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People Involved

This research would not be possible without the tireless efforts of many people. There has been enormous support from several colleges, as well as much-needed assistance from facilities staff, contractors and two professional design teams.

Please let us know if you've helped and your name is not listed below. Numerous people have assisted and it is easy to lose track of everyone involved. We sincerely apologize if your name has slipped through the cracks.

Primary Research Team:  Lee R. Skabelund, associate professor of landscape architecture and regional & community planning, with students Allyssa Decker, candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy in environmental design; Priyasha Shrestha, Master of Landscape Architecture candidate; and Pam Blackmore, Master of Landscape Architecture candidate.

K-State Faculty and Staff: Trisha Moore, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering; Carol Baldwin, research assistant professor of horticulture and natural resources; Mary Knapp, associate agronomist; Stacy Hutchinson, professor of biological and agricultural engineering; Deon van der Merwe adjunct faculty member in diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, and faculty member at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands; Ajay Sharda, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering; Mary Beth Kirkham, professor of agronomy; Gerard Kluitenberg, professor of agronomy; Dave Haukos, adjunct associate professor of biology; Brent Chamberlain, assistant professor of landscape architecture and regional & community planning; Jeff Taylor, research assistant in biology;  Dale Bremer, professor of horticulture and natural resources; Todd Gabbard, associate professor of architecture; Timothy Todd, instructor of plant pathology; and Joe Myers, grounds maintenance supervisor, Division of Facilities.

Partners:  Jeff Bruce and Chuck Dixon, Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company LLC; Tim Sharp, Blueville Nursery Inc.; Chris Cline and Hank Moyers, Confluence.

External Faculty Collaborators: Kim DiGiovanniOlyssa StarryRichard Sutton and Liat Margolis.

Students: Ryan Peters, Kyle Koehler, Chad Dykstra, Marcos Aleman and Jeremy Merrill

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Upper Seaton research

 

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"We sincerely appreciate everyone who has graciously given their expertise and experience to improve our research. We encourage all to become more informed and involved in daily water, energy and resource conservation activities."
— APDesign Green Roof Research Team

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