Personnel

Staff & Faculty Members

PRI Staff

Meiyin Wu
Director
Jasey Araque
Program Assistant

PRI Steering Committee

Chair: Robert Prezant
Dean of College of Science & Mathematics
Co-Chair: Eric Stern
Research Associate Professor, Earth & Environmental Studies; Research Leader, Battelle Memorial Institute
Huan Feng
Professor of Earth & Environmental Studies
Josh Galster
Associate Professor of Earth & Environmental Studies
Michael Kruge
Professor of Earth & Environmental Studies

PRI Member Research Interests

Earth & Environmental Studies

Brachfeld, Stefanie
Marine Geology and Geophysics; Paleoclimatology
Chopping, Mark
Remote Sensing of the Environment and Geographic Information Systems
Feng, Huan
Behavior, Transport and Fate of Contaminants in Aquatic Systems
Galster, Josh
Geomorphology; Surficial Hydrology; Geographic Information Systems; Watershed Studies
Gorring, Matthew
Quantitative Analysis of Minerals and Metals in Environmental Samples
Kruge, Michael
Sediment Geochemistry of Organic Contaminants
Ophori, Duke
Hydrogeology; Simulation of Groundwater Flow; Contaminant Transport in Groundwater Systems
Pope, Gregory
Soil Science
Sarkar, Dibeyndu
Environmental Geochemistry; Remediation of Contaminants (mainly lead and arsenic)
Sato, Yoko
Groundwater; Geographic Information Systems
Singh, Harbans
Environmental Assessment
Taylor, Robert
Environmental Management; Brownfields
Yu, Danlin
Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing; Social Geography

Biology & Molecular Biology

Bologna, Paul
Aquatic Vegetation and Ecology
Hazard, Lisa C
Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology of Reptiles and Amphibians
Kight, Scott
Aquatic Ecology; Aquatic Insects
Korky, John
Ecology, Morphology and Systematics of Amphibians (Adults and Larvae)
Lee, Lee
Aquatic Microbiology
Prezant, Robert
Environmental Monitoring; Ecology; Marine and Aquatic Biodiversity
Smallwood, John
Ornithology; Ecology of the American Kestrel
Vanderklein, Dirk
Ecology and Physiology of Trees and Plants; Water Transport in Trees

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Berger, John
Natural Product and Water Chemistry
Olsen, Kevin
Analytical Chemistry; Maritime History of Northeastern NJ

Computer Science

Hubey, Mark
Simulation of Flow; Contaminant Diffusion; Convection
Robila, Stefan
Remote sensing
Herbert, Katherine
Bioinformatics; Science Informatics; Data Quality and Integration

School of Business

Phillip Lebel
Economics

School of Conservation

Thomas, William H.
Anthropology; Ethno-Ecology; Conservation and Traditional Ecological Wisdom of Indigenous People

Anthropology

Vedwan, Neeraj
Cultural Ecology; Climatic Change and Society

Members Affiliated With Other Institutions

Benzing, Paul
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Biochemistry and Ecology of Wetlands
Jones, Keith
Brookhaven National Lab, Senior Physicist
Levandowsky, Michael
Pace University, Marine Microbial Ecologist
McClary, Marion
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Behavioral/Physiological Ecologist
Pardi, Richard
William Paterson University, Geochemist
Weis, Judith
Rutgers Universtiy, Estuarine Ecology and Ecotoxicology
Weis, Peddrick
Rutgers University, Estuarine Ecotoxicology (especially mercury and other metals)