Community Fellows



Past Fellows

The ESIP Community Fellows are graduate students and postdoctoral researchers interested in bridging the gap between informatics and Earth science. Visit the Student Opportunities page to learn more about the fellowship and how to become a fellow. Visit the fellow blog to discover more about our current fellows and their research.

2019 Community Fellows (Upper Left: Zachary Robbins, Ben Roberts-Pierel, Rose Borden, Patrick Chandler, Lower Left: Ellie Davis, Yuhan Rao, Connor Scully-Allison, Katy Rico, Alexis Garretson, Daven Quinn)

Fellows Blog

ESIP Information Quality Cluster's International Collaboration

In this post, ESIP Community Fellow Rose Borden and the members of ESIP's Information Quality Cluster describe the cluster's international connections and activities, including a recently-published white paper entitled "Understanding the Various Perspectives of Earth...

Mapping the Language of Machines

ESIP Community Fellows, Zachary Robbins and Yuhan Rao, reflect on the Geosemantic Symposium held at the 2019 ESIP Summer Meeting, as well as their work with the Semantic Technologies Committee and Machine Learning Cluster.

How an ESIP Output Helped me in my Summer Fellowship

ESIP Community Fellow Alexis Garretson reflects on her Environmental Data Initiative Fellowship and how the Data-at-Risk Matrix in development by the ESIP Data Stewardship Committee aided her in this work.

Epic Fails: the not so secret reality of science

ESIP Community Fellow and PhD student, Ellie Davis, reflects on the ESIP Summer Meeting. What do you think about when you read “Epic Fail”? I think of the many new television programs showing amateur bakers competing to make the perfect 10-tiered cake in 45 minutes...

Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data for Whom?

ESIP Community Fellow and PhD student, Ben Roberts-Pierel, shares some thoughts from the recent ESIP Summer Meeting. ESIP's 2019 year theme is “Data to Action: Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information.” Working on the ‘use and value’ of Earth...

Now Hear This! A FUNding Friday Sonification Project

ESIP Community Fellow and PhD student, Patrick Chandler, describes his 2018 FUNding Friday Project. Overview: The implications of climate data are difficult to understand through a single X Y graph. If time is included as a displayed variable, graphs can show either...

Past Fellows

2017-2018 Fellows

  • Matt Bartos, EnviroSensing (University of Michigan)
  • Patrick Chandler, Education (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  • Jessica Fayne, Disaster Lifecycle (University of California Los Angeles)
  • Connor Scully-Allison, Usability (University of Nevada, Reno)
  • Katie Siegner, Ag & Climate (Yale University)
  • Ranalda Tsosie, Science Communication (University of Montana)

2017-2016 Fellows

  • Johanna Bozuwa, Education (Universiteit Utrecht)
  • Matt Bartos, EnviroSensing (University of Michigan)
  • Yonyao Jiang, Data Discovery(George Mason University)
  • Ryan Crumley, Cloud Computing (Oregon State University)
  • Jamie Collins, Data Stewardship (University of Washington)
  • Andrea Thomer, Semantic Technologies (University of Illinois)
  • Mingshu Wang, Science Communication (University of Georgia)

2015-2016 Fellows

  • Alison Adams, EnviroSensing (University of Vermont)
  • Fei Hu, Cloud Computing (George Mason University)
  • Sam Silva, Discovery (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Chris Beltz, Agriculture and Climate (University of Wyoming)
  • Sophie Hou, Data Stewardship (University of Illinois)
  • Sean Barberie, Disaster Lifecycle (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
  • Lindsay Barbieri, Data Analytics (University of Vermont)
  • Johanna Bozuwa, Education (Universiteit Utrecht)

2014-2015 Fellows

  • Lindsay Barbieri, Agriculture and Climate (University of Vermont)
  • Sean Barberie, Disaster Lifecycle (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
  • Sophie Hou, Data Stewardship (University of Illinois)
  • Fox Peterson, EnviroSensing (Oregon State University)
  • Nic Weber, Science Software (University of Illinois)
  • Brandon Whitehead, Semantic Web (University of Aukland)

2013-2014 Fellows

  • Reid Boehm, Agriculture and Climate (University of Tennessee)
  • Kevin Dobbs, Disaster Response (University of Kansas)
  • Kelly Monteleone, Documentation (University of New Mexico Ph.D. 2013)
  • Kyle Nelson, Education (University of Wisconsin)
  • Sarah Ramdeen, Data Stewardship (University of North Carolina)
  • Nic Weber, Science Software (University of Illinois)

2012-2013 Fellows

  • Reid Boehm
  • Cathy Vaughan
  • Eric A. Sproles
  • Brent Maddux
  • Eric Rozell
  • Ajinkya Kulkarni
  • Angela Murillo
  • Sarah Ramdeen
  • Tommy Jasmin
  • Kelly Monteleone
  • Sarah Clark

2011-2012 Fellows

  • Brent Maddux, Data Preservation and Stewardship (University of Wisconsin)
  • Eric Rozell, Discovery (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  • Jesse Roberts, Education (University of Wisconsin)
  • Oleg Aulov, Information Quality (University of Maryland)
  • Tom Narock, Semantic Web (University of Maryland)
  • Yasmin Zaerpoor, Energy and Climate (Columbia University)