Researcher Highlight: Gokul Iyer

Originally published in our February 2021 newsletter (Issue 8) Gokul Iyer is a scientist working in the Joint Global Change Research Institute at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Gokul’s research broadly focuses on interactions across energy, economic, water, land, and climate systems, technology, and institutions at regional to global scales….

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Researcher Highlight: Christa Brelsford

Originally published in our September 2020 newsletter (Issue 6) Christa Brelsford is a research scientist in the Human Dynamics group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Prior to this role, Brelsford has been a Liane Russell Fellow at ORNL and a post-doctoral scholar at the Santa Fe Institute. As the…

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Researcher Highlight: Yanyan Cheng

Originally published in our July 2020 newsletter (Issue 5) Yanyan Cheng is a hydrologist and land surface modeler working on complex energy-water-land dynamics. She is currently a Postdoc at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in the Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change division. She earned a PhD in hydrology and…

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Researcher Highlight: Sean Turner

Originally published in our May 2020 newsletter (Issue 4) I came to the United States to join PNNL in 2016. In my earlier research years, I immersed myself in water reservoir system planning and management, starting with utility company placements in the UK and Australia, then turning fully to academia…

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Researcher Highlight: Jennifer Morris

Originally published in our May 2020 newsletter (Issue 4) I am a research scientist at the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, where an integrated team of natural scientists, economists, engineers and political scientists studies the complex interactions among co-evolving human and natural systems. Prior…

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