All Faculty & Areas of Specialization

Dr. Susan Lozier

Professor, College of Sciences

Dr. Vinayak Agarwal

Assistant Professor,

Nolan Barrett

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Elise Beaudin

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Annalisa Bracco

Professor, 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

Georgia Power Chair, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

Climate Change, Paleoclimate, Isotope Geocheochemistry, Climate Modeling

Roth Conrad

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Biological Sciences

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

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

Claire Elbon

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Hermann Fritz

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. Aris P. Georgakakos

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

Integrated water, energy, and environmental planning and management, Climate change impact assessments and adaptation planning, Flood and drought management, Hydro-thermal coordination and operational management, Crop modeling and agro-economic planning, Remote sensing of hydrologic variables, Information and decision support systems for river basin planning and management

Dr. Jennifer Glass

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

Geochemistry, Environmental Microbiology, Greenhouse Gas Cycling

Erin Guderian

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Kevin A. Haas

Co-Director & Associate Professor, OSE and Chair GC, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

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

Dr. Mark Hay

Co-Director & Regents Professor, OSE, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

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

Dr. Jie He

Assistant Professor,
Areas of Specialization:

Climate Change and Variability, Climate Modeling and Dynamics

Savannah Howard

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Benjamin Hurwitz

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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

Professor & Chair of OSE Graduate Admissions, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

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

Abigail Johnson

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Kostas Konstantinidis

Richard C. Tucker 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, Environmental Biotechnology, 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

Luisa Lopera-Garcia

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

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

Minda Monteagudo

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and 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

Alexandra Muscalus

OSE Ph.D. Student, OSE - School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Gian Giacomo Navarra

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Athanasios Nenes

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

Aerosols and Clouds, Land and Atmosphere Modeling, Climate Impacts

Virginia Pan

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Zhigang Peng

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

Remote Sensing, Nonlinear Wave Dynamics, Earthquake, Seismology

Cameron Perry

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Anh Pham

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Biological Science

Sara Pierson

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Alex Robel

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

Glaciology, Dynamics of Weather & Climate, Nonlinear Dynamics, Oceanography & Climate

Dr. Philip Roberts

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

Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Water Quality and Hydrodynamic Modeling

Sarah Roney

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Biological Sciences

Melissa Ruszczyk

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Biological Sciences

Dr. Karim Sabra

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

Wave Propagation, Underwater Acoustics, Geophysics

Dr. Britney Schmidt

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

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

Dr. Terry Snell

Professor Emeritus, 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

Youngjun Son

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Frank Stewart

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:

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

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

Prof. Iris Tien

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

Probabilistic methods for modeling and reliability assessment of civil infrastructure systems

Richard Touret

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Tyler Vollmer

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

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. Donald Webster

Karen & John Huff School Chair and Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:

Ecological Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Dr. Peter Webster

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

Low Frequency Atmospheric and Ocean Dynamics

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

Xiyuan Zeng

OSE Ph.D. Student, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Ying Zhang

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

Dr. Fumin Zhang

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