Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

Honors and Awards


  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
  • Montana NSF EPSCoR Institute on Ecosystems Graduate Dissertation Fellowship


  • First and second place student presentation awards Montana American Water Resource Association annual meeting
  • Environmental Protection Agency Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship Conference
  • distinguished fellow highlight and cover story


  • Highlight and cover story Montana State University College of Graduate Studies recruitment brochure
    featured graduate student representing outstanding achievement
  • Student mentor for NSF Hydrologic Synthesis Institute led by P.I. Dr. Murugesu   Sivapalan


  • Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellow
  • NSF National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) Seed Grant

2005 – 2006

  • Montana Water Center Student Research Fellowship, 2005-2006


  • American Geophysical Union Hydrology Section Outstanding Student Paper
    Montana American Water Resource Association Third Place Student Presentation


  • Montana American Water Resource Association First Place Student Poster


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of Colorado