HRI Student Awards - Fall 2016

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HRI fall student awards

Not only do HRI students work feverishly on their research, they also take time to present it at conferences, meetings, and competitions worldwide and many of their posters and presentations are recognized with awards.  Join us in congratulating our students who received recognition in Fall 2016!

 

 

Lauren Hutchison

  Lauren Hutchison

  First place - Graduate Student Oral Presentation

  6th Annual Marine Science Graduate Student Organization Student Research Forum
  December 2016

 

Lauren is a PhD student under Dr. David Yoskowitz in the Socio-Economics Laboratory whose research is focused on linking coastal wetland functions to ecosystem services for enhanced decision-making and resilience.

 

 

 

 

Melissa Rohal

  Melissa Rohal

  First place

  Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition
  November 2016

 

Melissa is a PhD student under Dr. Paul Montagna in the Ecosystems and Modeling Laboratory studying the diversity and abundance of meiofauna around oil spill sites.

 

 

 

 

Chas Downey

  Chas Downey

  First place - Healthy Oceans poster category

  NOAA CREST Education and Science Forum
  September 2016

 

Chas is a Master's student under Dr. Greg Stunz in the Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation studying the reproduction and diet of Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) on natural and artificial reefs in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Alex Tompkins

  Alex Tompkins

  First place - Healthy Oceans poster category

  NOAA CREST Education and Science Forum
  September 2016

 

Alex is a Master's student under Dr. Greg Stunz in the Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation studying strategies to reduce discard mortality in the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper fishery using rapid recompression devices.