The Faculty and their Research
Research Areas -- Quantitative Methods
Core EEBB faculty
Christoph C. Adami
Evolution of Behavior and Intelligence.
James R. Bence
Quantitative fishery ecology.
Behavioral and evolutionary ecology; mechanisms of speciation.
Ecosystem Analysis, Landscape Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biophysics, Global Change Ecology, Coupled Human and Natural Systems, Land Use.
Jeffrey K. Conner
Evolutionary ecology, ecological genetics.
Statistical genetics, bioinformatics, longitudinal data analysis.
Quantitative landscape ecology, remote sensing, Earth system modeling, global change.
Social behavior of bacteria.
Science education; plant ecology.
Bryan K. Epperson
Population genetics and molecular and forest genetics.
Sarah E. Evans
Microbial community ecology, ecosystems, global change.
Andrew O. Finley
Methodology for monitoring and modeling environmental processes; Bayesian statistics; spatial statistics; and statistical computing.
Behavioral ecology of vertebrates.
Genetic algorithms and evolutionary computation.
Statistical Genetics, Microarray Analysis, Ecological Models, Biological Networks, Stochastic Differential Equations.
Theoretical and aquatic ecology.
Richard E. Lenski
Experimental evolution with microbes and digital organisms.
Jianguo (Jack) Liu
Coupled human and natural systems, telecoupling, sustainability, conservation, environment.
Plant Evolutionary Genomics, Adaptation, and Speciation.
David W. MacFarlane
Forest measurements and modeling.
Brian A. Maurer
Macroecology, biogeography, quantitative population and community ecology.
Philip K. McKinley
Distributed computing; digital evolution; ecosystem monitoring.
Spatial models, environment, applied climate change.
Gary G. Mittelbach
Community ecology and aquatics.
Cheryl A. Murphy
Charles A. Ofria
Evolution of biocomplexity, computational evolving systems.
Population & community ecology, ecological & ecosystem modeling, aquatic ecology.
Robert T. Pennock
Philosophy of biology; evolutionary computation; history & philosophy of science; science & values.
Evolution of Genomes.
Community ecology, spatial ecology, climate change, species distribution modeling, ecosystem services, invasive species.
Mathematical and statistical modeling; population and community ecology; biodiversity monitoring.
Julius H. Jackson
Microbial physiology & genetics; bacterial gene & genome evolution.
William F. Porter