Faculty

Andy Wickert

Andy Wickert

McKnight Land-Grant Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014 University of Colorado Boulder
S.B. 2008 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Phil Larson

Phil Larson

Associate Professor: Department of Geography, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Ph.D. 2013 Arizona State University
M.A. 2011 Arizona State University
B.S 2008 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

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Graduate Students

Kerry Callaghan

Kerry Callaghan

Ph.D. Defended, December 2020
B.S. 2011 University of Pretoria
M.S. 2014 Stellenbosch University
Ph.D. 2020 University of Minnesota
Glacial-stage hydrology, terrestrial water storage, surface-water computation

Bobby Schulz

Bobby Schulz

M.S. Student (co-advised with Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos)
B.S. 2017 University of Minnesota
Environmental instrumentation

Jabari Jones

Jabari Jones

Ph.D. Candidate
M.S. 2018 Utah State University
B.A. 2015 Carleton College
Geomorphic and hydrologic response to climate and land-use change

Max van Wyk de Vries

Max van Wyk de Vries

Ph.D. Candidate (co-advised with Emi Ito)
B.Sc. 2018 University of Edinburgh
Deglaciation, isostatic adjustment, and paleolimnology in southern Patagonia

Shanti Penprase

Shanti Penprase

Ph.D. Candidate
B.A. 2016 Carleton College
Glacier–river interactions; Quaternary geochronology

Leah Nelson

Leah Nelson

M.S. Student (co-advised with primary advisor G.-H. Crystal Ng)
B.A. 2015 Carleton College
Tropical glacierized watersheds in Ecuador

Nilay Iscen

Nilay Iscen

Ph.D. Student
M.S. 2018 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S. 2015 Middle East Technical University
B.S. 2011 Middle East Technical University
Fluvial geomorphology

Undergraduate Students

Josie Welsh

Josie Welsh

Undergraduate Researcher
University of Minnesota
Bed-load sediment sampler design

Peter Mitchell

Peter Mitchell

Undergraduate Researcher
University of Minnesota
River-terrace mapping

Visiting, Affiliated, and Key Collaborating Scientists

Richard Barnes

Richard Barnes

Collaborating Ph.D. Student
Ph.D. candidate, Energy Research Group, University of California, Berkeley
M.S. 2019, Computer Science, University of California Berkeley
M.S. 2015, Ecology, University of Minnesota
B.S. 2011, Physics, University of Minnesota
B.A. 2010, Philosophy, University of Minnesota
Github
Homepage
Elegant solutions to computational problems
Andrea Prichard

Andrea Prichard

Visiting Research Scientist
2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar, Batipa Field Institute, Universidad Tecnológica Oteima, Panamá
M.S. 2012 Universidad Mayor de San Simón
M.A. 2011 University of Arizona
B.A. 2004 Oberlin College
GIS and water resources

Matías Romero

Matías Romero

Collaborating Ph.D. Student
Doctoral student, CICTERRA-CONICET and Argentine Antarctic Program, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Advisor: Jorge A. Strelin
Geologist, 2019, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Glacial geology, ice sheets, and sea level

Fjord C. Wickert

Fjord Catters Wickert

Tuxedo Stylist
Invasive Species Management
B.A.C. 2019
Testing classical mechanics

Former Group Members

Researchers

Dr. Fiona Clubb (2017)

Chad Sandell (2016-2018)

Graduate Students

Olivia Beaulieu (2016-2018)

Shane Loeffler (2016-2018)

Rachel McLaughlin (2015-2017)

Undergraduate Students

Evan Grove (2018-2019)

  • Undergraduate student researcher
  • Design of “thermal stake” for heat-flow and water-flux measurements
  • Now: Enginner at Turck USA

Suyash Handa (2018)

  • Visiting undergraduate researcher from Colgate College
  • MEMS accelerometers and geophones for low-cost seismometers
  • Now: Joint physics (Colgate) and electrical engineering (Columbia) undergraduate student

Lauren Michael (2017)

  • Visiting undergraduate researcher from Carleton College (geology)
  • Mapping global paleolakes

Keenen Francois-King (2017)

  • Undergraduate student researcher
  • GPS to measure snow-water equivalent

Libby Witte (2016-2017)

  • Undergraduate student researcher
  • Experimental fluvial geomorphology
  • Now: Geologist with Corvis Gold (Nevada)

Ethan Kurak (2016-2018)

Visiting, Affiliated, and Key Collaborating Scientists

Dr. Beth Fisher (2017-2019)

Dr. Sara Savi (2015)

Dr. Stefanie Tofelde (2015)