Joel Singley (he/him)

Joel Singley (he/him)

PhD student

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

Departments / Academic Programs


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

Research Programs, Labs, and Groups

Contact Information

SEEC ENVS Wing (GS140)

Social Networks


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