University of FloridaDepartment of Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Nalatie G. Nelson

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Hometown: Orlando, FL
  • Education: B.S. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida; Ph.D. at University of Florida (exp. 08/2017)
  • Major(s): Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Hydrological Science.
  • Research interests: water quality management in waterways, coastal wetlands, and nearshore ecosystems; ecological health; time series analysis; hydrologic data collection and management; global sensitivity and uncertainty analyses


  • Untangling spatiotemporal drivers of cyanobacteria bloom dynamics along the fresh-marine continuum in impacted coastal basins of Florida
  • Quantifying abiotic and biotic forcing of dissolved oxygen dynamics in shallow tidal systems
Ismael Rodea-Palomares