People

Dr. Zhanfei Liu

Professor, Department of Marine Science

zhanfei.liu@utexas.edu

Phone: (361) 749-6772    Office Location: ERC 3.120A

Website: www.utmsi.utexas.edu/staff/liu

Postal Address

Marine Science Institute, The University of Texas at Austin

750 Channel View Drive

Port Aransas, TX 78373

Current lab members:

  • Dr. Jianhong Xue -Research Associate
  • Dr. Kaijun Lu -Research Scientist
  • Xiangtao Jiang -Ph.D. student (2018-)
  • Jack H Lloyd -M.S. student (2022-)
  • Kody J Barone -M.S. student (2022-)
  • Jordan Cisco -Ph.D. student (2023-)
  • Dr. Min Yang – Postdoctoral Fellow (TBD)
  • Kadee Loyd – Undergraduate student
  • Avery Bryan – Undergraduate student
  • Nathalie Scott – Undergraduate student

Graduated students:

  • Ph.D. Emily Bristol (2023) (Co-advised with Jim McClelland)
  • Ph.D. Sarah Douglas (2022) (Co-advised with Amber Hardison)
  • M.S. John O’Connor (2019)
  • Ph.D. Kaijun Lu (2018) (Co-advised with Wayne Gardner)
  • M.S. Jason Jenkins (2017)
  • M.S. Nick Reyna (2016) (Co-advised with Amber Hardison)
  • M.S. Meredith Evans (2016)
  • Ph.D. Shuting Liu (2016)

Former post-docs and research staffs:

  • Dr. Nicole Foster (2022-2023) Post-doc
  • Dr. Kaijun Lu (2018-2023) Post-doc
  • Dr. Hernando Bacosa (2013-2017) Post-doc
  • Jiqing Liu (2010-2016) Research Associate

Undergraduate Research Supervision:

  • Kylee Hutchinson (Trinity University) summer intern 2023
  • Maggie Monroe (UT Austin) Semester by the Sea Research 2023
  • Danielle Portice (UT Austin) Semester by the Sea Research 2023
  • Joanna Wang (Ray High School, Corpus Christi) summer intern 2022
  • Cassidy Hawk (UT Austin) Semester by the Sea Research 2022
  • Caroline Mallinson (UT Austin) Semester by the Sea Research 2022
  • Niki Conner (UT Austin) Semester by the Sea Research 2021
  • Alex Chen (Creekview High School, Dallas) summer intern 2018
  • Lizzy Schattle (UT Austin) Semester by the Sea Research 2018
  • Andrea Reynolds (Minnesota State University), NSF REU 2017
  • Lucas Martinez (Texas A&M Corpus Christi), NSF REU intern 2016
  • Alex Biancho (Humboldt State University) NSF REU intern 2015
  • Stefanie Plunkett (UT Austin) Semester by the Sea Research 2015
  • Kaycie Lanpher (UT Austin), summer intern 2014
  • Kerollos Halim (Humboldt State Univ.), NSF REU intern 2014
  • Andrew Kang (UT Austin), Semester by the Sea Research 2014
  • Nick Reyna (UT Austin), Semester by the Sea Research, summer intern 2013
  • Jason Jenkins (UT Austin), summer intern 2013
  • Alyssa Riesen (Univ. of Wisconsin Milwaukee), NSF REU intern 2013
  • Zoe Wambaugh (Humboldt State Univ.), NSF REU intern 2012
  • Jason Jenkins (UT Austin), summer intern 2012
  • Christina Teng (Boston Univ.), NSF REU intern 2011
  • Matt Fischer (UT Austin), summer intern 2011
  • Dietrich Epp Schmidt (St. Mary’s College), NSF REU intern 2010

Visiting students or scholars:

  • José Ernesto Sampedro-Avila 2021-2022 visiting Ph.D. student (CICESE)
  • Xiaolin Li 2019-2020 visiting scholar (Xiamen University)
  • Dengzhou Gao 2018-2019 visiting Ph.D. student (East China Normal University)
  • Rong Chen 2017-2018 visiting scholar (Xiamen University)
  • Shijie He 2017-2018 visiting scholar (Luzhong University)
  • Zucheng Wang 2017-2018 visiting scholar (Northeast Normal University)
  • Xianbiao Lin 2016-2017 visiting Ph.D. student (East China Normal University)
  • Kai Wu 2015-2016 visiting Ph.D. student (Xiamen University)
  • Qing Wang 2015-2016 visiting Ph.D. student (East China Normal University)
  • Chunyan Ren 2012-2013 visiting Ph.D. student (Xiamen University)
  • Chao Chai 2012-2013 visiting scholar (Qingdao Agriculture University, China)
  • Zucheng Wang 2011-2012 visiting Ph.D. student (East China Normal University)