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Motaz Abu AlSaud Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ahmed Abukhamsin Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Leticia De Avila Acquaviva Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ana Aguiar Moya Ph.D. Student in Geophysics

My research interests are in

- Tectonic tremor and slow slip events in subduction zones
- Tremor triggered by the passing of surface waves from distant teleseisms
- Detection and location of tremor and Low frequency earthquakes

Mustafa Al Ibrahim Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Maytham Al Ismail Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Dina Al-Alami Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Fatimah Al-Ismail University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Abrar AlAbbad Masters Student in Geophysics

Analyzing vertical and horizontal core plug samples from the Arabian Plate in order to study the anisotropy of electrical properties and permeability using digital images of the cores and simulation softwares.

Abdulgader Alalli Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Annika Kate Alexander-Ozinskas Students - Graduate
Golnaz Alipour Kivi Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

My background includes fundamental and applied work in modeling of porous media processes with a focus on the mechanical behavior of granular material. I have worked on modeling reactive flow in porous media for enhanced oil recovery processes utilizing finite difference/volume methods. I have ample experience in Discrete Element Modeling, and mechanical constitutive modeling of granular media such as powders and sand. I have also worked with several convex optimization packages.

Elnur Aliyev Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Sabrina Aliyeva Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Hamza Aljamaan Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Wisam AlKawai Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences Basin and Petroleum System Modeling (BPSM) Research Affiliate Program
Adam Allan Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Kali Allison Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Muhammad Almajid Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ali Almomin Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Khalid Alnoaimi Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Badr W. Al-Rumaih PhD Candidate in Geophysics
Mohammed Alshakhs Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Salma Alsinan Masters Student in Geophysics

Salma's research interests are in unconventional shale reservoirs with a focus on studying the elastic properties of Kerogen upon maturation.

Mitchell 453B
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Richard Alt Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Annissa Alusi Joint MS-MBA student
Gustavo Catao Alves Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Ala Alzayer Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Usua Amanam Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering In-Situ Combustion of Heavy Oils (Reaction Kinetics)
Morgan Ames Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Christa Anderson Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Christa's research interests are in forest management and conservation in sub saharan Africa.

Ross Andrese Joint MS-MBA student
Bryce Anzelmo Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Humberto Samuel Arevalo Lopez Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Ronan Arthur Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Ronan studies and models the dynamics of complex social and ecological systems and is particularly interested in how network structure and social, ecological, and geographical patterns affect critical transitions and diffusion of ideas and disease.

Orhun Aydin Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Marcos Ayestaran Joint MS-MBA student
Curtis William Baden University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Grayson McClure Badgley Students - Graduate
Whitney Bagge Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Whitney's research interests focus on the intersection of ecology and human health, investigating how human use and interaction with the environment affect human infection with emerging and re-emerging vector-borne and zoonotic diseases.

Praveen Bains Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ohad Barak Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Shahar Barak Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Andres Baresch Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Jeffrey Barnes Joint MS-MBA student
Parker Barnes Joint MS-MBA student
Guillaume Barnier Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Sarah Barrett Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Brooks Barron Joint MS-MBA student
Diego Bartels Joint MS-MBA student
Jesse Bateman University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Malcolm Bean Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Victoria Beasley Joint MS-MBA student
Elinor Benami Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Elinor studies the factors which influence the adoption of environmentally-friendly land-use and energy technologies. Her work seeks to inform what policy interventions may help diffuse these technologies.

Thomas Benson Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Sharad Bharadwaj Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ettore Biondi Ph.D. student in Geophysics 359 Mitchell Building
ettore88@stanford.edu
Suzanne Birner Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Saurav Bista Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Alexander Blanchette Ph.D. Student Crustal Geophysics Group Mitchell 459
Daniel Burnett Blatter University Student Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME) Graduate
Laura Bloomfield MD Student, expected graduation Spring 2018

Laura studies how land-use changes facilitate interactions between people and wildlife affecting infectious disease emergence. She currently focuses on the spatial dispersion and transmission of zoonotic and vector-borne diseases along and between human and non-human primate networks.

Chava Anna Bobb University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Adrien Boch Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Michael Bonomo Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Gregory Bratman Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Greg is working to define and study “psychological ecosystem services” by examining the impact of nature experience on human cognitive function and mental health.

Jared Fremont Brewer Students - Graduate
Philip Brodrick Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Cassandra Brooks Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Cassandra studies marine protection in the Antarctic, trying to better understand ocean governance of our common pool resources on an international scale.

Jeremy Ambrose Brown Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Zach West Brown Students - Graduate
Lucile Bruhat Ph.D. Candidate in Geophysics Mitchell 403
lbruhat@stanford.edu
Kaitlyn Busler Joint MS-MBA student
Samuel Bydlon Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Alejandro Cabrales-Vargas University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Emily Lewis Cardarelli University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Jeremy Carl Hoover Res Fellow, Hoover Institution

Jeremy is studying the environmental, geopolitical, and economic aspects of energy development and policy, with a particular focus on China and India.

Christopher Castillo Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Emmet Caulfield Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Jeremy Caves Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Dana Chadwick Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Jason Chang Ph.D. Student in Geophysics Mitchell 421
Panunya Charoensawadpong Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Jamal Cherry Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
YIRANG CHO University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Shanna Chu University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Angela Isobel Chung University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Robert Stanislaw Cieplicki University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
David Clayton Joint MS-MBA student
Carla Kathryn Co Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Alicea Cock-Esteb Students - Graduate
Michael Connolly Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Pedro Cosmelli Munita Joint MS-MBA student
Miguel Cruz Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Megan D'Errico Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

I am interested in understanding the composition and convection of the Earth's upper mantle, which is the driving mechanism for plate tectonics. These interests include investigation of the cause and length-scales of chemical and isotopic heterogeneity.

Taylor Jerome Dahlke Students - Graduate
Julian Damashek Students - Graduate
Tiffany Giang Ngoc Dao Students - Graduate
Jacques de Chalendar Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering Focus on the stability of scCO2 bubbles in the context of CO2 storage
Joann de Zegher Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Joann is interested in understanding how to design responsible supply chains that are cost-effective and competitive.

Y2E2 Suite 226
Nikolaus Deems Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Hans Bjorn DeJong University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Michael Delgado Students - Graduate
Shang Deng Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
P. James Dennedy-Frank Students - Graduate
Ksenia Dmitrieva Ph.D. candidate in Geophysics Time-dependent errors in daily GPS position time series (760)473-6073
dmitrieva@stanford.edu
Jose Donoso Engineers Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Nadja Drabon Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Megan Kathleen Dustin University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Geetartha Dutta Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Priyanka Dutta Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Jessica Rae Eastling Students - Graduate
Ammar El Husseiny Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Youssef Ekady Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Cooper Wheeler Elsworth University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Jacob Englander Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Laura Erban Postdoctoral Research fellow, Earth System Science
Sepehr Fadaei Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Sarah Fakhreddine Graduate Student, Department of Environmental Earth System Science
Noha Farghal Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Sara Forough Farshidi Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering Mineral Trapping during Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Saline Aquifers
Emily Fay Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Pasha Gean Feinberg Students - Graduate
Nicholas Flanders Joint MS-MBA student
Andrew Fleeter Joint MS-MBA student
Lisa Forssell Joint MS-MBA student
Jenna Forsyth Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources
Emily Jane Francis University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Pablo Garcia Del Real Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
William Gearty Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

My overall goal is to improve our understanding of the effect of major evolutionary environmental transitions on the sizes of organisms. Using phylogenetic comparative methods, I analyze various animal groups that inhabit an array of different habitats (such as marine, freshwater, and terrestrial environments) for significant differences in body size between group members that inhabit those different habitats. Such groups may include gastropods, mammals, reptiles, etc.

Mehrdad Gharib Shirangi Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Lauren Rose Gimmillaro University Student School of Earth Sciences - Earth Systems Program Undergraduate
Michael Glassman Joint MS-MBA student
Guenther Glatz Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Alison Gocke Joint MS-JD student
Meredith Goebel Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Jared Gooley Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Eric Gottlieb Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Marguerite Graveleau Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Denys Grombacher Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Emily Grubert Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Emily studies United States-based electricity fuel cycles, focusing on integrating knowledge about various environmental and social impacts of fuel extraction, use, and disposal to aid decisionmakers at a local level using life cycle assessment, textual analysis, and multicriteria decision analysis. She particularly works on fuel extraction and water resources.

Y2E2 226
Ognjen Grujic Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Halldora Gudmundsdottir Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Nilay Gungor Masters Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Ipek Pinar Hacikoylu University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Ian Hagmann Masters Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Batool Haider Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Alex Hakso Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Francois Hamon Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

Efficient nonlinear solvers for the simulation of multiphase flow in porous media

Yueru Hao Masters Student in Geophysics
Michael Harris Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Michael hopes to identify how ecosystem services and environmental health indicators are affected by sanitation infrastructure in development scenarios as a way to push the focus beyond that of household-level sanitation.

Matz Andreas Haugen University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Alexandra Marie Hausladen Students - Graduate
Debra Michelle Hausladen University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Jiajun He Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Yiyuan He Students - Graduate
Dulcie Aileen Head University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Robert Heilmayr Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Robert combines approaches from geography, economics and ecology to identify the proximate causes and underlying drivers of forest expansion in Chile.

Eli Moises Hernandez Diazgiron Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Laura Hess Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Heidi Kathryn Hirsh University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Carl Hoiland Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Randall Holmes Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ryan Mahony Holmes University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Elizabeth Hook Joint MS-JD student
Da Huo Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Daniel Ibarra Graduate Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science

I am an isotope geochemist applying process-based models to geochemical datasets that reveal information about Earth's past climate and hydrology. My primary interests are terrestrial paleoclimate/paleohydrology, weathering, isotope geochemistry, Earth history, lakes, and climate models.

Geocorner 307E
(650) 714-5097
Motonao (Sean) Imai Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ruslan Iskhakov Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Tessaly Tian Jen University Staff Graduate School of Education Casual - Non-Exempt
Renfeng Jiang Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering

Currently, my research focuses on the enhanced oil recovery using nano-particles and multiphase flow in porous media.

Rui (Forest) Jiang Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

My PhD research is about the analysis and application of TPWL (trajectory piecewise linearization) method in reservoir simulation. TPWL is one type of ROM (Reduced-Order Modeling) methods. My interest is about how to better control the TPWL method (how far the perturbation TPWL can handle), using mathematical perspective and computational experiments.

Larry Zhaoyang Jin Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering Reduce Order Modeling and It's Application in Carbon Sequestration and CO2-EOR
Lei Jin Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Claresta Joe-Wong Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Samuel Johnstone Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences Investigating links between soil production and landscape form.
Camille Jones University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Liz Jones Joint MS-JD student
Adam Jost Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Hannah Louise Joy-Warren University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Ji-Eun Jung Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

* DFT calculations of trace metal uptake on mineral oxide nanoparticles emitted from coal combustion processes
* Relationship of particle size and chemistry to health effects
* Surface characterization experiments using SEM and XAS techniques

Sam Kamara Joint MS-MBA student
Charles A KANG Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering Energy Resources Engineering PhD student working on CO2 capture optimization
Caitlin Keating-Bitonti Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

Environmental controls on benthic foraminiferal assemblages and size evolution.

Cynthia Kelly Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Chandler Kemp Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Rylee Kercher Joint MS-JD student
Abdulla Kerimov Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Marc Khalaf Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
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
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.

Yuki Kobayashi Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Kuy Hun Koh Yoo Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Arjun Kohli Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Chisato Konishi Masters Student in Geophysics
David Koweek Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
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.

Kenter Kuran Joint MS-MBA student
Benjamin Roger Laboy Students - Graduate
Michelle LaComb Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Kimberly Lau Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

I am interested in using a combination of isotope geochemistry and numerical modeling to understand major changes to the Earth's oceans during critical events. I am particularly interested in ocean anoxic and acidification events in the Earth's past, including their causes and potential effects on the fossil record. I study these processes in the context of understanding major perturbations to the global carbon cycle and Earth's biota.

Geocorner Maze
Huy Quang Le University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Christopher Leader Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Anna Lee Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Anna's research interests are in knowledge networks and information sharing in farming communities.

Jaehoon Lee Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Jessica Audrey Lee Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Kyoungjin Lee Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

Metallic membranes for energy and environmental application
CO2 capture and storage (CCS)
Hydrogen (H2) production and utilization
Metal-hydrogen or metal-nitrogen interaction
Thin-metal composite fabrication
Material characterization (SEM, XRD, XPS)
Plane-wave density functional theory (DFT)

Nadine Lehner Joint MS-MBA student
Sverre LeRoy Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science Reconstructing Holocene climate in Patagonia with lake sediments and isotopes.
Karine Levonyan Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Kate Marie Lewis University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Staci Lewis Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Staci is interested in the ecological and economic impacts of climate change on coral reef ecosystem services. She plans to examine the physiological mechanisms behind thermal resilience of coral colonies and to develop economic valuations of climate change resilience.

Boxiao Li Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Dongzhuo Li Ph.D. Student in Geophysics 650-285-7548
Hangyu Li Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Lewis Li Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Peipei Li Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Xiaowei Li Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Chao Liang Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
James Lindsay Joint MS-MBA student
Brad Lipovsky Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Mairi Litherland Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Scott Littlefield Joint MS-MBA student
Owen Ruiya Liu Students - Graduate
Tianze Liu Ph.D. Student in Geophysics Mitchell 463
tianze@stanford.edu
Yimin Liu Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Gabriel Charles Lotto Students - Graduate
Kate E. Lowry Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Shaoyu Lu Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Maxine Elinor Luckett University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate
Alexander Gerhard Luisi Students - Graduate
Jens Lund Snee Incoming Department of Geophysics Graduate Student 7202898972
Zhengwei Luo Joint MS-MBA student
Christina Machak Students - Graduate
William Mackebee Joint MS-JD student
Musa, PhD Maharramov Students - Graduate
Matthew Malkowski Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Abdulrahman Manea Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Justin S Mankin Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Justin studies how climate change and climate variability affect people.

Timothy Spencer Manley Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Taylor Sparks Martin University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Casey Maue Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources
Jeremy Maurer Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Andreas Mavrommatis Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Kevin McCabe Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering Mitchell B51
Ryan McCarty Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Cynthia Natalie McClain PhD Candidate Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

McClain investigates the distribution and coupled cycling of heavy metals (such as chromium) and nutrients (such as nitrogen) in groundwater and soils. These investigations explore how humans are changing elemental cycling on Earth by comparing pristine regions to areas influenced by agriculture, mining or development. Her research quantifies chemical transformations and physical flow of water, working toward a molecular-level understanding of field-scale environmental processes. McClain conducts field, laboratory and modeling studies using imaging, isotopic, x-ray, microbiological, statistical and data visualization techniques. She is currently researching groundwater quality in California’s Central Valley.

Kevin Lynn McCormack University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
James McCullough Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Sarah McCurdy Masters Student in Earth Systems
Scott McLaughlin Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering Multiphase flow in enhanced oil recovery, CO2 exsolution, Numerical simulation
Mandy McLean Students - Graduate
Devin McMahon Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science Land-use change, climate change, soils and vegetation
Kelly Marie McManus Students - Graduate
Robert Meister Joint MS-MBA student
JĂșlio Hoffimann Mendes Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

- Fusion of reservoir simulation and history matching
- Development of high-performance geostatistical algorithms

Laurel Mills Joint MS-JD student
Chven Mitchell Masters Student in Geophysics 417a
Sumit Mitra Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Hari Thomas Mix Students - Graduate
Frances Moore Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Fran's research focuses on projecting the rate and effectiveness of autonomous adaptation by farmers in order to understand the impact of climate change on future agricultural production and food security.

Y2E2 226
Hannah Rose Naughton University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Joey Michael Nelson Students - Graduate
Erik Nesvold Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Josie Marjorie Nevitt Students - Graduate Mitchell B-09
Eugene Nho Joint MS-MBA student
Rebecca Niemiec Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Becky is interested in what drives the extent of coordinated landowner efforts to control invasive species in communities.

Nora Nieminski Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

I am currently working on small-scale process sedimentology and detrital geochronology of deep-water sediments in the Miocene thin-bedded turbidites of the East Coast Basin, New Zealand and the Upper Proterozoic Zerrissene Turbidite System, in the Damara Orogen, Namibia.

Anna Maria Nissen Students - Graduate
Jack Norbeck Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

My research focuses on understanding physical mechanisms that cause injection-triggered seismicity. I am designing engineering strategies to mitigate triggered seismicity by leveraging knowledge of the coupled processes of subsurface fluid flow, geomechanics, and earthquake dynamics.

I am also interested in petroleum and geothermal reservoir geomechanics, especially as applied to reservoir stimulation technologies.

Timothy O'Brien Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

Projects
- Timing and mechanism for exhumation of the Brooks Range orogenic belt, AK (in progress)
- Cause and timing of basin development of interior Alaska basins (in progress)
- Monazite and Xenotime dating of thick-skinned deformation in the Brooks Range (in progress)
- Zircon characterization during HT metamorphism (completed)
- Arctic plate reconstruction (writing in progress)

Lauren Oakes Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

At the core of Lauren's passions for research, teaching, and creatively communicating issues of global change is the desire to improve knowledge of human-environment interactions that are critical to a sustainable future and to improve resource management practices.

Tomas Ocampo Joint MS-MBA student
Marcela Ochoa Joint MS-MBA student
Olufolake Ogunbanwo Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Christian Okoye Joint MS-MBA student
L. Katrina ole-MoiYoi Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

At the heart of Katrina's work is a desire to improve long-term food security in developing countries through ecologically-sound policies in the fisheries sector.

Chikara Onda Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Chikara's research interests are in environmental economics and energy–economy modeling, particularly with regards to low-carbon innovation.

Elsa Marianne Ordway University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Ossian OReilly Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Michael Cleveland Osborne University Staff Worldview at Stanford Science Content Producer
Michael Ovadia Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Michael studies environmentally sustainable behaviors of consumers and employees.

Jihoon Park Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Sulgiye Park University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Alexey Pazukha Joint MS-MBA student
Sarah Penney Joint MS-MBA student
Jason Perkins Joint MS-JD student
Brian David Peters University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Karrah Nicole Phillips Students - Graduate
Indira Phukan Education PhD/Environment & Resources MS student
Anshuman Pradhan Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Neil Raina Joint MS-JD student
Adrian Rami Joint MS-MBA student
Jose Ramirez Lopez Miro Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering

I am interested in applying the new developed techniques for Temperature Transient and Pressure Transient Analysis, to determine key flow parameters such as permeability, in a Naturally Fractured Reservoir. The main advantage of using the Temperature response, is it's characteristic of being an advection-diffusion problem, so the Temperature response carries more information than the Pressure response.

Fatemeh Sadat Rassouli Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Mary Marguerite Reagan University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Dan Reineman Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Dan's dissertation examines the relationships between coastal users, access, and resource management on California’s diverse coastline.

Linta Reji Ph.D. student, Environmental Earth System Science
Anne Rempel Masters Student in Earth Systems
Andrea (Annie) Ritch Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Dylan Ray Rittman Graduate Student, Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences Green 359
Valerie Breanne Rosen Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

Nickel Isotopes as a Biosignature for Methanogenic Archaea

Matthieu Rousset Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Abi Virginia Ruksznis University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Amir Salehi Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Aubrey Sanders Joint MS-MBA student
Anne Sanquini Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Robert Martin Sare Graduate Student Braun Hall 304B
Nicole Marie Sarto Students - Graduate
Aaditya Satija Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Sita Saueregger Joint MS-MBA student
Nikhil Sawe Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Through functional MRI, neuroeconomics analyzes the financial decision-making process at the level of discrete brain structures, allowing insights into the way we think about and route information. Nik's research adapts neuroeconomics techniques to assess decision-making in environmental questions.

Nishank Saxena Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Michael Schaefer Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science Green Earth Sciences 321
Stuart Victor Schmitt Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Lauren Schultz Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Theresa Schwartz Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Damien Scott Joint MS-MBA student
Kevin Seats Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Chris Alfons Seifert University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Gus Behr Seixas Students - Graduate
Ginny Carrie Selz University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Amrita Sen Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Solomon Seyum Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Xukai Shen Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Yi Shen Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Yixiao Sheng University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Yingxia Shi University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Yongduk Shin Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

I am interested on investigating the effects of geological uncertainty on reservoir responses on both production and seismic responses. the geological uncertainty specifically investigating are uncertainty on how the structure has been deformed, and how the mode of rock accommodation on given deformation. Geomodels created from properly chosen set of geological scenario may give a better understand on how the reservoir may behave.

(Danielle) Ziva Shulaker Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Lauren Shumaker Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences

I am currently working on three projects in New Zealand: using 3D seismic data to document the evolution of submarine gullies on the Pliocene-Pleistocene continental slope; detailed outcrop analysis and petrography to investigate sedimentation of a volcaniclastic submarine fan system in Late Miocene time; and detrital zircon U-Pb dating in Miocene-Pliocene basin strata to constrain sediment sources and flow pathways across the North Island during development of the modern tectonic regime.

Braun 322
Zachary Sickmann Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Anne Siders Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Siders studies the role of governance and institutional design in the integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk mitigation in the coastal built environment. Her research is geographically diverse, including Europe, coastal megacities, the Arctic, and South East Asia. Her work focuses on providing information, tools, and processes that aid decision-makers in building international coastal resilience.

Natalie Elizabeth Sievers Masters Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences Metamorphic Petrology and Geochemistry Green Earth Sciences 231
240-593-6258
Timothy Singer Dual MS-MD student
Deepti Singh Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Eva Sinha Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Chris Bryan Skinner Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Whitney Skinner Joint MS-MBA student
Casey Morgan Smith University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Ryan Glen Smith Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Wen Song Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

My research interests involve developing and using microfluidic platforms to visualize pore-scale flow phenomena relevant to reservoir engineering. Secondary and tertiary recovery can cause clay particles to detach from the rock matrix and block subsequent pore space, significantly reducing reservoir permeability. Currently, I am conducting experiments to visualize the impact of brine composition and salt concentration on the release of clay particles from the rock matrix.

Alexandre Spitz Joint MS-MBA student
Nattavadee Srisutthiyakorn Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Rose Stanley Joint MS-JD student
Jan Dominik Stepinski University Student Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME) Graduate
Greg Stillman Joint MS-MBA student
Andy Stock Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Andy studies marine conservation ecology and the role of ecological theories and models in environmental policy. His work focuses on the California coast.

Aiga Stokenberga Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Aiga's research combines concepts and methods from land use and transportation economics, urban sociology, and urban design in an effort to understand the environmental, social, and economic sustainability implications of urban planning interventions targeting low-income populations.

Christin Strandli Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Aaron Strong Ph.D. Candidate in Environment and Resources

Aaron studies feedbacks of the carbon cycle to global change factors, and the policies for operationalizing biogeochemical ecosystem services (such as carbon sequestration and nitrogen cycling) in environmental management frameworks.

Y2E2 226
Jason Wayne Stuckey Students - Graduate
Christine Su Joint MS-MBA student
Wenyue Sun Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Yuchi Sun Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Krongrath Suwannasri University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Daniel Swain Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Neil Tangri Students - Graduate
Nisha Taparia Joint MS-MBA student
Paul Michael Tarantino Students - Graduate
Lauren Tarpey Joint MS-JD student
Holger Teichgraeber Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Adam Tew Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Dana Thomas PhD Candidate

As a geochemist interested in the linkages between the carbon cycle and tectonic processes, I research CO2-rich geothermal areas in Iceland to investigate the metasomatic processes that may modify CO2 emissions to the atmosphere.

Green Earth Sciences 225
Matt Anthony Thomas University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
William Thompson-Butler Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Tannis Thorlakson Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Tannis is interested in farmer-firm interactions and the role of supply chain sourcing strategies on socio-economic and environmental outcomes in agriculture.

Chuan Tian Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Yao Tong Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering

Yao is working on an interdisciplinary project under Stanford Center for Reservoir Forecasting (SCRF) and Stanford Basin and Petroleum System Modeling Group (BPSM). Her research investigated advanced uncertainty quantification and geostatistical tools to improve basin and petroleum system models and enhance the hydrocarbon characterizations in different scales.

Danielle Touma Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science

Impacts of climate change on global drought and precipitation

Y2E2 337
Meredith Townsend Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Pavarit Trakulhoon Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Sumeet Trehan Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Cody Trigg Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Vinay Tripathi M.S. Student, Department of Energy Resources Engineering vinay.tripathi@stanford.edu
Michael Te-Cheng Tsiang University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Katlyn Marie Turner University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Nicola Ulibarri Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Nicola's research interests focus on linking the process of environmental decision-making to long-term management outcomes. Her dissertation explores collaboration in environmental planning and policy-making, and asks whether decisions made jointly by a range of stakeholders lead to sustainable environmental outcomes. Her mixed-methods approach uses surveys, participant observation, interviews, documents, and hydrological models.

Daniel Ullmann de Brito Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Daniel Urban Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Jose Urteaga Augier Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Jose Urteaga is a first year doctoral student in Stanford’s E-IPER program, whose research interests center on the governance and sustainable management of marine natural resources in developing countries, particularly in Nicaragua.

Elizabeth Vissers Joint MS-JD student
Hai Vo Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Collin Wallace Joint MS-MBA student
F. Rall Walsh III Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Randi Walters Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Beibei Wang Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Jennifer Wang Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Jennifer's research interests address human behaviour change in the context of climate change, with the ultimate aim of shifting normative practices and paradigms within public policy, business, and individual behaviour to effectively account for the impacts and risks of climate change and environmental sustainability.

Yifan Wang Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering

Thermal implementations of linear solver in ADGPRS

Yinan Wang Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering

Evaluating the adequacy of model complexity in the application of rule-based reservoir modeling

Yixuan Wang Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ellen Marguerite Ward University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Leighton Myles Watson University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Reed Wildman Joint MS-MBA student
Matthew Winnick Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Molly Rose Witter University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Uri Wollner University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Philip Womble Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources

Philip studies legal and water supply planning strategies that use water markets to help communities and ecosystems adapt to drought and climate change.

Mandy Wong Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Zhi Yang Wong Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Ying Qi Wong University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate
Michelle Wu Joint MS-JD student
Joy Xi Joint MS-MBA student
Billy Xia Joint MS-MBA student
Yu Xia Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Shaochuan Xu Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Chen Xue Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Berker Yagci Joint MS-MBA student
Fan Yang Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Guang Yang Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Yunfei Yang Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Yao Yao Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Timothy Yeskoo Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Xinchi Yin University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Clara Yoon Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
James Yoon Ph.D. Student in Environmental Earth System Science
Holly Helen Young University Student Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Graduate
Mengyao Yuan Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Wonjin Yun Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering Enhanced Oil Recovery, Fluid Mechanics, Partially Hydrolyzed Polymer Solution
Inessa Yurchenko Ph.D. Student in Geological and Environmental Sciences
Christopher Zahasky Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering Understanding risks to storage security of geologically sequestered CO2 GESB 103
Katrina Danielle Zamudio Students - Graduate
Rustem Zaydullin Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Markus Zechner Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Cathy Ke Zhang Masters Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Yang Zhang Ph.D. Student in Geophysics
Yuran Zhang Ph.D. Student in Energy Resources Engineering
Yi Zhao University Student Department of Environmental Earth System Science Graduate
Yujie Zheng University Student Department of Geophysics Graduate yjzheng@stanford.edu
Yibo Zhu Joint MS-MBA student