Graduate Students

IoES graduate students—becoming tomorrow's environmental leaders

Our graduate programs offer a diverse education that empowers specific, expert focus on today's complex problems. Meet our current students from the D. Env. and Ph.D. programs.

D. Env. Current Students

Kelly Clark

Improving water management through technical solutions in business and government

Kelli Fletcher

Bridging the realms of healthcare and sustainable biotechnology

Peggy Nguyen

Serving the public and environment by teaming up with policymakers, scientists, engineers and more

Alison Partie

Managing L’Oréal’s water, waste and climate efforts through market-based solutions

Saagar Patel

Researching the relationships between climate change, air quality, and public health

Robert Reny

Improving water management in Southern California through excellent understanding of climate impacts and broad contexts

Ph.D. Current Students

Naomi Adams

Understanding the relationships between soil health and collective well being in urban environments

Emma Barnosky

Environmental decision making & theories of societal change

Chedeya Brown

Investigating dual-use solar initiatives and renewable energy policy and implementation through an environmental justice lens

Gabriela Carr

Improving urbanized coastlines to be resilient marine habitat

Angela Chen

Behavioral Operations Management in Supply Chain Sustainability

Jared Coffelt

Assessing the socioeconomic drivers and outcomes of the implementation and use of sustainable infrastructure

Robert Cudd, MPP

Energy policy, urban planning, and the de-carbonization of thermal energy

Aneesa Gomez-Cervantes

Research interests involve water resilience in Southern California, sustainability in agricultural systems, and environmental justice.

Pa-Shun Hawkins

Research interest are in the effects of climate-induced oceanic changes on marine microbial communities.

Danielle Hoague

Improving public health through scientific knowledge and community exchange

Hannah Myint

Quantifying the effect of anthropogenic climate change on wildfires and assessing the resulting impact of air pollution on urban populations

Ariadne Reynolds

Interdisciplinary Methods for Implementing Sustainable Aquaculture in California

Kaitlynn Sandstrom

Applying econometric data to the water-energy nexus, especially in a development context

Paul Stainier

Using econometric data analysis to learn about climate change's impacts on labor markets

Ph.D. Alumni

Edith de Guzman

Heat mitigation and community resilience through urban forest stewardship

Chase Niesner

Multispecies anthropology, ecology, environmental justice

Noam Rosenthal

Using remote sensing and machine learning to study compounding impacts of wildfire smoke and heat in cities

Tanner Waters

Using environmental DNA for marine restoration and conservation

D. Env. Alumni (recent)

Regina Adigwe

Integrated and sustainable solutions for water and sanitation challenges

Maggie Isied

Making air healthier to breathe for disadvantaged communities through engagement and local scale analysis