All Faculty & Areas of Specialization

Dr. Robert Black

Associate Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions

Dr. Annalisa Bracco

Co-Director & Professor, OSE, School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Transport and Mixing in the Ocean, Bio-Physical Interactions in the Ocean, Climate Dynamics, Modeling

Dr. Kim Cobb

ADVANCE Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Climate Change, Paleoclimate, Isotope Geocheochemistry, Climate Modeling

Dr. Judith A. Curry

Professor, School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Remote sensing, Climate Change, Atmospheric Modeling, Air-sea Interactions, Polar Climate

Dr. Sheng Dai

Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Methane Gas Hydrate, Ocean Drilling, Pressure Core Testing, In-situ Borehole Characterization

Dr. Yi Deng

Associate Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Wave Propagation Through Complex Flows, Atmospheric Dynamics, Meterology

Dr. Emanuele Di Lorenzo

Director & Professor, OSE, Program in Ocean Science and Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Climate Dynamics, Physical Oceanography, Inverse and Ocean Modeling, Marine Ecosystems, Climate Change, Coastal Oceanography, Coupled Ocean and Atmosphere Variability

Dr. Thomas DiChristina

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Environmental Microbiology, Geomicrobiology, Biogeochemistry, Microbial Degradation of Pollutants, Microbial Metal Reduction

Dr. Francesco Fedele

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Nonlinear Waves, Wave Statistics, Random Fields, Turbulence, Numerical Methods

Dr. Ken Ferrier

Assistant Professor , School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Co-evolution of topography, climate, tectonics, and life, Sea level response to sedimentary loading, Cosmogenic nuclide analysis to measure rates of topographic change, Numerical modeling of the physical and chemical evolution of mountain ranges

Dr. Hermann Fritz

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Fluid Dynamic of Natural Hazards, Tsunamis, Hurricane Storm Surges and Landslides, Coastal Systems

Dr. David Frost

Elizabeth & Bill Higginbotham Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Digital Image Processing and Analysis in Geosystems Engineering, Coastal Sustainability

Dr. Leonid Germanovich

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Rock Mechanics, Geophysics, Applied Mathematical Methods, Mining and Petroleum Engineering 

Dr. Jennifer Glass

Assistant Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Geochemistry, Environmental Microbiology, Greenhouse Gas Cycling

Dr. Kevin Haas

Associate Professor, OSE GSC Chair, CEE Coordinator, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Coastal Engineering, Ocean Energy, Ocean and Coastal Modeling, Waves Mechanics

Dr. Mark Hay

Professor & Harry and Linda Teasley Chair, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Marine ecology, Chemical Ecology, Coral Reefs, Consumer-Prey Interactions, Marine Conservation

Dr. Ellery Ingall

Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Geochemistry of Natural Waters and Sediments, Cycling of Nutrients, Aerosol Chemistry

Dr. Takamitsu Ito

Associate Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Computational Modeling of Climate and Biogeochemical Processes, Ocean Oxygen and Carbon Cycle

Dr. Eric Johnson

Lockheed Martin Associate Professor of Avionics Integration, School of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Guidance and Navigation Control Systems, Aerodynamics, Stability and Control, Flight Simulation (including dynamic modeling and scene generation), Aerospace Software

Dr. Kostas Konstantinidis

Carlton S. Wilder Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Microbial Ecology and Systematics, Bioinformatics Approaches and Algorithms for Analysis of Genomes and Metagenomes, Bioremediation, Water Quality, Source Tracking

Dr. Joel Kostka

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Microbial Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles, Cultivation of Marine Microbes, Biodegradation, Bioremediation

Dr. Julia Kubanek

Professor & Associate Dean CoS, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Aquatic Chemical Ecology, Chemical Signaling, Marine Natural Products Chemistry, Metabolomics, Drug Discovery

Dr. Jean Lynch-Stieglitz

Professor, EAS Associate Chair, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Paleoceanography, Ocean Circulation and Climate, Isotope Geochemistry

Dr. Paul Mayne

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

In-situ Testing, Site Characterization, Geotechnical Parameter Identification, Foundation Systems, Soil Properties Determination, Geostatic Stress State, Ground Improvement by Dynamic Compaction and Plasma Arc Vitrification

Hollie Meyer

Academic Program Coordinator, OSE, School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Joseph Montoya

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Nutrient and Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry, Plankton Biology, Oil Impacts in Offshore Ecosystems

Dr. Athanasios Nenes

Professor & Johnson Faculty Fellow, EAS Coordinator, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Aerosols and Clouds, Land and Atmosphere Modeling, Climate Impacts

Dr. Spyros Pavlostathis

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, Bioremediation, Bioenergy and Biofuels

Dr. Zhigang Peng

Professor, School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Remote Sensing, Nonlinear Wave Dynamics, Earthquake, Seismology

Dr. Philip Roberts

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Water Quality and Hydrodynamic Modeling

Dr. Karim Sabra

Associate Professor, The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Wave Propagation, Underwater Acoustics, Geophysics

Dr. Britney Schmidt

Assistant Professor, School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Glaciology, Space & Planetary Science, Geophysics, Oceanography & Climate, Observing Systems

Dr. Terry Snell

Professor & Elizabeth Smithgall Watts Chair, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Evolutionary Ecology, Ecotoxicology, Biogerontology, Aquaculture

Dr. Irina Sokolik

Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Radiative Transfer and Remote Sensing Science, Aerosol and Clouds

Dr. Frank Stewart

Assistant Professor, BIOL Coordinator, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution, Microbial Symbioses, Genomics and Metagenomics, Microbiology of Oxygen Minimum Zones

Dr. Marc Stieglitz

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Hydrology, Numerical Modeling, Climate

Dr. Martial Taillefert

Professor , School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Chemical Oceanography, Sediment Biogeochemistry, Geomicrobiolgoy, Kinetics of Biogeochemical Processes, Technology Development for In-situ Measurements

Dr. Jingfeng Wang

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Hydrology, Meteorology, Fluid Mechanics, Numerical Modeling, Statistics and Probability Theory

Dr. Rodney Weber

Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Atmospheric Aerosols, Environmental Chemistry and Air Quality

Dr. Peter Webster

Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Low Frequency Atmospheric and Ocean Dynamics

Dr. Donald Webster

Professor, CEE Associate Chair, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Ecological Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Dr. Marc Weissburg

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Chemical Communication, Marine Community Ecology, Predator-Prey Dynamics

Dr. Joshua Weitz

Professor, Director of QBIOS, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Viral Ecology and Evolution, Nonlinear Dynamics, Network Science, Physics of Living Systems

Dr. Jeannette Yen

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Small-Scale Biological-Chemical-Physical Interactions in Marine Zooplankton

Dr. Fumin Zhang

Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Marine Robotics, Mobile Sensor Networks, Motion Planning in Complex Environments, Battery Supported Cyber-Physical Systems, Adaptive Sampling of Ocean and Atmosphere, Geometric and Nonlinear Systems and Control

Dr. Ying Zhang

Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Sensors and Smart Wireless Sensing Systems, Intelligent Monitoring and Diagnostic Systems, Data Fusion and Information Extraction, Complex Systems Analysis and Optimization, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Smart Materials and Structures