STAR Graduate Fellowships

Request for Applications closing date: November 27, 2012

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1 F13A10005
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Investigating Spatial Sensitivity in Life Cycle Assessment: A Method for Assessing Large-Scale Technology Deployment Breunig, Hanna   University of California - Berkeley August 2014 -
August 2016  
CA  
2 F13A10018
Fellow
Mitigating the Role of Buildings in the Environmental Impact of the Energy Supply Chain Touretzky, Cara Rose   The University of Texas at Austin August 2014 -
August 2016  
TX  
3 F13A10020
Fellow
Can Both Ecosystem Service Providers and Rare Species Be Restored With the Same Plants? An Experimental Approach Using Plant-Pollinator Networks MacLeod, Molly Katherine   Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey September 2014 -
September 2016  
NJ  
4 F13A10035
Fellow
Development and Evaluation of a Novel Passive Bioaerosol Sampler Therkorn, Jennifer   Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey September 2014 -
September 2016  
NJ  
5 F13A10049
Fellow
Real-Time Analysis of Organic and Biological Aerosols Spencer, Sandra Elizabeth   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 2014 -
August 2016  
NC  
6 F13A10071
Fellow
Institutional Innovations in Environmental Regulation: The Rise of Market-Oriented Approaches to Wetland Conservation in the United States Rea, Christopher M   University of California - Los Angeles September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
7 F13A20099
Fellow
A Spatial-Temporal Approach for Understanding Social-Ecological Dynamics of Urban Structure and Ecosystem Services Hamstead, Zoé Augustina   New School University August 2014 -
August 2016  
NY  
8 F13A20106
Fellow
Identifying Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities with Temperature and Energy Use Data Sheikh, Imran Anees   University of California - Berkeley August 2014 -
August 2016  
CA  
9 F13A30122
Fellow
Bioremediation of Plastic and Rubber by Endophytic Fungi Legaspi, Michelle Elaine   Yale University August 2014 -
August 2016  
CT  
10 F13A30124
Fellow
Engineering Cell-Based Biosensors for the Detection of Environmental Pollutants and Toxins Younger, Andrew   Northwestern University July 2014 -
July 2016  
IL  
11 F13A31467
Fellow
Characterization of Lipid Accumulation by Rhodococcus rhodochrous Grown on Waste Substrates Shields-Menard, Sara   Mississippi State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
MS  
12 F13B10142
Fellow
Understanding Nitrous Acid Sources on Atmospherically Relevant Surfaces Scharko, Nicole Katherine   Indiana University - Bloomington August 2014 -
August 2016  
IN  
13 F13B10143
Fellow
Large-Scale Application of PM2.5 Source Identification and Control, with an Emphasis on Health Impacts Ivey, Cesunica   Duke University August 2014 -
August 2016  
NC  
14 F13B10155
Fellow
Improved Understanding of North American Background Ozone Travis, Katherine Rose   Harvard University August 2014 -
August 2016  
MA  
15 F13B10163
Fellow
Development of an Ion Mobility Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer (IMS-CIMS) for the In-Situ Analysis of Secondary Organic Aerosol Krechmer, Jordan Edward   University of Colorado at Boulder September 2014 -
September 2016  
CO  
16 F13B10165
Fellow
Laboratory and Field Studies of Secondary Aerosol Formation and Aging Using a Flow Reactor Palm, Brett Brian   University of Colorado at Boulder August 2014 -
August 2016  
CO  
17 F13B10174
Fellow
Characterizing Total Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition in National Parks in the Western United States Evanoski-Cole, Ashley Ruth   Colorado State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
CO  
18 F13B20216
Fellow
Organic Carbon Burial Rates in the Coastal Everglades: An Ecosystem-Scale Assessment of Spatio-Temporal Variability Breithaupt, Joshua   University of South Florida August 2014 -
August 2016  
FL  
19 F13B20220
Fellow
Climate Cascade: Linking Temperature, Phytochemistry and Vertebrate Demographics Berini, John Lawrence   University of Minnesota September 2014 -
September 2016  
MN  
20 F13B20238
Fellow
Spartina alterniflora in a Changing Climate: Implications of Rising Temperatures for Salt Marsh Persistence Crosby, Sarah Corman   Brown University September 2014 -
September 2016  
RI  
21 F13B20247
Fellow
Decreasing Precipitation in Tropical Montane Cloud Forests: Belowground Responses and Their Effect on Global Climate Change Looby, Caitlin Irene   University of California - Irvine September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
22 F13B20255
Fellow
Sustainability at the Community Level: The Role of Faith-Based Organizations Shattuck, Cybelle Tenaya   University of Michigan September 2014 -
September 2016  
MI  
23 F13B20274
Fellow
Coastal Vulnerability Amidst Climate Change: The Dual Effects of Altered Biogeomorphology and Variable Seas on Pacific Coast Dunes Biel, Reuben Gabriel   Oregon State University September 2014 -
September 2016  
OR  
24 F13B20285

Fellow
Mitigating the Impacts of Climate Change on Plant Communities Through Wetland Restoration Design Stanford, Bronwen   University of California - Santa Cruz September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
25 F13B20312
Fellow
Association Between Climate Extremes and Chronic Respiratory Diseases Among a Nationally Representative Sample of the U.S. Population Romeo, Crystal Eloma   University of Maryland September 2014 -
September 2016  
MD  
26 F13B20319
Fellow
Linkages Between Climate Change and the Phenologies of Juvenile Salmon and Their Invertebrate Prey in Streams Campbell, Emily Yvonne   Oregon State University September 2014 -
September 2016  
OR  
27 F13B20322
Fellow
Exploring the Impacts of Past Climate Change on Terrestrial Carbon Storage in the South American Tropics Fornace, Kyrstin   Woods Holes Oceanographic Institution August 2014 -
August 2016  
MA  
28 F13B20350
Fellow
Drainage Scale Dependency of River Sensitivity to Environmental Change: Tools for Planning Under Uncertainty Sholtes, Joel   Colorado State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
CO  
29 F13B20373
Fellow
Global Change From the Ground Up: Soil Microbial Diversity in a Climate and Land-Use Change Experiment MacRae-Crerar, Aurora Alexandra   University of Pennsylvania September 2014 -
September 2016  
PA  
30 F13B20374
Fellow
Managing Nitrosamines in Amine Scrubbing for Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Fine, Nathan   The University of Texas at Austin May 2014 -
May 2016  
TX  
31 F13B20378
Fellow
What Drives Pesticide Use, and How Will Quantity and Distribution of Pesticide Use Be Modified by Climate Change? Larsen, Ashley   University of California - Santa Barbara August 2014 -
August 2016  
CA  
32 F13B20383
Fellow
Impacts of Elevated CO2 and Nutrients on Marine Communities and Trophic Interactions Ober, Gordon Talbot   University of Rhode Island September 2014 -
September 2016  
RI  
33 F13B20392
Fellow
Effects of Climate Change on Waterborne Human Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Young, Suzanne Marie   University of South Florida August 2014 -
August 2016  
FL  
34 F13B20393
Fellow
Pollinator Losses and Plant Function: An Assessment of Pollination Network Resilience in the face of Climate Change Briggs, Heather Mae   University of California - Santa Cruz September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
35 F13B20395

Fellow
Greenhouse Gas Fluxes Over Cereal Cropping Systems in the Inland Pacific Northwest: Measurements to Support Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Waldo, Sarah Rachel   Washington State University August 2014 -
August 2015  
WA  
36 F13B20397
Fellow
Modeling Potential Methane Production in Thermokarst Lakes from Permafrost Soil Organic Matter Composition Heslop, Joanne K   University of Alaska - Fairbanks September 2014 -
September 2016  
AK  
37 F13B20412
Fellow
The Thin Line Between Health and Disease: Determining the Effects of Climate Change on Amphibians’ Skin Microbial Communities Muletz, Carly Rae   University of Maryland - College Park September 2014 -
September 2016  
MD  
38 F13B20423
Fellow
Climate Change Impacts on Snowmelt-Dependent Agricultural Systems Near Mount Kenya Gower, Drew Budd   Princeton University September 2014 -
September 2016  
NJ  
39 F13B20426
Fellow
Maintaining Ecosystem Function Under Climate Change: Understanding and Managing Plant-Soil Microbe Community Dynamics Gravuer, Kelly Lynn   University of California - Davis September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
40 F13B20442
Fellow
Minimizing Climate Change Impacts and Feedbacks: Multidisciplinary and Strategic Utility-Scale Solar Energy Development Hernandez, Rebecca   Stanford University August 2014 -
August 2016  
CA  
41 F13B21473
Fellow
Modeling Participation in Payments for Ecosystem Services Programs: A Discrete Choice Model of Participation in REDD+ Behrer, Arnold Patrick   Harvard University August 2014 -
August 2016  
MA  
42 F13B21520
Fellow
Abrupt Climate Change in the Northern Mid- Latitudes Circa 5 ka: Pollen-Inferred Evidence for Hemispheric-Scale Climate Change Marsicek, Jeremiah Patrick   University of Wyoming August 2014 -
August 2016  
WY  
43 F13B30472
Fellow
Endophytes as a Tool for Increasing Productivity and Health of Jatropha curcas Agroecosystems Mighell, Kimberly Louise   Tulane University August 2014 -
August 2016  
LA  
44 F13B30487
Fellow
The Evaluation of Microbial Fuel Cells to Provide Energy-Efficient Wastewater Treatment as Part of a Master’s Program in Environmental Engineering Tatinclaux, Maia   University of Maryland - College Park August 2014 -
August 2016  
MD  
45 F13B30496

Fellow
How Do Behavioral Alterations Drive Population and Community Dynamics of Rodents Associated with Intercropping Switchgrass in Pine Stands Larsen, Angela   University of North Carolina, Greensboro September 2014 -
September 2016  
NC  
46 F13B30497
Fellow
Effects of Intensive Biomass Harvesting Practices on Long-Term Soil Organic Carbon Dynamics Lewandowski, Tera Emilie   University of Wisconsin - Madison September 2014 -
September 2016  
WI  
47 F13B30505
Fellow
Integrating Remote Wind Resources: An Environmental and Economic Analysis of Technology and Siting Options Lamy, Julian   Carnegie Mellon University August 2014 -
August 2016  
PA  
48 F13C10555

Fellow
Using High-Throughput Bioinformatics to Investigate the Stability of a Newly Developed Anaerobic Fermentation Bioprocess Spirito, Catherine May   Cornell University September 2014 -
September 2016  
NY  
49 F13C10563
Fellow
Mechanistic Investigations of Copper-catalyzed Azide/Alkyne Cycloadditions Malik, Jamal   Scripps Research Institute August 2014 -
August 2016  
CA  
50 F13C20565
Fellow
A Model of the Transformations of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Freshwater Sediments: Exploring Critical Uncertainties and the Role of Sediments in Nanoparticle Risk Assessment Dale, Amy Lauren   Carnegie Mellon University September 2014 -
September 2016  
PA  
51 F13C20567
Fellow
Carbon Nanomaterials as Environmental Sorbents: Friend or Foe? Creighton, Megan   Brown University August 2014 -
August 2016  
RI  
52 F13C20588
Fellow
Anticipatory Life Cycle Assessment for Emerging Nanotechnologies Wender, Benjamin Alex   Arizona State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
AZ  
53 F13C30656
Fellow
Modeling Exposure Risk and Determining Effects of Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Insecticides on Bats in Central California Agricultural Ecosystems Fraser, Devaughn Lee   University of California - Los Angeles September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
54 F13C31180
Fellow
Assessment of Contaminant Load and Its Relationship to Foraging in a Top Marine Predator Gilmour, Morgan Elizabeth   University of California - Santa Cruz September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
55 F13D10708
Fellow
Identifying Climate Thresholds for Heat-Related Illness in North Carolina Kovach, Margaret Mae   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 2014 -
August 2016  
NC  
56 F13D10719
Fellow
The Effect of an Environmental Chemical Receptor on Breast Cancer Stem Cell Development, Function and Maintenance Stanford, Elizabeth Ann   Boston University September 2014 -
September 2016  
MA  
57 F13D10721
Fellow
Investigating an Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease in Western Nicaragua Laws, Rebecca L   Boston University September 2014 -
September 2016  
MA  
58 F13D10723
Fellow
Susceptibility to Exposure from Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Human Health Burden in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Gurung, Anobha   Yale University August 2014 -
August 2016  
CT  
59 F13D10739
Fellow
Exposure and Risk Assessment of Perfluoroalkylated Compounds Dassuncao, Clifton   Harvard University August 2014 -
August 2016  
MA  
60 F13D10740
Fellow
Infant Inhalation Exposure to Indoor Air Pollutants while Sleeping and Crawling Boor, Brandon Emil   The University of Texas at Austin August 2014 -
August 2016  
TX  
61 F13D20749
Fellow
Management of Mosquito-Borne Disease Risk Through Spatially Explicit Simulation Modeling Dawson, Daniel   Texas Tech University September 2014 -
September 2016  
TX  
62 F13E10780
Fellow
Water Purification and Desalination Using Two-Dimensional Crystals of Channel Proteins Saboe, Patrick Owen   Pennsylvania State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
PA  
63 F13E10792
Fellow
Sunlight-Driven Photolysis of Chlorine to Reactive Oxygen Species for Enhanced Inactivation of Chlorine-resistant Microbial Pathogens Zhou, Peiran   University of Washington September 2014 -
September 2016  
WA  
64 F13E10814
Fellow
Simultaneous Removal of Inorganic Pollutants by Sorbents for Small Drinking Water Systems Gifford, James McKay   Arizona State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
AZ  
65 F13E10820
Fellow
Biogeography of Drinking Water Bacteria Along a Premise Plumbing Flow Path Kotlarz, Nadine   University of Michigan September 2014 -
September 2016  
MI  
66 F13E11491
Fellow
Heterogeneity in the Response of Platinum/Polymer Hybrid Films to Aqueous Perchlorate Norton, Amie Elizabeth   University of Cincinnati August 2014 -
August 2016  
OH  
67 F13E20848
Fellow
Acclimatization of Coral Populations to Local and Global Stressors: Can Corals Adapt to Future Threats? Ritson-Williams, Raphael David   University of Hawaii at Manoa September 2014 -
September 2015  
HI  
68 F13E20884
Fellow
Elucidating the Role of Ocean Acidification in Estuarine Phytoplankton Dynamics Golda, Rachel   Oregon Health & Sciences University September 2014 -
September 2016  
OR  
69 F13E20897
Fellow
The Role of Changing Polar Phytoplankton Communities in Global Carbon Cycling Joy-Warren, Hannah   Stanford University September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
70 F13E20903
Fellow
Environmental Controls of the Abundance, Growth and Toxicity of the Known Shellfish Pathogen Vibrio tubiashii Gradoville, Mary Rose   Oregon State University September 2014 -
September 2016  
OR  
71 F13E20906
Fellow
Biodiversity of Native and Invasive Suspension Feeders Affects Water Quality and Potential for Harmful Algal Blooms Whalen, Matthew Adam   University of California - Davis September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
72 F13E20910

Fellow
Phosphate Oxygen Isotope Ratios as a Tracer of Nutrient Cycling in the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico Mine, Aric Howard   University of Chicago July 2014 -
July 2015  
IL  
73 F13E20911
Fellow
Biotic and Abiotic Controls Over Mercury Methylation in the St. Louis River Estuary: An Examination of Seasonal and Vegetative Influences Graham, Emily Bonnell   University of Colorado at Boulder August 2014 -
August 2015  
CO  
74 F13E30934
Fellow
Spatial and Temporal Considerations in the Primary Mountaintop Removal and Valley Fill Mining Region of West Virginia Merriam, Eric Richard   West Virginia University August 2014 -
August 2016  
WV  
75 F13E30937
Fellow
Re-Growth of Pathogens in Cow Fecal Extract Oladeinde, Adelumola Adeoye   University of Georgia August 2014 -
August 2016  
GA  
76 F13E30949
Fellow
Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Membrane Bioreactor for Municipal Wastewater Treatment at Ambient Temperatures Seib, Matthew   Marquette University August 2014 -
August 2016  
WI  
77 F13E30980
Fellow
When Do Good Algae Go Bad? Flow and Nutrient Thresholds for Harmful Algal Blooms Down a River Network Bouma-Gregson, Keith   University of California - Berkeley August 2014 -
August 2016  
CA  
78 F13E31006
Fellow
Developing an Understanding of Multiple Stressor Influences on Fish Reproduction in Inland Waters: Interactive Effects of Hypoxia and Estrogen Agonists Saari, Gavin   Baylor University August 2014 -
August 2016  
TX  
79 F13E31008
Fellow
Biochar Sorbents for the Control of Organic Contaminants in Nonpoint Source Pollution: Relating Biochar Structure and Sorption Behavior Shimabuku, Kyle Koyu   University of Washington September 2014 -
September 2016  
WA  
80 F13E31016
Fellow
Kinetic and Thermodynamic Controls of Enzymatic Uranium Reduction in the Presence of Iron Oxide as a Competitive Terminal Electron Acceptor Belli, Keaton Michael   Duke University September 2014 -
September 2016  
NC  
81 F13F11064
Fellow
The Role of Habitat in Bivalve Predator-Prey Interactions Glaspie, Cassandra Nicole   Virginia Institute of Marine Science September 2014 -
September 2016  
VA  
82 F13F11066
Fellow
Impact of Leaf Detritus Species on Mosquito Ecology in Artificial Container Habitats Gardner, Allison   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign August 2014 -
August 2016  
IL  
83 F13F11071
Fellow
The Interactive Effects of Watershed Condition and Contaminant Biotransport by Introduced Pacific Salmon on the Contaminant Load of Stream- Resident Fish in Great Lakes Basin Tributaries Gerig, Brandon Scott   University of Notre Dame August 2014 -
August 2016  
IN  
84 F13F11094

Fellow
Biological Controls on Chemical Pollution: How Aquatic Microbial Communities Regulate and Respond to Inputs from Land Use Change Bier, Raven   Duke University August 2014 -
August 2016  
NC  
85 F13F11097
Fellow
Slimy Sculpin (Cottus cognatus) as a Bioindicator of Mining Impacts on Water Quality O’Neal, Sarah Louise   University of Washington September 2014 -
September 2016  
WA  
86 F13F11099
Fellow
The Effects of Road Salt on Amphibian Disease Dynamics in the Northeastern United States Hall, Emily Marie   Washington State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
WA  
87 F13F11102
Fellow
Investigating the Relationship Between Land-Based Sources of Pollution and Coral Reef Ecosystem Function Robert Burns, John Henrik   University of Hawaii at Manoa August 2014 -
August 2016  
HI  
88 F13F11123
Fellow
Unraveling Linkages Between River Floodplain Dynamics, Fish Populations and Habitat Structure in the Amazon Gurdak, Daniel Joseph   The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry August 2014 -
August 2016  
NY  
89 F13F11135
Fellow
Classifying and Restoring Pacific Northwest Streams and Riparian Zones for Water Quality and Anadromous Fish Habitat Hough-Snee, Nathaniel Wilson   Utah State University September 2014 -
September 2016  
UT  
90 F13F11150
Fellow
Mechanisms of Biological Invasions on Coral Reefs: Synergistic Effects of Biotic and Chemical Pollutants Carter, Amanda Lockett   University of California - San Diego September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
91 F13F11152
Fellow
Potatoes for Trout: Managing Agricultural and Aquatic Ecosystem Services in the Wisconsin Central Sands Nocco, Mallika Arudi   University of Wisconsin - Madison September 2014 -
September 2016  
WI  
92 F13F11164
Fellow
Predicting Return of Ecosystem Services Based on Impacts of Invasive Ecosystem Engineers Wigginton, Rachel Diane   University of California - Davis September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
93 F13F21192
Fellow
The Interaction Between Pollutants and Infectious Disease in a Model Organism Schoenle, Laura Ann   Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University August 2014 -
August 2016  
VA  
94 F13F21201
Fellow
Analyzing Adaptation and Extirpation in Response to Climate Change and Agriculturization in the Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) Mason, Nicholas Albert   Cornell University August 2014 -
August 2016  
NY  
95 F13F31235
Fellow
Fusion of imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR for spatially explicit urban forest inventory Alonzo, Michael Gerard   University of California - Santa Barbara September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
96 F13F31238
Fellow
The Influence of Nitrogen Deposition on Trace Gas Emissions of NOx, N2O and CO2 in Arid and Semiarid Ecosystems Eberwein, Jennifer Rae   University of California - Riverside September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
97 F13F31245
Fellow
The Effects of Ozone Pollution on the Foliar Chemical Landscape of a Tropical Broadleaf Forest Schneider, Gerald Franklin   University of Utah August 2014 -
August 2016  
UT  
98 F13F31249
Fellow
Predicting Variability in the Impact of Plant Invasion on C and N Cycling with a Conceptually Driven Framework Lee, Marissa Ruth   Duke University September 2014 -
September 2016  
NC  
99 F13F31255

Fellow
Drivers of Fecal Contamination in the Environment of Urban and Rural Areas of Tanzania and the Associated Impact on Ecological Health Harris, Michael   Stanford University September 2014 -
September 2016  
CA  
100 F13F31263
Fellow
Impact of Fugitive Methane Emissions on Ecosystem Services Across a Gradient of Shale Gas Extraction to Natural Gas Distribution Hendrick, Margaret   Boston University September 2014 -
September 2016  
MA  
101 F13F41271
Fellow
Geospatial Analysis to Optimally Site Urban Agriculture Parece, Tammy Erlene   Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University September 2014 -
September 2016  
VA  
102 F13F41293
Fellow
An Assessment of Energy Efficiency Information Provision: Financial, Energy and Environmental Impacts of City Benchmarking Mandates Gerarden, Todd   Harvard University September 2014 -
September 2016  
MA  
103 F13F41297
Fellow
Relationships Among Airborne Microbial Communities, Urban Land Uses and Vegetation Cover: Implications for Urban Planning and Human Health Mhuireach, Gwynhwyfer   University of Oregon September 2014 -
September 2016  
OR  
104 F13F51318
Fellow
Fire Regimes, Demography and Climatic Sensitivities of Navajo Forestlands: Insights From the Past to Inform Tribal Forest Management Guiterman, Christopher H   University of Arizona August 2014 -
August 2016  
AZ  
105 F13F51324
Fellow
An Assessment of Cumulative Land Cover and Water Quality Impacts of Mining on Ojibwe Treaty-Ceded Territories in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota Cardiff, Scott   University of Wisconsin - Madison September 2014 -
September 2016  
WI  



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