Your Team

Dr. Selker, principle investigator for the OPEnS lab, OSU distinguished professor of Biological and Ecological Engineering, and co-Director of both CTEMPs and His areas of expertise include soil hydrology, environmental monitoring, mechanical, analog and digital electronic design. Dr. Selker has been a professor in the department of Biological and Ecological Engineering at Oregon State University for 26 years focused on Water Resources Engineering, publishing more than 175 peer-reviewed articles.

Dr. Chet Udell

Dr. Udell, Director of the OPEnS Lab and OSU assistant professor of Biological and Ecological Engineering. He received his PhD from the University of Florida in Music Composition and Electrical Engineering. He is inventor of U.S. and international patents on wireless sensor technology and data protocols and CEO of a technology startup company.

Cara Walter, PE (Oregon), manager for the OPEnS Lab and CTEMPs, is a Senior Faculty Research Assistant I in the department of Biological and Ecological Engineering at Oregon State University. Cara received her M.S. in Water Resources Engineering from Oregon State University.

Gurpreet Singh

Gurpreet Singh, Instrumentation and Testing manager for the OPEnS Lab, is a Faculty Research Assistant in Biological and Ecological Engineering. Gurpreet received his M.E.S in Electrical Engineering from Lamar University, Texas.

Current Staff

Benjamin Cha - Loom
Dexter Carpenter (ME) - FloDar
Paul Gasper (ME) - FluxTool
Isaac Goshay (ECE) - Slide Sentinel

Benjamin Cha is a Computer Science (CS) major student working on the Loom project.  On his free time, he enjoys a game of billiards, reading a book or improving his skills in Street Fighter. 

Dexter Carpenter is majoring in Mechanical Engineering, and the lead for the FloDar project.

Paul Gasper is a Mechanical Engineering major, and works on the FluxTool project.

Isaac Goshay is an ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering) major and originally from the island of Oahu. He is working on the slide sentinel project. He used to be in his high school FTC and FRC robotics team. If he has free time and the weather is nice out, he likes to go get some friends and go play tennis or surfing. If Isaac is not out and about, he is probably just in his room playing video games. 

Colin Hale-Brown (ME) - Smart Rock, Lilypad
Dylan Heisey (ME) - eDNA, Rag guard
Joshua Iler (ME) - eDNA, Slide Sentinel
Zexian Li (CS) - Dendrometer, Pied Piper

Colin Hale-Brown (Assembly Manager) is majoring in Mechanical Engineering with an interest in robotics and aerospace. He is currently developing and manufacturing the Smart Rock and Lilypad.

Dylan Heisey is a fifth year Mechanical Engineering student. He enjoys making music and rollerblading.

Josh Iler is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and working on the eDNA and Slide Sentinel projects.

Zexian Li is majoring in Computer Science and working on the Dendrometer and Pied Piper projects.

Chris Milford (Exploratory Studies) - Smart Rock
Connor Moyce (ECE) - Dendrometer
Aiden Olsen (ECE) - 4 pin electrical conductivity

Chris Milford is an undergraduate in the University Exploratory Studies Program, considering Ecological Engineering, Ecology, or Zoology. His goal is to help animal conservation and wildlife restoration acts.

Connor Moyce is majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and working on the Dendrometer project.

Aiden Olsen is majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and working on 4 pin electrical conductivity.

Jace Palmer (CS) - Loom
Gianluca Rianda (ME) - Osmopod
Will Richards (CS) - Loom, Weather Chimes, Slide Sentinel

Jace Palmer is majoring in Computer Science and working on the Loom project.

Gianluca Rianda is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and working on the Osmopods.

Will Richards is a Computer Science major working on Loom and Weather Chimes.

Kai Roy (ECE) - eDNA
Andrew Schenbeck (ECE) - Slide Sentinel
Phuong Tran (ME) - Smart Rock
Bryce Truong (ME) - Smart Rock

Kai Roy is majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering and working on the eDNA project.

Andrew Schenbeck is majoring in the ECE program looking forward to the careers job field. He likes to spend his vacation time at the beach and spend time on and off campus doing many different activities including weight lifting and playing basketball.

Phuong Tran is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and working on the Smart Rock project.

Bryce Truong is a Mechanical Engineering Major freshman who is working on the Smart Rock project. He enjoys hikes, mountain biking, and kayaking.


Vincent Vaughn-Uding (Applied Physics) - Pied Piper
Aleksandras Vidmantas (CS) - Slide Sentinel
Parker Williams (ME) - Dendrometer
Winnie Woo (ECE) - Weather Chimes

Vincent Vaughn (Field Tech) is an Applied Physics major working on the Pied Piper project. In his free time, he runs, bikes, and develops games.

Aleksandras Vidmantas is majoring in Computer Science - Applied and working on the Slide Sentinel project.

Parker Williams is dual majoring in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering with an interest in sustainability. He is working on the Dendrometer project. In Parker's free time, he likes to play tennis with his friends, read in his hammock, and work on sewing projects.

Winnie Woo is majoring in ECE. During her free time, she likes reading, cooking and going on hikes. As well as having movie and karaoke nights with friends.

Current Interns (DeLoach Honors, URSA, CAS Researchers Support Program, Senior Design, unpaid):

Previous Staff and Interns

Renee Aimba - ECE; Emre Akbulut - EE; Hadi Al-agele - BEE; Aaron Arvidson - BioEngr; Aditya Bagchi – CS; Lucas Ball - CS; Joshua Barksdale - EE; Jonah Biedermann – CS; Alyssa Bergquist - ME; Bradley Best - SS; Ryan Bohl - EE; C. Greyston Brady - ECE; Andrew Brown - ME; Ryan Christensen - ECE; Max Chu - ME; Cameron Clonch - Applied Physics; Natalie Clouse - EE; Tom DeBell - EcoE; Ashwin Devarajan - ME; Kurtis Dinelle - CS; Rij Dorfman - ECE; Liam Duncan - ECE; Kaitlyn Duthil - BioEngr; Kamron Ebrahimi - CS; Sam Edwards - IE; Martin Escoto - CS; Jonathan Fookes - EE; David Gasper - CS; Luke Goerzten - CS; Bryson Goto - ECE; Gabriela Griffin - ME; Daniel Green - CS; Matt Guo - ECE, EE; Josh Hanna - ECE; Marshal Horn - EE; Catherine Hu - CS; Blake Hudson - CS; Mark Huynh - CS, CE; Nathan Jesudason - CS; Kenneth Kang - CS; Adam Kerr - CS; Duane Knapp - EcoE; Ezra Kramer – ECE; Danil Kryuchkov - CS; Marissa Kwon - ECE; Lars Larson - EcoE; Dongjun Lee – EE; Tilford Li - ME; Grayland Lunn - CS; Manuel Lopez - EE; Henry McCreery - ME; Torrey Menne - ME; Brendan Miller - EcoE; Jackson Miller - EcoE; Emmanuel Moncada - CS; Stephen More - EE; Mitch Nelke - ME; Bao Nguyen - EE; Emily Pannell - ME; Jace Parks - CS; Kawin Pechetratanapanit - CS; Carter Peene - CS, Biology; Zack Pelster - ECE; Ethan Pohlschneider - ME; Mitchell Rose - ECE; Isaac Salchenberg - ME; Colton Shaw - EcoE; Elijah Shumway - ECE; Jared Smith - Math; Maddie Smith - CS; Brett Stoddard - ECE; Ariel Stroh - IE; Annika Sundstrom - EcoE; Cyrus Swihart - CS; Alicia Veach - ME; Andrew Walker - EcoE; Nikhil Wandhekar - ME; Cameron Whitlow - ECE; James Yang - ECE; Liam Zimmermann - CS