Lab Members

Parikh Environmental Soil Chemistry Lab

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October 2018. Left to right: Shalini Rajput, Sanjai Parikh, Devin Rippner, Daniel Rath, Oliver (Chongyang) Li, Barabara Alves, Danielle Gelardi, and Xiaoming Wan. Missing: Andrea Aguilera, Deirdre Griffin, Natalie McElroy, Alexander Barbour, Geli Ou. 

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Sanjai J. Parikh - Group Leader

Associate Professor of Soil Chemistry
Chair, Soils & Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3230 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: sjparikh@ucdavis.edu
phone: 530-752-1265

UCD Graduate Groups:
-Soils and Biogeochemistry
-Agriculture and Environmental Chemistry
-Forensic Science

Curriculum Vitae
-updated September 2018

Parikh LAWR Department Web Page

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Chongyang (Oliver) Li


Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: cyfli@ucdavis.edu

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Shalini Rajput

Visiting Scholar
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: shrajput@ucdavis.edu
phone: 530-752-6216 

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Xiaoming Wan

Visiting Scholar - Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: xmwan@ucdavis.edu
phone: 530-752-6216 

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Andrea Aguilera

Ph.D. Student - Agriculture and Environmental Chemistry
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: laguilera@ucdavis.edu
phone: 530-752-6216

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Barbara Alves

Ph.D. Student - Soils and Biogeochemistry
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: bsalves@ucdavis.edu 
phone: 530-752-6216 

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Danille Gelardi


Ph.D. Student - Soils and Biogeochemistry
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: dlgelardi@ucdavis.edu 
phone: 530-752-6216 

Co-advised with Dr. Daniel Geissler (djgeissler@ucdavis.edu)

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Deirdre Griffin


Ph.D. Student - Soils and Biogeochemistry
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: degriffin@ucdavis.edu 
phone: 530-752-6216 

Co-advised with Dr. Kate Scow (kmscow@ucdavis.edu)

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Daniel Rath


Ph.D. Student - Soils and Biogeochemistry
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: darath@ucdavis.edu 
phone: 530-752-6216 

Co-advised with Dr. Kate Scow (kmscow@ucdavis.edu)

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Devin Rippner


Ph.D. Student - Soils and Biogeochemistry
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
email: devinrippner@gmail.com 
phone: 530-752-6216

Alexander Barbour

Undergraduate Researcher
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
phone: 530-752-6216

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Natalie McElroy

Undergraduate Researcher
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
phone: 530-752-6216 

Geli Ou

Undergraduate Researcher
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
3233 PES Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
phone: 530-752-6216

 

Past Lab Group Photos

 

Lab Alumni

Graduate Students
Chongyang Li - Ph.D., University of California - Davis (Soils and Biogeochemistry), 01/2018
Andrew Margenot - Ph.D., University of California - Davis (Soils and Biogeochemistry), 08/2016

Sarah Hafner - Ph.D., University of California - Davis (Agriculture and Environmental Chemistry), 09/2016
Daniel Bair - Ph.D., University of California - Davis (Soils and Biogeochemistry), 09/2015
Maya Buelow - M.S., University of California - Davis (Soils and Biogeochemistry), 08/2013
Melissa Suarez - M.S., University of California - Davis (Forensic Science), 08/2012 
Lina Bachert - M.S., University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Research at UCD, 05/2011 

Postdoctoral Scholars
Andrew Margenot, current location - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Fungai Mukome, current location - William Jessup University
Ina Popova, current location - University, University of Idaho

Undergraduate Students
Micahel Bancroft
Yuhei Nakayma- B.S., UCD 06/2017
Hagr Bala - B.E. UCD 06/2017 
Zahir Howard - UCD, 06/2017
Michael Rodriguez - B.S. UCD 06/2016
Emily Tibbett - B.S. UCD 06/2016
Amy Silchuk - UCD, 06/2016
Lizette Andrea Aguilera -B.S. 06/2015
Martha Sayre - B.S. UCD 06/2014
George Robertson - B.S. UCD 04/2014
Young Chung - B.S., UCD 12/2013
Laura Emberson - B.S., UCD, 06/2013
Lian Rother - B.S., UCD, 06/2013
Xiaoming Ellen Zhang - B.S., UCD, 06/2012
Allie Jefferson - B.S., UCD 08/2011
Abdurhman Shemsu - UCD 08/2011
Niloufar Ghazal - B.S., UCD 09/2010 

Staff
Maya Buelow
Christopher P. Alaimo

Visiting Scholars
Luiz Arnaldo Fernandes, Visiting Professor, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Sungpyo Kim, Visiting Professor, Korea University Sejong Campus, Sejong City, Korea
Abid Mahmood, Visiting Ph.D. Student, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan