Robert E Zuellig, Ph.D.

 

Biography

Bob Zuellig obtained his Ph.D. in Ecology at Colorado State University in 2006. He is an Ecologist at the Colorado Water Science Center stationed at the Fort Collins Science Center in northern Colorado. Since 2001, his research has focused on stream insect, fish, and diatom communities and how they respond and recover from human induced stressors. Other research interests include aquatic insect taxonomy, distribution, and biogeography as well as the ecology of plains stream fishes. Currently, Bob is the ecology trend analyst for the Surface-Water Trends Team of the National Water Quality Project of the National Water Quality Program. You can find more information about it here http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/swtrends/

Education  

  • Ph.D. Ecology, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Colorado State University, 2006
  • M.S. Entomology, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, 2001
  • B.S. Fishery Biology, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, 1999
  • A.S. Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology, Front Range Community College, 1996 

Professional Experience

  • 2006 to present: Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Colorado Water Science Center, Denver, Colorado
  • 2004 to 2006: Ecologist Student Trainee, U.S. Geological Survey, Colorado Water Science Center, Denver, Colorado
  • 2001 to 2003: Biologist Student Trainee, U.S. Geological Survey, Colorado Water Science Center, Denver, Colorado
  • 2000 to 2001: Aquatic Biologist, Department of Public Works, Water Quality and Environmental Services, Boulder, Colorado
  • 1999 to 2002: Aquatic Biologist, Department of Water Quality Services, City of Fort Collins, Colorado
  • 1997 to 1999: Research Assistant, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • 1997 to 2001: Fishery Biology and Aquaculture Instructor, Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, Colorado

Affiliations

  • May 2007 to present: Affiliated Faculty, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado