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    Kaighin McColl

    Kaighin McColl

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2018
    PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Science and Engineering, Harvard University

    Kaighin McColl is a hydrologist who studies the terrestrial water cycle and its coupling with the atmosphere.... Read more about Kaighin McColl

    Anthony Medrano

    Anthony Medrano

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
    PhD History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Yale-NUS College

    Anthony Medrano is a historian of the Asian marine environment who studies the interplay between people and fish, science and society, and technology and nature.... Read more about Anthony Medrano

    Madhava Meegaskumbura

    Madhava Meegaskumbura

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2007-2009
    PhD Biology, Boston University, 2007
    Current Position: Professor, Guangxi Key Laboratory (Forest Ecology and Conservation), College of Forestry, Guangxi University

    Madhava Meegaskumbura is an evolutionary biologist focusing on understanding species extinction and how best to construct conservation strategies for endangered species in biodiversity hotspots.... Read more about Madhava Meegaskumbura

    Nathaniel D. Mueller

    Nathaniel D. Mueller

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2013-2015
    PhD Natural Resource Science and Management, University of Minnesota
    Current Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University

    Nathan Mueller is an applied ecologist who studies how agricultural systems influence–and are influenced by–global environmental change.... Read more about Nathaniel D. Mueller

    Rebecca Musgrave

    Rebecca Musgrave

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
    PhD Inorganic Chemistry, University of Bristol (UK)
    Current Position: Lecturer in Bioinorganic Chemistry, King's College London

    Rebecca Musgrave is a chemist and materials scientist interested in the synthesis of highly magnetic metal-containing polymers.... Read more about Rebecca Musgrave

    Prineha Narang

    Prineha Narang

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2017
    PhD Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Computational Materials Science, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Prineha Narang is a physicist and material scientist interested in the theoretical fundamentals of nanoscale energy transfer.... Read more about Prineha Narang

    Zoe Nyssa

    Zoe Nyssa

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2014-2016
    PhD Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, University of Chicago
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Anthropology/BRNG, Purdue University

    Zoe Nyssa studies the emergence and contemporary practices of conservation biology in order evaluate their impact globally on endangered species.... Read more about Zoe Nyssa

    Paul Ohno

    Paul Ohno

    Environmental Fellow: 2019-2021
    PhD, Chemistry, Northwestern University

    Paul Ohno is a physical chemist studying the physical and chemical properties of secondary organic aerosol particles and the implications of these properties for the climate system.... Read more about Paul Ohno

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    Elsa Ordway

    HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
    PhD Earth System Science, Stanford University
    Current Position: Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles (Starting July 2021)

    Elsa Ordway is an Earth system scientist studying the interactions between ecological processes, human transformation of the land, and climate change in tropical forests.... Read more about Elsa Ordway

    Gillian Osborne

    Gillian Osborne

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2015-2017
    PhD English, University of California, Berkeley
    Current Position: Lecturer, Harvard Extension School and Senior Curriculum Specialist, Poetry in America

    Gillian Osborne is a literary scholar whose research interests include American and Romantic literature, poetry and poetics, and the environmental humanities.... Read more about Gillian Osborne

    Fabien Paulot

    Fabien Paulot

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2011-2013
    PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology
    Current Position: Associate Research Scholar, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University

    Fabien Paulot is an atmospheric chemist who is interested in the interplay between the biosphere and the composition of the atmosphere.... Read more about Fabien Paulot

    John Philbin

    John Philbin

    Environmental Fellow: 2020-2022
    PhD, Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

    John Philbin works at the intersection of theoretical chemistry, condensed matter physics, and computational material science to understand and develop the next generation of nanomaterial-based technologies.... Read more about John Philbin

    Jon Proctor

    Jon Proctor

    French Environmental Fellow: 2019-2021
    PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley

    Jon Proctor develops and pairs methods in econometrics, spatial statistics and machine learning with global socio-environmental datasets to empirically estimate the relationships that govern our climate and agricultural systems.... Read more about Jon Proctor

    David Romps

    David Romps

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2006-2008
    PhD Physics, Harvard University, 2005
    Current Position: Goldman Distinguished Chair in the Physical Sciences; Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science; and Director, Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center, UC Berkeley

    David Romps is a string theorist with a deeper interest in global climate change.... Read more about David Romps

    Kelsey Sakimoto

    Kelsey Sakimoto

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2018
    PhD Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
    Current Position: Founder and Science Director, Kula Bio

    Kelsey Sakimoto is a chemist interested in the sustainable production of fertilizer and beneficial soil microorganisms through solar energy for use in modern agriculture.... Read more about Kelsey Sakimoto

    Mauricio Santillana

    Mauricio Santillana

    Henson Environmental Fellow: 2008-2010
    PhD Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of Texas-Austin, 2008
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Faculty member, Computational Health Informatics Program at Boston Children's Hospital; Associate, Harvard Institute for Applied Computational Science

    Mauricio Santillana is an applied mathematician and physicist with a passion for getting involved in multi-disciplinary research projects aimed at understanding the impact of human activities on our environment as well as global climate change. He has a deep interest in creating bridges between mathematics and its applications, particularly within the engineering community.... Read more about Mauricio Santillana

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