Brian Woodward wins 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Brian is a graduate of Sonoma State University and currently an MSc student in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship. In the fall, he will begin his PhD research under Dr. Paul Evangelista (NREL) in the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology at CSU.

His studies will focus on understanding biodiversity gradients in and around the Afro-montane forests of Ethiopia's southern highlands. Brian has worked in natural resource management and biological sciences for over a decade, and has been the Center Lead of the NASA DEVELOP Program on campus for the last three years.