HMEI-STEP Fellows: Awarded Perkins

  • Schwoerer, Michael Patrick

    Perkins Fellow
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    DEPARTMENT

    Molecular Biology

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Utilizing Insect-Specific Viruses as a Means of Biocontrol

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    David Wilcove

    Thesis Topic

    Arthropod Vector Tropism in Flaviviruses

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Alexander Ploss

  • Anand, Shashank

    Perkins Fellow
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    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Indicators of Soil Erosion and Landscape Sustainability with Implications for Land-Use Policy

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Simon Levin

    Thesis Topic

    Landscape Dynamics as a Co-Evolution of Ecohydrological and Geomorphological Processes

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Amilcare Porporato

  • Blaisdell-Pijuan, Paris

    Perkins Fellow
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    DEPARTMENT

    Electrical Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Assessing Routes to Clean Hydrogen: Meeting the Norwegian Hydrogen Demand with Hydropower

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Michael Oppenheimer

    Thesis Topic

    Infrared Catalysis and Hydrogen

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Claire Gmachl

  • Sun, Emily Wei-Hsin

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Predicting Soil Carbon Flux in Response to Small-Scale Amendments for Integration into Climate Policy Frameworks

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Tim Searchinger

    Thesis Topic

    Flow of Water and Organics Through Mineral Nanopores

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Ian Bourg

  • Powis, Tasman

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Paving the Way for the Safe Commercialization and Peaceful Use of Nuclear Power in Outer Space

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Frank von Hippel

    Thesis Topic

    Enabling Future High-Performance Electric Propulsion

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Igor Kaganovich, Mikhail Shneider

  • He, Xiaogang

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Incorporation of Human Dimensions into the Hydrological Model and its Implications to Policy-Making for Drought Adaptation in California

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Michael Oppenheimer

    Thesis Topic

    Flood and Drought Risk Assessment

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Eric Wood

  • Jorden, William

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Electrical Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    An analysis of distributed benefits of building integrated photovolaics for commerical buildings on the power grid and associated policy implications.

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Robert Williams

    Thesis Topic

    Macroelectronics

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Sigurd Wagner

  • Conley, Joe

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    History

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Emission trading for mercury? Addressing the 'hot spot' problem.

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Michael Oppenheimer

    Thesis Topic

    Environmentalism contained: A history of corporate responses to the environmental movement.

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Daniel Rodgers

  • Yang, Huiyan

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Geosciences

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Chinese household energy usage and the black carbon emissions.

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Eric Larson

    Thesis Topic

    Global black carbon distribution and its impact on tropospheric photochemistry.

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Hiram Levy