Our group strives to foster an inclusive, respectful

and productive environment for students from all walks of life.

If you are interested in joining, contact Dr. Lang about funding opportunities.

Dr. Karl A. Lang (he/him)

PI and Assistant Professor


Google Scholar


Twitter: @iamskeptikarl

Karin Lehnigk

Postdoctoral fellow

Twitter: @KarinInACanyon

Dru-Ann Harris (she/her)

PhD student

Twitter: @druann_harris

Samantha Motz (she/her)

Undergraduate student: EAS major

Twitter: @SamanthaMotz1


Zoë Burns (she/her)

Undergraduate student: Biochemistry major

LinkedIn Social Justice minor

Marcus Kurth

Undergraduate student: EAS major

Ziya Ye

Undergraduate student: Comp. Sci major

Wontaek Kim

Undergraduate student: Comp. Sci major

This could be you!

Interested in joining the group?

Look for some funding opportunities,

then contact Dr. Lang

Group Alumni

Dr. Kelly D. Thomson (he/him)

Postdoctoral fellow 2021-2022

Currently: Geologist at USGS, Denver, CO

Gabriel Villaseñor (he/him)

Masters student 2020 -2022

Currently: Consultant for Roux, Houston, TX

Rett Grewal (he/him)

REU student, summer 2022


Currently: BS student at Duke University

Noah Benitez-Nelson (he/him)

REU student, summer 2021

Currently: PhD student at University of Texas, Austin

Tyler Rhine

Undergraduate student, CEE major

Currently: CEE major at Georgia Tech

Eisha Sultan

Undergraduate student: Biomed. Eng. major

Currently: Biomed. Eng. major at Georgia Tech