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STEP Fellows: Awarded 2015

Jane Baldwin, Perkins Fellow


Department: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
STEP Topic: Correlated Risk of Climate Extremes with Global Warming and its Implications for Catastrophe Insurance
STEP Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer, Geosciences and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
Thesis Topic: Climate Drivers and Environmental Sensitivity of Arid Regions in Asia
Thesis Adviser: Gabriel Vecchi, Geosciences

Ryan Edwards, Perkins Fellow


Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
STEP Topic: Exploring Environmental Policy and Regulation of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development Internationally
STEP Adviser: Denise Mauzerall, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
Thesis Topic: Environmental Impacts and Opportunities of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development
Thesis Adviser: Michael Celia, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Jack Hoang Lu, Ford Fellow


Department: Chemical & Biological Engineering
STEP Topic: Modeling and Application of Antibiotic Pollution Mitigation Strategies to Address Resistance Development
STEP Adviser: Bryan Grenfell, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
Thesis Topic: Moving Beyond Antibiotics: Development and Translation of Next-Generation Antivirulence Therapies
Thesis Adviser: Robert Prud'homme, Chemical & Biological Engineering

Andrew Tilman, Ford Fellow


Department: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
STEP Topic: Climate Action Via a Small but Powerful Coalition
STEP Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer, Geosciences and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
Thesis Topic: Common-Pool Resource Management in Fisheries
Thesis Adviser: Simon Levin, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Tim Treuer, Ford Fellow


Department: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
STEP Topic: Can Fertilization of Abandoned Fields Help Stop Climate Change? Additionality, Mechanisms, and Scalability of a Novel Carbon Offset Scheme
STEP Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer, Geosciences and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
Thesis Topic: Regenerating Tropical Forests
Thesis Adviser: David Wilcove, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School