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Susan L. Brantley Susan L. Brantley – Director,
Overall Vision
Associate reviews
Staff reviews

Office: 225b EES Building
Phone: 814-865-1619
Phone: 814-863-4823 (Hosler Office)
E-mail: sxb7@psu.edu

 

Message from Director

 

Whom do I call about:

  • Proposal submissions - Abby Benkiran
  • Coordinator of Research Awards - Abby Benkiran
  • EESI General Budget - Tracy Bernier
  • Director's Calendar - Tracy Bernier
  • HR appointments/visas - Tracy Bernier
  • Seminar Announcements - Beth Tamminga
  • Conference room scheduling - Beth Tamminga
  • ERS travel issues/inquiries - Shelly McCall
  • Purchasing Card Inquiries - Shelly McCall
  • IT Specialist - Patryk Soika
  • EESI website/graphics - Bernd Haupt
  • Marketing and communications - Francisco Tutella

 

EESI Associates (tenure line)

Richard Alley (photo) Richard Alley
Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences,
Director of PSICE

Center/Depart: Geosciences, PSICE
Office: 517 Deike Building
Phone: 814-863-1700
E-mail: rba6@psu.edu
Sridhar Anandakrishnan (photo) Sridhar Anandakrishnan
Professor of Geosciences,
Director of PSICE

Center/Depart: Geosciences, PSICE
Office: 513 Deike Building
Phone: 814-863-6742
E-mail: sxa17@psu.edu
Jennifer Baka (photo) Jennifer Baka
Assistant Professor of Geography

Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 320 Walker Building
Phone: 814-865-9656
E-mail: jeb525@psu.edu
Susan L. Brantley (photo) Susan L. Brantley
Distinguished Professor of Geosciences,
Director of EESI

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 225b ESS Building
Phone: 814-865-1619
E-mail: sxb7@psu.edu
Guido Cervone (photo) Guido Cervone
Professor of Geography, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
Associate Director of the Institute for CyberScience

Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 322 Walker Building
Phone: 814-863-0179
E-mail: cervone@psu.edu
Julie Cosmidis (photo) Julie Cosmidis
Assistant Professor

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 408 Deike
Phone: 814-865-7764
E-mail: jxc1158@psu.edu
Ken Davis (photo) Kenneth Davis
Professor of Meteorology and Climate Science

Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 512 Walker Building
Phone: 814-863-8601
E-mail: kjd10@meteo.psu.edu
Roman DiBiase (photo) Roman DiBiase
Assistant Professor of Geosciences

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 306 Deike Building
Phone: 814-865-7388
E-mail: rad22@psu.edu
Jenni Evans (photo) Jenni Evans
Director of Institute for CyberScience
Professor of Meteorology

Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 509 Walker Building
Phone: 814-865-3240
E-mail: jle7@psu.edu
Chris Forest (photo) Chris Forest
Professor of Meteorology
Associate Director of CLIMA, SCRiM
Director of ESMAD

Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 507 Walker Building
Phone: 814-865-0710
E-mail: cef13@psu.edu
Chris House (photo) Chris House
Professor of Geosciences,
Director of PA Space Grant Consortium, PSARC

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 218 EES Building
Phone: 814-865-8802
E-mail: chh10@psu.edu
Sarah Ivory (photo) Sarah Ivory
Assistant Professor of Geosciences

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 511 Deike Building
Phone: 814-863-0633
E-mail: sji15@psu.edu
Jim Kasting (photo) Jim Kasting
Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 443 Deike Building
Phone: 814-865-3207
E-mail: jfk4@psu.edu
Klaus Keller (photo) Klaus Keller
Professor of Geosciences,
Director of CLIMA, SCRiM

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 436 Deike Building
Phone: 814-865-6718
E-mail: kzk10@psu.edu
Lee Kump (photo) Lee Kump
Dean, College of EMS,
Professor of Geosciences

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 116 Deike Building
Phone: 814-865-6546
E-mail: lrk4@psu.edu
Michael Mann (photo) Michael Mann
Distinguished Professor of Meteorology,
Director of ESSC

Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 514 Walker Building
Phone: 814-863-4075
E-mail: mann@psu.edu
Erica Smithwick (no photo) Erica Smithwick
E. Williard and Ruby S. Miller Professor of Geography,
Director of CLD
Associate Director of IEE

Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 323 Walker Building
Phone: 814-865-6693
E-mail: smithwick@psu.edu
Alan Taylor (photo) Alan Taylor
Professor of Geography and Ecology,
Director of Vegetation Dynamics Lab

Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 309 Walker Building
Phone: 814-865-1509
E-mail: aht1@psu.edu
Peter Wilf (photo) Peter Wilf
Professor of Geosciences

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 537 Deike Building
Phone: 814-865-6721
E-mail: pwilf@psu.edu

 

EESI Associates (non-tenure line)

Pamela Braff (photo) Pamela Braff
Coastal Climate Extension Specialist

Center/Depart: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Office: Davis Hall 207H
Phone: 804-684-7070
E-mail: phbraff@psu.edu
Steve Crawford (photo) Steve Crawford
Assistant Research Professor

Center/Depart: CEI
Office: 317d EES Building
Phone: 814-865-9905
E-mail: src176@psu.edu
Brandon Forsythe (photo) Brandon Forsythe
Researcher

Center/Depart: EESI, Shale Hills CZO
317c EES Building
Phone: 814-865-0294
E-mail: brf11@psu.edu
Matthew Gonzales (photo) Matthew Gonzales
Researcher

Center/Depart: EESI
Office:317 Hosler Building
Phone: 814-865-3385
E-mail: msg5223@psu.edu
Bernd Haupt (photo)Bernd Haupt
Associate Research Professor,
2012 Altoona College Outstanding Lecturer

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 317c EES Building
Phone: 814-865-8188
E-mail: bjhaupt@psu.edu
Casey Helgeson (photo) Casey Helgeson
Assistant Research Professor

Center/Depart: EESI/SCRiM
Office: 319b EES Building
Phone: 814-867-3830
E-mail: cmh455@psu.edu
Marina Lebedeva (photo) Marina Lebedeva
Research Professor

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 217d EES Building
Phone: 814-863-1478
E-mail: lebedeva@psu.edu
Laura Liermann (photo) Laura Liermann
Assistant Research Professor

Center/Depart: EESI/Geosciences
Office: 310 Hosler Building
Phone: 814-865-1904
E-mail: ljl8@psu.edu
Doug Miller (photo)Douglas Miller
Professor of Geography

Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 317g EES Building
Phone: 814-863-7207
E-mail: dam8@psu.edu
Robert Nicholas (photo) Robert Nicholas
Associate Research Professor,
Assistant Director, EESI

Center/Depart: EESI, SCRiM
Office: 320a EES Building
Phone: 814-865-4484
E-mail: ren10@psu.edu
Xianzeng Niu (photo) Xianzeng Niu
Assistant Research Professor

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 317f EES Building
Phone: 814-863-9540
E-mail: xxn101@psu.edu
Dave Pollard (photo)David Pollard
Research Professor

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 226a EES Building
Phone: 814-865-2022
E-mail: dxp21@psu.edu
Dan Shapich (photo) Dan Shapich
Researcher/Data Manager

Center/Depart: EESI, Shale Hills CZO
Office: 221 EES Building
Phone: 814-863-2049
E-mail: dms139@psu.edu
Sarah Sharkey (photo) Sarah Sharkey
Researcher

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 226d EES Building
Phone: 814-865-0526
E-mail: ses5291@psu.edu
Todd Sowers (photo)Todd Sowers
Research Professor

Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 317a EES Building
Phone: 814-865-1921
E-mail: tas11@psu.edu
Vivek Srikrishnan (photo) Vivek Srikrishnan
Assistant Research Professor

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 319c EES Building
Phone: 814-865-5007
E-mail: vxs914@psu.edu
Mike Stryker (photo) Mike Stryker
Assistant Research Professor

Center/Depart: CEI
Office: 319a EES Building
Phone: 814-865-3595
E-mail: mzs114@psu.edu
Tim White (photo)Timothy White
Research Professor

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 222 EES Building
Phone: 814-865-2213
E-mail: tsw113@psu.edu
David Yoxtheimer (photo) David Yoxtheimer
Assistant Research Professor

Center/Depart: Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research
Office: 217e EES Building
Phone: 814-867-4324
E-mail: day122@psu.edu

 

EESI Postdoctoral Scholars

Salvi Asefi-Dajafabady(photo) Salvi Asefi-Najafabady
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Nicholas
Center/Depart: EESI/SCRiM
Office: 319b EES Building
Phone: n/a
E-mail: sva5694@psu.edu
Xin Gu (photo) Xin Gu
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Brantley
Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 302 Hosler
Phone: n/a
E-mail: xug102@psu.edu
Carolynne Hulquist Carolynne Hulquist
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Cervone
Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 205 Walker Buildling
Phone: 814-865-3433
E-mail: cgh138@psu.edu
David Oakley David Oakley
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Brantley/Nyblade
Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 411 Deike Building
Phone: n/a
E-mail: doo110@psu.edu
Sanjib Sharma Sanjib Sharma
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Keller
Center/Depart: CLIMA
Office: 320c EES Building
Phone: n/a
E-mail: svs6308@psu.edu
Wei Wang Wei Wang
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Brantley
Center/Depart: CZO
Office: 334 Deike Building
Phone: n/a
E-mail: wpw5162@psu.edu
Hang Wen (photo) Hang Wen
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Brantley
Center/Depart: EESI/CZO
Office: 212 Sackett Building
Phone: n/a
E-mail: hzw122@psu.edu
Tao Wen (photo) Tao Wen
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Brantley
Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 217f EES Building
Phone: 734-730-8814
E-mail: tzw138@psu.edu
Mahkameh Zarekarizi (photo) Mahkameh Zarekarizi
Postdoctoral Scholar

Supervisor: Keller
Center/Depart: EESI/SCRiM
Office: 319b EES Building
Phone: n/a
E-mail: mxz414@psu.edu

 

EESI Staff

Tacy BernierTracy Bernier
Admin Support Coord V

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 225a EES Building
Phone: 814-865-1073
E-mail: txw9@psu.edu
Abby BenkiranAbby Benkiran
Proposal and Award Generalist

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 226c EES Building
Phone: 814-863-1538
E-mail: alb35@psu.edu
Alison HermanAlison Herman
Research Data Processor

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 310 Hosler Building
Phone: 814-865-1904
E-mail: aah48@psu.edu
Carol K. High(photo)Carol K. High
PA Space Grant Consortium Grants/Operations Manager

Center/Depart: PSARC, NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium
Office: 218a EES Building
Phone: 814-863-7688
E-mail: ckh5044@psu.edu
Katerina KostadinovaKaterina Kostadinova
Admin Support Assistant 3

Center/Depart: SCRiM
Office: 217 EES Building
Phone: 814-865-5007
E-mail: klk5327@psu.edu
Shelly McCallShelly McCall
Financial Coordinator

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 217c EES Building
Phone: 814-867-0168
E-mail: maf37@psu.edu
Patryk SoikaPatryk Soika
IT Specialist

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 224 EES Building
Phone: 814-867-2504
E-mail: patryk@psu.edu
Beth TammingaBeth Tamminga
Admin Support Assistant

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 217 EES Building
Phone: 814-863-7091
E-mail: bub6@psu.edu
Catlin TetiCaitlin Teti
Education Program Coordinator

PA Space Grant Consortium
Office: 218 EES Building
Phone: 814-865-2535
E-mail: crt5160@psu.edu
Francisco TutellaFrancisco Tutella
Marketing and communications

Center/Depart: EESI
Office: 226c EES Building
Phone: 814-865-4504
E-mail: francisco@psu.edu

 

EESI Environmental Scholars (Current Year)

A complete list of EESI's past and present Environmental Scholars and how to apply for funding can be found under Research/Funding/EESI Environmental Scholars.

Susan Kotikot (photo)Susan Kotikot
Graduate Student
Department of Geography

Ian Lee (photo)Ian Lee
Graduate Student
Department of Geosciences
 
 
 
 
 

Esther Munoz (photo)Esther Munoz
Graduate Student
Department of Geosciences

 

EESI Affiliates

Place Holder 1x560pxTodd Bacastow
Professor of Practice for GIS
Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 425 ESS Building
E-mail: bacastow@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxBeth Boyer
Professor of School of Forest Resources
Center/Depart: School of Forest Resources
Office: 304 Forest Resources Building
E-mail: ewb100@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxTimothy Bralower
Professor of Geosciences
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 503 Deike Building
E-mail: tjb26@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxSeth Blumsack
Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
Center/Depart: Earth and Mineral Engineering
Office: 115 Hosler Building
E-mail: sab51@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxWilliam Brune
Distinguished Professor of Meteorology
Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 504 Walker Building
E-mail: brune@meteo.psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxRobert Crane
Professor of Geography
Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 221 Walker Building
E-mail: crane@essc.psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxRoger Downs
Professor of Geography
Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 312b Walker Building
E-mail: rd7@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxChris Duffy
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Center/Depart: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: 212 Sackett Building
E-mail: cxd11@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxMary Easterling
Associate Director of Analysis and Assessment
Center/Depart: Sustainabilty Institute
Office: 142 Land & Water Research
E-mail: mme2@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxWilliam Easterling
Professor of Geography
Center/Depart: EMS
Office: 116 Deike Building
E-mail: billeasterling@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxMatthew Fantle
Associate Professor
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 212 Deike Building
E-mail: msf17@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxMaureen Feineman
Associate Research Professor, Assoc. Head for Undergraduate Program
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 308 Deike Building
E-mail: mdf12@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxKaren Fisher-Vanden
Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
Center/Depart: Ag Economics, Sociology, & Education
Office: 113 Armsby Building
E-mail: kaf26@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxKate Freeman
Professor of Geosciences
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 242 Deike Building
E-mail: khf4@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxJose Fuentes
Professor of Meteorology
Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 508 Walker Building
E-mail: jdfuentes@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxJeremy Gernand
Assistant Professor of Industrial Health and Safety
Center/Depart: Energy and Mineral Engineering
Office: 121 Hosler Building
E-mail: jmg64@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxMuriel Go-Maro
Coordinator for EnvironMentors
Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 318A EES Building
E-mail: mvg5315@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxLarry Gorenflo
Professor of Landscape Architecture
Center/Depart: Arts and Architecture
Office: 122 Stuckeman Family Building
E-mail: ljg11@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxJerry Harrington
Professor of Meteorology
Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 517 Walker Building
E-mail: harrington@meteo.psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxElizabeth Hajek
Associate Professor of Geosciences
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 534 Deike Building
E-mail: hajek@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxPeter Heaney
Professor of Geosciences
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 309 Deike Building
E-mail: pjh14@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxGregory S. Jenkins
Professor of Meteorology and Director of AESEDA
Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 510 Walker Building
E-mail: gsj1@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxArmen Kemanian
Associate Professor of Production Systems and Modeling
Office: 116 ASI Building
E-mail: kxa15@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxBrian King
Professor of Geography
Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 312a Walker Building
E-mail: king@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxAndrew Kleit
Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
Center/Depart: EME
Office: 213 Hosler Building
E-mail: ank1@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxSukyoung Lee
Professor of Meteorology
Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 524 Walker Building
E-mail: sl@meteo.psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxLi Li
Associate Professor of Engineering
Center/Depart: Civil Engineering
Office: 154 Hosler Building
E-mail: lili@eng.psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxJenn Macalady
Associate Professor of Geosciences
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 210 Deike Building
E-mail: jlm80@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxJonathan Mathews
Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
Center/Depart: Energy and Mineral Engineering
Office: 126 Hosler Building
E-mail: jpm10@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxThomas Murphy
Associate Ext. Educator, Agricultural Sciences
Director of Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research
Center/Depart: Marcellus Center
Office: 320b EES Building
E-mail: tbm1@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxRay Najjar
Professor of Oceanography
Center/Depart: Meteorology
Office: 522 Walker Building
E-mail: najjar@meteo.psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxAndy Nyblade
Professor of Geosciences
Center/Depart: Geosciences
Office: 441 Deike Building
E-mail: aan2@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxKwadwo Osseo-Assare
Distinguished Professor of Metallurgy and Energy and Geo-environmental Engineering
Center/Depart: Mat. Sci & Eng.
Office: 208 Steidle Building
E-mail: asare@matse.psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxByron Parizek
Professor of Geosciences
Center/Depart: Penn State Dubois
Office: Smeal Building, Room 181
E-mail: mailto:brp106@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxThomas Richard
Director of IEE
Center/Depart: IEE
Office: 225 Ag Engineering Building
E-mail: tlr20@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxDenice Wardrop
Research Professor
Center/Depart: Sustanibility Institute
Office: 101 Land & Water Research
E-mail: dhw110@psu.edu
Place Holder 1x560pxKarl Zimmerer
Professor of Geography
Center/Depart: Geography
Office: 309 Walker Building
E-mail: ksz2@psu.edu

 

Center/Initiative Directors

 

Adjunct Appointments