Robert D. Brander
First lab manager. Semi-retired "home dad" in Scandinavia.
Was our 1st Ph.D. student in ecophysiometrics. Combined study in Forest Biometrics and Tree Ecophysiology where he parameterized process-based forest growth models in North Idaho. He's now post-doc, when not cross-country skiing, in Helsinki with his wife Daisy. Duuuurrsssmaaa!
Ben studied the physiological responses of conifers to elevation and solar insolation extremes via δ13C of tree rings. He has since moved in next door (8 miles) as the stable isotope lab manager of a new facility in the Department of Biology at Washington State University.
Chris Chambers, '04
Our very own Jedi has been released and is now busy saving the universe starting with Washington and Oregon first. Chris is now working towards a PhD at Washington State University.
Jesse Nippert, '03
Dr. Nippert has just completed a PhD at Colorado State
Troy Ocheltree, '02
Troy is at it again on the Oregon ‘State’ Trail
Nick Balster, '00
Nick is a professor at the University of Wisconsin.
Lucas Cernusak, '00
Lucas has since earned his PhD in Canberra, Austrailia and moved on to a post-doc with the Smithsonian Institute, stationed in Panama.
Kate conducted research at the Priest River Experimental Forest on the functional water uptake of conifers using δ18O data.