Current Research Projects

Roots to Reefs 360 VR Educational Film Project

2022 – Present
Funded by the National University of Singapore through a Blended Learning 2.0 grant.

Roots to Reefs Community-based Restoration, Lombok Indonesia

2019 – Present

Restoration of Critically Endangered Asian Swamp Cypress Trees of Laos

2014 – Present
Associate and Assistant Professor, USF and Senior Lecturer, NUS. Funded by grants from the National Geographic Conservation Trust, Chicago Board of Trade, MBZ Species Conservation Fund, and USF Faculty Development Funding.

Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) Wetland Restoration Monitoring Program

2020 – Present
Senior Lecturer, NUS. Worked closely with SBG conservation staff collaborators and NUS graduate students to develop a wetland restoration monitoring program as part of a long-term, longitudinal study at Keppel Wetlands and EcoLake wetlands. Developed a hybrid in person/online training program for NUS undergraduate students.

Riparian and Lake Restoration Monitoring of Kinabatangan River

2015 – Present
Assistant and Associate Professor, USF. Funded by USF Arrupe Immersion Community-Engaged Learning Program.

Santa Clara River Riparian Restoration Field Experiment

2012 – present (funded from 2015 – 2020)
Associate and Assistant Professor, USF.
Funded by Ventura County Watershed Protection District.