Faculty

Andy Wickert

Andy Wickert

McKnight Land-Grant Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014 University of Colorado Boulder
S.B. 2008 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
awickert [at] umn [dot] edu

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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
phillip.larson [at] mnsu [dot] edu

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Researchers and Postdocs

Jeffrey Kwang

Jeffrey Kwang

Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Ph.D. 2019 University of Illinois
M.S. 2016 University of Illinois
B.S. 2013 Johns Hopkins University
jeffskwang [at] gmail [dot] com

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Graduate Students

Kerry Callaghan

Kerry Callaghan

Now a postdoc with Jacky Austermann at Columbia/LDEO
Ph.D. 2020 University of Minnesota
M.S. 2014 Stellenbosch University
B.S. 2011 University of Pretoria
Glacial-stage hydrology, terrestrial water storage, surface-water computation
calla350 [at] umn [dot] edu

Bobby Schulz

Bobby Schulz

M.S. Student (co-advised with Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos)
B.S. 2017 University of Minnesota
Environmental instrumentation
schu3119 [at] umn [dot] edu

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; environmental justice; geoscience education
jone2176 [at] umn [dot] edu

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; volcanic and glacial hazards; remote sensing
vanwy048 [at] umn [dot] edu

Shanti Penprase

Shanti Penprase

Ph.D. Candidate
B.A. 2016 Carleton College
Glacier–river interactions; Quaternary geochronology
penpr001 [at] umn [dot] edu

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
nel00954 [at] umn [dot] edu

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
iscen001 [at] umn [dot] edu

Tyler Fulghum

Tyler Fulghum

Ph.D. Student
B.S. 2021 (pending) Tennessee Technological University
Instrumentation and geoscientific data

Jimmy Wood

Jimmy Wood

M.S. Student
B.S. 2021 (pending) University of Nebraska Omaha
Fluvial geomorphology

Undergraduate Students

Josie Welsh

Josie Welsh

Undergraduate Researcher
University of Minnesota
Bed-load sediment sampler design
welsh162 [at] umn [dot] edu

Peter Mitchell

Peter Mitchell

Undergraduate Researcher
University of Minnesota
River-terrace mapping
mitc0560 [at] umn [dot] edu

Jesse Schewe

Jesse Schewe

Undergraduate Researcher
University of Minnesota
DEM merging and analysis along the St. Croix River
schew027 [at] umn [dot] edu

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
richard.barnes [at] berkeley [dot] edu
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
matias.romero [at] unc [dot] edu [dot] ar

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)