Trainees

Fall 2023 Cohort

 

Kate Faber bio

Kate Faber

Dept: PhD Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering

Research: PFAS occurrence in the environment and interactions with proteins using fluorine nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

Advisor: William Arnold

Sylvie Guezeon bio

Sylvie Guezeon

Dept: PhD Public Affairs

Research: Equity in urban planning at the intersection between community-engagement, transit systems, and health.

Advisor: Fernando Burga

Jenn Hoody bio

Jenn Hoody

Dept: PhD Mechanical Engineering

Research: Circularity of the food-water-energy nexus to reduce postharvest food loss among smallholder farmers, with particular focus on pre-cooling technologies and processes for applications within the Kenyan context.

Advisor: Natasha Wright

Frantz Joseph bio

Frantz Joseph

Dept: PhD Environmental Engineering

Research: Biodegradation of Quaternary Amine Compounds.

Advisors: William Arnold and Paige Novak

Mallory Prangley bio

Mallory Prangley

Dept: Masters of Urban and Regional Planning

Research: Qualitative research on resiliency planning in rural communities with tourism-based economies.

Advisor: Frank Douma

Kristin Sako bio

Kristin Sako

Dept: MS Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

Research: Analyzing and categorizing energy efficiency projects across the city of Minneapolis's built environment, specializing in healthcare systems.

Advisor: Elise Harrington

Robin Sehler bio

Robin Sehler

Dept: PhD Soil, Water, and Climate

Research: Whole farm modeling, greenhouse gas emissions, and soil moisture - how an improved understanding and estimation of this major driver of soil carbon flux might improve agricultural carbon accounting.

Advisor: Joshua Gamble

Danielle Sindelar bio

Danielle Sindelar

Dept: Masters of Urban and Regional Planning

Research: Qualitative research on resiliency planning in rural communities with tourism-based economies.

Advisor: Frank Douma

Xilin Yang bio

Xilin Yang

Dept: PhD Bio-products and Bio-systems Engineering

Research: Corporate sustainability and sustainable policy.

Advisor: Timothy Smith

Sarah Ziemann bio

Sarah Ziemann

Dept: PhD Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering

Research: Plastic degradation in the environment.

Advisors: Boya Xiong and William Arnold