Natural Sciences

Rafail Abramov
Associate Professor, Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Statistical description of chaotic dynamical systems with many conserved quantities, information theory-based predictability, fluctuation-dissipation theorem and its geophysical applications
Mary V. Ashley
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Molecular ecology, landscape genetics, conservation biology
Hormoz BasiriRad
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ecophysiology, plant nutrition and global climate change
Jean E. Bogner
Research Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Landfill gas processes and emissions/contaminant hydrogeology
Joel Brown
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Evolutionary ecology
George Crabtree
Distinguished Professor, Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Sustainable energy production, storage and use, materials science, nanoscale superconductors and magnets, vortex matter in superconductors, highly correlated electrons in metals
Andrew J. Dombard
Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Planetary Science and Exploration, Geophysics
Peter T. Doran
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Hydrology, quaternary, lacustrine processes, periglacial environments, extreme environments, exobiology
Martin F. J. Flower
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Petrology, geochemistry, geodynamics, earth evolution
Steven L. Forman
Professor and Undergraduate Director, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Quaternary environments, paleoclimatology, eolian depositional systems, arctic land-sea interactions, neotectonics, geochronology
Miquel Gonzalez-Meler
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Global change biology, plant and ecosystem physiology, isotope ecology, respiration
Stephen J. Guggenheim
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Clay mineralogy, organo-clays, phyllosilicates, thermal analysis, transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction
Luke Hanley
Professor and Department Head, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Research interest lay at the interface of analytical chemistry, mass spectrometry, bioengineering, and surface science. We apply advanced instrumental methods to modify and characterize both biological and materials surfaces in several distinct projects
Henry Howe
Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Community ecology, experimental restoration, rodent-plant interactions, ecology of tropical seed dispersal
Boris Igic
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences,
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Evolution, mating systems, diversity and disparity within/among organismal groups, quantitative trait loci
Lon Kaufman
Professor, Biological Sciences; Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Illinois at Chicago
Cell signaling processes, sustainable engineering of crop plants of importance to prevent damage caused by stress
Brian Kay
Professor and Department Head, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Fabien Kenig
Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Biogeochemistry, organic geochemistry, wtable isotope geochemistry, paleoceanography, life in extreme environments
Roberta J. Mason-Gamer
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Molecular phylogenetics, evolution of polyploids and hybrids, grass systematics
D’Arcy Meyer-Dombard
Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Geobiology, microbial geochemistry, environmental genomics, ecology of “extreme” environments
Emily Minor
Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Landscape ecology, urban ecology, conservation planning, dispersal and invasions
Kathryn L. Nagy
Research Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Professor and Department Head, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Environmental geochemistry, mineral-water interface kinetics and thermodynamics, clay chemistry
Dennis Nyberg
Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural area revitalization and conservation
Roy E. Plotnick
Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Paleontology, paleoecology, landscape ecology, spatial statistics, fractals
Preston T. Snee
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Energy transfer in semiconductor nanocrystals
Carol A. Stein
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Plate tectonics, marine geophysics, heat flow
Neil Sturchio
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Geochemistry of rock-water systems, synchrotron radiation studies of mineral-fluid interfaces, environmental geochemistry, stable isotope geochemistry, actinide decay-series geochronology
Kate Warpeha
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Cellular stress as a result of environmental change; changing environmental signals (UV, cooling/warming, salt in soils/water table) and how they affect plant developmental responses; plant biochemical technology and engineering
David Wise
Associate Director, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Causes and implications of food-web complexity and explores how human-induced impacts, such as global climate change and habitat modification, will affect the functioning of terrestrial food webs
Reika Yokochi
Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Noble gas geochemistry: Hydrosphere, atmosphere and mantle

 
 
 
 
 

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