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Sajjad Abdullajintakam, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Richard Coffin

Research: Reconstructing the biogeochemistry of marine methane seeps from sediment records 

Start: Fall 2013

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Abishek Adhikari, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Chuntao Liu

Research: Satellite Remote Sensing of Ice Precipitation Events

Start: Spring 2015

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Mohammad Barzegar-Paiin-Lamouki, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Darek Bogucki

Research: Physical oceanography

Start: Fall 2015

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Emily Cira, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Michael Wetz

Research: Estuarine food web dynamics, water quality, and controls upon estuarine phytoplankton growth

Start: Fall 2013

Awards and Honors: Outstanding Research Assistant (2016), NOAA Knauss Fellow (2017)

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Patricia Cockett, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Paul Montagna

Research: Genetics

Start: Summer 2015

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Jenna Cooper, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Richard Coffin

Research: Marine Geochemistry

Start: Fall 2017

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Anthony Cox, PhD Student

Faculty Advisor: David Felix

Research: Nitrogen Cycle

Start: Fall 2019

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Diana Del Angel, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: David Yoskowitz

Research: Assessment of salt marsh ecosystem services in the US Gulf of Mexico

Start: Fall 2016

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Elizabeth Del Rosario, PhD student

Faculty Advisors: Richard McLaughlin, Paul Montagna

Research: Freshwater resource policy and regulations

Start: Fall 2015

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Larissa Dias. PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Xinping Hu

Research: Carbon cycle

Start: Fall 2017

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Audrey Douglas, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Dorina Murgulet

Research: Role of submarine groundwater discharge in estuarine and coastal biogeochemical cycles

Start: Spring 2014

Awards and Honors: Outstanding Research Assistant (2018)

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Xue Feng, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Toshiaki Shinoda

Research: Numerical modeling of the southeast Indian Ocean Current Systems, ocean variability, air-sea interaction

Start: Spring 2016

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Research: Physical oceanography

Start: Fall 2018

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Isabel Garcia, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Michael Starek

Research: UAS-Based Photo-Bathymetry and Monitoring of Nearshore Coastal Processes

Start: Spring 2019

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Bimal Gyawali, PhD student

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

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Lindsey Hayden, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Chuntao Liu

Research: Remote sensing of clouds, aerosols, precipitation, and their interactions

Start: Fall 2016

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Elaine Kurr, MS student

Faculty Advisor: Paul Montagna

Research: Estuarine ecology

Start: Fall 2017

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Nigel Lascelles Jr., PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Conkle

Research: Environmental Chemistry

Start: Fall 2019

 

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Thomas Lavigne, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Chuntao Liu

Research: Atmospheric science

Start: Fall 2017

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Mariana C. León Pérez, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: James Gibeaut

Research: Coastal and Marine Geospatial Analysis

Start: Summer 2018

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Anthony Lima, PhD student

Faculty Advisors: Richard McLaughlin and David Yoskowitz

Research: Exploring Aquaculture Potential and Investigating Economic, Ecological, and Legal Barriers

Start: Spring 2019

Nana Liu, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Chuntao Liu

Research: Atmospheric science

Start: Fall 2016

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Coral Lozada, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: David Yoskowitz

Research: Economics

Start: Summer 2016

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Quinn McColly, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: David Yoskowitz

Research: Socio-economics and ecosystem services

Start: Fall 2017

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Melissa McCutcheon, PhD student

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

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Mark McKay, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Mark Besonen

Research: Understanding the temporal and spatial development of south Texas Bays and Estuaries from a paleoperspective

Start: Fall 2012

Outreach: President of Satellite Educators Association (2013- present)

 jmyers.jpgJessica Myers, MS Student

 Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Conkle

 Research: Microplastic pollution

 Start: Fall 2019

 

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Kevin Nelson, PhD student

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

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Mariana Carolina Nieva Tamasiunas, MS student

Faculty Advisor: Toshiaki Shinoda

Research: Defining essential fish habitat in an ecosystem context: practical identification and relevance to management

Start: Fall 2017

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Zachary Olsen, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Greg Stunz

Research: Defining essential fish habitat in an ecosystem context: practical identification and relevance to management

Start: Fall 2015

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Terry Palmer, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Pollack

Research: Ecology

Start: Spring 2018

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Yixi Qiu, PhD Student

Faculty Advisor: David Felix

Research: Nitrogen Cycel

Start: Fall 2019

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Sagar Shrestha, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Hussain Abdulla

Research: Photo-transformation of dissolved organic nitrogen in coastal regions

Start: Fall 2015

Samreen Siddiqui, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Conkle

Research: Future water quality challenges to aquaculture and influences on product safety

Start: Spring 2016

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Kelsi Schwind, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Michael Starek

Research: Utilizing remote sensing data for sea-level rise and wetland monitoring

Start: Summer 2018

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Ryan Turner, MS student

Faculty Advisor: Richard Coffin

Research: Stable isotope geochemistry

Start: Fall 2018

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Lily Walker, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Michael Wetz

Research: Dissolved oxygen dynamics in Texas estuaries

Start: Spring 2017

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Tommy Winning, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Feiqin Xie

Research: Boundary layer observation and measurement using GPS Radio Occultation

Start: Fall 2014

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Will Wolfe, MS Student

Faculty Advisor: Dorina Murgulet

Research: Submarine groundwater discharge

Start: Fall 2019

 

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Hongming Yao, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Xinping Hu

Research: Estuarine carbonate chemistry and CO2 flux

Start: Spring 2014

Awards and Honors: 2nd Place, Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition (2019)

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Hao Yu, PhD student

Faculty Advisor: Richard Coffin

Research: The distribution and degradation of amino acids in marine environment

Start: Fall 2016