Graduate Students

Xuyuan (Ellen) Ai
Graduate Student
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A15 Guyot Hall

Xuyuan (Ellen) is a sixth year graduate student in the Geosciences department at Princeton. She received her B.S. in Environmental Science from University of Science and Technology of China. Xuyuan is interested in the interaction between ocean biogeochemical cycles and climate. She is currently working on interpreting nitrogen isotopic signals…

Mingzhe (Damon) Dai
Graduate Student
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A-15 Guyot Hall

I am interested in measuring organic carbon and nitrogen isotopes on a nanomolar quantity level. My work will apply this method to precious materials like fossil eggshells and fossil teeth in order to reconstruct paleoclimate and paleoenvironment in the terrestrial system. I graduated from Nanjing University as a geology B.S. with research…

Matthew Lacerra
Graduate Student
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A15 Guyot Hall
Zixuan Crystal Rao
Graduate Student
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A15 Guyot Hall
Yeongjun Ryu
Graduate Student
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A15 Guyot Hall
Gemma Sahwell
Graduate Student
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210 Guyot Hall
Mason Scher
Graduate Student
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A15 Guyot Hall

Mason Scher is a graduate student interested in exploring several isotope systems (N, C, Mg, Ca, K) in efforts to understand the ecology and environmental conditions of the geologic past. 

Keiran Swart
Graduate Student

Keiran Swart is a sixth year graduate student in the Geosciences department at Princeton. He received his B.S. in Geoscience at the University of Miami in 2012 joining the Sigman lab-group with prior research experience in geomicrobiology and geochemistry.  Keiran is interested in reconstructing paleoclimatology using geochemical methods…