Joel Singley

Joel Singley

PhD student

  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Lead Graduate Teacher - Environmental Studies/Graduate Teaching Program
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Environmental Studies



  • MS: University of Colorado Boulder, 2017
  • BS: Cornell University, 2010

Contact Information

SEEC ENVS Wing (GS140)

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Hydrology, biogeochemistry, science outreach and education

Research Interests

Hydrology and biogeochemistry of alpine and glacial-meltwater streams; sub-daily to seasonal variation in controls on nutrient dynamics; analysis of integrated stream signals.


  • Outstanding Student Presentation Award, American Geophysical Union, 2019
  • Best Poster, Hydrologic Sciences Symposium, CU Boulder, 2019
  • Poster Award Winner, North America, Association of Polar and Early Career Scientists, 2018
  • Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) International Fellow, National Critical Zone Observatory, 2016
  • Best Should Teach Silver Award, Graduate Teacher Program, University of Colorado Boulder, 2016
  • Research Grant Recipient, American Alpine Club, 2016
  • Outstanding Student Research Grant, Geological Society of America, 2016
  • Graduate Research Grant Recipient, Geological Society of America, 2016
  • Honorable Mention, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2016
  • Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award, Harold Grinspoon Foundation, 2012
  • Sign of Sustainability, Tompkins County, New York, 2010