Latha Baskaran (M.S, Geography, Pennsylvania State University) has GIS and modeling expertise with experience in watershed modeling, habitat modeling, land-cover change and spatial data management.
Budhendra L. Bhaduri(Ph.D., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University) has experience and experience in applications of geospatial science and technology in sustainable development research, including human dimensions of critical infrastructure, urbanization and watershed impacts, and energy resource assessment.
Virginia Dale (Ph.D. Mathematical Ecology, University of Washington) has experience in research developing and testing ecological indicators at the watershed and regional scales, landscape designs for bioenergy, environmental decision making, and land-use change.
Mark Downing (Ph.D., Agricultural Economics Texas A&M University) is Senior Scientist whose research concentration is in industrial commercialization of bioenergy systems including biomass feedstock resource assessment, development of supply logistics systems, and integrating environmental sustainably of forestry and agricultural processes across the biorefinery and power industries.
Laurence M. Eaton (M.A., Economics, University of Tennessee) is a resource economist modeling feedstock production from agricultural and forest lands, including estimating biomass supply curves and modeling the technical parameters that affect the spatial distribution of feedstocks for bioenergy.
Rebecca Efroymson (Ph.D. Environmental Toxicology, Cornell University) has been working on bioenergy sustainability and land-use change issues for the past few years. Her previous experience includes ecological risk assessment of toxicants, nutrients from wastewater, and military activities, as well as energy technologies (e.g., wind energy and oil and gas).
Charles Garten Jr. (M.S. Environmental Health, East Tennessee State University, and MS Zoology, University of Georgia) is a terrestrial biogeochemist with experience in the role of soil carbon and in developing landscape-based models of nutrients.
Natalie Griffiths (Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame) is an aquatic ecologist and biogeochemist with research experience in carbon and nutrient cycling in anthropogenically-impacted aquatic ecosystems.
Mike Hilliard (Ph.D. Operations Research, Cornell) is experienced in the application of optimization techniques and parallel processing in a variety of domains including modeling bioenergy systems.
Henrietta Jager (Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 2000, University of Tennessee) is a theoretical ecologist whose research focuses on understanding effects of renewable energy activities and ecological communities. This research seeks to identify management solutions that increase energy and benefit ecosystems.
Keith Kline (M.Ed. Framingham State College) has experience in design and monitoring of sustainable development projects around the globe, environmental impact assessment, systems analysis, land-use change, and application of multi-scale performance indicators.
Matthew Langholtz (Ph.D. Natural Resource Economics, University of Florida), has expertise in accounting for non-market amenities in economic evaluations of dedicated feedstock supply systems, and evaluating the economic availability of biomass resources.
Paul Leiby (MA Public Policy, Harvard University) has led a variety of energy-economic modeling projects related to biofuels markets, the economic analysis of alternative motor fuels, energy security and oil market modeling, and greenhouse gas emission management policies.
Allen McBride (M.A. Forest Ecology, Duke University) has worked in biodiversity, carbon accounting, and forest dynamics. Recent work includes development of sustainability indicators for bioenergy systems as well as studying relationships between bioenergy and land-use change.
Rocío Uría-Martínez(Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis) focuses on modeling energy markets (biofuels, electricity, natural gas) for optimization and simulation purposes using mathematical programming and econometric techniques.
Gbadebo Oladosu (Ph.D., Energy and Environmental Economics, Penn. State University, Pennsylvania) is a Research Economist working on assessments of the global potential for biofuels, land use, and environmental and economic implications of biofuel policies using both model based and empirical analytical tools.
Esther S. Parish (M.S., Geography, University of Tennessee Knoxville) is an earth scientist specializing in geographic information systems (GIS) analysis of bioenergy sustainability, land use change, and climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability (IAV).
'Mac' Post (Ph.D., Ecology, University of Tennessee Knoxville) is a Science Team Leader of the Ecosystem Simulation Science Team focusing on the role of terrestrial ecosystems in the global carbon cycle and climate change.
Peter E. Schweizer (Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Ohio University) is a landscape ecologist with research experience in terrestrial-aquatic linkages at the watershed scale, and in development of biodiversity models for energy crop landscape scenarios.
Nagendra Singh(MS,Geoscience, Idaho State University) works on assessing and estimating land use land cover changes at various scales using geospatial techniques.
Shahab Sokhansanj (Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University) conducts R&D on preprocess and storage of biomass and on developing related modeling tools for efficient feedstock integration with biorefining operations.
Anthony F. Turhollow, Jr. (Ph.D, Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University) has expertise in estimating biomass crop production costs, biomass logistics, and energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from crops, and biomass resource assessment.
Gangsheng Wang (Ph.D, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Washington State University) is an Agricultural Engineer who will conduct research on GHG emissions associated with agricultural land use and land use change.
Erin Webb (Ph.D., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida) is an Agricultural Engineer providing engineering systems modeling expertise to analysis of bioenergy feedstock supply systems.
Lynn Wright (M.S. Zoology/Ecology, Ohio State University) is an ecologist with experience in managing and analyzing research on the development of fast-growing woody and herbaceous crops for bioenergy and bioproducts.