Joel Scheingross (he/him/his)
Assistant Professor
jscheingross – at –
Curriculum Vitae


Current graduate students:

Mara Nutt (they/them/theirs)
PhD student in the Graduate Program in Hydrologic Sciences
Shale weathering


Mike Robinson (he/him/his)
PhD student in the Graduate Program in Hydrologic Sciences
Autogenic waterfall experiments



Sophie Rothman (she/her/hers)
(co-advised with Scott McCoy)
PhD Student in the Graduate Program in Hydrologic Sciences
Knickpoint retreat and river long profile evolution



Former graduate students:

  • Erika Groh, MS 2021 (University of Nevada Reno), Morphologic signatures of autogenic waterfalls: A case study in the San Gabriel Mountains, California. Now at Inter-Fluve.
  • Nina Golombek (co-advised with Niels Hovius), MS 2019 (University of Potsdam), Seasonality of organic carbon export and stable isotopic signatures in an Andean Lowland River. Now pursuing a PhD at Dalhousie University.

Former undergraduate and high school students:

  • Conor O’Toole, Bowdoin College, Summer 2010/2011, Preliminary waterfall sediment transport and bedrock erosion experiments
  • Daniel Lo, California Institute of Technology, Summer 2012, Foam and waterfall plunge-pool erosion experiments.
  • Khadijah Omerdin, Westridge High School, Academic Year 2012/2013, Bedrock erosion by suspended sediment
  • Gheorghe Schreiber, Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, Summer 2013, The role of mixed grain size distributions in fluvial bedrock incision.
  • Juliane Preimesberger, California Institute of Technology, Summer 2014, Bedrock erosion experiments at steep slopes.
  • Nina Golombek, University of Potsdam, 2016 – 2017, Oxidation of organic carbon in the Rio Bermejo, Argentina (Bachelor’s thesis)
  • Toni Schmidt, University of Potsdam, Spring 2017, Experimental investigation of organic carbon oxidation during river transport.
  • Ramona Schneider, University of Bonn, Winter 2018, Experimental investigation of silicate weathering during fluvial transport.