Our Team

Established in 2017 by Cornell University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. GLASE is supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and by industry partners. See below for a listing of team members and researchers.


A. J. Both, Ph.D.

Professor, Rutgers University

Arunas Tuzikas, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Christopher P. Levine

Masters Student, Cornell University

Elsebeth Kolmos, Ph.D.

Researcher, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, & GLASE Principal Investigator

Erico Mattos, Ph.D.

Executive Director, GLASE

Haley Holley

Extension Support Specialist, GLASE

Kale Harbick, Ph.D.

Research Agricultural Engineer, USDA-ARS

Leah Scott, MBA

Marketing and Outreach Manager, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Masaki Kurosaki

Masters Student, Cornell University

Matthew Goldman

Plant Technician, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Michael Eaton

Graduate Student, Cornell University

Neil Mattson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cornell University & GLASE Principal Investigator

Rick Neal

Researcher, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Robert Karlicek, Ph.D.

Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Timothy Shelford, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Cornell University


Dylan Kovach

Masters Student, Cornell University

Erica Hernandez

Masters Student, Cornell University

Jack Wellhofer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Jonathan Allred

Ph.D. Student, Cornell University

Louis Albright

Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, GLASE Co-Principal Investigator

Matthew Moghaddam

Technician, Cornell University

Matthew Urschel, Ph.D.

Post Doctoral Research Associate, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Tessa Pocock, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, GLASE Principal Investigator


Bruce Bugbee, Ph.D.

Professor, Utah State University

Chieri Kubota, Ph.D.

Professor, Ohio State University