Cohort 1 – 2019-2021


Chin-Yuan “Jeff” Chu

Program: Industrial Engineering
Projected Grad: 2023
Advisor: Gul Kremer

Research Interest: …utilizing data analytic tools to manage the risk of supply chain in FEWS (food, energy, and water systems) nexus, helping farmers, companies, and policymakers develop innovative and sustainable solutions.

Email: cchu@iastate.edu
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Garrison Gunter

Program: Chemical Engineering
Projected Grad: 2024
Advisor: Robert Brown

Research Interest: …developing pyrolysis plants capable of effectively converting waste biomass into biofuel and value-added chemicals.

Email:  grgunter@iastate.edu 
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Lindsey MurryLindsey Hartfiel

Program: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Projected Grad: 2024
Advisor: Michelle Soupir

Research Interest: …practices to improve water quality in agricultural settings through agricultural engineering methods.

Email: lmurry@iastate.edu
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Charlie LabbuzettaCharlie Labuzzetta


Program: Statistics & Environmental Science
Projected Grad: 2022
Advisor: Zhengyuan Zhu

Research Interest: ..statistical analysis of satellite imagery for monitoring natural resources and best management practices.++

Email: clabuzze@iastate.edu
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Virginia “Gina” Nichols


Program: Crop Prod & Physiology
Projected Grad:2021
Advisor: Matt Liebman & Sotirios Archontoulis

Research Interest: …quantifying the benefits of diverse crop rotations on environmental, social, and economic scales.

Email: vnichols@iastate.edu
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Tim Neher

Tim Neher


Program: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Projected Grad: 2022
Advisor: Michelle Soupir

Research Interest:…antibiotic resistance indicators in agriculture, related it to quantities of antibiotics used by livestock owners and to evaluate in-field or edge-of-field practices that may potentially provide opportunities to reduce resistance indicators as well as provide economic benefits to farmers.

Email: tpneher@iastate.edu 
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Matt Nowatzke

Matt Nowatzke


Program: Crop Prod & Physiology
Projected Grad: 2023
Advisors: Emily Heaton, Andy Vanloocke

Research Interest: …the intersection of data science, agriculture, and human-centered design to identify models and systems that couple human decision-making with sound agricultural and environmental practices.

Email: mnowatz@iastate.edu
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Gorkem EmirhuseyinogluGörkem Emirhüseyinoğlu


Dept: Industrial Engineering
Projected Grad: 2022
Advisor: Sarah Ryan

Research Interest: …investigating land use and management decisions to reduce nutrient runoff while maximizing agricultural profit under market and precipitation uncertainty.
** Görkem entered the program in the Spring of 2020.

Email: gorkem@iastate.edu
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