Matthew Hess

Matthew Hess

Graduate Student



Matt received his undergraduate degree from Sewanee: The University of the South in 2007.  After receiving his bachelor's degree, he worked as a Postbaccalaureate Research Fellow at the Landscape Analysis Lab.

Matt joined the phycology lab in 2020, where he is primarily concerned with studying nutrient cycling within kelp forest ecosystems.

Research Interests: 
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Seaweed cultivation
  • Restoration
  • IMTA