Carrie J. Byron, PhD

  • PhD Completion: December 2010 – Carrying capacity of bivalve aquaculture


Carrie earned the Excellence in Doctoral Research Award for STEM Disciplines from the University of Rhode Island in 2011 as well as

the University of Rhode Island Dean’s Award in 2012. After completing her degree, Carrie conducted research on salmon migration using computer-modeling methods as a postdoctoral fellow at the Gulf of Marine Research Institute from 2011-2012. Carrie continued to receive international recognition as a rising star and was invited to present at the ICES/PICES Oceans of Change conference in Majorca, Spain.

Carrie with a salmon smolt trap in the background at the Sheepscot River in Maine, May2011

Currently, Carrie is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of New England where she continues to research food web dynamics in freshwater, estuarine, and marine ecosystem.

Carrie welcomed her first child, Chiara Rose, in May 2013, and is loving life as a mom.

Selected Publications

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