|Reed M. Maxwell Research Group
The Group in Spring 17: (from left) Lauren Foster, Lisa Gallagher, Basile Hector, Inge de Graaf, Reed Maxwell, Caitlin Collins, Anna Ryken, Lauren Thatch, Danielle Tijerina, Michael Morse (not pictured: Mary Michael Forrester, Joe Beisman, Annette Hein, Bryant Reyes, Katie Markovich, Mohammad Dinesh).
Dr. Lisa Gallagher BS, MS ETSU, PhD CSM CEE- Assistant Director and Education Outreach Director, IGWMC (CSM WSC).
Mary Michael Forrester BS Sewanee, MS CSM HSE- Modeling atmospheric feedbacks from the mountain pine beetle infestation.
Anna Ryken BS Wheaton, CSM HSE- Observing and modeling water and carbon fluxes in a mountain headwaters system.
Lauren Thatch BS U Washington, CSM HSE- Constraining groundwater depletion and irrigation with simulations and remote sensing.
Rachel Corrigan BS Virginia Tech, CSM HSE- Understanding groundwater depletion and hydraulic conductivity in the high plains aquifer.
Sarah Trutner BA Oberlin, CSM HSE- High resolution modeling of a mountain headwaters catchment to understand plant water use.
Graduates and Former Postdocs
AY 2013 PhDs Adam, Steve, John and Erica. A fabulous group: there are lucky advisors and then there is me.
- Lauren Foster Summer 18- Dissertation Title: Modeling climate change impacts to rocky mountain headwater hydrology.
- Katie Markovich Summer 18- Disseration Title: Integrating quantitative tools for improving conceptual models of alpine hydrogeology. (co-advise with Graham Fogg) Now an NSF postdoctoral Fellow in Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Arizona.
- Joe Beisman Spring 18- Dissertation Title: Balancing geochemistry and hydrology mountain systems under stress: Hydrogeochemical model development and application to pyrite weathering in alpine hillslopes. (Co-Advise with Alexis Navarre-Sitchler). Now a postdoc at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
- Tim Fry Spring 17- Dissertation Title: High resolution modeling for water quantity and quality, understanding the role of green infrastructure best management practices in ultra urban environments: Connections, feedbacks and interactions. Now staff with Enguity.
- James Gilbert Summer 16- Dissertation Title: Exploring Catchment Connections with Integrated Hydrologic Models: System Interactions and Responses to Groundwater Extraction and Climate Change in the San Joaquin River Basin. Now with US Bureau of Reclamation Technical Services Center, Water Resources Planning and Operations Support Group.
- Jen Jefferson Spring 16- Dissertation Title: Exploring sensitivities of latent heat parameterizations using a coupled, integrated hydrologic model. Now with State of Wisconsin, Department of Natural Resources.
- Laura Condon Summer 15- Dissertation Title: THE ROLE OF LARGE SCALE WATER MANAGEMENT IN NATURAL SYSTEMS: CONNECTIONS, INTERACTIONS AND FEEDBACKS. Now an assistant professor in Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Arizona.
- Lindsay Bearup Summer 14- Dissertation Title: CHANGING FLOW, TRANSPORT, AND GEOCHEMISTRY IN THE MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLE-KILLED FORESTS OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK.
(Co-Advise w/ John McCray). Now with US Bureau of Reclamation Technical Services Center, Water Resources Planning and Operations Support Group.
- Adam Atchley Spring 13- Dissertation Title: SIMULATING GEOCHEMICAL REACTIVE TRANSPORT IN PHYSICALLY AND CHEMICALLY HETEROGENEOUS AQUIFERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR CO2 RISK ASSESSMENT AND UNCERTAINTY.
Now staff at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in EES-6 .
- Steven Meyerhoff Spring 13- Dissertation Title: UNDERSTANDING HETEROGENEITY AND DATA ASSIMILATION IN KARST GROUNDWATER SURFACE WATER INTERACTIONS: THE ROLE OF GEOPHYSICS AND HYDROLOGIC MODELS IN A SEMI-CONFINED AQUIFER.
Now a project hydrogeologist with Itasca.
- Erica Siirila-Woodburn Spring 13- Dissertation Title: On the interplay between scaling small-scale reactions, mixing, and aquifer heterogeneity: Human health risk implications.
Now technical staff at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.
- John Williams Fall 12- Dissertation Title: BUILDING A BETTER WIND FORECAST: A STOCHASTIC FORECAST SYSTEM USING A FULLY-COUPLED HYDROLOGIC-ATMOSPHERIC MODEL
- Danielle Tijerina BA Humboldt State, CSM HSE Spring 18- Thesis Title: Improving U.S. national water modeling: An intercomparison of two high-resolution, continental scale models, ParFlow-CONUS and the National Water Model v1.2 configuration of WRF-Hydro.
- Lauren Thatch BS U Washington, CSM HSE Spring 18- Thesis Title: Untangling water management and groundwater extraction signals in the California Central Valley: An integrated hydrologic model and remote sensing synthesis approach .
- Annette Hein BS U Wyoming, CSM HSE Spring 18- Thesis Title: Drought on the North American high plains: Modeling effects of vegetation, temperature and rainfall perturbations on regional hydrology.
- Anna Ryken BS Wheaton, CSM HSE Spring 18- Thesis Title: Sensitivity and model reduction of simulated snow processes: Contrasting observational and parameter uncertainty to improve prediction.
- Caitlin Collins BS CU Boulder, CSM HSE Spring 18- Thesis Title: Using an integrated hydrology model to elucidate plant water use in a headwaters research catchment.
- Mary Michael Forrester BS Sewanee, CSM HSE Summer 16- Thesis Title:Ecohydrologic Response and Atmospheric Feedbacks from Beetle-induced Transpiration Losses in Colorado Headwaters.
- Nicole Bogenschuetz BS CSM, CSM HSE Spring 16- Thesis Title: The Effect of the Mountain Pine Beetle on Slope Stability, Soil Moisture, and Root Strength.
- Christine Pribulick BS SUNY Brockport, MS CSM HSE Spring 15- Thesis Title: A High Resolution, Integrated Approach to Modeling Climate and Vegetation Change Impacts to a Mountain Headwaters Catchment using ParFlow. (co-advise with Rosemary Carroll)
- Joe Beisman BS Colorado State, MS CSM HSE Spring 14- Thesis Title: Development of a parallel reactive transport model and spatially variable nitrate reduction in a floodplain aquifer.
- Colin Penn BS U-Vermont, MS CSM HSE Spring 14- Thesis Title: Green to grey: Modeling hydrological responses to mountain pine beetle tree mortality in heterogeneous terrain.
- Michael Sweetenham BS CU-Boulder, MS CSM HSE Spring 13- Thesis Title: ASSESSING THE TIMING AND MAGNITUDE OF PRECIPITATION-INDUCED SEEPAGE INTO TUNNELS BORED THROUGH FRACTURED ROCK. (co-advise with Paul Santi)
- Kimberly Bandy-Baldwin BS New Mexico Tech, MS CSM HSE Fall 12- Thesis Title: INVESTIGATION OF GROUNDWATER-SURFACE WATER INTERACTIONS AT SELECTED SITES ALONG THE RIO GRANDE USING HIGH FREQUENCY PRESSURE OBSERVATIONS
- Sophia Wolfenden BS Bryn Mawr, MS CSM HSE Fall 12- Thesis Title:WATERING THE CENTRAL VALLEY: MODELING WATER FLOW AND THE AFFECTS OF IRRIGATION IN THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA USING PARFLOW
- William Loopesko BS Bates, MS CSM HSE Fall 12- Project Title:Field Methods for Monitoring the Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
- Laura Condon BS Columbia, MS CSM HSE Spring 12- Thesis Title:THE IMPACT OF SUBSURFACE CONCEPTUALIZATION ON LAND ENERGY FLUXES AND REGIONAL WATER BUDGETS
- Erica Siirila BS CU-Boulder, MS CSM HSE Fall 10- Thesis Title:A QUANTITATIVE METHODOLOGY TO ASSESS THE RISKS TO HUMAN HEALTH FROM CO2 LEAKAGE INTO GROUNDWATER
- Steven Meyerhoff BSGE CSM, MS CSM HSE Spring 10- Thesis Title:AN INTEGRATED SURFACE-SUBSURFACE MODEL TO APPROXIMATE RUNOFF FOR HETEROGENEOUS SLOPES
- Adam Atchley BS OSU, MS CSM HSE Fall 09- Project Title:Parflow Modeling and Heterogeneous Land Vegetation Systems
Group Photos- Archives
The Group in Spring 15: (front, from left) Mary Michael Forrester, Christine Pribulick, Jennifer Jefferson, (top, from let) Michael Morse, Tim Fry, James Gilbert, Lauren Foster, Laura Condon, Lindsay Bearup (E Bearup), Joe Beisman, Nicole Bogenschuetz, Reed Maxwell, Bryant Reyes (not pictured Katie Markovich).
The Group in Spring 14: (front, from left) Reed Maxwell, Laura Condon, Jennifer Jefferson, Colin Penn, Bryant Reyes, James Gilbert, (top, from let) Tim Fry, Lindsay Bearup, Sonya Lopez, Joe Beisman, Nick Engdahl (not pictured Sophia Seo).
The Group in Fall 12: (front, from left) Sophia Wolfenden, Lindsay Bearup, Erica Siirila, (back, from left) Colin Penn, Steve Meyerhoff, Laura Condon, John Williams, Brian Kirsch, Adam Atchley, Reed Maxwell, Joe Beisman, Mike Sweetenham, Sophia Seo, Sonya Lopez (not pictured Kim Bandy-Baldwin, William Loopesko).
- Mohammad Danesh-Yazdi Water fluxes, pathways and transit times from headwaters catchments to the continent. Now an assistant professor at Sarif University.
- Basile Hector Continental-scale simulation of North America and West Africa. Now scientific staff with the IRD, Genoble, FR.
- Inge de Graaf Development of subsurface architecture, continental-to-global scale hydrologic simulation. Now a Lecturer in Hydrology at the University of Freiburg.
- Lindsay Bearup Understanding hydrologic impacts and scaling of land cover disturbance in snowmelt dominated systems.
- Sonya Lopez Stormwater harvesting and re-use, large scale modeling of urbanization impacts on hydrology. Now an assistant professor at California State University-Los Angeles.
- Nicholas Engdahl Integrated regional-scale modeling of the Rocky Mountain headwater system to understand mountain pine beetle impacts, groundwater age. Now an assistant professor at Washington State University.
- Brian Kirsch Integrating water management and economics for distributed urban water reuse. Now at Raftelis Financial Consultants.
- Ian Ferguson Coupled hydrologic-atmospheric modeling of the Southern Great Plains under current and future climate. Now a Hydrologic Engineer at US Bureau of Reclamation.
- Shadi Moqbel Coupled hydrologic-atmospheric modeling of the San Joaquin Watershed (Central Valley, CA) under current and future climate. Now an Assistant Professor at University of Jordan.
In front of the Goethe statue in Leipzig at ModelCare 2011: Erica, Steve, Reed, Adam and John.
The Group in Fall 11: (counterclockwise, from left) Lindsay Bearup, Sophia Wolfenden, Reed Maxwell, Erica Siirila, Sophia Seo, Brian Kirsch, Adam Atchley, Steve Meyerhoff, Laura Condon and John Williams (not pictured Kim Bandy-Baldwin).
The Group in Spring 10: Erica Siirila, Ian Ferguson, Steve Meyerhoff, John Williams, Shadi Moqbel, Adam Atchley and Reed Maxwell
The Group in Spring 09: John Williams, Cassia Roe, Reed Maxwell and Shadi Moqbel
Last Modified: October 8, 2018