Lucia Bellino is a returning USIP Communications Intern working on honing her digital design and editing skills.
Zach Courter is a rising senior at the University of Colorado Denver where he is majoring in biology and minoring in communications.
Kenny Larrieu is a PhD student at the University of California, Davis, where he uses autonomous underwater vehicles to study the dynamics of mixing in lakes and their ecological consequences
Cole Speed will be entering the final year of his PhD program at the University of Texas at Austin. Cole researches planetary surface processes, specifically how river evolution is preserved in the ancient rock record on both Earth and other planetary bodies.
Becca Bussard is a 4th year PhD candidate at the University of Oregon and a returning USIP intern. Her PhD work utilizes geodetic techniques, primarily interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR), to investigate volcanoes in the Cascades.
Kayla Byrd recently graduated from the University of Michigan, where she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in material science engineering with a minor in graphic design.
Ian Sulley is a rising senior at Union College, where he is majoring in computer engineering and minoring in embedded machine learning.
Jamie O’Reilly will be starting her final year at Red Rocks Community College to earn her associate’s degree in engineering.
Taryn Roby is transferring from Red Rocks Community College to Metropolitan State University as a rising junior majoring in environmental science and obtaining a water studies certificate.
Kristen Grayson is a biology major currently enrolled at Pikes Peak Community College, who is working on examining and drafting local government water conservation policies