Group Members

Current Graduate Students and Undergraduate Advisees
Mahta Gholizadeh Ansari, 6/19 to present.  PhD; Chromium isotopes
Hannah Veldhuizen, 8/20 to present.  MS; Microbial fractionation of antimony isotopes.
Dan Hadley, 2020 to present.  PhD; Water resources of Illinois; geochemical tracing of water flow near Joliet, IL
Devin Mannix, 2020 to present PhD; Water resources of Illinois
Matt Stiegman, 2022 to present.  MS; selenium in waters of coal mining areas
Kirsten Mazurkiewicz, 8/23 to present.  MS;  chromium isotope effects of soil Cr oxidation

Graduated Ph.D Students
André Savio Ellis, Ph.D. 5/03. Professor, Cal State Univ., Los Angeles
Scott Kelvin Clark, Ph.D. 12/08. Professor, Univ. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Anirban Basu, Ph.D. 2/13. Staff Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Gideon Bartov, Ph.D. 12/14.  EAG Laboratories, Liverpool, NY
Xiangli Wang, Ph.D. 12/13. Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Noah Jemison, Ph.D. 10/18.  Post-doc, University of New Mexico
Naomi Wasserman, Ph.D. 08/20.  Post-doc, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Graduated Master’s Students

Yoshie Hagiwara, M.S. 2000, Lecturer, California State University at Los Angeles
Matthew Wander, M.S. 2001, PhD, SUNY Stony Brook.  Currently Data Scientist at TD Bank
William Beaumont, M.S. 2003, Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Eric Sikora, M.S. 2004, Sigma Environmental Services, Milwaukee
Jacqueline Kitchen, M.S. 8/02 to 8/05
Emily Berna, M.S. 2006, Science teacher, Carleton Washburne Middle School
David Robison, M.S. 2008, Geologist – Dam and Levee Safety U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Chris Mead, MS, 2008, PhD Arizona State 2015. Assistant Research Scientist at Arizona State University (Science Education)
Amanda Raddatz, MS, 2009, Geologist at Oxy, Houston; Carbon Capture/ CO2 Sequestration/ Enhanced Oil Recovery
Elizabeth (Armstrong) Meister, MS 2014. Adjunct Instructor, Assistant Lab Coordinator, Columbia College
Katelyn Zatwarnicki, MS, 2013, Scientist, Integral Consulting, Inc.
Ted Grimm, MS, 2014, Associate Scientist, Analytical Research at 6K
Matt Bizjack, MS, 2016, Geologist at Geosyntec Consultants, Milwaukee
Joel Mackinney, MS, 2016, Project Geologist at AECOM, Milwaukee

Undergraduate Students

David Kulczycki, Independent study project, Spring 1999
Andrew Shore, Independent study project, 2003-2004
Robert Hill, 2/18 to 6/19.   Senior thesis:  Selenium and chromium isotopes.  Now a PhD student at Duke Univ.
Kirsten Mazurciewicz, 2020 to 2023,  Independent study