Each year the Center funds a select number of Water Faculty Fellows through our Competitive Grants Program. These awards provide a unique opportunity to accelerate progress in research, teaching, and engagement for faculty at CSU.


Yoichiro Kanno
Assistant Professor in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Assessing gene flow of invasive brook trout to restore a meta-population of threatened greenback cutthroat trout in the upper Poudre River basin

Michael Ronayne
Associate Professor in the Department of Geosciences
Numerical modeling of evolving recharge-discharge sources in a multi-aquifer system

Melinda Laituri
Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
Examining Extreme Cities: Seeking Solutions for Water Management in the 21st Century

Chris Myrick
Professor in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Addressing Non-Salmonid Fish Passage in Semi-Arid Regions

Jesse Burkhardt
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
From Information to Prices: What Drives Residential and Commercial Water Demand?

Kelly Curl
Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Integrating Green Infrastructure within Land-Use and Water Planning

Yoichiro Kanno
Assistant Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Stream Fish Conservation in Extreme Habitats

Ellen Wohl
Professor, Department of Geosciences
Toward a Quantitative Estimate of Organic Carbon Storage in River Corridors of the United States

Meagan Schipanski
Assistant Professor, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
Improving Precipitation Use Efficiency in Dryland Cropping Systems

Stephanie Malin
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
When Water Rights Ebb into Energy Development: Unconventional Oil & Gas Development and Changes to Water Allocation in Northern Colorado

Ryan Bailey
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Developing a Framework for Simulating the Fate and Transport of Salinity Species in the Lower Arkansas River Valley, Colorado

Ed Hall
Research Scientist, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
Uniting Water Related Research Expertise in Latin America at CSU

Ashley Anderson
Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Technical Communication
Floods, Communication, and Climate Change: Exploring the Role of Media Use and Interpersonal Discussion in Connecting Water-Related Extreme Weather Events to Perceptions about Climate Change

Dale Manning
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Storage, Markets, and the Inter-Temporal Allocation of Colorado Water

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2017 CSU SOURCE: Water Center Announces Seven Grant Recipients