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Research Faculty, Staff and Post-Docs

Anthropology

  • Kendall House

    Lecturer

    Research Interest:
    • Qualitative social research/ethnographic research
    • User experience research
    • Community studies
    • Work culture
    Research Interest:
    • Qualitative social research/ethnographic research
    • User experience research
    • Community studies
    • Work culture
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    Pei-Lin Yu

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Climate Change and Local/Traditional Ecological Knowledge
    • Cultural Heritage as a Resiliency Strategy for Natural Hazards
    • Indigenous and Local Community-forward strategies for risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, and protection and mitigation
    Research Interest:
    • Climate Change and Local/Traditional Ecological Knowledge
    • Cultural Heritage as a Resiliency Strategy for Natural Hazards
    • Indigenous and Local Community-forward strategies for risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, and protection and mitigation
  • Shelly Volsche

    Lecturer

    Research Interest:
    • Human-Animal Interactions
    • One Health
    • Humane Education
    Research Interest:
    • Human-Animal Interactions
    • One Health
    • Humane Education
  • Sarah Whitaker

    Post-doc

    Research Interest:
    • Climate change
    • Health and well-being
    • Decision-making under uncertainty
    • Flooding
    • Socio-ecological systems
    Research Interest:
    • Climate change
    • Health and well-being
    • Decision-making under uncertainty
    • Flooding
    • Socio-ecological systems

Biology

Civil Engineering

  • Bhaskar Chittoori

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Sustainability and resiliency assessments
    • Risk perception
    • Resiliency measures
    • Measuring uncertainty
    Research Interest:
    • Sustainability and resiliency assessments
    • Risk perception
    • Resiliency measures
    • Measuring uncertainty
  • Mojtaba Sadegh

    Assistant Professor

  • Nick Hudyma

    Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Assessment, characterization, prediction, and understanding rock related geologic hazards
    • Laboratory characterization of rock
    • Imaging techniques in geotechnical and geological engineering
    Research Interest:
    • Assessment, characterization, prediction, and understanding rock related geologic hazards
    • Laboratory characterization of rock
    • Imaging techniques in geotechnical and geological engineering
  • Yang Lu

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Data science-enabled resilient system modeling
    • Critical infrastructure network interdependency quantification
    • Emergency preparedness
    • Natural disaster risk analysis
    Research Interest:
    • Data science-enabled resilient system modeling
    • Critical infrastructure network interdependency quantification
    • Emergency preparedness
    • Natural disaster risk analysis

Communication

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    Kelly Rossetto

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Family Communication
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Stress and Coping in Relationships
    • Supportive Communication
    Research Interest:
    • Family Communication
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Stress and Coping in Relationships
    • Supportive Communication

Economics

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    Lee Parton

    Assistant Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Climate change adaptation
    • Climate change policy evaluation
    • Non-market valuation
    • Land use policy
    • Recreation
    Research Interest:
    • Climate change adaptation
    • Climate change policy evaluation
    • Non-market valuation
    • Land use policy
    • Recreation

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Eklas Hossain

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Power and Energy Systems
    • Climate Change
    • Energy Storage
    • Renewable Energy and Distributed Energy Resources
    • Carbon Capture Technology
    Research Interest:
    • Power and Energy Systems
    • Climate Change
    • Energy Storage
    • Renewable Energy and Distributed Energy Resources
    • Carbon Capture Technology

Environmental Studies

Geosciences

Mathematics

Human-Environments Systems

Institute for STEM & Diversity Initiatives

  • Megan Gambs

    Project Manager

    Research Interest:
    • Science Communication
    • Science Education
    • Graphic Design
    • (Child & Adult) Curriculum Development
    • Adult Education
    Institute for STEM & Diversity Initiatives, Boulder Hall 104
    Research Interest:
    • Science Communication
    • Science Education
    • Graphic Design
    • (Child & Adult) Curriculum Development
    • Adult Education

Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering

  • John Gardner

    Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Energy Efficiency
    • Renewable Energy
    • Smart Grid
    • Automation and Control
    • Systems Modeling
    Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering, 905 Yanke Family Research Park
    Research Interest:
    • Energy Efficiency
    • Renewable Energy
    • Smart Grid
    • Automation and Control
    • Systems Modeling

School of Nursing

  • Seann Sweeney

    Project Coordinator

    Research Interest:
    • Manage several business process enhancements and curriculum change projects which include working with stakeholders on project charters, determining performance measures, establishing project teams, creating timelines, task lists, and reporting on milestones.
    • Lead the School of Nursing’s sustainability initiatives.
    Research Interest:
    • Manage several business process enhancements and curriculum change projects which include working with stakeholders on project charters, determining performance measures, establishing project teams, creating timelines, task lists, and reporting on milestones.
    • Lead the School of Nursing’s sustainability initiatives.

School of Public and Population Health

School of Public Service

  • Saleh Ahmed

    Assistant Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
    • Climate Risk Management and Resilience Planning
    • Land Use Change and Growth Management
    • Bridging between Science, Policy, and Decision-Making
    • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
    Research Interest:
    • Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
    • Climate Risk Management and Resilience Planning
    • Land Use Change and Growth Management
    • Bridging between Science, Policy, and Decision-Making
    • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Vanessa Fry

    Interim Director, Assistant Research Faculty

    Research Interest:
    • Diffusion of Innovation
    • Economic Development
    • HousingĀ and Homelessness
    • Market Failures and the Regulatory Environment
    • Multi-sector solutions
    Research Interest:
    • Diffusion of Innovation
    • Economic Development
    • HousingĀ and Homelessness
    • Market Failures and the Regulatory Environment
    • Multi-sector solutions
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    Eric Lindquist

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Public policy
    • Policy sciences
    • Emerging technologies
    • Natural hazard and disaster policy
    Research Interest:
    • Public policy
    • Policy sciences
    • Emerging technologies
    • Natural hazard and disaster policy

School of Social Work

  • Royce Hutson

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Countering/Preventing Violent Extremism
    • Disaster Needs/Asset Assessments
    • Disaster Survey Methodology
    On leave: US Department of State, Bureau of Counterterrorism
    Research Interest:
    • Countering/Preventing Violent Extremism
    • Disaster Needs/Asset Assessments
    • Disaster Survey Methodology

Sociology

  • Rebecca Som Castellano

    Associate Professor

    Research Interest:
    • Agrifood System Change
    • Stratification and Inequality
    • Climate Change Adaptation
    • Land Use Change
    Research Interest:
    • Agrifood System Change
    • Stratification and Inequality
    • Climate Change Adaptation
    • Land Use Change

Urban Studies & Community Development

University Advancement

Research Affiliates

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