Former Members

 Former Graduate Students

Kavya Krishnan, MS Soil Science & Agroecology, 2017; Thesis – Short-term benefits of cover crops on labile carbon and nitrogen pools in soil. Current position: PhD student at Cornell

Mingwei Yuan, PhD Soil Science, 2016; Thesis – Dynamics modeling of nitrogen balance in irrigated sweet corn and snap bean on sandy soils. Current position: Postdoc at Univ. of Illinois http://pittelkow.cropsci.illinois.edu/people/

Elizabeth McNamee, MS Soil Science & Agroecology, 2016; Thesis – Unpacking the soil water characteristic curve: Measurement techniques, property-transfer predictions, and implications for Daycent model simulations. Current position: PhD student in Agronomy http://www.kucharik-lab.com/people/elizabeth-mcnamee/

Kate Ivancic, MS Soil Science & Agroecology, 2016; Thesis – Evaluating the effects of cover crop on nitrogen cycling in the Central Sands of Wisconsin. Current position: PhD student in Agronomy at UW-Madison

Claire Campbell, MS Soil Science & Agroecology, 2015; Thesis – Assessing the impacts of tannin diets on land application of dairy manure. Current position: Soil Scientist at US Forest Service.

Megan Chawner, MS Soil Science & Agroecology, 2015; Thesis – Assessing the benefits of radish as a cover crop. Current position: http://extension.psu.edu/directory/mzc335

Anna Cates, MS Soil Science & Agroecology, 2014; Thesis – Long-term management effects on corn performance, nitrogen use efficiency, and particulate and aggregate organic matter. Current position: PhD student in Agronomy at UW-Madison https://jacksonlab.agronomy.wisc.edu/people/anna-cates/

Jaimie West, MS Soil Science & Environment and Resources, 2013; Thesis – Improving nitrogen management of organic sweet corn on sandy soil. Current position: Research Scientist in RuarkLab

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Nick Bero, MS Soil Science, 2012

Nick is now a Research Technician for the Sustainable Soil Management Lab


allison-in-the-water2 Allison Madison, MS Soil Science & Water Resources Management, 2011

Allison is currently a science teacher at Middleton Cross Plains Area School District


kolby Kolby Bray-Hoagland, MS Agroecology, 2011

Kolby is now a Capital Project Manager, Wastewater Treatment Division, King County, WA

Former scientists and postdocs

Mack Naber – Research Technician

Julie Arriaga – Research Technician

Allison Dungan – Outreach Specialist

 

Former undergraduates

Emily Eggleston, MS Georgraphy (Advisor: Erika Marin-Spiotta)

Dave Evans, MS Soil Science 2013, Current position: USDA NRCS

Martin Ventura – Summer undergraduate researcher

Hope Linden – Summer undergraduate researcher & research technician