Faculty and Staff
Dr. Ye is the director and one of the research faculty advisors for DIRECT-STEM. Her research is foucsed on variability and change in atmospheric water vapor, precipitation characteristics, snow accumulation, river discharges and their connections to major atmospheric circulation patterns and sea surface temperature anomalies.
Publications are available from Research Gate site at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hengchun_Ye/publications
Dr. Arvedson is in-charge of K-12 outreach and education trainning.
Dr. Eshraghi is one of the research faculty advisors in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Eshraghi’s research interests are in the areas of Materials Science, Manufacturing, and Computational Modeling. His current research works include Computational Materials Engineering and Additive Manufacturing.
Dr. Guo is one of the research faculty advisors in Computer Science. His research specialty is in Cloud Computing, Big Data, Data Mining, Web-based System, Distributed Object Computing, and Software Architecture.
Dr. Gutarts is one of the pre-trainee mentors. She specializes in math education.
Dr. Li is one of the research faculty advisors in Remote Sensing and Hydrology. Her research is specialized in remote sensing, precipitation error analysis, image processing, hydrologic modeling, GISbased modeling of watershed-scale processes.
Dr. Liu is one of the research faculty advisors and one of the pre-trainee mentors. Her research specialty is in Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Algebraic Topology.
Dr. Lopez is one of the research faculty advisors in Civic Engineering. Her research interest is in developing methods to ascertain the impacts climate variability has on long-term surface and subsurface water, water storage, ecosystems and water quality using novel modeling techniques and the integration of advanced observation data. Performing modeling studies with the inclusion of local sustainable technologies using both physically-based and conceptually-based hydrologic
Dr. Nerenberg is one of the research advisors in Physics & Astronomy and Biological Sciences. His research group uses molecular dynamics simulations to investigate questions related to the structure and thermodynamics of proteins, nucleic acids, and other biomolecules.
Dr. Terebey is one of the research faculty advisors in Applied Astronomy. Her research is in both observation and theory of star and planet formation, protostellar disks and winds, the interstellar medium, and Galactic structure. Extensive experience with computational physics, radio interferometers, infrared satellite data, near-infrared imaging and image reconstruction techniques.