IAPG Members

Here is an alphabetically ordered list (surname) of members of the International Aquatic Plants Group. All people have agreed to be listed. If you want to join the list, please contact Louis Skovsholt (ljs@bio.au.dk)


Francisca Aguiar
fraguiar(at)isa.ulisboa.pt
Assistant Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.


Janne Alahuhta
janne.alahuhta(at)oulu.fi
Senior Research Fellow, University of Oulu, Finland.


Lars W. J. Anderson
lwanderson(at)ucdavis.edu
USDA/ Agricultural Research Service


Tom Belton
tbelton(at)doc.govt.nz
Technical Advisory, Biodiversity Group, Department of Conservation, New Zealand


Tobias O Bickel
Tobias.Bickel(at)daf.qld.gov.au
Senior Scientist (Aquatic Weeds), Invasive Plant Science, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF), Brisbane, Australia.


Rossano Bolpagni
rossano.bolpagni(at)unipr.it
Researcher in Ecology, Parma University, Italy


David Bubenheim
Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, CA, USA


Tracey Burton
Tracey.Burton(at)niwa.co.nz
Manager Biosecurity, Land Information New Zealand.


Yu Cao
caoyu(at)wbgcas.cn
Researcher, Wuhan Botanical Gardens, China


Michelle Casanova
Mt.casanova(at)federation.edu.au
Federation University, Australia.


Paul Champion
paul.champion(at)niwa.co.nz
Programme Leader Freshwater Biosecurity, NIWA Hamilton, New Zealand


Julie Coetzee
Julie.Coetzee(at)ru.ac.za
Associate Professor of Botany, Centre for Biological Control, Rhodes University, South Africa.


Tony Dugdale
tony.dugdale(at)ecodev.vic.gov.au
Senior Scientist, Agriculture Victoria Research, Department of Economic Development, Victoria, Australia.


Jonthan Urrutia Estrada
jurrutiaestrada(at)gmail.com
Biologist in Natural Resources Management, Laboratory of Biological Invasions of the University of Concepción, Chile.


Jason Ferrell
jferrell(at)ufl.edu
Director, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl, USA.


Daniel Gebler
daniel.gebler(at)up.poznan.pl
Scientist, Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland


Marcus Girvan
Marcus.Girvan(at)boffamiskell.co.nz
Consultant, BoffaMiskell, Christchurch, New Zealand.


Cody Gray
Cody.Gray(at)uniphos.com
Field Development Representative, UPI, USA


Brenda. J. Grewell
bjgrewell(a)ucdavis.edu
Research Ecologist/Botanist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California


Laura Grīnberga
laura.grinberga(at)lu.lv
University of Biology, Institute of Biology, Laboratory of Hydrobiology, Latvia


Élisabeth M. Gross
gross5(at)univ-lorraine.fr
Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Environnements Continentaux, Université de Lorraine, Metz, France.


Iain D. M. Gunn
idmg(at)ceh.ac.uk
Freshwater Ecologist, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), Scotland, UK


Nathan Harms
Nathan.E.Harms(at)usace.army.mil
Research Biologist, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS, USA


Erika Haug
ejhaug(at)ncsu.edu
Research Scholar, North Carolina State University, USA.


Patrick Heidbüchel
patrick.heidbuechel(at)hhu.de
PhD Student. Photosynthesis and Stress Physiology of Plants, Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany.


Seppo Hellsten
seppo.hellsten(at)ymparisto.fi
Head of Unit, Adjunct Professor, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, University of Oulu, Finland.


Sabine Hilt
Department of Ecosystem Research, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany.


Deborah Hofstra
Research Scientist, Freshwater and Estuaries Centre, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), New Zealand.


Clive Howard-Williams
Clive.Howard-Williams(at)niwa.co.nz
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand


Andrew Howell
awhowell(at)ncsu.edu
PhD student and Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, North Carolina State University, USA.


Luke Chandler Huffman
lchuffman2(at)wisc.edu
PhD student, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.


Jeffrey Hutchinson
Jeffrey.hutchinson(at)utsa.edu
Assistant Professor, Environmental Science Program, The University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA.


Matthew Johnson
MattJ(at)aquaticcontrol.com
President, Aquatic Control, Inc., USA.


Liucija Kamaitytė-Bukelskienė
liucija.bukelskiene(at)gamtc.lt
PhD Student, Nature Research Centre, Lithuania


Jan Köhler
koehler(at)igb-berlin.de
Deputy Head of Dept. Ecosystem Research, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany.


Raelene Kwong
rae.kwong(at)ecodev.vic.gov.au
Senior Research Scientist, Invertebrate & Weed Sciences, Agriculture Victoria Research Division, Department of Economic Development, Victoria, Australia.


Carla Lambertini
carla.lambertini(at)unimi.it
Researcher at University of Milan, Italy


Danelle M. Larson
dmlarson(at)usgs.gov
Research Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, USA


Anne Lewerentz
anne.lewerentz(at)kit.edu
Research Scientist, Institute for Geography and Geoecology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany


Nathan Long
natel(at)aquaticcontrol.com
Executive Vice President, Aquatic Control, Inc., USA


Balazs Lukacs
Lukacs.balazs(at)okologia.mta.hu
Research Fellow, Department of Tisza River Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary


John D Madsen
jmadsen(at)ucdavis.edu
Research Biologist, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, USA


Fleur Matheson
Fleur.Matheson(at)niwa.co.nz
Rehabilitation Programme Leader, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand


Scott McKendrick
scott.mckendrick(at)unimelb.edu.au
PhD Candidate; School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia


Awo Miranda
awomiranda1(at)gmail.com
PhD in Botany from the University of Buea, Cameroon.


Jonathan Newman
jonathan(at)water-land.co.uk
Managing Director, Waterland Management Ltd, Gainsborough, UK.


Tim Nitschke
Timothy.Nitschke(at)gmwater.com.au
Customer Service Coordinator, Aquatic Plants West, Customer Infrastructure and Assets, Goulburn-Murray Water, Australia.


Matthew O'Hare
moha(at)ceh.ac.uk
Freshwater Ecologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Scotland, UK


Esperança Gacia Passola
gacia(at)ceab.csic.es
Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes, CSIC


Zarah Pattison
zarah.pattison2(at)stir.ac.uk
Senior Lecturer in Plant Sciences, Research in Invasion Ecology, UK


Antonella Petruzzella
A.Petruzzella(at)nioo.knaw.nl
PhD candidate, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO), The Netherlands


Geoff Phillips
Geoff.Phillips(at)stir.ac.uk
Honorary Professor, School Biological and Environmental Sciences University of Stirling


Darren Reidy
Darren.Reidy(at)opw.ie
Conservation botanist, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland.


Robert Richardson
Rob_richardson(at)ncsu.edu
Professor and Extension Specialist, Aquatic and Noncropland Weed Science, Co-director NCSU Weed Science Program, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.


Tenna Riis
tenna.riis(at)bios.au.dk
Professor, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark


Michał Rybak
m.rybak(at)amu.edu.pl
PhD, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland.


Susanne Schneider
Susi.schneider(at)niva.no
Professor, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway.


Jonas Schoelynck
jonas.schoelynck(at)uantwerpen.be
University of Antwerpen, Belgium


Yiluan Song
ysong67(at)ucsc.edu (institutional); yiluansong(at)gmail.com(personal)
PhD student, University of California, Santa Cruz


Iris Stiers
Iris.Stiers(at)vub.be
Assistant Professor, Education Science & Technology (MILO), Belgium


Sebastian Stroud
bs17sets(at)leeds.ac.uk
PhD student, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds


Krzysztof Szoszkiewicz
krzysztof.szoszkiewicz(at)up.poznan.pl
Professor, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland


Gabrielle Thiebaut
gabrielle.thiebaut(at)univ-rennes1.fr
Professor, University of Rennes, France.


Ludwig Triest
ltriest(at)vub.be
Professor Ecology and Biodiversity (Botany and Nature Management), Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium.


Jan Vermaat
jan.vermaat(at)nmbu.no
Research Dean, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway


Paolo Villa
villa.p(at)irea.cnr.it
Ph.D, Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment (IREA), Italy


Johan van Valkenburg
j.l.c.h.vanvakenburg(at)nvwa.nl


Nigel Willby
n.j.willby(at)stir.ac.uk
Professor of Freshwater Science, Biological & Environmental Science, University of Stirling, UK.


Leif Willey
leifw(at)aquaticcontrol.com
Lake & Special Project Supervisor, Aquatic Control, Inc., USA


Mary de Winton
Group Manager Aqatic Plants, NIWA Hamilton, New Zealand


Peiyu Zhang
zpynzn(at)gmail.com
PhD student, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), The Netherlands.