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Jacob Daniel Hosen

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Assistant Professor of the Internet-of-Things and Ecological Analytics
FORS Room 303
195 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Research Group - ​​Quantitative Ecology, Digital Natural Resources

Dr. Jake Hosen uses high frequency sensors to study how microbes and environmental change influence ecosystem functions and water quality. Before joining the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, he was a postdoctoral associate at the University of Florida and Yale University. In his previous positions, Jake worked with a national team to study how microbial metabolism stabilizes water quality in river networks. Dr. Hosen received his B.Sc. from the College of William & Mary in Chemistry and Biology, and a Ph.D. in Behavior, Ecology, Evolution & Systematics from the University of Maryland. In his position at Purdue, Dr. Hosen will leverage internet of things technology to deploy environmental sensors networks that will provide real-time sensing for predictive ecosystem models. 

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