Our Team

The LECDM research program is a multi-disciplinary combination of research in environmental modeling and computing cyberinfrastructure to enable large-scale, diverse models to be used in public and private policy decision-making. To address our research agenda, we have attracted a multi-disciplinary group of research faculty, students, and collaborators at other universities:

Faculty

  • Bharat Bhole, Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
  • Andres Carrano, Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Marcos Esterman, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Scott Hawker, Assistant Professor of Software Engineering, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
  • Karl Korfmacher, Associate Professor and Program Director, Environmental Sciences, College of Science
  • John Waud, Professor, Environmental Sciences, College of Science
  • Sandra Rothenberg, Associate Professor of Management, Saunders College of Business
  • Jennifer Schneider, Professor of Environmental, Health, and Safety Management, College of Applied Science and Technology
  • Brian Thorn, Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering
  • James Winebrake, Professor and Chair, Science, Technology, and Society/Public Policy, College of Liberal Arts
  • Steve Zilora, Assistant Professor, Information Technology, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Students

  • Matthew Stepp, Masters Student, Science, Technology, & Public Policy
  • Akshay Daxini, Master's Student, Software Engineering
  • Chris Prokop, Master's Student, Information Technology
  • Bryan Comer, Master's Student, Science, Technology, & Public Policy
  • Zarir Bhesania, Master's Student, Software Engineering
  • Jen Loomis, Bachelor's Student, Software Engineering
  • Colin Murphy, Masters Student, Science, Technology, & Public Policy
  • Udayan Sharma, Masters Student, Information Technology
  • Amanda Malone, Masters Student, Science, Technology, & Public Policy
  • Sid Pendelberry, PhD Student, Computing and Information Sciences
  • Matthew Walter, Masters Student, Information Technology
  • Eugene Marcotte, Bachelor's Student, Software Engineering
  • Elliot Vos, Bachelor's Student, Software Engineering

Student Alumni

  • Nathan Claes, Masters Student, Science, Technology, & Public Policy
  • Aaron Falzarano, Masters Student, Science, Technology, & Public Policy
  • Sai Ketha, Masters Student, Information Technology
  • Ben Weisberg, Masters Student, Information Technology

We also have strong research relationships with other university partners:

  • Jim Corbett, University of Delaware
  • David Bunch, UC-Davis
  • Mark DeLucchi, UC-Davis
  • Alex Farrell, UC-Berkeley
  • Rosanna Garcia, Northeastern University
  • Greg Keoleain, University of Michigan
  • Tim Lipman, UC-Berkeley
  • Steven Skerlos, University of Michigan