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Faculty, Staff & Students

LLO Faculty

Faculty

Director of Large Lakes Observatory and Professor of Biology
Robert Sterner
Department Head and Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Dr. Jay Austin
Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Dr. Erik Brown
Director of MN Sea Grant and Professor of Biology
UMD Sea Grant
Dr. John Downing
Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Sam Kelly
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ted Ozersky
Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
kathryn Schreiner
Assistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Cody Sheik
Associate Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Byron Steinman
Associate Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Dr. Nigel Wattrus

Research & Post Doctoral Associates

Post Doctoral Associate
Paul McKinney
Marine Superintendent for the Research Vessel Blue Heron and Senior Research Associate
Doug Ricketts
Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr. Jiying Li

Staff

Marine Technician aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron
Jason Agnich
Assistant Scientist and Department Safety Officer
Sandra Brovold
Finance Professional Supervisor
Yvonne Chan
Maintence Operations Mechanic
Thomas Frantti
Captain of the Research Vessel Blue Heron
Rual Lee
Steward aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron and Outreach Coordinator
Lisa Sundberg
Principal Accounts Specialist
RLB 109
Paige Ford

Adjunct Faculty

Researcher at UMD Natural Resource Research Institute
Associate Professor of Biology
Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Research Associate UMD Natural Resource Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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

MS Candidate for Chemistry and Biochemistry
Alvin Burrows
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Jake
MS Candidate for Physics and Astronomy
Clay Caruel
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Ellen Cooney
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Andrew Dennison
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Devin Edge
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Alejandro Fernandez
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
MS Candidate for Water Resources Science
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Collin Murphy
MS Candidate for Water Resources Science
Kaela Natwora
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
Gage Sachs
PhD Candidate for Water Resources Science
Kirill Shchapov
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Kathryn Vall
MS Candidate for Earth & Environmental Sciences
Zachary Wagner
MS Candidate for Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ali Wiemer
MS Candidate for Integrated Biosciences