Profiles in "Biodiversity" Expertise Area
- Stromberg is a plant ecologist and botanist who specializes in riparian and wetland ecosystems.
- Wu is a Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Sustainability Science at Arizona State University. His research areas include: landscape ecology, urban ecology, and sustainability science.
- Ferry's research focuses on the evolution of jaws and their function in the aquatic realm, as well as performance of biomaterials.
- Franz is an insect systematist who specializes weevil evolution. He directs the ASU Biocollections and the Biodiversity Knowledge Integration Center (BioKIC).
- Sala is the Julie A. Wrigley and Regents' and Foundation Professor and the Founding Director of the Global Drylands Center at ASU.
- Smith is a conservation biologist who works with mammals, primarily pikas, in the mountains of western United States and on the Tibetan Plateau.
- Senko's work links science with innovation and governance to address dynamic coastal conservation challenges of the 21st century. He leads field and lab-based research projects in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
- David Pearson's research is focused on using the interaction of ecology, conservation, ecotourism and education to develop methods that promote sustainable use of biodiversity.
- Pigg is a paleobotanist who studies fossil plants that are related to modern groups of conifers, ferns and woody hardwood trees. Her group studies the origin of plants of the temperate deciduous biome.