Brian Gelder

Brian Gelder is a central Iowa farm boy who went to college and never left. He accomplished a MS stint in Colorado researching reservoir water quality models and returned to Iowa State for a PhD in erosion modeling, to farm part time with his father, and raise his own family, all while still finding time to bike and canoe.

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Kelly Nayara Nascimento Thompson

Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, Ph.D. student, Latina, and interested in science for the advancement of soil and water conservation.