Faculty



J. Taylor Perron

Associate Professor

Bio, CV and contact details



Graduate Students



Kim Huppert

BS, MIT

Landscape evolution on ocean islands

Maya Stokes

BS, Rice University

River network reorganization and ecology

Sam Goldberg

AB, Harvard University

Large-scale drainage system evolution

Marjorie Cantine

BA, Wellesley College

Primary advisor: Kristin Bergmann

Bedform evolution



Alumni and Past Visitors



Dino Bellugi

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2013-2015

Rainfall extremes and landslides

Currently: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Berkeley

Website

Seulgi Moon

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2013-2015

Topographic stress and landscape evolution

Currently: Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Website

Giulio Mariotti

W. O. Crosby Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2014

Hydrodynamics, mechanics, and biochemistry of microbial mats in sedimentary environments

Currently: Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University

Website

Scott McCoy

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2012-2013

Mechanics of river capture

Currently: Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno

Website

Ken Ferrier

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2010-2012

Influence of climate on landscape evolution

Currently: Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Website

Justin Kao

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2011-2012

Bedform evolution and modeling

Currently: Software developer at Dropbox, Inc.

Website

Jaap Nienhuis

PhD 2015

Co-advised by Andrew Ashton and Liviu Giosan (WHOI)

Bedform evolution experiments and modeling

Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Tulane University

Website

Paul Richardson

PhD 2015

Microclimates, topographic asymmetry and landscape evolution

Currently: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Oregon

Alan Richardson

PhD 2015 (Co-advised by Alison Malcolm and Chris Hill)

Computational methods for flow routing and landscape evolution

Mike Sori

PhD 2014 (Co-advised with Maria Zuber)

Time series analysis of paleoclimate proxies on Mars

Currently: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Arizona

Michael Toomey

PhD 2013 (Co-advised with Jeff Donnelly and Andrew Ashton, WHOI)

Controls on the morphology of Pleistocene coral reefs

Currently: Research Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey

Ben Black

PhD 2013 (Co-advised with Lindy Elkins-Tanton)

Fluvial erosion on Titan

Currently: Assistant Professor, City University of New York

Website

Terry Blackburn

PhD 2012 (Advisor: S. Bowring)

Continental erosion over billion-year timescales

Currently: Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz

Website

Yodit Tewelde

MS 2013 (Co-advised with Maria Zuber)

Fluvial erosion on Titan

Hendrik Lenferink

MS 2012 (Co-advised with Bill Durham)

Experimental constraints on Mars megaflood dynamics

Currently: Instructor at Maine Maritime Academy

Mirna Slim

MS 2013 (Co-advised with Brian Evans)

Topographic stress and rock fracture

Currently: PhD student at MIT

Nelson Fernandes

Visiting Professor, 2014-2015

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Landslides and landscape evolution

Scott Miller

Visiting Scholar, 2009-2012
University of Utah

Paul Myrow

W. O. Crosby Visiting Professor, 2010
Colorado College

Lúcia Silva

Visiting Graduate Student, 2014-2015

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Landslides and landscape evolution

Juan Ramon Terven Salinas

Visiting Graduate Student, 2013

Centro de Investigación en Ciencia Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada, Mexico

Sensor technologies for morphologic scanning of laboratory experiments

Mathieu Lapôtre

Visiting student, 2010
Université de Strasbourg

Drainage network evolution

Currently: PhD student at Caltech

Website

Madison Douglas

Undergraduate Researcher

Vegetation controls on shallow landslide characteristics

Currently: Research Intern, US Geological Survey

Elizabeth Bailey

Undergraduate Researcher, 2013-2014

Polar climate records on Mars and drainage network morphology on terrestrial planets

Currently: PhD student at Caltech

Naomi Schurr

Undergraduate Thesis advisee, 2013-2014

Climate sensitivity of soil creep

Currently: PhD student in robotics at MIT

Melody Liu

Undergraduate Researcher, 2012

Cosmogenic measurements of erosion rates on Kaua'i

Abby Koss

Undergraduate Researcher, 2009-2012

Wave ripple experiments and Mars floods

Currently: PhD student in atmospheric chemistry at CU Boulder

Michelle Slosberg

Undergraduate Thesis advisee, 2011

Long-term erosion rates on Kaua'i

Jocelyn Fuentes

Undergraduate Researcher, 2010

Wave ripple experiments

Jennifer Hamon

Undergraduate Thesis advisee, 2009-2010

Equilibrium form of retreating hillslopes



Staff



Annora Borden

The Real Boss

Contact information