Former Postdoctoral Fellows


Name Dates Project Where are they now?
Jingjing Xu 2018-2021 Modelling the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in wild mule deer populations in Alberta and predicting cyanobacterial blooms Postdoc
York University
Xiunan Wang 2021 Models for COVID-19 outbreaks Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Kyeongah Nah 2020 Models for COVID-19 outbreaks Researcher, National Institute for Mathematical Science, Korea
Pouria Ramazi 2018-2020 Management of emerging disease threats using Bayesian belief and decision networks. Assistant Professor
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario
Sam Fischer 2020 Model angler movement patterns to determine the impact on the risk associated with the spread of Whirling Disease Postdoctoral Fellow
Helmholz Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig, Germany
Dean Koch 2020 Mountain Pine Beetle growth spread Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Subhash Lele
University of Alberta
Mariana B. Nagy-Reis 2018-2019 A Retrospective Analysis of White-Tailed Deer and Mule Deer Harvest and Demographic Data in North Dakota Wildlife Habitat Specialist
Ministry of Forestry, Lands, Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development, Government of British Columbia
Arianna Bianchi 2016-2017 Mathematical Analysis of Animal Movement Patterns Instructor at the Liceo Scientifico Statale “Galileo Galilei” in Siena, Italy.
Stephanie Peacock 2016-2016 Modeling Disease Transmission From Aquaculture to Wild Salmon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Departments of Biological Sciences and Ecosystem and Public Health, University of Calgary
Juliette Bouhours 2015-2016 The effect of climate change on population persistence High School Math teacher, Paris, France
Yanyu Xiao 2014-2015 Risk assessment for invasive species Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati
Tal Avgar 2014-2017 Spatial aspects of trophic interactions and cognitive ecology Assistant Professor in the Ecology Center, Utah State University
Andrew Bateman 2013-2016 Quantitative research on pesticide resistance in sea lice on salmon farms  Research Associate with the Pacific Salmon Foundation‘s Strategic Salmon Health Initiative, British Columbia
Devin Goodsman 2012-2016 Mountain Pine Beetle dispersal Models Entomologist
Northern Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada, (Gov’t Canada)
Jonathan Potts 2012-2014 Develop animal movement models & models for territoriality Lecturer, Sheffield University
Greg Breed 2012-2014 Models for Animal Movement Associate Professor, in the Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Jimmy Garnier 2012-2013 The effect of Climate change on genetic diversity Associate Scientist, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Olga Vasilyeva 2012-2013 Analysis of River Dynamics Assistant Professor in the Computational Mathematics program, Memorial University
Qihua Huang 2011-2016 Modelling river dynamics & analyze oilsands pollution risks Professor, Southwest University, China
Yu Jin 2009-2012 Instream flow needs for healthy ecosystems Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Peter Molnár 2009-2010 Mathematical & Statistical models for polar bear dynamics Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto
Carly Strasser 2009-2010 Models for aquatic invasive species  Director of Alliances and Data Strategy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Mario Pineda-Krch 2008-2012 Genomics Mountain Pine Beetle Education Student, University of Alberta
Martin Krkošek 2008 Math & stat synthesis of sea lice…Broughton Archipelago Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto
Jim Muirhead 2007-2010 Forecast dispersal and establish. of non-indigenous species Research Staff, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Frederic Hamelin 2007-2008 Mathematical Biology Faculty, Agrocampus Rennes, France
Tomas de Camino Beck 2006-2008 Mountain Beetle models, comput. and mathematical analysis Teacher, Lead University, Costa Rica
Frank Hilker 2006-2008 Develop and analyze math. models for biological invasions Professor of Applied Systems Science, Osnabrük University
Jungmin Lee 2006-2007 Prey-Taxis and its applications National Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Korea
William (Bill) Nelson 2005-2007 Modelling Mountain Pine Beetle Professor in the Biology Department, Queen’s University
Caroline Bampfylde 2004-2008 Risk analysis of biological invaders Risk Assessment Modeller, Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Government of Alberta
Tom Robbins 2004-2005 Population spread in heterogeneous systems Vice President of Software Development, BioFire, Salt Lake City, UT
Alex Potapov Research Associate
Risk analysis of biological invaders Research Associate in the Department of Medicine and Dentistry, Oncology Department, University of Alberta
Erik Noonburg 2003-2005 Elk migration models and analysis Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University
Joanna Renclawowicz 2003-2004 West Nile virus dynamics Polish Academy of Sciences
Marjorie Wonham 2002-2006 Modelling of biological invasions in aquatic systems Special Advisor to the President & Life Sciences Tutor, Quest University
Leeza Pachepsky Visiting Postdoc
Population dynamics of stream systems Associate Psychotherapist at the Center for Psychotherapy, Spirituality and Creativity, Oakland, California
Frithjof Lutscher 2001-2005 Interodifference models in Ecology Professor and Assistant Chair – Research, University of Ottawa
AnneMarie Pielaat 2001-2003 Models for plant dispersal Research Associate. RIVM, The Netherlands
Christina Cobbold 2001-2003 Spatial dynamics of forest tent caterpillar systems Reader of Applied Mathematics, University of Glasgow
Bingtuan Li 1999-2001 Spreading speeds for cooperative dynamical systems Professor, University of Louisville
Markus Owen 1997-1999 Predator-prey dynamics in spatial ecology Professor of Mathematical Biology, University of Nottingham