IDRT TEAM​

The Institute is comprised of a collaborative group of Faculty, Researchers,
University Administrators, and students. Each individual on our team contributes their
unique skills, knowledge, and expertise to our efforts.

Leadership & Faculty​

Samuel Brody, PhD

Director / Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Wesley Highfield, PhD

Assistant Director / Associate Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Meri Davlasheridze, PhD

Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Jens Figlus, PhD

Associate Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Bas Jonkman, PhD

Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Delft University of Technology; Netherlands

Bill Merrell, PhD

Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Ali Mostafavi, PhD

Associate Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

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David P. Retchless, PhD

Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Ashley D. Ross, PhD

Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Research

Kayode Atoba, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

Russell Blessing, PhD

Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

Andrew Juan, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

Jooho Kim, PhD

Assistant Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

Yoonjeong Lee, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Laura Stearns

Research Specialist II

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

Federico Antolini, PhD

Post Doctoral Student

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

Operations & Administration Team

Jesús A. Palomo

Director of Operations

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

Sherry Parker

Business Administrator

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University

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Cherie Coffman

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Students

Peter Akinlotan

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Nicholas Diaz

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Chandra Hada

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Mitchell Meads

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Shefali Venkatramani

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Anderson Bake

Graduate Student at The Bush School of Gov’t & Public Policy

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University