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Sam Kamara Joint MS-MBA student
Charles Andrew Kang Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering Energy Resources Engineering PhD student working on CO2 capture optimization Green Earth Sciences 065
Mary Kang Postdoctoral Research fellow, Earth System Science
Mohammad Karimi-Fard Sr Res Scientist-Physical, Department of Energy Resources Engineering - Energy Resources Engineering Green Earth Sci, room 23
(650) 725-2728
Prof Terry Lynn Karl Gildred Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Political Science

Professor Karl has published widely on comparative politics and international relations, with special emphasis on the politics of oil-exporting countries, transitions to democracy, problems of inequality, the global politics of human rights, and the resolution of civil wars.

Department of Political Science
(650) 723-5220, (650) 724-4166
Caitlin Rose Keating-Bitonti Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

Environmental controls on benthic foraminiferal assemblages and size evolution.

Marco Keiluweit Postdoctoral Research fellow, Earth System Science Green Earth Science Building RM321
Cynthia Kelly Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Chandler Kemp Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ian Matthews Keneally University Student Department of Geophysics Undergraduate
David M 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.

Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2)
Donald Kennedy President, Emeritus, and Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Emeritus

Interdisciplinary studies on the development of policies regarding such trans-boundary environmental problems as: major land-use changes; economically-driven alterations in agricultural practice; global climate change; and the development of regulatory policies.

401 East Encina Hall
(650) 725-2745
Julie Anne Kennedy Professor (Teaching) of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute and the Landreth Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education

 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.

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
(650) 725-4911
Rylee A Kercher Joint MS-JD student
Abdulla Kerimov Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Marc Adli Khalaf Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Herve C Kieffel Faculty - Affiliated
Tae Wook Kim Phys Sci Res Assoc, Energy Resources Engineering

Research Field:
Synthesis & characterization of thin inorganic/polymer membranes, adsorbents, and conductive
membranes; Characterization of well-core & heavy oil; CO2 separation & sequestration process; Enhanced oil recovery method for offshore oil field; fuel cells system & hydrogen production.

367 Panama St.
Hajin Kim Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Hajin's research focuses on international trade and the environment.
Marina Kim Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Namjun Kim Research Associate/Stebbins group, Department of Geological Sciences
Simon Klemperer Professor of Geophysics and, by courtesy, of Geological Sciences

I study the growth, tectonic evolution, and deformation of the continents. My research group undertakes field experiments in exemplary areas such as, currently, the Tibet plateau (formed by collision between Indian and Asia); the actively extending Basin-&-Range province of western North America (the Ruby Range Metamorphic Core Complex, NV, and the leaky transform beneath the Salton Trough, CA). We use active and passive seismic methods, electromagnetic recording, and all other available data!

(650) 723-8214
Sergey Klevtsov Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering

I'm working on linear solver framework in Stanford's reservoir simulator (AD-GPRS). More broadly, I'm interested in efficient solution/preconditioning strategies and parallel algorithms in subsurface flow modeling.
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
Brian D Knutson Associate Professor of Psychology

My lab and I seek to elucidate the neural basis of emotion (affective neuroscience), and explore implications for decision-making (neuroeconomics) and psychopathology (neurophenomics).

Room 470
Yuki Kobayashi Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Kyu Koh Yoo Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Arjun Kohli Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Charles D Kolstad Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and the Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor, by courtesy, of Economics

I specialize in environmental, resource and energy economics.  Most of my current work is on the economics of climate change, including energy markets.  I am particularly interested in students who wish to undertake multidisciplinary PhD training in environmental and resource economics.  This involves acquiring substantial depth in economics, supplemented by breadth in some area of natural science relevant to your research interests.  Most of all, students should have a desire to solve important problems.

366 Galvez Street (Room 235)
(650) 721-1663
Chisato Konishi Masters Student in Geophysics
Thomas Koos Project Coordinator, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences - Administration/Finance 397 Panama Mall
(650) 736-1002
Jeffrey R Koseff William Alden Campbell & Martha Campbell Professor in the School of Engineering and the Perry L. McCarty Director of 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
Warren Kourt Consulting Professor, Energy Resources Engineering
Robert L Kovach Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus Earthquake seismology, natural hazards, and ancient earthquakes and archaeology MITCHELL 317
(650) 723-4827
Anthony R. Kovscek Professor of 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
David Koweek Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Chris Henry Kremer University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate
Wenhuan Kuang University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Kathryn Kumamoto Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

My research focuses on the effects of water on deformation in the upper mantle. In particular, I study fabric evolution and strain localization in the Josephine Peridotite of southwestern Oregon.
Naresh Kumar Postdoctoral Research fellow, Geological Sciences
Kent Weisend Kuran Joint MS-MBA student