Sajjad Abdullajintakam

Sajjad Abdullajintakam

Faculty Advisor: Richard Coffin
Research:
Reconstructing the biogeochemistry of marine methane seeps from sediment records
Start: Fall 2013, PhD candidate

 

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Mohammad Barzegar-Paiin-Lamouki 

Faculty Advisor: Darek Bogucki
Research:
Physical oceanography
Start:
Fall 2015, PhD student

 

Emily Cira

 

Emily Cira

Faculty Advisor: Michael Wetz
Research:
Estuarine food web dynamics, water quality, and controls upone estuarine phytoplankton growth
Start:
Fall 2013, PhD candidate
Awards and Honors: Outstanding Research Assistant (2016), NOAA Knauss Fellow (2017)

 

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Patricia Cockett

Faculty Advisor: Paul Montagna
Research:
Genetics
Start:
Summer 2015, PhD student

 

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Jenna Cooper

Faculty Advisor: Richard Coffin
Research:
Marine Geochemistry
Start:
Fall 2017, PhD student

 

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Anthony Cox

Faculty Advisor: David Felix
Research:
Nitrogen cycle
Start:
Fall 2019, PhD student

  

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Elizabeth Del Rosario
Faculty Advisors:
Richard McLaughlin, Paul Montagna
Research:
Freshwater resource policy and regulations
Start:
Fall 2015, PhD student

 

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Larissa Dias

Faculty Advisor: Xinping Hu
Research: Carbon cycle
Start: Fall 2017, PhD student

 

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Diana Del Angel

Faculty Advisor: David Yoskowitz
Research:
Assessment of salt marsh ecosystem services in the US Gulf of Mexico
Start:
Fall 2016, PhD Student

 

Audrey Douglas

Audrey Douglas

Faculty Advisor: Dorina Murgulet
Research: Role of submarine groundwater discharge in estuarine and coastal biogeochemical cycles
Start: Spring 2014, PhD candidate
Awards and Honors: Outstanding Research Assistant (2018)

 

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Xue Feng

Faculty Advisor: Toshiaki Shinoda
Research: Numerical modeling of the southeast Indian Ocean Current Systems, ocean variability, air-sea interaction
Start: Spring 2016, PhD student

 

 

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Larissa Freguete

Faculty Advisor: Toshiaki Shinoda
Research: Physical oceanography
Start: Fall 2018, MS student

 

 

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Isabel Garcia

Faculty Advisor: Michael Starek
Research:
UAS-Based Photo-Bathymetry and Monitoring of Nearshore Coastal Processes
Start:
Spring 2019, PhD student

 

 

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Bimal Gyawali

Faculty Advisor: Dorina Murgulet
Research: Spatial and temporal variation in groundwater storage and submarine groundwater discharge in coastal region and impact of climate change impact
Start: Summer 2016, PhD candidate

 

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Lindsey Hayden

Faculty Advisor: Chuntao Liu
Research:
Remote sensing of clouds, aerosols, precipitation, and their interactions
Start:
Fall 2016, PhD student

 

Benjamin Johnston

Benjamin Johnston

Faculty Advisor: Feiqin Xie
Research: Using COSMIC and TRMM satellite data for understanding the effects of thunderstorms on the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere
Start: Spring 2014, PhD candidate

 

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Elaine Kurr

Faculty Advisor: Paul Montagna
Research:
Estuarine ecology
Start:
Fall 2017, MS student

 

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Nigel Lascelles Jr.

Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Conkle
Research:
Environmental Chemistry
Start:
Fall 2019, PhD student

    

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Thomas Lavigne

Faculty Advisor: Chuntao Liu
Research:
Atmospheric science
Start:
Fall 2017, PhD student

 

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Mariana C. León Pérez

Faculty Advisor: James Gibeaut
Research:
Coastal and Marine Geospatial Analysis 
Start: Summer 2018, PhD student

 

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Anthony Lima

Faculty Advisors: Richard McLaughlin and David Yoskowitz
Research:
Exploring Aquaculture Potential and Investigating Economic, Ecological, and Legal Barriers
Start:
Spring 2019, PhD student

 

 

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Nana Liu

Faculty Advisor: Chuntao Liu
Research:
Atmospheric science
Start:
Fall 2016, PhD candidate

 

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Coral Lozada

Faculty Advisor: David Yoskowitz
Research:
Economics
Start:
Summer 2016, PhD Student

 

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Quinn McColly

Faculty Advisor: David Yoskowitz
Research:
Socio-economics and ecosystem services
Start:
Fall 2017, PhD candidate

 

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Melissa McCutcheon

Faculty Advisor: Xinping Hu
Dissertation Title:
Spatial and temporal trends and controlling factors of CO2 chemistry in the estuaries of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico
Start:
Fall 2015, PhD candidate

 


Mark McKay

Faculty Advisors: Mark Besenon and Paul Montagna
Research: Understanding the temporal and spatial development of south Texas Bays and Estuaries from a paleoperspective
Start: Fall 2012, PhD candidate
Outreach: President of Satellite Educators Association (2013- present)

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Jessica Myers

Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Conkle
Research: Environmental chemistry
Start: Fall 2019, MS student

 

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Kevin Nelson

Faculty Advisor: Feiqin Xie
Research: Planetary boundary layer observation with GPS Radio Occultation, numerical simulations of marine boundary layer cloud systems, observation and simulation of tropical cyclone environment and structure using GPS Radio Occultation, geostatistical approaches to forecasting tropical cyclone tracks
Start: Fall 2016, PhD student


 

 

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Mariana Carolina Nieva Tamasiunas

Faculty Advisor: Toshiaki Shinoda
Research:
Defining essential fish habitat in an ecosystem context: practical identification and relevance to management
Start: Fall 2017, MS student

 

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Terry Palmer

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Pollack
Research:
Ecology
Start:
Spring 2018, PhD student

 
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Yixi Qiu

Faculty Advisor: David Felix
Research:
Nitrogen cycle
Start:
Fall 2019, PhD student

   
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Sagar Shrestha

Faculty Advisor: Hussain Abdulla
Research: 
Photo-transformation of dissolved organic nitrogen in coastal regions
Start:
Fall 2015, PhD candidate

 

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Samreen Siddiqui

Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Conkle
Research:
Future water quality challenges to aquaculture and influences on product safety
Start:
Spring 2016, PhD candidate

 

 

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Kelsi Schwind

Faculty Advisor:
Michael Starek
Research:
Utilizing remote sensing data for sea-level rise and wetland monitoring
Start:
Summer 2018, PhD Student

 

 

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Ryan Turner

Faculty Advisor:
Mohamed Ahmed
Research:
Geophysics
Start:
Fall 2018, MS Student

 

 

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Lily Walker

Faculty Advisor: Michael Wetz
Research:
Dissolved oxygen dynamics in Texas estuaries
Start:
Spring 2017, PhD student

 

Tommy Winning

Tommy Winning

Faculty Advisor: Feiqin Xie
Research: Boundary layer observation and measurement using GPS Radio Occultation
Start: Fall 2014, PhD candidate

 

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William Wolfe

Faculty Advisor: Dorina Murgulet
Research:
Groundwater
Start:
Fall 2019, MS student

 

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Hao Yu

Faculty Advisor: Richard Coffin
Research: The distribution and degradation of amino acids in marine environment
Start: Fall 2016, PhD student