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LLO Faculty

Faculty

Director of Large Lakes Observatory and Professor of Biology
(218) 726-7926
Robert Sterner
Department Head and Professor of Physics
(218) 726-8773, (218) 726-8247
Dr. Jay Austin
Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
(218) 726-8891
Dr. Erik Brown
Director of MN Sea Grant
UMD Sea Grant
(218) 726-8715, (218) 726-8106
Dr. John Downing
Associate Professor of Physics
(218) 726-6057, (218) 726-7213
Dr. Sergei Katsev
Assistant Professor of Physics
(218) 726-8064
Sam Kelly
Department Head and Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
(218) 726-7097, (218) 726-8056
Liz Minor
Assistant Professor of Biology
(218) 726-7492
Ted Ozersky
Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
(218) 726-8680
kathryn Schreiner
Assistant Professor of Biology
(218) 726-8128
Dr. Cody Sheik
Assistant Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
(218) 726-7435
Byron Steinman
Associate Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
(218) 726-7154, (218) 726-8479
Dr. Nigel Wattrus

Research & Post Doctoral Associates

Research Associate
(218) 726-6055
Dr. Christopher Filstrup
Post Doctoral Associate
Paul McKinney
Research Associate
(218) 726-7449
Gustavo Merten
Marine Superintendent for the Research Vessel Blue Heron and Senior Research Associate
(218) 726-7826
Doug Ricketts
Post Doctoral Associate
(218) 726-8028
Mona Stockhecke

Staff

Marine Technician aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron
(218) 726-6073
Jason Agnich
Principal Account Specialist
(218) 726-8522
Stephanie Appleby
Assistant Scientist and Department Safety Officer
(218) 726-6957
Sandra Brovold
Finance Professional Supervisor
(218) 726-6991
Yvonne Chan
Maintence Operations Mechanic
(218) 726-6904
Tom Frantti
Researcher/Scientist
(218) 726-7206
Sarah Grosshuesch
Lab Technician
(218) 726-7599
Julia Halbur
Captain of the Research Vessel Blue Heron
(218) 726-6904
Rual Lee
XRF Lab Coordinator and Marine Technician aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron
(218) 726-8897
Aaron Lingwall
Principal Account Specialist
(218) 726-8898
Eulie Markham
Steward aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron and Outreach Coordinator
(218) 726-8683
Lisa Sundberg

Adjunct Faculty

Researcher at UMD Natural Resource Research Institute
(218) 788-2726
Associate Professor of Biology
(218) 726-8134
Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
(218) 726-8984
Research Associate UMD Natural Resource Research Institute
(218) 720-4294
Professor of Biology
(218) 726-8438, (218) 726-8142
Professor of Biology
(218) 726-7626, (218) 726-6262
Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
(218) 726-6435
Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
(218) 726-6844, (218) 726-8385

Emeritus Faculty

Director of Large Lakes Observatory and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Associate Professor of Biology and the Large Lakes Observatory
Professor of Biology and the Large Lakes Observatory
Regents Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Director of Large Lakes Observatory

Graduate Students

M.S. Candidate for Chemistry & BioChemistry
Valerie Bruner
MS Candidate for Chemistry & BioChemistry
Erik Bye
MS Candidate for Biology
Andrew Camilleri
MS Candidate for Chemistry & BioChemistry
Ellen Cooney
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Andrew Dennison
MS Candidate for Physics
Gills Fai
PhD Candidate for Physics
Mojtaba Fakhraee
MS Candidate for Chemistry & BioChemistry
Erik Hendrickson
PhD Candidate for Biology
Jennifer Knack
PhD Candidate for Biology
Kaitlin Reinl
PhD Candidate for Chemistry & BioChemistry
Gage Sachs
PhD Candidate for Biology
Kirill Shchapov
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Christopher Shea
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Kathryn Vall
MS Candidate for Chemistry & BioChemistry
Rachel Van Allen
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Zachary Wagner
MS Candidate for Biology
Felicia Williamson