S3OK Research Team Members

Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Award No. OIA-1946093

The OK NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Award No. OIA-1946093 (2020-2025), Socially Sustainable Solutions for Water, Carbon, and Infrastructure Resilience in Oklahomais a social science-led, multi-disciplinary collaboration among social, physical, biological, engineering, and computational scientists. More than forty researchers from Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma, University of Tulsa, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Langston University, East Central University, and Noble Research Institute are working together on the $20 million NSF EPSCoR project, which began on July 1, 2020. Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education will provide $800,000 annually in matching funds during the five-year award. 

The research team is working to develop and test science-based solutions for complex problems at the intersection of land use, water availability, and infrastructure in Oklahoma. 

OK EPSCoR State Director
Dr. Raman P. Singh

Project Director & PI
Dr. Kevin Wagner
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Co-Principal Investigators
Dr. Hank Jenkins-Smith
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Dr. Carol L. Silva
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Research Team Members


SD Focus Area: Social Dynamics Research Framework


S2S Focus Area: Changing Subseasonal to Seasonal Weather Patterns



TWCD Focus Area: Terrestrial Water & Carbon Dynamics


V-MQW Focus Area: Variable & Marginal Quality Water Supplies  

  • Matt Varriale
    Grad Student, OU





SI Focus Area: Sustainable Infrastructure