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Our Team

Dr. John J. Ramirez-Avila, Ing., M. ASCE
Assistant Professor
Environmental & Water Resources
Civil & Environmental Engineering Dept
jjr149@msstate.edu

Dr. James L. Martin,
P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE

Professor, Kelly Gene Cook, Sr. Chair & Graduate Coordinator
Environmental & Water Resources
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept
jmartin@cee.msstate.edu

Mrs. Sandra L. Ortega-Achury, Ing., MS
Research Associate II
Environmental & Water Resources
Civil & Environmental Engineering Dept
sandra.ortega@cee.msstate.edu

Our research group is integrated by enthusiastic undergraduate and master and doctoral graduate students from multiple departments and colleges, including Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE), Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture (WFA), and Chemical Engineering (CHE).

Laura Wilson
Graduate Research Assistant
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Jennifer Deignan
Undergraduate Researcher
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

James Grafe
Graduate Research Assistant
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Bradley Richardson
Graduate Research Assistant
Wildlife, Fisheries
& Aquaculture

Claire Ray
Undergraduate Researcher
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Diana Linder
Undergraduate Researcher
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Geneva Catlet
Undergraduate Researcher
Agricultural & Biological
Engineering Dept

Germaine Cooley
Undergraduate Researcher
Chemical Engineering Dept

Haley Moss
Undergraduate Researcher
Agricultural & Biological
Engineering Dept

Tulia Delgado
Graduate Research Assistant
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Phong Ly
Undergraduate Researcher
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Shanika Musser
Undergraduate Researcher
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Taylor Noble
Undergraduate Researcher
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

Taylor Buie
Undergraduate Researcher
Civil & Environmental
Engineering Dept

 

OUR COLLABORATORS

Dr. Tim Schauwecker
Associate Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture

Dr. Joby Czarnecky
Assistant Research Professor
Geosystems Research Institute

Mr. Cory Gallo, MUD
Associate Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture

Dr. Eddy J. Langendoen
Research Hydraulic Engineer, Lead Scientist
Watershed Physical Processes Research Unit
USDA-ARS National Sedimentation Laboratory

Dr. Larry Oldham
Plan and Soils Sciences Department – Extension
Mississippi State University

Dr. Martin Locke
Director
USDA-ARS
National Sedimentation Laboratory

Jorge Chavarro, Ing.,MS
Executive Director and CEO
Research Center for Science and GeoAgroEnvironmental Resources (CENIGAA)

Miguel Valenzuela, Ing., MS
Assistant Professor
Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Edgar Almansa Manrique, Ing. MS
Senior Researcher
Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Research (CORPOICA)

OUR PAST TEAM MEMBERS

Katelyn Polk – CEE
Emily Ballheimer – CHE
Harley Wilkinson – CEE
Emily Turner – CEE
Ben Stiller – CEE
Nathan Forbes – CEE
Lauren Smith – CEE
Amanda Bryan – CEE
Steeley Martin – CEE
Monica Pistorius – CEE
Gabrielle Tran – CEE
Emily Farrar – CEE
Kubra Celik – CEE (MS)
Luis Laurens – CEE (MS)
Yi Jiang – CEE (PhD)
James Steele – CEE
Bruna Goncalves – Brazil