Bird SOIL Biogeochemistry Research Group

 

Jeffrey A. Bird

Associate Professor, Queens College, CUNY

School of Earth & Environmental Sciences

PhD faculty in Earth & Environmental Sciences and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Programs, The CUNY Graduate Center


Office: D-220 Science Bldg.

Lab: E223, E225, D104 Science Bldg.


Phone: (718) 997-3332   

email: jbird@qc.cuny.edu


Education: PhD Soil Biogeochemistry, UC Davis; MS Plant and Soil Science, University of VT; BS Soil Science, Cornell


ResearcherID: H-8751-2012; Orchid research page ; Researchgate

Graduate Students

Brian Brigham

MS Ecology, UCSD



Earth & Environmental

Science PhD Program

The CUNY Graduate Center

Research focus: The biogeochemistry and microbial ecology of C cycling in estuarine ecosystems (Hudson River), with an emphasis on the role of anthropogenic C and N inputs on the ecosystem-level C exchange processes.


NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) Graduate Research Fellowship (2010-2012)

Advanced to candidacy, 2012

email: babrigham@gmail.com

Research Staff

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Mark Gormley

MS Agriculture/Soil Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA


Earth & Environmental

Science PhD Program

The CUNY Graduate Center

Research focus: Biogeochemistry and microbial ecology of pyrogenic organic matter turnover and transport dynamics in a northern temperate forest ecosystem: effects of pyrolysis conditions and source wood type.

Advanced to candidacy, 2017

email: mgormley@qc.cuny.edu

Visiting Scientists/Scholars

Research Interests: Development of non-destructive analysis method of nutrients (N, P, K, Cl, Mg) in soil and plant samples using spectral reflection.  Development of harvest timing models.

Zachary Way                    Research Focus: How do cities impact soil

Biology MA                       bacterial, fungal and viral communities?

(Dennehy Lab)




Elsa Rosario                     Research Focus: How do cities impact soil

Biology MA                       bacterial, fungal and viral communities?

(Dennehy Lab)

Dr. Yukikazu Murakami

Associate Professor


Department of Electrical and

Computer Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Kagawa College

Takamatsu, Kagawa  Japan


http://murakami-lab.com

Charlene Chan (2017-present)

Modechai Caplan

(2017-present)

Sally Kim (2016-present)

(2017-present)

Jessenia Soriano