Graduate Student of the Week: Jack Kurki-Fox


Ashland, WI

Previous degrees?

B.S. and M.E. in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida

Who is your adviser and what are you studying?

My adviser is Dr. Michael R. Burchell II.  My research involves assessing the condition and trends of natural wetlands and developing information to guide wetland management in the future.

What first made you interested in this field?

I was exposed to several large-scale restoration projects when I interned with the St. Johns River Water Management District in Florida.

What is a little known fact about you?

I enjoy solving a Rubik’s Cube every now and again.