ESE Alumni Profiles


Helena Avila-Arias

Helena's research is focused on attempting to understand how anthropogenic compounds affect the world invisible to the naked eye yet responsible for the basis of life: microorganisms and their communities. More...


Natalie Chin

Natalie's research interests’ center around understanding the impacts of climate change at the local scale and producing information about any potential risks that can help communities prepare for the future. More...


Marcia Croft

Marcia's research examines aspects of limitations to African Leafy Vegetables including: high quality seeds, drought tolerant varieties, production systems, consumer quality expectations, market barriers, and household food security. More...


Christy Gibson

Christy's research interests include the application of stable isotopes as a tool to answer lingering questions about plant-microbial interactions in the rhizosphere, to track organic compounds and pollutants in soil and sediment and potential application of geochemistry techniques in astrobiology research. More...


Caitlin Grady

Caitlin's current work focuses on post implementation research on non-profit water treatment and watershed management interventions on developing countries. More...


Elin M. Jacobs

Elin's research is centered in the field of ecohydrology where she focus on linkages between land surface hydrological dynamics and regional climate. More...


Fushcia-Ann Hoover

Fuschia-Ann is investigating the limits of detectable change in discharge for an urban watershed in Lafayette, IN. More...


Lauren Logan

Lauren completed her MS through ESE, before continuing her education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While at Purdue her research focused on integrating multiple disciplines to better understand wetlands in the US. More...


Meghan Moser

Meghan's research is focused on quantifying residual soil nitrogen in the common corn-soybean rotation of the Midwest. More...


Dan Newkirk

Dan is working on biofiltration in an Energy Efficient, Residential, HVAC System through the use of a Biowall. More...


Oluwatoba Omotilewa

Oluwatoba focuses on adoption of improved storage technology, Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags invented at Purdue University, to reduce PHL from storage in maize and other major legumes, and the economic impacts of such improved technology on smallholder farm households. More...


Katherine Touzinsky

Katherine's specific research area is Understanding Asian Carp Success in Novel Ecosystems: A Comparison of Silver Carp Plasticity in Two River Systems More...

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