Esther Lee

Esther Lee

University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign

Esther Lee is a PhD student at the UIUC in Dr. Praveen Kumar’s research group. Her areas of research include ecosystem water cycle, hydraulic redistribution, multi-species interaction in water use. She is currently conducting a research in collaboration of modeling and experimental synthesis in semi-arid region in Arizona to examine the impact of hydraulic redistribution on water use of co-existing vegetation species. Esther received her BS and MS degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois.


Recent posts

Esther Lee’s Research Showcase: What does hydraulic redistribution tell us about how ecosystems respond to climate change?

PHD CANDIDATE IN UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS—URBANA CHAMPAIGN During her adolescence, Esther met a girl in Kenya who struggled a whole day to get fresh drinking water. Looking at the girl, she wondered: Why do some children waste fresh water in luxury while other children suffer from drinking waste water? Why do some children get public … Continue reading Esther Lee’s Research Showcase: What does hydraulic redistribution tell us about how ecosystems respond to climate change?

CUAHSI-AGU H3S Cyberseminar Series: a Guide to Landing Your Dream Job

If you are a student or early career scientist who is or will soon be navigating the job application process, our previous cyber-seminar series may be just what you need. Last year, H3S held a joint cyber-seminar with CUAHSI to provide guidance for students and early career scientists in the job market. This four-part cyber-panel … Continue reading CUAHSI-AGU H3S Cyberseminar Series: a Guide to Landing Your Dream Job