Associate Professor
Department of Soil, Water, and Climate

PhD, Soil Science [major] and Microbial Ecology [minor], University of Minnesota

Research Interests

Applied microbiology and biotechnology with focus on nitrogen pollution and occurrences of pathogens: microbiological (single-cell isolation), analytical (stable isotope analysis, microsensor measurements), molecular biological (gene manipulation), omics technologies (genomics, metagenomics, meta transcriptomics, high-throughput sequencing, bioinformatics), and engineering (bioreactors, mathematical modeling).