Faculty and Staff

Rio Grande Research Center
Sul Ross State University C-139
Alpine, TX 79832
 

Kevin Urbanczyk is a professor of geology at Sul Ross State and the director of the Rio Grande Research Center. He is the project director of the multi-institutional Sustainable Agricultural Freshwater in the Rio Grande Basin Project. Phone 432-837-8110 and e-mail kevinu@sulross.edu.

Dr. Urbanczyk's faculty page.

Leslie Hopper is the project director of the Adelante Tejas program at the Rio Grande Research Center at Sul Ross. Phone 432-837-8648 and e-mail lhopper@sulross.edu.

 

Rebecca Percoco is the analytical lab technician for the Adelante Tejas program at the Rio Grande Research Center at Sul Ross. She is originally from Monahans, TX. In December of 2011, Rebecca graduated from Angelo State University with a Bachelors of Science in Geosciences with a minor in Mathematics. She plans to continue her education by earning a Masters in Geology from SRSU. Phone 432-837-8648 and e-mail rloos@sulross.edu.

 

Stephanie Hunnicutt is the research facilitator for the Rio Grande Research Center at Sul Ross. Phone 432-837-8648 and e-mail shunnicutt@sulross.edu.

Sam Burch is a Program Support Specialist for Adelante Tejas at the Rio Grande Research Center with a BS in Geography from Appalachian State. E-mail sburch@sulross.edu. Phone 772-559-4166.

Taylor Bruecher is the Geographic Information Systems Lab Technician for Adelante Tejas at the Rio Grande Research Center at Sul Ross.  Phone number is 432-837-8132 and e-mail is tbru5719@sulross.edu.

Jesus Hermosillo is a graduate student researcher at the Rio Grande Research Center.

Logan Gordon is student researcher for the Rio Grande Research Center from Austin, TX. She previously studied graphic design at the University of North Texas. She is currently in her second year at Sul Ross State University working on her Bachelors in Geology.

Sofia Caylor is a student researcher for the Rio Grande Research Center. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Geology and conducting undergraduate research project through the McNair Scholars Program. Phone (832)212-6447 and e-mail scay3324@sulross.edu

Christine Cosby is a student researcher for the Rio Grande Research Center from Houston, TX. She is in her senior year pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management/Conservation Biology from Sul Ross State University and conducting a research project through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities program. Her area of interest is in the inventory and monitoring of springs and water-dependent ecosystems in arid environments. Phone (832) - 797 - 3564 Email: cosby.christine@gmail.com

Jonas Ball is a graduate student and Data Tracking Specialist for the Adelante Tejas Project at the Rio Grande Research Center. He holds a B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He is currently pursuing a Master's Thesis centered on long term and seasonal changes in the Hydrology of the Rio Grande and Related Springs in the Big Bend to Amistad Reach. Phone: 956-642-7570, E-Mail jbal3679@sulross.edu

   

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