McMaster University

McMaster University

Graduate Students

Omar Al-Dabbagh

Omar Al-Dabbagh
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Gail Krantzberg


Email: aldabbo@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Environmental Health; Environmental Impact Assessment, Water Management; Public Policy

 

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Jetal Agnihotri

Jetal Agnihotri
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Paulin Coulibaly


Email: agnihotj@mcmaster.ca

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Zahra Akbari

Zahra Akbari
Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Allison Williams


Email: akbariz@mcmaster.ca

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Nosheen Alamgir

Nosheen Alamgir
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Darren Scott


Email: alamgin@mcmaster.ca

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Elhiny Amal

Elhiny Amal
Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Darren Scott

Email: elhinya@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

 

 

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Mary Armour Mary Armour

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Joe Boyce

Email: armourm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Geophysics


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Daniel Arriaga

Daniel Arriaga
Degree: Ph.D Candidate

Supervisor: Lesley Warren


Email:arriagd@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Fe-S-C Biogeochemistry cycle,
Astrobiology,
Microbial biosignatures

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Eric Beamesderfer

Eric Beamesderfer
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Altaf Arain

Email: beamesde@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Meteorology
Climate Change
Eddy Covariance
Water and Carbon Cycle

Kelly Biagi

Kelly Biagi
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Sean Carey


Email: biagikm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Watershed hydrochemistry,
Fresh and salt water environmental chemistry,
Stable isotopes

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Doug Blomfield

Doug Blomfield
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Joe Boyce


Email: blomfid@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Geophysics
Ground penetrating radar
Exploration geophysics
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Heather Bonn Heather Bonn

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Sean Carey


Email: bonnhj@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Watershed Hydrology
Hydrogeology
Reclamation
Water quality and water security

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Brandon Burns

Brandon Burns
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Altaf Arain

Email: burnsbm2@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Forest Ecosystems
Hydrology
Meteorological Fluxes
Climate Change

David Camacho

David Camacho
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Lesley Warren


Email: camachdm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Biomarkers of microbial S oxidation reactions in mine waters


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Keri Cameron Keri Cameron

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Vera Chouinard


Email:camerkl@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Geographies of disability and illness,
Geographies of health and health care,
Experiences of oppression, empowerment, advocacy, and resistance
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Oliver Champagne Oliver Champagne

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Altaf Arain

Email: champago@mcmaster.ca


Research Interests

Regional atmospheric circulation patterns
Proglacial hydrology
Impact of climate variability on hydrology

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Winnie May Chan

Winnie May Chan
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Ed Reinhardt

 

Email: chanwm3@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests
Paleoenvironment reconstruction 
Aquatic micropaleontology
Geoarchaeology
Sedimentology  
Isotope geochemistry 

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Celenna Ciuro Celenna Ciuro

Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Darren Scott


Email:ciurocj@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Active Transportation,
Environment, Health and Policy
Healthy Community Planning
Urban Social Geography

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Huyen Dam Huyen Dam

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Bruce Newbold


Email: damhd@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Immigrant health, 
Mental health awareness and education, Community partnerships and collaboration

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Anastassios Dardas Anastassios Dardas

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Allison Williams

Email: dardasa@mcmaster.ca

 

Research Interests
Medical & Health Geography 
Transportation Networks & Patterns 
Geographic Information Science
Spatial Analysis & Automation 

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Daniel Del Bianco

Daniel Del Bianco
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Antonio Páez


Email: ddelbianco1@gmail.com

Research Interests

Sense of community



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Larissa Dibartolo Larissa Dibartolo

Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Richard Harris


Email:dibartlm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Urban Social Geography
Urban Housing
Globalization

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Mohamed El-Waraky Mohamed El-Waraky

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Greg Slater

Email: elwarakm@mcmaster.ca

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Samantha Feist

Julia Evanovitch
Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Michael Mercier

Email: evanovjm@mcmaster.ca

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Samantha Feist Samantha Feist

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: John MacLachlan

Email: feists@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Sedimentology
Cave Sedimentology
Glacial Sedimentology
Geomorphology

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Bradley Freake Bradley Freake

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Sang-Tae Kim

Email: freakeb@mcmaster.ca

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Sian Ford Sian Ford

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Greg Slater

Email: fords1@mcmaster.ca

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Alexander Furukawa Alexander Furukawa

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Mike Waddington

Email: furuka2@mcmaster.ca

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Christina Genovese Christina Genovese

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor:Janok Bhattacharya


Email:genovecm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Thin bed facies analysis
Sedimentology
Sequence stratigraphy

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Corey Goad Corey Goad

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Greg Slater


Email:goadca@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Environmental Geochemistry
Microbial Geochemistry
Environmental Isotopes
Organic Contaminants 

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Julien Gordon Julien Gordon

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Niko Yiannakoulias

Email: gordonjn@mcmaster.ca

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Quinn Hachey

Quinn Hachey
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Bruce Newbold

Email: hacheysq@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Electric Mobility
Market Segmentation of Electric Vehicles  
Geodemographics 
GIS 
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Elnaz Hal Abotalebi

Elnaz Haj Abotalebi
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Darren Scott


Email: hajaboe@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Sustainable Urban Transportation
Electric Mobility
Built-environment and Travel Interactions
Transportation Modelling
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Justin Hall Justin Hall

Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Darren Scott


Email: hallj4@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Active transportation,
Built environment and travel behaviour,
Urban social geography,
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Stine Hansen Stine Hansen

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Rob Wilton


Email: hanses2@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Medical and Health geography,
Disability,
Immigrants,
Urban social geography
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Kaitlin Hendershott Kaitlin Hendershott

Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Richard Harris


Email: hendeke@mcmaster.ca

 

Research Interests

Urban Housing
Characteristics of suburbs
Urban Social Geography
Education

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Kristyn Housman Kristyn Housman

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Mike Waddington

Email: housmank@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Wetland ecology and hydrology
Wildfire
Reclamation

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Doug Hrvoic

Doug Hrvoic
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Joe Boyce


Email:hrvoicd@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Geophysics and geomagnetism,
Magnetic sensing for resource exploration, ferrous Object detection and classification, and Archaeology,
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Rebekah Ingram Rebekah Ingram

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Mike Waddington

Email:ingramrc@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Peatland Wildfire Vulnerability
Peatland Reclamation
Hydrology and Hydrogeology
Sedimentology

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Alicja Jazwiec Alicja Jazwiec

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Jim Smith


Email: jazwiean@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Hydrogeology
Multiphase Flow through Porous Media
Contaminant Transport in the Subsurface

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Zobia Jawed Zobia Jawed

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Gail Krantzberg

Email: jawedz@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Water quality,
Contaminated sediment remediation,
Policy analysis,
Decision-making support systems
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Logan Jungritchie Logan Jungritchie

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor:Janok Bhattacharya


Email: jungrilm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Sequence Stratigraphy
Facies Analysis
Outcrop Analogues

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Waad Khogali Waad Khogali Ali

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor:Suzanne Mills

Email:khogalw@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Economic Geography
Precarious Employment
Immigration: settlement and adjustment
Geostatistics and GIS

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Kathleen Kinsella

Kathleen Kinsella
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Bruce Newbold


Email: kinselkl@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Poverty,
Housing,
Place-based policy,
Social determinants of health
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Shawn Kovacs Shawn Kovacs

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Ed Reinhardt


Email: kovacs2@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests
Quaternary sea-level oscillations and climate variability,
Aquatic micropaleontology , Coastal geology and catastrophic event stratigraphy ,
Karst hydrogeology, Stable and radiogenic isotope Geochemistry, Coral physiology
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Anya Janzen-Krywy Anya Janzen-Krywy

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Ed Reinhardt

Email: krywyja@mcmaster.ca

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David Kynaston David Kynaston

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Janok Bhattacharya


Email: kynastd@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Tidally influenced IHS 
Valley fill deposits
Reservoir analogs
GIS Integration 
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Rebecca Lee Rebecca Lee

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor:John MacLachlan


Email: leer37@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Glacial sedimentology
Glacial geomorphology
GIS
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Matthew Leung Matthew Leung

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Janok Bhattacharya

Email: leungmhc@mcmaster.ca

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Wen Lin

Wen Lin
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Janok Bhattacharya


Email:linw33@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Clastic facies models
High resolution sequence stratigraphy
Reservoir architecture and facies
effects of structure and tectonics on facies architecture
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Wei Lu Wei Lu

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Darren Scott


Email:luw13@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Spatiotemporal analysis and statistical analysis
Transportation geography
GIS for transportation
Active travel

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Kevin Mackay

Kevin Mackay
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Bruce Newbold


Email:mackaykp@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Pediatric environmental health,
Land use regression,
Interactive effects,
Primary prevention
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Stephaine Marshall

Stephaine Marshall
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Lesley Warren

Email:marshs1@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Sulphur Biogeochemistry
Improving environmental practices in the mining industry
Microbial interactions in freshwater systems
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Kelly Martin Kelly Martin

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Greg Slater


Email: martikjw@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Organic and Inorganic Contaminant Cycling in the Environment,
Bioremediation of Organic Contaminant,
Carbon Isotope Geochemistry
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Shawn Mckenzie

Shawn Mckenzie
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Altaf Arain


Email: mckenzsm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Carbon isotopes,
tree-rings,
climate dynamics,
meteorological fluxes,
carbon cycling
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Chelsi McNeill Chelsi McNeill Jewer

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Ed Reinhardt


Email: mcneic3@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Isotope geochemistry,
Micropaleontology,
Geoarchaeology,
Community capacity building, inquiry based learning

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Patrick Morris Patrick Morris

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Lesley Warren

Email:morrip1@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Aquatic Biogeochemistry
Lake reclamation

 

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Basant Mostafa

Basant Mostafa
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Allison Williams


Email: mostafab@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

 

 

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Riley Mulligan

Riley Mulligan
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Carolyn Eyles

Email:mulligrp@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Glaciated basins,
Paleoenvironmental reconstruction,
Quaternary Geology

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Wasan Nagib Wasan Nagib

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Rob Wilton


Email: nagibwf@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Environment and health,
Therapeutic built environments for autistic children

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Rodrigo Narro Perez

Rodrigo Narro Perez
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Carolyn Eyles


Email: narrora@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Environment, Health and Policy
Glaciology
Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions
Contaminant Fate and Transport

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Ashleigh Patterson Ashleigh Patterson

Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Allison Williams

Email: pattea@mcmaste.ca

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Tynan Pringle Tynan Pringle

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Joe Boyce

Email: pringlta@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests




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Mario Reyes Mario Reyes-Gafan

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Antonio Páez


Email:reyesmf@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Accessibility,
Built Environments and Travel Behaviour,
Active Transportation (Walking and Cycling) and Physical Activity,
Spatial Statistics and Econometrics
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Nicholas Riddick Nicholas Riddick

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Joe Boyce

Email: riddickn@mcmaster.ca

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Florent Risacher Florent Risacher

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Lesley Warren


Email:risachef@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

 

 

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Ryan Rolick Ryan Rolick

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Sean Carey


Email: rolickr@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests
Watershed Hydrology & Hydrogeology
Surface/Groudwater interactions, especially Hyporheic exchange
Mining reclamation
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Geoff Rose Geoff Rose

Degree: MA. Candidate

Supervisor: Richard Harris

Email: roseg@mcmaster.ca

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Waad Khogali Kimberleigh Schultz

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor:Suzanne Mills

Email:schultzk@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

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Sandeep Sharma

Sandeep Sharma
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Janok Bhattacharya


Email: sharms89@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

3D facies architecture analysis of deltaic systems
High resolution sequence stratigraphic analysis integrating outcrop and sub-surface data,
Clastic sedimentology and its application in reservoir characterization and development.
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Nadine Shatilla Nadine Shatilla

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor:Sean Carey

Email: shatilnj@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

hydrological processes in cold environments.

 

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Alanna Smolarz Alanna Smolarz

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Mike Waddington


Email: smolarag@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Reptile species at risk
Peatland conservation
Ecohydrology

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Jacob Strong

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Alan Dickin


Email: stronj@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Radiogenic Isotope Geology
Crustal evolution in the Grenville Province

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Shelby Sturrock Shelby Sturrock

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Niko Yiannakoulias


Email: sturrosl@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Medical Geography
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
International Public Health 
Disease Ecology 

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Victor Tang

Victor Tang
Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Sean Carey

 

Email: tangw5@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Automating hydrograph and rainfall-runoff analysis. He also is working to integrate GIS into hydrograph analysis.

Rob Thorne Rob Thorne

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Altaf Arain

Email: thornerf@mcmaster.ca

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Majed Turkistani

Majed Turkistani
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Ed Reinhardt


Email: turkistm@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests
Micropaleontology,
Sequence stratigraphy,
Paleosedimentary environment,
Paleoceanography

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Khafi Weekes Khafi Weekes

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Gail Krantzberg

Email:weekek1@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests
Hydrology and Hydrogeology
Water resource management
Groundwater quantification
Sustainable water policy
Great Lakes

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Kate Whalen

Kate Whalen
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Antonio Páez


Email: whalenk@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Experiential Education,
Reflection,
Sustainability,
Education
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Kelly Cecelia Kelly Whelan

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Jim Smith


Email: whelankc@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Hydrogeology
Organic contaminate transport  
Vadose zone hydrology 
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Monica Wiercigroch Monica Wiercigroch

Degree: MSc. Candidate

Supervisor: Janok Bhattacharya

Email: wiercima@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Sedimentology, Sequence Stratigraphy, Basin Analysis and Petroleum Geology


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Dayal Wijayarathne Dayal Wijayarathne

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Paulin Coulibaly

Email: wijayard@mcmaster.ca

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Sophie Wilkinson Sophie Wilkinson

Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Mike Waddington


Email: wilkisl@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Modelling peatland ecohydrological dynamics to enhance reclamation and fire management

Sean Winland-Gaetz

Sean Winland-Gaetz
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Lesley Warren


Email: winlansn@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests

Bio-geochemistry,
Environmental mercury methylation,
Community-level microbial interaction
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Greg Zilberbrant

Greg Zilberbrant
Degree: Ph.D. Candidate

Supervisor: Gail Krantzberg


Email: greg.zilberbrant@gmail.com

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