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The LEAF Team

Scientific Leadership

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Alejandro (Lejo) Flores, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lab Director


MattMasarik

Mass Masarik, Ph.D.

Colorado State University

Research Scientist, Lab Manager


Graduate Students

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Miguel Aguayo

Universidad Católica de Temuco

Ph.D. Geosciences


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Lucy Gelb

Oberlin College

M.S. Hydrologic Science


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Mel Kunkel

Boise State University

Ph.D. Geosciences

 


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Megan Maksimowicz

University of Kansas

M.S. Hydrologic Sciences


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University of North Carolina

M.S. Hydrologic Sciences

 


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Katelyn Watson

Michigan Technological University

Ph.D. Geosciences


Undergraduate Research Assistants

 


Alumni

Postdocs

  • BANGSHUAI HAN, Assistant Professor, Ball State University
  • QINGTAO ZHOU, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Oklahoma

Graduate Students

  • ERIN MURRAY, M.S. Hydrologic Sciences 2015. Now at USGS Idaho Water Science Center.
  • BLAINE DAWSON, M.S. Hydrologic Sciences 2015. Now at Geosyntec Consultants.
  • ANDREA LEONARD, M.S. Hydrologic Sciences 2017. Now at Brown and Caldwell.
  • RICCI LOUGHRIDGE, M.S. Hydrologic Sciences 2014. Now at US Bureau of Land Management.
  • AMY STEIMKE, M.S. Hydrologic Sciences 2017. Now at Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.
  • DANNY TAPPA, M.S. Hydrologic Sciences 2013. Now at USDA NRCS Idaho Snow Survey
  • REGGIE WALTERS, M.S. Hydrologic Sciences 2013. Now at Idaho Power Corp.

Undergraduate Students

  • ASTON CARPENTER, B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Boise State
  • ABIGAIL CANNON, B.S. Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Boise State
  • MARTIKA FLORES-RAMOS, B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering 2014
  • AUSTIN HOPKINS, B.S. Geosciences (Hydrology) 2012, M.S. Geosciences Boston College, Idaho Conservation League
  • PAIGE LAYMAN (LAPORTE), B.S. Geosciences (Hydrology) 2012. MS STEM Education, University of Arizona, 2015. Now at Pinnacle High School (Chemistry Teacher and Head Swim Coach)
  • KIMBERLY SMITH, BS Geosciences (Hydrology) 2012. PhD Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah 2017, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
  • SAVANAH TJADEN, B.S. Hydrogeology, Northern Arizona University