Alumni

updated May 21, 2014

Post-Docs

Roger Brown

  • 2002-2003
  • Roanoke River floodplain sedimentation
  • Faculty at Columbus State
Todd Lookingbill

  • 2004-2006
  • Landscape patterns in national parks
  • Faculty at University of Richmond
Kirsten de Beurs

  • 2006-2007
  • Remote sensing of gypsy moth defoliation using MODIS
  • Faculty at University of Oklahoma
Brenden McNeil

  • 2006-2008
  • Remote sensing of forest function
  • Faculty at West Virginia University
Suming Jin

  • 2007-2010
  • Remote sensing of forest disturbance
  • Scientist at USGS Eros Data Center in Sioux Falls, SD
Peter Wolter

  • 2009-2011
  • Remote sensing of forest composition in the upper Midwest
  • Faculty at Iowa State
Shawn Serbin

  • 2012-2014
  • Spectroscopy, remote sensing, and plant physiology
  • Plant biologist at Brookhaven National Lab
 Martin Simard

  • 2010
  • Mountain Pine Beetle
  • Professeur, Département de géographie, Université Laval Québec (QC) Canada

Graduate Students

Aditya Singh

  • 2013
  • PhD
  • Forest Ecology
  • U. of Wisconsin
  • Currently Assistant Scientist, UW-Madison
Shawn P. Serbin

  • 2012
  • PhD
  • Forest Ecology
  • U. of Wisconsin
  • Plant biologist at Brookhaven National Lab
Bernard Isaacson

  • 2010
  • MS
  • Forest Ecology
  • U. of Wisconsin
  • Ag. Outreach Specialist, NJ
Peter T. Wolter

  • 2009
  • PhD
  • Forest Ecology
  • U. of Wisconsin
  • Assistant Professor, Iowa State
J. “Mac” Sloan

  • 2007
  • MS
  • MEES
  • U. of Maryland
  • High School Teacher, Maryland
Jeffrey Cole

  • 2007
  • MS
  • Biology
  • Frostburg State
  • USGS, Pennsylvania
Melanie Harsch

  • 2006
  • MS
  • Applied Ecology
  • Frostburg State
Jodi Brandt

  • 2004
  • MS
  • MEES
  • U. of Maryland
  • Postdoc, Dartmouth
Eric Nielsen

  • 2004
  • MS
  • Geography
  • Research Tech., Portland State
Robert Chastain

  • 2004
  • PhD
  • MEES
  • U. of Maryland
  • US Forest Service
Clay Baros

  • 2003
  • MS
  • Geography
  • U. of Maryland
  • Project Manager, EarthSat

 

 

Former Research Staff of note

Name, position, years, current position

Name Position Years Current Position
 Alex Brito  staff entomologist  2011-2013  grad school at UW
 James “Trip” Hook  GIS technician  2011-2013  US EPA, Washington DC
 Bernard Isaacson  Post-masters Intern  2011-2012   North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development
 Nate Rehberg  GIS technician/programmer  2010-2011  RockAuto.com
 David Helmers  GIS technician/programmer  2006-2008  SILVIS Lab, Department of Forest & Wildlife Ecology, UW-Madison
 Brian Owen  field/lab technician  2004-2005
 Clay Baros  remote sensing analyst  2002-2003   EarthSat (Project Manager)
 Randy Richardson  field technician  2001-2005  self-employed
 Carole Garner  remote sensing analyst  2000-2005  Allegany County Schools (High School teacher)
 Steven Walters  remote sensing analyst  2000-2001  University of Washington
 Jane Foster  remote sensing analyst  2000-2005   Post-doc at University of Minnesota
 Yancy Craft  remote sensing analyst  1998-1999  ER doctor in Bentonville, Arkansas

Former Undergraduates of Note

2012-2013 Holly Hovanec
2012-2013 Hillary Grabner
2012-2013 Austin Pethan
2011-2013 Marty Dillenburg
2010-2012 Hannah Manninen
2010-2012 Wes Fox
2008-2010 Jennifer Limbach

 

 

Former Alum who would like to update us on your whereabouts?

Please email Tedward: erker  at wisc dot edu