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Name Title Current Research Contact
Temesgen Giday Adumer Masters Student in Earth Systems tadumer@stanford.edu
Dylan Elizabeth Fallon Anslow Educ Farm Operations Asst, O'Donohue Educational Farm dylana@stanford.edu
Dylan Elizabeth Fallon Anslow Educ Farm Operations Asst, O'Donohue Educational Farm dylana@stanford.edu
Joseph Archie Lecturer

***not taking new students

jparchie@stanford.edu
Joseph Archie Lecturer

***not taking new students

jparchie@stanford.edu
Joseph Archie Lecturer

***not taking new students

jparchie@stanford.edu
Nicole M. Ardoin Associate Professor of Education and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Professor Ardoin's research focuses on environmental behavior as influenced by environmental learning and motivated by place-based connections. In particular, she is interested in considerations of geographic scale, which is an understudied yet crucial aspect of people-place relationships in a rapidly globalizing, urbanizing world. 
***not taking new students this year

212 Cubberley
(650) 721-2231
nmardoin@stanford.edu
Kevin Arrigo Donald & Donald M. Steel Professor in Earth Sciences; Victoria and Roger Sant Director, Earth Systems Program

Investigates role of ocean biology in gobal carbon and nutrient cycles.

Y2E2 Building, Room 141
(650) 723-3599
arrigo@stanford.edu
Gregory Asner Professor, Earth System Science (by courtesy) Carnegie Global Ecology, 260 Panama St, Stanford CA 94305
(650) 325-1521
gpa@stanford.edu
Isabella Badia-Bellinger Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
isabadia@stanford.edu
Isabella Badia-Bellinger Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
isabadia@stanford.edu
Troy Joaquin Barnhart Masters Student in Civil and Environmental Engineering troyjb@stanford.edu
Natasha Maier Batista Undergraduate, Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages batistan@stanford.edu
Madison Hastings Belin Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program mbelin@stanford.edu
Ashley Caitlin Bender Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ashleyb2@stanford.edu
Matthew Mitchell Benjamin Masters Student in Earth Systems mattbenj@stanford.edu
Sally Benson Director, Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor of Energy Resources Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy

My research is focused on reducing the risks of climate change by developing energy supplies with low carbon emissions. Students and post-doctoral fellows in my research group work on carbon dioxide storage, energy systems analysis, and pathways for transitioning to a low-carbon energy system.

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Bldg.
(650) 725-0358
smbenson@stanford.edu
Catherine Benz University Student School of Engineering Undergraduate cbenz@stanford.edu
Madison Marie Berggren Student Employee, Land and Buildings Operations madisonb@stanford.edu
Alexandra Elisabeth Bernard Student Hire, Biology abernard@stanford.edu
Hannah Lena Beutler [field_personnel_type]
Stephanie Rica Bieler Teaching Asst-Graduate, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences - Earth Systems Program sbieler@stanford.edu
Zachary Ross Birnholz Undergraduate, Classics zacharyb@stanford.edu
Hannah McKenzie Black [field_personnel_type] hmcblack@stanford.edu
Barbara Block Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine Sciences and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Thermal physiology, open ocean predators, ecological physiology and tuna biology
***not taking new students

Pick up
(831) 655-6236, (831) 655-6237
bblock@stanford.edu
Ariel Elizabeth Bobbett Masters Student in Earth Systems abobbett@stanford.edu
Ariel Elizabeth Bobbett Masters Student in Earth Systems abobbett@stanford.edu
Amy Bolan Undergraduate, Art & Art History abolan@stanford.edu
Jacqueline Marie Botts Master of Arts Student in Communication jmbotts@stanford.edu
Adam Brandt Assistant Professor of Energy Resources Engineering

Greenhouse gas emissions, energy systems optimization, mathematical modeling of resource depletion, life cycle analysis

066 Green Earth Sciences Building
(650) 724-8251
abrandt@stanford.edu
Adam Brandt Assistant Professor of Energy Resources Engineering

Greenhouse gas emissions, energy systems optimization, mathematical modeling of resource depletion, life cycle analysis

066 Green Earth Sciences Building
(650) 724-8251
abrandt@stanford.edu
Benjamin Carlos Bravo Course Asst-Graduate, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences - Earth Systems Program
Sarah Elizabeth Brickman Research Assistant, Department of Earth System Science sarahb9@stanford.edu
Brianna Brown Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program
Lauren Brown University Student Program in Human Biology Undergraduate lbrown26@stanford.edu
Emma Suzanne Budiansky Teaching Asst-Graduate, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences - Earth Systems Program emmab@stanford.edu
Marshall Burke Assistant Professor of Earth System Science and Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research focuses on quantifying the economic and social consequences of environmental change.

Y2E2 365
(650) 721-2203
mburke@stanford.edu
Marshall Burke Assistant Professor of Earth System Science and Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research focuses on quantifying the economic and social consequences of environmental change.

Y2E2 365
(650) 721-2203
mburke@stanford.edu
Michael Walter Burnett Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program mburnett@stanford.edu
Ken Caldeira Professor By Courtesy, Earth System Science

My research strives to improve the science base needed to allow human civilization to develop while protecting our environmental endowment.

Teodoro Lallana Camacho VI Masters Student in Earth Systems tcamacho@stanford.edu
Teodoro Lallana Camacho VI Masters Student in Earth Systems tcamacho@stanford.edu
Karen Casciotti Associate Professor of Earth System Science

Assistant Professor in EESS, focus on marine chemistry and biogeochemistry.

kcasciotti@stanford.edu
Karen Casciotti Associate Professor of Earth System Science

Assistant Professor in EESS, focus on marine chemistry and biogeochemistry.

kcasciotti@stanford.edu
Johnny M Caspers University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate jcaspers@stanford.edu
Johnny M Caspers University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate jcaspers@stanford.edu
Christine Leigh Cavallo Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems ccavallo@stanford.edu
Page Chamberlain Professor of Earth System Science

I use stable and radiogenic isotopes to understand Earth system history. These studies examine the link between climate, tectonics, biological, and surface processes.

Building 320
(650) 725-6835
chamb@stanford.edu
Leslie Chang Lecturer lchang7@stanford.edu
Kimberly Chang-Haines University Student Biology Undergraduate kchangh@stanford.edu
Young Joon Cho University Student Economics Undergraduate stua08@stanford.edu
Sophia Rose Christel Teaching Asst-Graduate, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences - Earth Systems Program
Jessica Lauren Metzger Clark Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program jclark19@stanford.edu
Matthew Jonathan Cohen Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program
Andrea Celeste Contreras Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program andrea12@stanford.edu
Niza Rindani Contreras Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program nizac29@stanford.edu
Larry Crowder Edward Ricketts Provostial Professor and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment Ecology, conservation, fisheries, protected species, ecosystem-based management 120 Oceanview Blvd
(831) 655-6217
Larry.Crowder@stanford.edu
Laura Cussen University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate lcussen@stanford.edu
Sadie Rosalie Gruenwald Cwikiel Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program scwikiel@stanford.edu
Walter Theodore Dado Student Employee, DAPER Departmentwide Operations wdado@stanford.edu
Gretchen C. Daily Bing Professor in Environmental Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment Land use, biodiversity dynamics, ecosystem services (650) 723-9452
gdaily@stanford.edu
Jenna Davis Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Professor Davis’ research and teaching is focused at the interface of engineered water supply and sanitation systems and their users in developing countries.

473 Via Ortega
(650) 725-9170
jennadavis@stanford.edu
Anne Dekas Assistant Professor of Earth System Science Environmental microbiology, deep-sea microbial ecology, marine biogeochemistry dekas@stanford.edu
Dana Nicole Delaney Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems denley@stanford.edu
Dana Nicole Delaney Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems denley@stanford.edu
Maria Isabel Deloso University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate mdeloso@stanford.edu
Amanda McLean Denney Course Asst-Graduate, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences - Earth Systems Program amdenney@stanford.edu
Mark Denny John B. and Jean De Nault Professor of Marine Sciences Biomechanics, ecology, and ecological physiology Pick up
(831) 655-6207, (831) 655-6208
mwdenny@stanford.edu
Hailey Deres Undergraduate, Department of Geological Sciences hderes@stanford.edu
Emily Renee Dial Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems edial@stanford.edu
Noah Diffenbaugh Professor of Earth System Science and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

He studies the dynamics and impacts of climate variability and change. Much of his work has focused on the role of fine-scale processes in shaping climate change impacts, including studies of extreme weather, water resources, agriculture, human health, and poverty vulnerability. 

Y2E2
diffenbaugh@stanford.edu
Annelise Balcar Dillon University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate abd240@stanford.edu
Rodolfo Dirzo Bing Prof in Environmental Science and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Ecological and evolutionary aspects of plant-animal interactions, largely but not exclusively, in tropical forest ecosystems. Conservation biology in tropical ecosystems. Studies on biodiversity. Education, at all levels, on scientific practice, ecology and biodiversity conservation.
***not taking new students

Department of Biological Sciences
(650) 736-7643
rdirzo@stanford.edu
Rodolfo Dirzo Bing Prof in Environmental Science and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Ecological and evolutionary aspects of plant-animal interactions, largely but not exclusively, in tropical forest ecosystems. Conservation biology in tropical ecosystems. Studies on biodiversity. Education, at all levels, on scientific practice, ecology and biodiversity conservation.
***not taking new students

Department of Biological Sciences
(650) 736-7643
rdirzo@stanford.edu
Maria Doerr Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems mgdoerr4@stanford.edu
Osanna Vivian Drake Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program osanna@stanford.edu
Rob Dunbar W.M. Keck Professor in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Ocean processes, biogeochemistry, climatology/paleoclimatology, isotopic chemistry, ocean policy

Bldg. 320, Rm. 325
(650) 725-6830
Debra Dunn Adjunct Professor, Earth Systems Program 416 Escondido Mall, #550
William H. Durham Bing Professor in Human Biology, Emeritus

I study indigenous resource management, human health, and conservation issues in the tropics. My current research focuses on environmental causes of emerging infectious diseases in tropical areas, conservation tradeoffs in the Galapagos Islands, and ecotourism as a means to poverty alleviation and self-determination among indigenous and local peoples.

BLDG 50, Room 51C
EB.WHD@stanford.edu
Jessica Avery Eggers Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program jeggers3@stanford.edu
Michaela Elias Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
melias23@stanford.edu
Michaela Elias Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
melias23@stanford.edu
Adam Thomas Ellner Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program aellner@stanford.edu
W Gary Ernst The Benjamin M. Page Professor in Earth Sciences, Emeritus

Petrology/geochemistry and plate tectonics of Circumpacific and Alpine mobile belts; ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism in Eurasia; geology of the California Coast Ranges, the cental Klamath Mountains, and White-Inyo Range; geobotany and remote sensing of the Southwest; mineralogy and human health.
***not taking new students

Mitchell Bldg room B53
(650) 723-0185
wernst@stanford.edu
Deana Fabbro-Johnston Associate Director, Earth Systems Program Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Bldg.
(650) 725-3183
deana@stanford.edu
Deana Fabbro-Johnston Associate Director, Earth Systems Program Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Bldg.
(650) 725-3183
deana@stanford.edu
Deana Fabbro-Johnston Associate Director, Earth Systems Program Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Bldg.
(650) 725-3183
deana@stanford.edu
Walter Falcon Helen C. Farnsworth Professor of International Agricultural Policy, Emeritus

biotechnology; food security; food and agricultural policy in developing countries
***not taking new students

ENCINA HALL, RM 404E
(650) 723-6367
wpfalcon@stanford.edu
Samantha Renee Faul Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program sfaul@stanford.edu
Scott Fendorf Huffington Family Professor in Earth Sciences, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Soil and environmental biogeochemistry

Green Rm. 301
(650) 723-5238
fendorf@stanford.edu
Scott Fendorf Huffington Family Professor in Earth Sciences, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Soil and environmental biogeochemistry

Green Rm. 301
(650) 723-5238
fendorf@stanford.edu
Lia Jean Ferguson Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program
Chris Field Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Professor of Earth System Science, of Biology and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy Global ecology, climate change impacts, global carbon cycle, ecosystem ecology (650) 736-4352
cfield@stanford.edu
Meredith Daubert Fischer [field_personnel_type] mfische2@stanford.edu
Stephanie Fischer Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program fischer9@stanford.edu
Emma Phelan Fisher Teaching Aide - UG, H & S Programs emmaphf@stanford.edu
Jonathan James Fisk Stanford Student Employee, Diversity and First-Gen Office jfisk@stanford.edu
Jonathan James Fisk Stanford Student Employee, Diversity and First-Gen Office jfisk@stanford.edu
Cecily June Foote University Student School of Engineering Undergraduate cfoote@stanford.edu
Christopher Francis Associate Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Microbial cycling of carbon, nitrogen, and metals in the environment; molecular geomicrobiology; marine microbiology; microbial diversity

Dept. of Environmental Earth System Science
caf@stanford.edu
Zephyr Frank Professor of History and, by courtesy, Iberian and Latin American Cultures

My research interests include wealth and inequality, Brazilian social history, Latin American economic history, and spatial history.

BLDG. 200
zfrank@stanford.edu
David Freyberg Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

A hydrologist and water resources specialist, Freyberg studies reservoir sedimentation and hydrology, hydrologic ecosystem services, summer drying of Pacific coast intermittent streams, tropical rainfall and throughfall, surface water-ground water interactions, especially in reservoir/sediment systems, and scaling and spatial distribution of recycled water systems.

Jerry Yang & Akiko Yamazaki Environment & Energy Bldg.
(650) 723-3234
freyberg@stanford.edu
Tadashi Fukami Associate Professor of Biology

Ecological and evolutionary community assembly, with emphasis on understanding historical contingency in community structure, ecosystem functioning, biological invasion and ecological restoration, using experimental, theoretical, and comparative methods involving bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals.

Department of Biology
(650) 721-1711
fukamit@stanford.edu
Sierra Rose Garcia Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program sgarcia3@stanford.edu
Ashley Pin-Yi Geo University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate ageo@stanford.edu
Margot Gerritsen Associate Professor of Energy Resources Engineering, Director of the Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering, with courtesy appointment in Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering

I specialize in renewable and fossil energy production. I am also active in coastal ocean dynamics and yacht design, as well as several areas in computational mathematics including search algorithm design and matrix computations.

GESB 088, M10 Huang
(650) 725-3542, (650) 725-2727
margot.gerritsen@stanford.edu
Lauren Mary Gibson University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate
Lauren Mary Gibson University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate
Jake Henry Gold Undergraduate, Civil and Environmental Engineering jgold3@stanford.edu
Julia Beth Goolsby Other Tech - UG, Division of Literatures, Cultures & Languages jgoolsby@stanford.edu
Deborah M Gordon Professor of Biology

Professor Deborah M Gordon studies the evolutionary ecology of collective behavior. Ant colonies operate without central control, using local interactions to regulate colony behavior.

GILBERT RM410B
(650) 725-6364
dmgordon@stanford.edu
Steven Gorelick Cyrus Fisher Tolman Professor in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

As a hydrogeologist, my research involves the study of water resources with emphasis on groundwater. Using lab and field data, our aim is to develop an understanding of fundamental aspects of the transport of fluids and contaminants, and to investigate regional water resources systems

Bldg. 320, Rm. 210
(650) 725-2950
GORELICK@stanford.edu
Adam Nicholas Gould Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program agould2@stanford.edu
Lawrence Goulder Shuzo Nishihara Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Department of Economics
(650) 723-3706
goulder@stanford.edu
Mayte Graciela Guerrero Student Employee, Department of Earth System Science mguerre@stanford.edu
Joe Hack Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
jhack2@stanford.edu
Joe Hack Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
jhack2@stanford.edu
Elizabeth Hadly Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Geological Sciences

The research of Elizabeth Hadly probes how perturbations such as climatic change and human modification of the environment influence the evolution and ecology of vertebrates.

GILBERT HALL
(650) 498-4995 ext. lab, (650) 725-2655
hadly@stanford.edu
Songhee Han Student Hire, Biology shan3@stanford.edu
Thomas Hayden Professor of the Practice, Earth Systems Program Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Bldg (Y2E2)
(650) 721-5722
thayden@stanford.edu
Thomas Hayden Professor of the Practice, Earth Systems Program Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Bldg (Y2E2)
(650) 721-5722
thayden@stanford.edu
Paloma A Hernandez Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program palomah@stanford.edu
George Hilley Associate Professor of Geological Sciences

Active tectonics, quantitative structural geology and geomorphology; Geographic Information Systems;unsaturated zone gas transport; landscape development;active deformation and mountain belt growth in central Asia, central Andes, and along the San Andreas Fault; integrated investigation of earthquake hazards.

Department of Geo. and Envi. Sci.
hilley@stanford.edu
Ali Nicole Hoffer Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program anhoffer@stanford.edu
Ali Nicole Hoffer Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program anhoffer@stanford.edu
Chandler Michael Hood Student Library Aide, Art and Architecture Library
Blaire Palaima Hunter Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program bhunter8@stanford.edu
Emma Carolina Hutchinson Hume Center, Hume Center ehutchin@stanford.edu
Yunha Hwang Masters Student in Earth Systems yunha@stanford.edu
Colin Makai Hyatt Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program
Marika Olga Jaeger University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate mjaeger@stanford.edu
Savannah Leigh Jensen Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program sjensen3@stanford.edu
Indigo Taylor Johnson University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate indigo25@stanford.edu
James Holland Jones Associate Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

I am a biological anthropologist with research interests in human ecology, demography and life history theory, and the ecology and evolutionary biology of infectious disease.

Department of Earth Systems Science
jhj1@stanford.edu
James Holland Jones Associate Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

I am a biological anthropologist with research interests in human ecology, demography and life history theory, and the ecology and evolutionary biology of infectious disease.

Department of Earth Systems Science
jhj1@stanford.edu
Ashley Jowell University Student Program in Human Biology Undergraduate ajowell@stanford.edu
China Kantner Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ckantner@stanford.edu
David Kennedy Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus

Reflecting his interdisciplinary training in American Studies, which combined the fields of history, literature, and economics, Professor Kennedy's scholarship is notable for its integration of economic and cultural analysis with social and political history.
***not taking new students

Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2)
dmk@stanford.edu
Julie Kennedy Professor (Teaching) of Earth System Science, Emerita

 I have specific interest in interdisciplinary teaching and learning, and in the effective communication of complex interdisciplinary problem descriptions, analysis methods, and solutions to expert and non-expert audiences. I advise and work on research projects with undergraduate and master's level students whose interests include ecology, energy, land systems management, ocean science and policy, sustainability, environmental education, and science communication.
***not taking new students

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
juliek@stanford.edu
Sierra Erin Killian Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program sierrak@stanford.edu
Ryder Hogan Kimball Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ryderk@stanford.edu
Amy Belinda King University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate aking2@stanford.edu
Aviva Rebecca Klein Meyers Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program avivam@stanford.edu
Laura Katherine Klein Masters Student in Earth Systems
Rosemary Knight The George L. Harrington Professor in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Environmental geophysics

(650) 736-1487
rknight@stanford.edu
Erica Haasen Knox Masters Student in Earth Systems eknox@stanford.edu
Erica Haasen Knox Masters Student in Earth Systems eknox@stanford.edu
Chloe Koseff Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
ckoseff@stanford.edu
Chloe Koseff Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
ckoseff@stanford.edu
Jeffrey R. Koseff William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor in the School of Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

His research focuses on the interaction between physical and biological systems in natural aquatic environments, and in particular on turbulence and internal wave dynamics; transport, mixing, and phytoplankton dynamics in estuarine systems; and coral reef, kelp forest, and sea-grass hydrodynamics.

Yang and Yamazaki Env & Energy 185
(650) 736-2363
koseff@stanford.edu
Anthony Kovscek Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor in Energy Resources Engineering

I am interested in the recovery of unconventional hydrocarbon resources and mitigating carbon emissions from fossil fuels via geological sequestration of greenhouse gases. My research group and I examine the physics of flow through porous media at length scales that vary from the pore to the laboratory to the reservoir.

Department of Energy Resources Engineering
(650) 723-1218
kovscek@stanford.edu
Anthony Kovscek Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor in Energy Resources Engineering

I am interested in the recovery of unconventional hydrocarbon resources and mitigating carbon emissions from fossil fuels via geological sequestration of greenhouse gases. My research group and I examine the physics of flow through porous media at length scales that vary from the pore to the laboratory to the reservoir.

Department of Energy Resources Engineering
(650) 723-1218
kovscek@stanford.edu
Erika Lynn Kreeger Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ekreeger@stanford.edu
Kayci Nicole Lacob Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems klacob17@stanford.edu
Tran Diep Lam Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program tranl95@stanford.edu
Eric Lambin George and Setsuko Ishiyama Provostial Professor and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research is in the area of human-environment interactions in land systems. I develop integrated approaches to study land use change by linking remote sensing, GIS and socio-economic data. I aim at better understanding causes and impacts of changes in tropical forests, drylands, and farming systems.
***not taking students for 2017-18 academic year

Y2E2 371
elambin@stanford.edu
Eric Lambin George and Setsuko Ishiyama Provostial Professor and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research is in the area of human-environment interactions in land systems. I develop integrated approaches to study land use change by linking remote sensing, GIS and socio-economic data. I aim at better understanding causes and impacts of changes in tropical forests, drylands, and farming systems.
***not taking students for 2017-18 academic year

Y2E2 371
elambin@stanford.edu
Mr John Bornemeier Lane Masters Student in Earth Systems jblane@stanford.edu
Mr John Bornemeier Lane Masters Student in Earth Systems jblane@stanford.edu
Sebastian Astiz Le Bras Undergraduate, Computer Science slebras@stanford.edu
Julia M Leal Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program julia10@stanford.edu
Clare Elizabeth LeDuff [field_personnel_type]
Reade McCosh Levinson [field_personnel_type] readel@stanford.edu
Geoffrey Oliver Lewis Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program glewis18@stanford.edu
Madeline Claire Lisaius Masters Student in Earth Systems
Madeline Claire Lisaius Masters Student in Earth Systems
David Lobell Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Woods Institute for the Environment

We study the interactions between food production, food security, and the environment using a range of modern tools.

dlobell@stanford.edu
David Lobell Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Woods Institute for the Environment

We study the interactions between food production, food security, and the environment using a range of modern tools.

dlobell@stanford.edu
Jenai Marley Longstaff Route Setter, DAPER Departmentwide Operations jenail@stanford.edu
Scott Kaniatobe Lucio Student Employee, Department of Earth System Science slucio@stanford.edu
Evan Lyons Lecturer, Earth System Science Spatial Analysis Center
elyons@stanford.edu
Kevin Madrigal University Student Program in Human Biology Undergraduate kmad@stanford.edu
Aloysius Inocentes Makalinao Teaching Asst-Graduate, Department of Energy Resources Engineering - Energy Resources Engineering amakalin@stanford.edu
Nicholas Cody Mascarello Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ncm18@stanford.edu
Gilbert Masters Professor (Teaching) of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Emeritus

Gil Masters works on energy efficiency and renewable energy systems as keys to slowing global warming, enhancing energy security, and improving conditions in underserved, rural communities. Although officially retired in 2002, he continues to teach CEE 176A: Energy-Efficient Buildings, and CEE 176B: Electric Power: Renewables and Efficiency.

(650) 725-1049
gmasters@stanford.edu
Pamela Matson Chester Naramore Dean of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor in Environmental Studies and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute

Her research addresses a range of environment and sustainability issues, including sustainability of agricultural systems; vulnerability of particular people and places to climate change; and global change in the nitrogen and carbon cycles. With multi-disciplinary teams of researchers, managers, and decision makers, she has worked to develop agricultural approaches that reduce environmental impacts while improving livelihoods and human wellbeing. 
**not taking new students

Mitchell 101
(650) 723-2750
Pamela.Matson@stanford.edu
Kara Matsumoto Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
karam1@stanford.edu
Kara Matsumoto Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
karam1@stanford.edu
Erica Azalee McCoy Student Employee, Art & Art History (650) 771-7981
rica1@stanford.edu
Elizabeth Louise McCune Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program elmccune@stanford.edu
Tyler Lawrence McIntosh University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate tylerm1@stanford.edu
Tyler Lawrence McIntosh University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate tylerm1@stanford.edu
Riya Mehta Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program riyam@stanford.edu
Andrea Michelle Meislin Student Employee, Art & Art History ameislin@stanford.edu
Tamara Mekler Masters Student in Earth Systems tmekler@stanford.edu
Rosemary Jane Mena-Werth University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate
Victoria DiPronio Mendez Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program vmendez@stanford.edu
Sabrina Farah Ashraf Mengrani SOSAS Trainer, Dean for Community Engagement and Diversity (650) 723-1831
sabrina0@stanford.edu
Alex Lee Mesher University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate almesher@stanford.edu
Alex Lee Mesher University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate almesher@stanford.edu
Claire Miles Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
cmiles@stanford.edu
Claire Miles Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
cmiles@stanford.edu
Elise Jael Miller Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program elisejl@stanford.edu
Kira Lynn Minehart Masters Student in Earth Systems kira2@stanford.edu
Kira Lynn Minehart Masters Student in Earth Systems kira2@stanford.edu
Charlotte Mitchell Student Employee, DAPER Departmentwide Operations lottiem@stanford.edu
Natasha Keikantse Mmonatau [field_personnel_type]
Jackie Mogensen Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
jmogie4@stanford.edu
Jackie Mogensen Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
jmogie4@stanford.edu
Anthony John Moller Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program amoller@stanford.edu
Catie Marie Mong University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate cmmong@stanford.edu
Catie Marie Mong University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate cmmong@stanford.edu
Stephen Monismith Obayashi Professor in the School of Engineering and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Hydrodynamics of lakes, estuaries, coral reefs, kelp forests and the coastal ocean

Room 183
(650) 723-4764
monismith@stanford.edu
Ian Monroe Lecturer, Earth Systems Program imon@stanford.edu
Peter Benjamin Montgomery Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program pmontgom@stanford.edu
Harold Mooney Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology, Emeritus

Harold Mooney has demonstrated that convergent evolution takes place in the properties of different ecosystems that are subject to comparable climates, and has pioneered in the study of the allocation of resources in plants.
***not taking new students

HERRIN LABS RM 477
hmooney@stanford.edu
Giselle Elizabeth Moreau Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems gmoreau@stanford.edu
Montana Courtney Morgan Masters Student in Earth Systems mcmorgan@stanford.edu
Montana Courtney Morgan Masters Student in Earth Systems mcmorgan@stanford.edu
Casey E Mullins Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program cmullins@stanford.edu
Malaika Elizabeth Murphy-Sierra Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems malaika@stanford.edu
Rosamond Naylor William Wrigley Professor, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Professor, by courtesy, of Economics

My research focuses on the environmental and equity dimensions of intensive food production systems, and the food security dimensions of low-input systems.

ENCINA 400 East
(650) 723-5697
roz@stanford.edu
Richard Nevle Deputy Director, Earth Systems Program Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
(650) 724-0984
rnevle@stanford.edu
Richard Nevle Deputy Director, Earth Systems Program Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
(650) 724-0984
rnevle@stanford.edu
Alexandra Mai-Phuong Nguyen-Phuc Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program amn17@stanford.edu
Fiona Claire Noonan Masters Student in Earth Systems fnoonan@stanford.edu
Fiona Claire Noonan Masters Student in Earth Systems fnoonan@stanford.edu
Chiamaka Kenneth Ogwuegbu Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program chiamaka@stanford.edu
Davianna Marolyn Olert Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program dolert@stanford.edu
Michael Osborne Lecturer osbornem@stanford.edu
Mikaela Elise Osler Student Employee, DAPER Departmentwide Operations mosler@stanford.edu
Zachary Ostroff [field_personnel_type]
Zachary Ostroff [field_personnel_type]
Ashley Leah Overbeek Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ashleyov@stanford.edu
Courtney Kulick Pal Undergraduate, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity cpal18@stanford.edu
Brendan Francis Palmieri Teaching Asst-Graduate, Biology bfp@stanford.edu
Stephen Palumbi Jane and Marshall Steel Jr. Professor in Marine Sciences, Director of the Hopkins Marine Station and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

We're interested in ecological, evolutionary, and conservation questions related to marine (and sometimes terrestrial) organisms and ecosystems. We use evolutionary genetics and molecular ecology techniques, and our fieldwork takes us all around the world. Currently, we're studying coral diversity, the adaptive potential of corals in response to climate change, the movement of organisms between marine reserves, genetic changes in abalone in response to environmental.

Dept. Biological Sciences
(831) 655-6210, (831) 655-6214
spalumbi@stanford.edu
Erin Pang Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program erinp5@stanford.edu
Hanna Joy Payne Undergraduate, Human Biology (305) 661-4408
hannapa@stanford.edu
Jonathan Payne Professor of Geological Sciences and, by courtesy, of Biology; Chair of Geological Sciences

My goal in research is to understand the interaction between environmental change and biological evolution using fossils and the sedimentary rock record. How does environmental change influence evolutionary and ecological processes? And conversely, how do evolutionary and ecological changes affect the physical environment? I work primarily on the marine fossil record over the past 550 million years.

450 Serra Mall
(650) 721-6723
jlpayne@stanford.edu
Kabir Peay Assistant Professor of Biology

Our lab studies the ecological processes that structure natural communities and the links between community structure and the cycling of nutrients and energy through ecosystems. We focus primarily on fungi, as these organisms are incredibly diverse and are the primary agents of carbon and nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. By working across multiple scales we hope to build a 'roots-to-biomes' understanding of plant-microbe symbiosis.

371 Serra Mall
(650) 723-0552
kpeay@stanford.edu
Alexandra Jo Peregord Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ajp17@stanford.edu
Roy Howard Perkins Jr Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program royp@stanford.edu
Jaclyn Jabanes Phi University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate
Kathleen Phillips Academic Coordinator and Lecturer, Earth Systems Program Lagunita Court
(650) 498-4757
kphill@stanford.edu
Kathleen Phillips Academic Coordinator and Lecturer, Earth Systems Program Lagunita Court
(650) 498-4757
kphill@stanford.edu
Madison Jane Pobis Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program mpobis@stanford.edu
Adrienne Pollack Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
apollack@stanford.edu
PhilipRonnie Bonifacio Quiambao Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program philronq@stanford.edu
Bala Rajaratnam Assistant Professor of Statistics and of Earth System Science brajarat@stanford.edu
Andreas Joshua Ratteray Masters Student in Earth Systems dreas@stanford.edu
Andreas Joshua Ratteray Masters Student in Earth Systems dreas@stanford.edu
Manisha Rattu Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program mrattu@stanford.edu
Ashley Erickson None, Earth Systems Program ashleye1@stanford.edu
Dan Reineman Research Assistant, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Bill Lane Center for the American West
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

GeoCorner 112
d2r@stanford.edu
Carolyn Pettefer Rice Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program
Tyler Amanda Rivlin Residential Counselor, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies Operations trivlin@stanford.edu
Amber Lynn Roberts University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate amberrr@stanford.edu
Amber Lynn Roberts University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate amberrr@stanford.edu
Kate Roberts Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
karob13@stanford.edu
Armando Emil Rojas Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program armandor@stanford.edu
Nic Romano Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
nromano2@stanford.edu
Nic Romano Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
nromano2@stanford.edu
Eddy Enrique Rosales Chavez Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems erosales@stanford.edu
Noam Rosenthal University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate nrose@stanford.edu
Matthew Rothe Lecturer, Earth Systems Program (510) 543-6846
mrothe@stanford.edu
Matthew Rothe Lecturer, Earth Systems Program (510) 543-6846
mrothe@stanford.edu
Scott James Roycroft Teaching Asst-Graduate, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences - Earth Systems Program scottr5@stanford.edu
Dan Pilgrim Sakaguchi University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate dsakaguc@stanford.edu
Diego Alvaro Sancho Gallegos Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program
Ardsley Sanders Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems ardsley@stanford.edu
Ardsley Sanders Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems ardsley@stanford.edu
Judith Santano Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program Jsantano@stanford.edu
Caitlin Scheder-Bieschin University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate cscheder@stanford.edu
Gary Schoolnik Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Emeritus

Structure-function analysis of bacterial adhesion proteins and toxins; design and synthesis of synthetic antigens; immunobiology of human papillomaviruses

Beckman B241
schoolni@cmgm.stanford.edu
Darel Shanyce Scott Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program darel@stanford.edu
Hannah Gardner Shor Cantor Guide, Cantor Arts Center hshor@stanford.edu
Helena B Silva-Nichols Undergraduate, Anthropology hsilnic@stanford.edu
Kira Kamilla Smiley Stanford Student Employee, Peds/Disease Prevention ksmiley@stanford.edu
Alexandria Doyle Smith Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program asmith95@stanford.edu
Sijo Smith Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program sijos@stanford.edu
Isabella Scout Smythe Course Asst-Graduate, Computer Science issmythe@stanford.edu
George Somero David and Lucile Packard Professor in Marine Science, Emeritus

We examine two aspects of organism-environment interactions: How does stress from physical (e.g., temperature) and chemical (oxygen levels, pH) factors perturb organisms and how do organisms respond, adaptively, to cope with this stress? We examine evolutionary adaptation and phenotypic acclimatization using a wide variety of marine animals, including Antarctic fishes and invertebrates from intertidal habitats on the coastlines of temperate and tropical seas.

Hopkins Marine Station
somero@stanford.edu
Erik Sperling Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences esper@stanford.edu
Ada LeeAnn Throckmorton Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program adastat@stanford.edu
Jenny Suckale Assistant Professor of Geophysics and, by courtesy, of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The goal of my research is to advance our basic understanding and predictive capabilities of complex multi-phase flows that are fundamental to Earth science. 

Mitchell 363
(650) 497-6456
jsuckale@stanford.edu
James Sweeney Director, Precourt Center, Professor of Management Science & Engineering, Senior Fellow at Precourt Center and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and, by courtesy, at the Hoover Institution

Determinants of energy efficiency opportunities, barriers, and policy options. Emphasis on behavioral issues, including personal, corporate, or organizational. Behavior may be motivated by economic incentives, social, or cultural factors, or more generally, by a combination of these factors. Systems analysis questions of energy use.

Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Building
(650) 723-2847
jim.sweeney@stanford.edu
Kristin Tewksbury Student Services Manager, Earth Systems Program Earth Systems Program
(650) 725-7427
ktewks@stanford.edu
Kristin Tewksbury Student Services Manager, Earth Systems Program Earth Systems Program
(650) 725-7427
ktewks@stanford.edu
Kristin Tewksbury Student Services Manager, Earth Systems Program Earth Systems Program
(650) 725-7427
ktewks@stanford.edu
Abraham Joseph Tewolde Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program atewolde@stanford.edu
Amber Leigh Thomas Masters Student in Earth Systems alt3@stanford.edu
Leif Thomas Associate Professor of Earth System Science and, by courtesy, of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Physical oceanography; theory and numerical modeling of the ocean circulation; dynamics of ocean fronts and vortices; upper ocean processes; air-sea interaction.

473 Via Ortega Y2E2 Bldg
(650) 721-1140
leift@stanford.edu
Leif Thomas Associate Professor of Earth System Science and, by courtesy, of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Physical oceanography; theory and numerical modeling of the ocean circulation; dynamics of ocean fronts and vortices; upper ocean processes; air-sea interaction.

473 Via Ortega Y2E2 Bldg
(650) 721-1140
leift@stanford.edu
Barton Thompson Robert E. Paradise Professor in Natural Resources Law and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

A leading expert in environmental and natural resources law and policy, Barton H. “Buzz” Thompson, Jr. has contributed a large body of scholarship on environmental issues ranging from the future of endangered species and fisheries to the use of economic techniques for regulating the environment.

CROWN QUAD N343
(650) 723-2518
buzzt@stanford.edu
Claire Elisabeth Thompson University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate clairet@stanford.edu
Daela Tipton Student Employee, DAPER Departmentwide Operations daela@stanford.edu
Miles Traer Lecturer, Earth Systems Program (650) 497-9541
mtraer@stanford.edu
Talia Kawaiokalani Trepte Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program ttrepte@stanford.edu
Sarah Truebe Director of Community-Engaged Learning, Environmental Sustainability & Lecturer, Earth Systems Program Sweet Hall 126C
650-497-6537
struebe@stanford.edu
Julia Yung-Ru Tsai University Student Earth Systems Program Undergraduate jtsai16@stanford.edu
Melissa Vallejo Program Administrator, Earth Systems Program Y2E2
(650) 723-8112
mvallejo@stanford.edu
Alexandra Radsan van Alebeek Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems vanaleba@stanford.edu
Alexandra Radsan van Alebeek Master of Arts Student in Earth Systems vanaleba@stanford.edu
Peter Grant Verhoeven Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program pgv30@stanford.edu
Peter Vitousek Clifford G. Morrison Professor in Population and Resource Studies, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Earth System Science

Vitousek's research interests include: evaluating the global cycles of nitrogen and phosphorus, and how they are altered by human activity; understanding how the interaction of land and culture contributed to the sustainability of Hawaiian (and other Pacific) agriculture and society before European contact; and working to make fertilizer applications more efficient and less environmentally damaging (especially in rapidly growing economies)

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building 375
(650) 725-1866
vitousek@stanford.edu
Peter Vitousek Clifford G. Morrison Professor in Population and Resource Studies, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Earth System Science

Vitousek's research interests include: evaluating the global cycles of nitrogen and phosphorus, and how they are altered by human activity; understanding how the interaction of land and culture contributed to the sustainability of Hawaiian (and other Pacific) agriculture and society before European contact; and working to make fertilizer applications more efficient and less environmentally damaging (especially in rapidly growing economies)

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building 375
(650) 725-1866
vitousek@stanford.edu
Jacqueline Marie Vogel Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program jvogel97@stanford.edu
Adrienne Scheer von Schulthess [field_personnel_type]
Ashley Wachtell Masters Student in Earth Systems ashwac@stanford.edu
Ashley Wachtell Masters Student in Earth Systems ashwac@stanford.edu
Virginia Walbot Professor of Biology

Our current focus is on maize anther development to understand how cell fate is specified. We discovered that hypoxia triggers specification of the archesporial (pre-meiotic) cells, and that these cells secrete a small protein MAC1 that patterns the adjacent soma to differentiate as endothecial and secondary parietal cell types. We also discovered a novel class of small RNA: 21-nt and 24-nt phasiRNAs that are exceptionally abundant in anthers and exhibit strict spatiotemporal dynamics.

HERRIN LABS RM 251
(650) 723-2007, (650) 723-2227
WALBOT@stanford.edu
Michael Wara Associate Professor of Law

An expert on energy and environmental law, Michael Wara’s research focuses on climate and electricity policy. His current scholarship lies at the intersection between environmental law, energy law, international relations, atmospheric science, and technology policy.

michael.wara@stanford.edu
Paula Welander Assistant Professor of Environmental Earth System Science and, by courtesy, of Biology

Biosynthesis of lipid biomarkers in modern microbes; molecular geomicrobiology; microbial physiology

Green Earth Sciences 201
(650) 723-7341
welander@stanford.edu
Anna Wietelmann Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
annawiet@stanford.edu
Anna Wietelmann Earth Systems Student Advisor Y2E2, 131
annawiet@stanford.edu
Emily Victoria Williams Stanford Student Employee, DAPER Departmentwide Operations evw94@stanford.edu
Meghan Nicole Wilson Undergraduate, Earth Systems Program mnwilson@stanford.edu
Alexis Marie Wood Trujillo [field_personnel_type]
Amanda Danielle Zerbe University Student Earth Systems Program Graduate azerbe@stanford.edu
Mark Zoback Benjamin M. Page Professor in Earth Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy

I conduct research on in situ stress, fault mechanics, and reservoir geomechanics with an emphasis on shale gas, tight gas and tight oil production, the feasibility of long-term geologic storage of CO2 and the occurrence of induced and triggered earthquakes.

MITCHELL 347
(650) 725-9295
zoback@stanford.edu