University of Puerto Rico
Dr. T. Mitchell Aide has been a professor at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras since 1992. He has trained 35 MS, Ph.D., and postdoctoral fellows, the majority from Latin America. His research interests cover a diversity of topics related to tropical forest ecology, including plant/animal interactions, forest dynamics, population dynamics, restoration ecology, land change, community ecology, and ecological informatics. Presently, his research focuses on understanding how demographic and economic changes are affecting land-use patterns and patterns of biodiversity, and developing web applications for the community to improve the spatial and temporal of biodiversity monitoring.