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Brady S Hardiman

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Assistant Professor of Urban Ecology
765.494.3593
765.494.9461
PFEN Room G021F
715 W. State Street
West Lafayette, In 47907

Environmental & Ecological Engineering 

  • Assistant Professor

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Dr. Brady Hardiman received a B.S. in Biology from Ashland University in 2003. After graduating, he spent two years as a research technician in a light microscope facility at the University of Missouri Columbia. In 2012, he earned a Ph.D. in Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Purdue, he was a postdoctoral associate at Boston University working on forest community risk and resilience to climate change and the role of urban vegetation in regional carbon budgets. Brady’s research focuses on understanding the interaction of structure and function in coupled natural and human ecosystems. Specific interests include the role of vegetation in urban carbon cycling and the influence of forest canopy structure on long-term carbon sequestration rates. His research is directed toward improving management strategies for urban and rural forests to optimize provision of ecosystem services such as carbon storage and climate mitigation.

Forestry and Natural Resources, 715 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2061 USA, (765) 494-3590

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