Faculty Affiliates

Alter

Kirk Alter

Building Construction Management
Sustainable construction, sustainability, emissions reduction, weatherization, energy efficiency
SERV
765 494-2454
balagtas

Joseph Balagtas

Agricultural Economics
Agricultural markets, food security, agricultural and food policy
KRAN 557
765 494-4298
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Mike Baldwin

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Climate and extreme weather, numerical modeling, data mining, model evaluation, data assimilation
CIVL 4267A
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Peter Bermel

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Photovoltaics, thermophotovoltaics, agrivoltaics, food-energy-water nexus, and aglectric farms.
BRK 2270
765-496-7879
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Brandon Boor

Civil Engineering
Indoor and urban air pollution, aerosol science, airborne nanoparticles, bioaerosols, low-cost air quality monitoring
HAMP G241
bowling

Laura Bowling

Agronomy
Watershed hydrology, hydroclimatology, hydrology of extreme events, GIS and remote sensing
Lilly 3-337

765-494-8051

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Sylvie Brouder

Agronomy
Carbon and nitrogen cycling, soil sequestration, greenhouse gas emission, and water quality impacts of intensively and extensively managed agriculture
LILY 3-351
765-496-1489
Buczkowski

Grzegorz Buczkowski

Entomology
Climate change impacts on insect spread and management, urban ecology under climate change, invasive species, biodiversity, winners and losers of climate change.
765-494-6314
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Michele Buzon

Anthropology Department
Investigating social and cultural perceptions of, and experiences with, climate change in Bronze and Early Iron Ages in the Near East.
STON 314
765-494-4680
Caffee

Marc Caffee

Physics And Astronomy
Cosmogenic nuclides and climate change
PHYS S153A
765-494-2586
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Hua Cai

Industrial Engineering
Urban sustainability, emerging transportation systems, energy policy, sustainable consumption, food-water-energy nexus
GRIS 390
tim-cason1

Timothy Cason

Department Of Economics
Environmental economics
RAWLS 4005
765-494-1737
Chavas

Dan Chavas

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Hurricanes, tropical cyclones, severe weather, tornadoes, risk
HAMP 3221
765-496-6661
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Keith Cherkauer

Agricultural And Biological Engineering
Hydroclimatology, flooding, drought, modeling, observations
ABE 312
765-496-7982
Dr. John Couture

John Couture

Depts of Entomology and Forestry and Natural Resources
Atmospheric change; carbon and nutrient cycling; drought; herbivory; plant defenses
CrawfordM

Melba Crawford

Agronomy
Statistical classification methods, digital image processing, statistical analysis of spatial and temporal processes, analysis of remotely sensed data
Lilly 3-353
765-496-3224
Day

G. Jonathon Day

Hospitality and Tourism Management
Climate change adaptations and mitigation with a focus on tourism systems, sustainable tourism, destination management, corporate social responsibility and environmental programs in hospitality and tourism related companies
MRRT 255
765-496-2084
dukes

Jeff Dukes

Forestry And Natural Resources
Terrestrial ecosystem responses, terrestrial ecosystem feedbacks, invasive species, biodiversity, biofuels
PFEN 221A
765-494-1446
Dr. Songlin Fei

SongLin Fei

Forestry And Natural Resources
Ecosystem dynamic and modeling, invasive species modeling and surveillance, and biometrics and spatial analysis
FORS 111
765-496-2199
Tim Filley

Timothy Filley

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Soil organic matter sequestration, plant-soil-microbe system, soil organic carbon vulnerability, isotope biogeochemistry
3277C Civil Eng.
765-494-6581
Frankenberger

Jane Frankenberger

Agricultural And Biological Engineering
Watershed management and TMDLs in agricultural watersheds, and water and nitrate flux to subsurface drainage tiles
ABE 208A
765-494-1194
jfreema

Jennifer Freeman

Health Sciences
Human health, disease, development, genetic biomarkers, zebrafish
CIVL 1263D
765-494-1408
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James Garrison

Aeronautics And Astronautics
Remote sensing, earth observation, global navigation satellite, systems (GNSS) soil moisture oceanography
ARMS 3311
765-496-7482

Charles Gick

Visual and Performing Arts
An interdisciplinary artist, combining video, performance, painting, photography and assemblage. Current work focuses on humankind’s use of the poetics of art to confront and examine our often tenuous, physical, intellectual, and emotional relationships with art, nature and time
PAO 3151
765-494-3360
Gitau

Margaret Gitau

Agricultural And Biological Engineering
Broad interest in water resources and ecohydrologic engineering
ABE 119
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Alexander Gluhovsky

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and Statistics
Application of nonlinear time series analysis and nonlinear dynamical systems to problems of weather and climate
CIVL 4263
765-494-0670
Goforth

Reuben Goforth

Forestry And Natural Resources
Partnering for land use sustainability, aquatic ecosystems, ecological studies, GIS spatial analyses
FORS 111A
golub

Alla Golub

Agricultural Economics
Land use, mitigation policies, energy and environment, bioenergy, general equilibrium modeling
765-586-0601
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Jay Gore

Mechanical Engineering
Sustainable energy and environment and global policy research
765-494-0061
rgrant

Rich Grant

Agronomy
Greenhouse gas emissions, micrometeorological flux measurements, land surface emissions, agricultural emissions
215 Life Science Plant and Soils
765-494-8048
Grillos_Tara

Tara Grillos

Political Science
BRNG 2254
765-496-3923
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Beth Hall

Agronomy
Indiana State Climatologist
Brady Hardiman

Brady Hardiman

Forestry And Natural Resources
Relationships between ecosystem structure and function across a gradient of natural to highly-engineered environments within a global change context
PFEN G021F
765-494-3593
Brock_Harpur (1)

Brock Harpur

Entomology
Bees, pollinators, evolution, honey bees, agriculture
WSLR 220
Hennes

Erin Hennes

Psychological Sciences
Public understanding of climate change information
PRCE 2168
Hertel

Tom Hertel

Agricultural Economics
Economic consequences of climate impacts on agriculture as well as land-based mitigation policies
KRAN 563
765-494-4199
Hook

Tomas Höök

Forestry And Natural Resources
Great Lakes ecology and fisheries; Aquatic ecosystem responses to climate change and other stressors
FORS 209
Y Huang

Yiwei Huang

Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
Climate Change visualization (ground perspective and 3D visioning); Community engagement; Behavior change; Landscape Infrastructure; Participatory GIS
HORT 116A
huan1655@purdue.edu
765-496-5270
Person

Matthew Huber

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Paleoclimate Modeling, Climate Change, Global Warming, Paleoceanography, Regional Climate Modeling, Extreme Weather Events, and Heat Stress
HAMP 4259-B
Jacobs

Douglass Jacobs

Forestry And Natural Resources
Research interests in reforestation and restoration of forest trees, with emphasis on understanding the eco-physiology of forest regeneration in response to management and environmental stress
PFEN 221F
765-494-3608
JohnsonD

David Johnson

Industrial Engineering
Climate change adaptation, coastal flood risk management, renewable energy policy, assessment of infrastructure risks, and water scarcity and quality management.
GRIS 290
765-494-7122
JohnsonJ

Jennifer Johnson

Anthropology Department
Food security, food sovereignty, fisheries, gender, contaminated diversity, eastern and central Africa
STON 219E
Kelly

Daniel Kelly

Philosophy
Ethics, social norms, moral psychology
BRNG 7126
765-494-4290
jinha_jung

Jinha Jung

Civil Engineering
Full waveform LiDAR, UAV based remote sensing, High Performance Computing for Remote Sensing Applications, Web GIS development using FOSS (Free and Open Source Software)
HAMP 4106
jinha@purdue.edu
765-496-1267
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Johnston

Cliff Johnston

Agronomy
Soil biogeochemistry, carbon dynamics, GHG exchange, surface chemistry
Lilly 3-464A
765-496-1716
Klenosky

David Klenosky

Department Of Health And Kinesiology
Impacts of climate change and environmental factors on recreation use and tourism activity
111-B Lambert
765-494-0865
Labi

Samuel Labi

Civil Engineering
Modeling of the effects of climate on civil infrastructure deterioration, analysis of civil infrastructure resilience to climate change, sustainable development of civil infrastructure to reduce anthropogenic impacts on climate
CIVL G175A
765 494-5926
Alexander Laskin

Alexander Laskin

Chemistry
Atmospheric aerosols, their impacts on climate and public health
765-494-5243
Jingjing Liang

Jingjing Liang

Forestry and Natural Resources
Global forest resources and ecology, terrestrial biodiversity, forest carbon dynamics
PFEN G021B
jjliang@purdue.edu
765-496-0254
Lifton

Nathaniel Lifton

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
In situ cosmogenic nuclide analyses of past glacial changes in Arctic and mountainous environments, Quaternary geology, and surficial processes
CIVL 3275
Lindshield

Stacy Lindshield

Anthropology
Research transects the fields of primate behavior, ecology, nutrition, and conservation.
 
mcglothlin

Jim McGlothlin

Health Sciences
Public health, epidemiology, exposure, and risk assessment
CIVL 1263F
765-496-6359
McMillan

Sara McMillan

Agricultural And Biological Engineering
Hydrology and biogeochemistry of urban and agricultural aquatic systems; ecosystem restoration to mitigation impacts from changing climate and land use practices
ABE 208B
Ma

Zhao Ma

Forestry And Natural Resources
Focus on invasive plant management, small-scale farming, payment for ecosystem services, climate change perception and adaptation, water governance, and ecological restoration.
FORS 111
765-494-1790
Milkoreit

Manjana Milkoreit

Political Science
Global climate change politics, esp. the role of emerging powers and the design of review mechanisms in the Paris Agreement; the interface between science and policy/politics/diplomacy; cognition and emotion in climate-related decision-making, esp. future thinking.
BRNG 2226
765-496-3921
Marzec

Robert Marzec

English
Work on the historical transformations of humanity’s relationship to the environment, and how these transformations inform and affect the event of climate change in today’s world, and our reactions to that event
HEAV 332A
Meilan

Rick Meilan

Forestry And Natural Resources
Work to improve the utility of trees, poplars (Populusspp.) in particular, as a bioenergy crop—including efforts to insert into poplar genes that affectcell-wall properties (e.g., lignin content and composition, and cellulose configuration); water-use efficiency; and poplar’s ability to remediate contaminated sites
G021E Pfendler Hall
765-496-2287
Michalski

Greg Michalski

Dept Earth, Atmospheric, And Planetary Sci
Stable isotope biogeochemistry, Nitrogen cycling in aquatic and soil systems, regional air/water pollution, mass-independent isotope effects and their use in paleoclimatology and aerosol chemistry, isotope effects in gas phase reactions, modeling isotopes in atmospheric chemistry
765-494-3704
Nateghi

Roshanak Nateghi

Environmental & Ecological Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Work on modeling the impacts of climate extremes and climate change on the reliability and resiliency of energy infrastructure using risk and decision analysis,simulation, statistical modeling and big data analytics
GRIS 264
Nies

Loring Nies

Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering
Global sustainable engineering, sustainable urban systems, education for sustainability in engineering
CIVL 3145C
765-494-8327
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Erik Otarola-Castillo

Anthropology
Evolution, ecology and diversity of behavior in prehistoric and modern populations of hunter-gatherers; effects that climatic change, variation of food-availability and-distribution had on the diet of some of the first North American native populations.
STON 312
765-494-2443
pawley

Alice Pawley

School of Engineering Education
 
ARMS 1325
765-496-1209
Linda Pfeiffer

Linda Pfeiffer

Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication
Communicating controversial science to non-scientists
AGAD 223A
765-496-1890
Pijanowski

Bryan Pijanowski

Forestry And Natural Resources
Land-climate-people interactions, climate adaptation, land-climate-hydrologic dynamics, uncertainty, soundscape ecology
305 FORS (Forestry Building)
765-496-2215
Prabhakar

Gouri Prabhakar

Earth, Atmospheric,and Planetary Sciences
Aerosol-cloud interactions, and impacts of atmospheric aerosols on climate and regional air quality
HAMP
Preckel

Paul Preckel

Agricultural Economics
Electric power sector emissions policy, agricultural land use
KRAN 589
765-494-4240
prokopy

Linda Prokopy

Forestry And Natural Resources
Social dimensions of both adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change
FORS 201B
765-496-2221
Rao

P Suresh Rao

Civil Engineering
Environmental engineering, environmental/ecological sciences, resilience-based analysis of coupled natural and engineered complex systems, including food-bioenergy-water sustainability issues
CIVL 3145B
765-496-6554
raymond

Leigh Raymond

Political Science
Emissions trading, market-based policies, informal institutions, norms and values in political behavior, framing effects
BRNG 2216E
765-494-4182
rickerg

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert

Agricultural Economics
Sub-Saharan Africa, food security, vulnerability, adaptation, behavioral modeling
KRAN 623
2020searle

Catherine Searle

Biological Sciences
Disease ecology, community ecology, host-parasite interactions, freshwater biology
Lilly G-331
searlec@purdue.edu
765-496-0062
Website
sesmero

Juan Sesmero

Agricultural Economics
Climate adaptation, land use change, economics of biofuels, water-energy trade-offs, energy economics
KRAN 591A
shah

Amisha Shah

Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering
Photochemical processes in water, sulfur budget, effects of climate change on water quality and sustainability
HAMP 3145A
shao

Guofan Shao

Forestry And Natural Resources
Understanding forest responses to climate change and improving forest carbon sequestration through sustainable forest management
109 Forestry Building
765-494-3630
daniel-shepardson-150

Daniel Shepardson

Curriculum And Instruction
Student conceptions’ of climate change, climate science instructional materials, climate system education
BRNG 4130
765-494-5284
shively

Gerald Shively

Agricultural Economics
Economic implications of climate change and adaptation in low-income agriculture
629 Krannert Building
765-494-4218
singh

Shweta Singh

Agricultural & Biological Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering
Impact on resource flows and consumption pattern change, urban responses to climate change, adn impact of climate change on nitrogen biogeochemical cycling
ABE 313
Dr. Rob Swihart

Robert Swihart

Forestry And Natural Resources
Effects of climate change on plant-consumer interactions
PFEN 125
765-494-3575
thompson

Nathan Thompson

Agricultural Economics
Economics, agricultural production, adaptation, technology, risk management
KRAN 754G
765-494-0593
tilton

Mark Tilton

Political Science
Comparing climate change policies in advanced industrialized countries
BRNG 2216C
765-494-4176
Marissa Tremblay

Marissa Tremblay

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Paleoclimate, glaciers, polar regions, surface processes
HAMP 3273
765-494-1255
troy

Cary Troy

Civil Engineering
Environmental fluid mechanics, turbulence and mixing in natural water bodies, Lake Michigan circulation
CIVL 1101D
765-494-3844
Tung

Wen-Wen Tung

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Tropical dynamics, observation-driven modeling of multiscale convective systems, cloud systems in climate, dynamical predictability, multiscale data analysis
CIVL 3219
765-494-0272
turco

Ron Turco

Agronomy
Soil biology and N2O formation, carbon sequestration in agricultural systems, large data sets, water-food-energy-climate nexus
G-121 Lilly Hall or 126 AGAD
765-494-8077
vandermd

Dominique Van Der Mensbrugghe

Agricultural Economics
Focused on developing economies and particularly on the potential economic impacts from climate change—such as on crop yields, sea-level rise, health, etc.
KRAN 563
jvolenec2020

Jeff Volenec

Agronomy
Physiological and biochemical mechanisms influencing growth and stress tolerance of plant species used for livestock feed and biofuels
LILY 2-327
765-494-8071
Lei Wang

Lei Wang

Earth, Atmospheric, & Planetary Science
Atmospheric dynamics, large-scale atmospheric circulation, intra-seasonal atmospheric variability, extreme weather events, climate change.
HAMP 2285-B
765-494-3177
Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Science, College of Science, Graduate students (Purdue University/ Mark Simons)

Lisa Welp-Smith

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Research on the exchange of water and carbon between the land biosphere and the atmosphere
HAMP 3239
wetzstein

Michael Wetzstein

Agricultural Economics
Economics, Food waste, Solar, Technology adoption, Wood pellets
KRAN 639
765-494-4244
yu

Jae Hoon David Yu

Civil Engineering and Political Science
Resilience of highly-engineered social-ecological systems to unexpected, emergent shocks. Research methods include mathematical and computational modeling, case study analysis, and behavioral experiments
HAMP G175D
Zhuang

Qianlai Zhuang

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and Agronomy
Ecosystems dynamics; biogeochemical dynamics; interactions of biosphere, atmosphere, and human dimension
CIVL 2269
765-494-9610
Laura Zanotti

Laura Zanotti

Anthropology Department
Environmental anthropologist and interdisciplinary social scientist who partners with communities to examine how local, mostly rural, livelihoods and well-being can be sustained and to identify the pathways that shape just futures
STON 323
zhanghs

Hao Zhang

Statistics and Forestry and Natural Resources
Analysis of spatial and space-time data of climatology, geophysics, geology, natural resources, agriculture, health sciences, economics and marketing
765-496-9548
zollner

Pat Zollner

Forestry And Natural Resources
Mechanistic modelling of animal movements in response to climate change and other anthropogenic impacts upon wildlife species
FORS 307
765-496-9495

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