Group Members


Silvia Caldararu

Loosely in charge

  • Assistant professor in climate science, June 2022 - present
  • Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, 2015-2022
  • Postdoc Microsoft Research Cambridge, 2013 -2015
  • PhD School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, 2013

Gabriela Sophia

Next-generation ecosystem models to simulate acclimation of plant nutrient-use strategies to global change

  • PhD student (joint with Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry), September 2021 - present
  • MSc Univeristy of Campinas, 2021

Josua Seitz

Carbon dynamics in grasslands

  • PhD student, January 2023 - present
  • MSc Umea University, 2022

Midori Yajima

From species to ecosystem phenology in a changing climate

  • PhD student, March 2024 - present
  • Visiting Researcher, Trinity College Dublin, 2021 - 2023
  • MSc Ecology, Sapienza University of Rome, 2018 - 2020

Master and Bachelor Students

Aisling Brophy, 2023

The effect of drought stress on the photosynthesis of two major food crops

Yannick Glosser, 2023

Teaching, Visualizing, and Interacting with Very Large Climate Models (School of Computer Science and Statistics, in collaboration with Prof. Brendan Tangney)

Martha Delaney, 2024

Insights into Ecosystem Flux Dynamics A Comparative Study of Australian and European Variable Correlations and Predictors Using Random Forest Models

Alicia Brophy, 2024

Effect of elevated CO2 on carbon storage in three Irish forest sites from a land surface model

Damian Pawlowski, 2024

Enhancing Carbon Sequestration An Integrated Approach Using Big Data Modelling in Tree Species