecology of Non-Native Species in Rivers and Watersheds, Tropical Conservation

     

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    Brenna Kays

    Email: bkays001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Anderson
    From: Miami, Fl, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: B.A. in Sustainability and the Environment, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Area: Natural Resource Science and Management
    Research Topic: Impacts of Citizen Science and Environmental Education on Restoration Outcomes and Human Wellbeing

     

  • Dr. William Anderson

    Heather Dawn Black

    Email: hblac012@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. William Anderson
    From: West Virginia, USA
    Master's Degree: University of Alabama, AL, USA
    Research Area: Stable Isotope Geochemistry and Paleoceanography, Specifically Looking at the Geochemistry of IODP Cores from the Sea of Japan

  • Dr. Mahadev Bhat

    Christina Brown, Graduate Student

    Email: cebrown@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science - Natural Resource Science and Management
    Advisor: Dr. Mahadev Bhat
    From: Miami, Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Economics, Florida International University, FL, USA, 2012
    Research Area: Natural Resource Economics

     

    Kevin Cavasos, Graduate Student

    Email: kcavasos@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Natural Resource Science and Management
    Advisor: Dr. Mahadev Bhat
    From: Pensacola, FL, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Finance, University of Florida, FL ,USA, 1995
    Master's Degree: M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee, TN, USA, 2014
    Research Area: Ecosystem Service Valuation
    Research topic: Return on investment from Restocking Depleted Staghorn Coral (Acropora cervicornis) Populations in Florida.

     

    Scott Shaw

    Advisor: Dr. Mahadev Bhat

     

    Anna Fache

    Email: afach004@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Environmental Studies Master
    Advisor: Dr. Mahadev Bhat
    From: FL, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Environmental Studies, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Area: Energy

     

    Nicholas Charles

    Email: nchar042@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Mahadev Bhat
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Environmental Studies, University of Central Florida, FL, USA
    Research Area: Hydrology and Environmental Economics
    Research Topic: Benchmark Hydrology Research for the Implementation of a Lift Irrigation Project in Karnataka, India

  • Dr. Laurel Collins

    Philip Lamela

    Email: plame001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Laurel Collins
    From: Miami, Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Duke University, NC, USA, 2010
    Research Area: Paleobiology
    Research Topic: Foraminiferal Biogeography of the Paleocene Cannonball Formation, South Dakota

     

    Vanessa Londono

    Email: vlond002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Laurel Collins
    From: Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2015
    Research Area: Paleobiology
    Research Topic: Cretaceous deep sea foraminifera

     

    Maria Sider

    Email: mgudn001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Laurel Collins
    From: Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2011
    Research Area: Paleobiology
    Research Topic: Holocene Foraminifera of Panama

     

    Zoe Verlaak

    Email: zverl001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Laurel Collins
    From: Ghent, Belgium
    Bachelor's Degree: Ghent University, Belgium, 2009
    Master's Degree: Ghent University, Belgium, 2011
    Research Area: Paleoenvironment/Paleoecology
    Research Topic: Benthic Foraminifera of the South Florida Mangroves and Marshes

  • Dr. Grenville Draper

    Kevin Chau

    Email: kchau001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Grenville Draper
    From: Miami, Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2006
    Research Area: Igneous Petrology
    Research Topic: A Petrologic and Tectonic Study of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province
    Other Interests: Photography

  • Dr. Joel Heinen

    Kathryn Braddock

    Advisor: Dr. Joel Heinen

     

    Stephanie Munguia

    Email: smung008@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science, Natural Resource Science and Management
    Advisor: Dr. Joel Heinen
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Integrative Animal Biology, University of South Florida, FL, USA; B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, University of South Florida, FL, USA
    Master's Degree: M.A. in International Environmental Policy, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, CA, USA
    Research Area: Protected area management
    Research Topic: Policy alignment across regulatory levels to meet conservation goals

  • Dr. Rosemary Hickey-Vargas

    Kim Beck

    Email: kbeck001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Rosemary Hickey-Vargas
    From: Miami, Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2012
    Master's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2015
    Research Area: Geoscience Education

     

    Eshita Samajpati

    Email: esama005@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geoscience
    Advisor: Dr. Rosemary Hickey-Vargas
    From: Kolkata, India
    Bachelor's Degree: University of Calcutta, India, 2012
    Master's Degree: Indian Institute of Technology, India, 2014
    Research Area: Geochemistry

     

    Emmanuel Soto

    Email: esoto033@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Rosemary Hickey-Vargas
    From: Puerto Rico
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Topic: Geochemistry

     

    Mauro Mingo

    Email: mming007@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Master of Science in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Rosemary Hickey-Vargas
    Bachelor's Degree: Geology, National University of La Plata, Argentina
    Research Area: Indigenous Petrology, Geochemistry
    Research Topic: Geothermometry of Chilean Volcanic Rocks

  • Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran

    James Dautel

    Email: jdautel@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran
    From: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Area: Remote Sensing in Agriculture
    Research Topic: Using Remotes Sensing Techniques to Predict Root Zone Flooding in Avocado Groves

     

    Ariel Freidenreich

    Email: afrei006@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: PhD in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran
    From: Hollywood, Florida, USA
    Bachelor’s Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2014
    Master's Degree: M.S. in Environmental Studies, Florida International University, FL, USA, 2016 Research Area: Agroecology

     

    Shagufta Gaffar

    Advisor: Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran

     

    Meghan Gonzalez

    Advisor: Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran

     

    Ganesh Khadka

    Email: gkhad001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science
    Advisor: Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran
    Bachelor's Degree: Tribhuvan University, Nepal
    Master's Degree: Tribhuvan University, Nepal
    Research Area: Soil-Plant Microbiology

     

     

    Meghan Lenahan

    Email: mlena005@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran
    From: Allentown, PA, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: University of Delaware, DE, USA
    Research Area: Integrated Pest Management, Agroecology

     

    Mary Tiedeman

    Email: mtied001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science
    Advisor: Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran
    From: Sioux City, Iowa, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Iowa State University, IA, USA
    Research Area: Dynamics of Mycorrhizal Tree Colonization, Nutrient Acquisition Strategies, and Soils in the Subtropics and Tropics

     

    Claudia Garcia

    Email: cgarc382@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Environmental Studies
    Advisors: Dr. Krishnaswami Jayachandran
    Bachelor's Degree: Biological Sciences
    Research Area: Agroecology

  • Dr. Haiyan Jiang

    Yongxian Pei

    Email: ypei002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Haiyan Jiang
    From: China
    Bachelor's Degree: Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China, 2012
    Research Area: Tropical Cyclones

     

    Tyler Storm Wieland

    Email: twiel002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Haiyan Jiang
    From: Lawrence, Kansas, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas, Kansas, USA
    Research Area: Tropical Cyclones & Tropical Meteorology
    Research Topic: Tropical Cyclones and Characteristics for Intensification

     

    Xinxi Wang

    Email: xwang095@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Haiyan Jiang
    From: China
    Bachelor's Degree: Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, China, 2016
    Research Area: Tropical Cyclones

     

    Adrian Lopez

    Email: alope566@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences
    Advisor: Dr. Haiyan Jiang
    Bachelor's Degree: Meteorology
    Research Area: Tropical Cyclones

     

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    Oscar Guzman

    Email: oguzm013@fiu.edu
    Current degree program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Haiyan Jiang
    From: Bogota, Colombia.
    Bachelor’s Degree: Engineer in Geodesy and Cartography - District University of Bogota.
    Master’s Degree: MSc. Meteorology - National University of Colombia.
    Research Area: Remote Sensing – Satellite and Ground-based measurements.

  • Dr. Hong Liu

    Haydee Borrero

    Email: hborr002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Natural Resource Science & Management
    Advisor: Dr. Hong Liu
    From: Miami, FL, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2013
    Research Area: Southern Florida
    Research Topic: Climate Change Effects on Specialized Plant Animal Interactions. At the Moment Looking at Those Effects on the Florida Native Cyrtopodium punctatumOrchid

     

    Sandra Koi

    Email: skoi001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science
    Advisor: Dr. Hong Liu
    From: Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S in Environmental Science/Biology, Nova Southeastern University, FL, USA,
    Master's Degree: M.S. in Entomology, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Research Area: Citizen Science
    Research Topic: Specialist pollinators and lepidoptera in pine rocklands
    Blog Web Pages: Atala News and Atala News II

  • Dr. Florentin Maurrasse

    Carlos Herdocia

    Advisor: Dr. Florentin Maurrasse

     

    Jose Llaguno

    Email: Jllag003@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Geoscience
    Advisor: Dr. Florentin Maurrasse
    From: Pinar del Rio, Cuba
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2014
    Research Area: Stratigraphy, Geochemistry
    Research Topic: Paleoenvironments associated with OAE1a in Aptian Hemipelagic sediments of the El Pui section, Organyà Basin, South-Central Pyrenees, Spain.

     

    Jander Socorro

    Advisor: Dr. Florentin Maurrasse

  • Dr. Assefa Melesse

    Anteneh Zewdie Abiy

    Email: aabiy001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Assefa Melesse
    From: Ethiopia
    Bachelor's Degree: Applied Geology, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
    Master's Degree: Integrated Watershed Management and Hydrology, Cornell University, NY
    Research Area: Modeling Hydroclimate Variability Driven Groundwater Flow and Saltwater Intrusion Dynamics in the Biscayne Aquifer in Miami-Dade County, Southeast Florida; Freshwater Availability in the Everglades; Hydroclimatic Data Analysis; Groundwater Modeling; Saltwater Intrusion Modeling

     

    Samuel Kent

    Advisor: Dr. Assefa Melesse

     

    Angelica Moncada

    Email: amonc002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science with a Major in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Assefa Melesse
    Bachelor's Degree: Environmental Science, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Research Area: Hydrological Modeling and Geospatial Analysis of Phosphorus in Florida

     

    Berhane Gebreamlak

    Email: bgebr004@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geoscience
    Advisor: Dr. Assefa Melesse
    From: Eritrea
    Bachelor's Degree: Geology, Eritrea Institute of Technology
    Research Area: Hydrology

  • Dr. Pallab Mozumder

    Joseph Sinicrope

    Email: jsinicro@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Pallab Mozumder
    From: Homestead, Florida
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Business Administration, University of Virginia, VA, USA
    Master's Degree: M.B.A., Florida International University, FL, USA; M.S. in National Security Studies, USMC Command and Staff College, VA, USA
    Research Area: Deactivation and Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities and Sites
    Research Topic: Impacts of Climate Change / Sea Level on Deactivation and Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities and Sites

  • Dr. Rene Price

    Joshua Allen

    Email: jalle091@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geoscience
    Advisor: Dr. Rene Price
    From: Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi, USA, 2012
    Master's Degree: USM Gulf Coast Research Lab, 2014
    Research Area: The Everglades
    Research Topic: The Water Budget and Chemical Conditions of Two Areas in the Florida Everglades

  • Dr. Kathleen Quardokus Fisher

    Logan Saucer

    Email: lsauc002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: PhD in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Quardokus Fisher
    From: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: BS in Geosciences, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Area: Geoscience Education

  • Dr. Jennifer Rehage

    Jesse Blanchard

    Email: jblan138@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Rehage
    From: Oneonta, New York, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida Institute of Technology, FL, USA
    Research Area: Ichthyology
    Research Topic: Ephemeral Fish Metacommunity Assembly Dynamics

     

    Cody Eggenberger

    Email: cegge004@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Rehage
    From: Okemos, Michigan
    Bachelor's Degree: Michigan State University, MI, USA
    Research Area: The Mangrove Lakes in South Central Everglades and North Florida Bay
    Research Topic: Movement Ecology of the Recreationally Important Fishes of the Everglades and Florida Bay

     

    Carissa Gervasi

    Email: cgerv002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science, Natural Resource Management
    Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Rehage
    From: Sturbridge, MA, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Roger Williams University, RI, USA
    Research Area: Fish Ecology
    Research Topic: Ecological and Socio-Economic Impacts of Marine Protected Areas

     

    Jordan Massie

    Email: jmass041@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science
    Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Rehage
    Bachelor's Degree: Fisheries and Wildlife Science, Oregon State University, OR, USA
    Research Area: Aquatic Ecology

     

    Jonathan Rodemann

    Email: jrode010@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: PhD in Earth Systems Science - Natural Resource Science and Management
    Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Rehage
    From: Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Marine Science and Biology, University of Miami, FL, USA
    Master's Degree: Marine Biology, Northeastern University, IL, USA
    Research Area: Fish Ecology
    Research Topic: Effects of seascape changes in Florida Bay on recreational fisheries

  • Dr. Cara Rockwell

    Lydia Cuni

    Email: lcuni002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Cara Rockwell
    From: Hialeah, FL, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2014
    Research Area: Plant Ecology
    Research Topic: The Effects of Light Availability, Fire History, and Litter on Plant Species Composition and Diversity in the Pine Rockland-Hardwood Hammock Ecotone.

  • Dr. Michael Ross

    Himadri Biswas

    Advisor: Dr. Michael Ross

     

    Joshua Diamond

    Email: jdiam009@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. Program (Candidate)
    Advisor: Dr. Michael S. Ross
    From: Washington, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Hampshire College, MA, USA
    Master's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Area: Ecology
    Research Topic: Non-Trophic Competition Between Native and Exotic Cavity-Nesting Birds in South Florida.

     

    Rosario Vidales

    Email: rvida018@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Michael S. Ross
    From: Homestead, Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, FL, USA, 2014
    Research Area: Coastal wetlands of the Southeast Saline Everglades, Florida
    Research Topic: Intraspecific variation in leaf traits of red mangrove Rhizophora mangle and its environmental drivers.

     

    Mason Bradbury

    Email: mbrad045@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Natural Resource Science and Management.
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Ross.
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Environmental Biology / Anthropology, Michigan State University, MI, USA.
    Master's Degree: M.S. in International Conservation and Development, University of Montana, MT, USA.
    Research Area: Restoration, Social-Ecological Systems, and Historical Political Ecology.

  • Dr. Leonard Scinto

    Ikechukwu Onwuka

    Email: ionwu002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science
    Advisor: Dr. Leonard Scinto and Dr. Assefa Melesse
    Bachelor's Degree: Oceanography, University of Ghana, Ghana
    Research Area: Ways of Reducing Phosphorous to Background Concentrations to Remediate Impactet Waterbodies and in Wastewater Treatment

  • Dr. Kateel Shetty

    Jennifer Gil-Acevedo

    Email: igila003@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Environmental Studies
    Advisor: Dr. Kateel Shetty
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Interdisciplinary Science, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico; Joint Post-Baccalaureate Program in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in Saint Louis, WA, USA
    Research Area: Microbiology / Nanotechnology
    Research Topic: Sensitivity of Freshwater and Marine Microalgae to Nano and Bulk Zinc Oxides

  • Dr. Michael Sukop

    Timothy Kirby

    Email: tkirb004@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Natural Resource Science and Management
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Sukop
    From: Danville, Virginia, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Sustainable Development, Columbia University, NY, USA, 2016
    Research Area: Water Governance, Natural Resource Economics
    Research Topics: Social Equity and Environmental Justice (SEEJ) in US Water Governance, Social Network Analysis (SNA) of Climate Change Professionals and Organizations, Water-Saving Technology Adoption Behaviors, and Financing Mechanisms for Water Infrastructure Investments

     

    Ron Hariprashad

    Email: rhari002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: M.S. in Geosciences - Hydrogeology Track
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Sukop
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Area: Modeling Surface Water and Groundwater Interaction

     

    Santiago Castex

    Email: scast033@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Master in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Sukop
    Bachelor's Degree: Geoscience
    Research Area: Hydrology

     

    Martina Rogers

    Email: mroge044@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Hydrogeology
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Sukop
    From: Liptovsky Hradok, Slovakia
    Bachelor's Degree: B.S. in Environmental Sciences, Broward College, FL, USA
    Research Area: Hydrogeology
    Research Topic: Analysis of well water level time series data for aquifer parameter estimation.

  • Dr. Shimon Wdowinski

    Boya Zhang

    Email: bzhan018@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geoscience
    Advisor: Dr. Shimon Wdowinski
    Bachelor's Degree: Capital Normal University, China
    Master's Degree: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
    Research Area: INSAR

     

    Roshan Koirala

    Email: rkoir001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth System Science, Geoscience
    Advisor: Dr. Shimon Wdowinski
    Bachelor's Degree: Tribhuvan University, Nepal
    Master's Degree: Tribhuvan University, Nepal
    Research Area: Remote Sensing and GIS

     

    Maria Marquez

    Email: mmarq002@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Shimon Wdowinski
    From: Miami, Florida, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Florida International University, USA, 2014
    Master's Degree: M.S. in Geoscience, Florida International University, USA, 2016
    Research Area: Hydrogeology
    Research Interests: Characterizing the Biscayne Aquifer

  • Dr. Dean Whitman

    Michael Kiflai

    Email: mkifl001@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geoscience
    Advisor: Dr. Dean Whitman
    From: Asmara, Eritrea
    Bachelor's Degree: Eritrea Institute of Technology, Eritrea, 2011
    Research Area: Hyrdogeophysics
    Research Topic: Hydrogeophysical Characterization and Imaging in the Mangrove Lakes Region of Everglades National Park.

  • Dr. Hugh E. Willoughby

    Israel Gonzalez

    Email: igonz008@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Hugh E. Willoughby
    From: Miami, FL, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Geosciences (Atmospheric Track), Florida International University, FL, USA, 2010
    Master's Degree: Geosciences (Atmospheric Track), Florida International University, FL, USA, 2014
    Research Topic: Linear and Nonlinear Motion of a Barotropic Vortex (Thesis); Mechanisms of Hurricane Motion and Intensity Change (Dissertation)

     

    Javiera Hernandez

    Email: jhern385@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Hugh Willoughby
    From: Osorno, Chile / Miami, FL, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: Geography, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Master's Degree: Geosciences, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Research Topic: Hurricane Impact Simulations Using Idealized Catastrophe Models.

     

    Margie Kieper

    Email: margaret.kieper@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Hugh Willoughby
    From: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: S.B. from MIT, 1979
    Research Area: Analysis of Satellite Imagery of Tropical Cyclones, Tropical Cyclone Life Cycle and Intensification, and Tropical Cyclone Precipitation
    Research Topic: Rapid Intensification

  • Dr. Keqi Zhang

    Stephen Leatherman

    Email: sleat003@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
    Advisor: Dr. Keqi Zhang
    From: Miami, FL, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: New College of Florida, FL, USA
    Research Area: Coastal Processes and Nearshore Morphology
    Research Topic: Studying Beach Morphology and Coastal Processes Such as Rip Currents Using a Terrestrial Laser Scanner, Wave Gauges, and Video Cameras.

  • Dr. Ping Zhu

    Jeremy Lane Katz

    Email: jkatz029@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Ping Zhu
    From: Mandeville, Louisiana, USA
    Bachelor's Degree: University of Louisiana at Monroe, LA 2013
    Master's Degree: M.S. in Geoscience, 2016
    Research Area: Tropical Cyclones

     

    Zongyao Yang

    Email: zyang018@fiu.edu
    Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
    Advisor: Dr. Ping Zhu
    From: China
    Bachelor's Degree: Nanjing University of Information Sciences & Technology, China, 2012
    Master's Degree: University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2014
    Research Area: Atmospheric Sciences