Lab Members

Robert Ladwig

Position title: Postdoc

(co-advised with Paul Hanson), @hydrobert

Robert is a postdoc working on simulating aquatic ecosystems using GLM-AED2. His scientific work focuses on the interactions between lake ecosystems and their external drivers (atmosphere, catchment, agriculture, water management) as well as how these processes can be numerically simulated. Research Profile.

Robert Mooney

Position title: Postdoc, Rob’s research focuses on how spatial and temporal variability combine to affect freshwater ecosystems throughout the Midwest. He is particularly interested in how seasonal shifts and winter conditions influence processes in rivers and lakes. Rob is also interested in curriculum development and inclusive teaching strategies in higher education and uses aquatic-based courses to explore effective teaching methods. Research Profile.



Kait Reinl

Position title: Postdoc

(co-advised with Noah Lottig/Emily Stanley), @KaitReinl

Kait’s research is broadly focused on how the synergistic effects of climate and watershed influence impacts inland water quality. Her most recent research has focused on cyanobacterial blooms in low-nutrient systems using monitoring, experimental, and computer modeling approaches. Research Profile. 

Cal Buelo

Position title: Postdoc

(co-advised with Paul Hanson), @CALgalBloom

Cal’s research focuses on algal blooms and other drivers of water quality, predicting change in aquatic ecosystems, and understanding the impact of those changes. His work often involves developing tools to manage and analyze high-frequency sensor data. Research Profile.

Adrianna Gorsky

Position title: Graduate Student

(co-advised with Emily Stanley)

Adrianna’s graduate research is focused on examining greenhouse gas emissions, and other aquatic processes, during ice-on and ice-off periods from north temperate lakes. Research Profile. 

Ellie Socha

Position title: Graduate Student, @LimnoEllie

Charlie Doughtery

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Gale Force

Position title: Lab lab

Lover of lakes and tennis balls. Terrible at research, excellent at field work. Never complains about mosquitoes or cold water.

Past Postdocs

Jemma Stachelek (2020-2021). Now at Los Alamos (website).

Past Grad Students

Linnea Rock (MSc 2021). Now at University of Wyoming.
Emily Whitaker (MSc 2020)

Past Undergrads

Sam Ahler (graduating 2021)
Sydney Widell (graduating 2021)
Adam Rexroade (graduated 2020)
Alaina Eckert (graduated 2019)
Alex Mathers (graduated 2019)
Thomas Shannon (graduated 2018)