Water & Aquatic Resources Department
- Ph.D., Ecology, Louisiana State University, 2009.
Current RoleEcologist, Ecological Resources and Systems, with responsibility for evaluating the ecological impacts of energy projects and conducting ecological risk assessments.
CapabilitiesFreshwater and marine ecosystem ecology; ecological risk assessment; environmental toxicology; environmental impact assessment.
- Co-principal investigator: Study of offshore food webs in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Project ecologist: Evaluations of the impacts of solar energy developments and the potential for invasive species transfer through the Chicago Area Waterway System; assessments of the ecological risks of marine and current-based hydrokinetic technologies, as well as outer continental oil and gas leasing.