Environmental Science

Amy Wolf

Amy Wolf

Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences
LS 466

Research Interests

My work has focused on the ecology of plant-animal interactions, including studies of host specific insects (northern blue butterfly), rare plants (serpentine morning glory), and Wisconsin bees. I also am co-leader of the Wabikon Forest Dynamics Plot, part of a global network of intensive, long term forest research sites initiated by the Smithsonian... Read more »

Franklin Chen

Franklin Chen

Associate Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences
LS 460

Research Interests

Applications of Computing Algebra in Physical Chemistry Teaching, Mesoporous and Microporous Materials, Quantum Chemistry of Colors, Fingerprint Lifting, Preservation and Development, Ultrasonic Stimulation of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Treatment of Wood for The Extraction of Hemicellulose

Education

Undergraduate - Agricultural Chemistry,... Read more »

James Horn

James Horn

Lecturer; Curator of Gary A. Fewless Herbarium
Natural & Applied Sciences (Biology)
MAC 147

Website

Gary A. Fewless Herbarium

Research Interests

Phylogenetic systematics of flowering plants Dilleniales, Malpighiales, Malvales) and plant anatomy.

Education

B.S. Cornell University; M.S. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Ph.D. Duke University

John Katers

John Katers

Dean
College of Science and Technology
ES 317

Dean John Katers has been employed at UW-Green Bay since 1995, initially working for the University of Wisconsin Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center as a Recycling Specialist before joining the Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) faculty in 1999. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2004, and promoted to Professor in 2012. He served as Chair of NAS since 2012, and has... Read more »

John Luczaj

John Luczaj

Geoscience Chair / Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Geoscience)
LS 438

Website

www.uwgb.edu/luczajj/

Research Interests

Water-rock interaction in eastern Wisconsin Paleozoic sedimentary rocks, arsenic in northeastern Wisconsin rocks and groundwater, fluid-inclusions in minerals, carbonate diagenesis, Mississippi Valley-Type mineralization, bedrock geology of Brown... Read more »

Karen Stahlheber

Karen Stahlheber

Assistant Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Biology)
LS 433

Website

http://www.karenstahlheber.com/

Research Interests

I am a plant community ecologist interested in the connections among species diversity, ecosystem processes and human management. My past and current projects span natural and agricultural landscapes, with a focus on savannas and grasslands. Presently my... Read more »

Kevin Fermanich

Kevin Fermanich

Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Geoscience)
LS 416

Website

http://www.uwgb.edu/fermanik/

Research Interests

Soil processes and ground water quality; nonpoint source pollution; watershed monitoring and management; fate of contaminants.

Education

B.S. UW-Stevens Point; M.S., Ph.D. UW-Madison.

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Lisa Grubisha

Lisa Grubisha

Assistant Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Biology)
LS 445

Research Interests

Fungal ecology and evolution, Microbial diversity and function, Conservation Biology, Population Genetics, Phylogenetics

Education

PhD., University of California Berkeley; M.S., Oregon State University; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Mathew Dornbush

Mathew Dornbush

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies
CL 835I

Research Interests

My primary research interest relates to the use of native plant restorations to improve ecosystem services, focusing principally upon their influence on soil organisms and processes.

Education

Ph.D. 2005 Iowa State University, Ames, IA; M.S. 2001 Iowa State University, Ames, IA; B.A. 1998 Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Md Maruf Hossain

Md Maruf Hossain

Assistant Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences
ES 307F

Research Interests

  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Solar and Wind Energy Systems
  • Renewable Energy Integration with the Power Grid
  • Power System Stability and Power Quality
  • FACTS Devices
  • Smart Grid and Micro Grid Technology


Education

Ph.D., Electrical... Read more »

Megan Olson Hunt

Megan Olson Hunt

Assistant Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences
LS 427

Academic interests

Theoretical issues in missing data, applied environmental and neurological data analyses, teaching all levels of statistics

Other interests

Photography, rock climbing, hiking, gardening, cooking, ecology and conservation, volunteering for animal rescues

Education

Michael Draney

Michael Draney

Natural & Applied Sciences Chair/Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Biology)
LS 461

Research Interests

I am interested in conservation applications of terrestrial arthropod assemblages, especially spiders, and have a particular interest in the ecology and taxonomy of sheet web spiders (family Linyphiidae).

Education

Ph.D., Entomology, 1997, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Certificate in Environmental Ethics, 1995, University of Georgia,... Read more »

Patricia Terry

Patricia Terry

Director of Engineering Technology/Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Engineering Technology)
LS 463

Research Interests

Water quality, environmental separations, alternative energies, biodiesel.

Education

B.S., M.S. University of Texas; Ph.D. University of Colorado
 

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Patrick Forsythe

Patrick Forsythe

Associate Professor/Chair Environmental Science & Policy
Natural & Applied Sciences
LS 451

Research Interests

My research interests are generally in the fields of population ecology and conservation biology focusing on aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes region. I tend to focus on questions that seek to understand the behavioral and ecological mechanisms that contribute to variation in the annual abundance of fish populations including lake sturgeon and yellow... Read more »

Robert Howe

Robert Howe

Professor; Director of Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
Cofrin Center for BioDiversity
MAC 212F

Research Interests

Although much of my early work involved bird population ecology, I have published recent articles on Great Lakes coastal wetlands, environmental indicators, landscape ecology, and forest dynamics; my students have investigated a wide diversity of organisms ranging from soil invertebrates to mammals. As Director of the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, I am... Read more »

Ryan Currier

Ryan Currier

Assistant Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Geoscience)
LS 459

Research Interests

Magma dynamics; Magmatic sulfide formation; Diffusion in crystals; Volatiles in magmas; Analog experiments of magmatic intrusions; Crystals in transport.

Education

B.S. Michigan State University, M.A. Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Steven Meyer

Steven Meyer

Associate Professor; Secretary of the Faculty & Staff; Environmental Science Major Advisor
Natural & Applied Sciences (Geoscience)
LS 446

Research Interests

the use of climate probabilities in decision making, comparing the accuracy of short- and medium-range forecasts from various sources, and evaluating the engagement of freshman students during their First Year Experience at colleg

Education

B.S. Northern Illinois University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Tetyana Malysheva

Tetyana Malysheva

Assistant Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences
ES 323H

Research Interests

Theory and applications of partial differential equations, numerical analysis, control of distributed parameter systems, continuum mechanics, inverse problems

Education

Ph.D., M.A. Mathematics, University of Oklahoma; Ph.D. Physical and Mathematical Sciences - Computational Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics of the National Academy of... Read more »

Vicki Medland

Vicki Medland

Administrative Specialist
Cofrin Center for BioDiversity
MAC 218E

Emphases or Area of Research

Aquatic ecology, animal behavior, evolution of dormancy, evolution of mating systems. Current research: mating behavior of Eulimnadia texana, an androdioecious shrimp.

Education

B.S. (1984) University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S. (1989) New Mexico State; Ph.D. (1997) University of Georgia