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Faculty, Staff & Students

LLO Faculty

Faculty

Director of Large Lakes Observatory and Professor of Biology
(218) 726-7926
Robert Sterner
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(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 and Professor of Biology
UMD Sea Grant
(218) 726-8715, (218) 726-8106
John Downing
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(218) 726-6057, (218) 726-7213
Dr. Sergei Katsev
Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy
(218) 726-8064
Sam Kelly
Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
(218) 726-7097, (218) 726-8056
Dr. Elizabeth C. Minor
Associate Professor of Biology
(218) 726-7492
Ted Ozersky
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
(218) 726-8680
kathryn Schreiner
Assistant Professor of Biology
(218) 726-8128
Dr. Cody Sheik
Associate 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

Marine Superintendent for the Research Vessel Blue Heron and Senior Research Associate
(218) 726-7826
Doug Ricketts

Staff

Marine Technician aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron
(218) 726-6073
Jason Agnich
Assistant Scientist and Department Safety Officer
(218) 726-6957
Sandra Brovold
Finance Professional Supervisor
(218) 726-6991
Michael Jacob
Maintence Operations Mechanic
(218) 726-6904
Thomas 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
Steward aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron and Outreach Coordinator
(218) 726-8683
Lisa Sundberg
XRF Lab Manager
RLB 105
(218) 726-8897
Robert Brown
Principal Accounts Specialist
RLB 109
(218) 726-8522
Nickcole Pederson

Adjunct Faculty

Associate Professor of Biology
(218) 726-8134
Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
(218) 726-8984
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
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
(218) 726-7412

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

PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Jake
MS Candidate for Physics and Astronomy
Clay Caruel
MS Candidate for Water Resources Science
Ayooluwateso Coker
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Ellen Cooney
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Devin Edge
MS Candidate for Chemistry and Biochemistry
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Erica Green
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Audrey Huff
MS Candidate for Water Resources Science
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Vadym
PhD Candidate for Biology
Jennifer Knack
MS Candidate for Water Resources Science
Maqsood Mansur
MS Candidate for Water Resources Science
Betsy McKay
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Collin Murphy
MS Candidate for Water Resources Science
Kaela Natwora
MS Candidate for Chemistry and Biochemistry
Madelyn Petersen
MS Candidate for Chemistry
Janna Quick
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Kaitlin Reinl
MS candidate for Water Resources Sciences
Kirsten Rhude
MS Candidate for Chemistry and Biochemistry
Maeve Ryan
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Kirill Shchapov
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Kathryn Vall
MS Candidate for Physics
Grace Weber
MS Candidate for Integrated Biosciences
John Zalusky