Project Teams

SETx-UIFL brings a cross-disciplinary team of scholars together to accomplish our outcome-oriented and equity-focused resilience.

Theme 1 – Environment

Climate
Geeta Persad
Geeta Persad
Co-PI; Climate Lead
The University of Texas at Austin
Ifeanyichukwu Nduka
Postdoctoral Researcher
The University of Texas at Austin
Water research team
Paola Passalacqua
Paola Passalacqua
Lead PI; Science Lead
The University of Texas at Austin
Ethan Coon
Ethan Coon
ORNL PI; Water Lead
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Christina Brelsford
Christina Brelsford
Co-PI
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Benjamin Sulman
Benjamin Sulman
Co-PI
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Philipe Ambrozio Dias
Philipe Ambrozio Dias
Co-PI
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Phong Le
Phong Le
Co-PI
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Qin Qian
Qin Qian
Co-PI
Lamar University
Nicholas Brake
Nicholas Brake
Co-PI
Lamar University
Matthew Hoch
Matthew Hoch
Co-PI
Lamar University
Saubhagya Rathore
Saubhagya Rathore
Co-PI
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Gabriel Perez Mesa
Postdoctoral Researcher
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Shannon Jones
Postdoctoral Researcher
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Air research team
Sidney Lin
Sidney Lin
Co-PI; Air Lead
Lamar University
Pawel Misztal
Pawel Misztal
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin
Elena mcdonald-buller
Elena McDonald-Buller
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin
Clayton Jeffryes
Clayton Jeffryes
Co-PI
Lamar University
Kinney-Kerry
Kerry Kinney
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin
Tianxing Cai
Co-PI
Lamar University
Yosuke Kimura
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin

Theme 2 – Co-design

Katherine Lieberknecht
Katherine Lieberknecht
Co-PI; Co-design Lead
The University of Texas at Austin
Fernanda Leite
Fernanda Leite
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin
Kacey Faust
Kasey Faust
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin
Liv Haselbach
Liv Haselbach
Lamar PI
Lamar University
Jaimie Masterson
Jaimie Masterson
Co-PI
Texas Target Communities
Texas A&M University
Jeewasmi Thapa
Jeewasmi (Jee) Thapa
Co-PI
Texas Target Communities
Texas A&M University
John Cooper
Co-PI
Texas Target Communities
Texas A&M University

Theme 3 – Equity

Michelle Meyer
Michelle Meyer
TAMU PI; Equity Lead;
Texas A&M University
Dongying Li
Dongying Li
Co-PI
Texas A&M University
Nathanael Rosenheim
Co-PI
Texas A&M University
Galen Newman
Galen Newman
Co-PI
Texas A&M University
Patrick Bixler
Patrick Bixler
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin
Christina Brelsford
Christina Brelsford
Co-PI
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Noel Estwick
Noel Estwick
PVAM PI
Prairie View A&M University
Siyu Yu
Siyu Yu
Co-PI
Texas A&M University

KMP

Suzanne Pierce
Suzanne Pierce
Co-PI; KMP Lead
Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Fernanda Leite
Fernanda Leite
Co-PI
The University of Texas at Austin
William Mobley
William Mobley
Co-PI
Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Chih-Shen Cheng
Postdoctoral Researcher
The University of Texas at Austin

Activity Areas

Liv Haselbach
Liv Haselbach
Lamar PI; AA Lead
Lamar University

Management Team

Trang Le
Trang Le
Managing Director
The University of Texas at Austin
Davon Chargois
Grant Manager
Lamar University
seth jordan
Seth Jordan
Program Coordinator
Texas A&M University

Students

Theme 1 – Environment
  • Lochana Kalyanaraman, Undergraduate Research Assistant, The University of Texas at Austin (Climate)
  • Matthew Preisser, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin (Water)
  • Mark Wang, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin (Water)
  • James Bronikowski, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin (Water)
  • Daniel Blomdahl, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin (Air)
  • Evelyn Deveraux, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin (Air)
  • Chou-Hsien Lin, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin (Air)
  • David Jarma, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin (Air)
  • Arun Kshetri, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Hossein Hariri Asli, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Faria Jahan, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Prasad Pawar, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Moumita Manjur, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Air)
  • Dinesh Joshi, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Riwaz Niroula, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • S M Farhad, Graduate Student, Lamar University (Air)
  • Damidrick Fearce, Undergraduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Dustin W. Barnes, Undergraduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Dylan Roberts, Undergraduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
  • Isaac Sleeman, Undergraduate Student, Lamar University (Water)
Theme 2 – Co-design
  • Linchao Luo, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Carrie Smith, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Yueying Ma, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Sean Murphy, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Zane Colvin, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Jenna Beyer, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University
  • Heather Wade, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University
  • Cedric Shy, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University
Theme 3 – Equity
  • Farzana Ahmed, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University
  • Hyewon Yoon, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University
  • Gianna Sorola, Graduate Student, Prairie View A&M University
  • Lidia Meizei, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University