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  • McMaster, D., S. Bennett, Y. Tang, J. Finlay, G. Kowalke, B. Nedved, F. Bright, (...) and M. Detty. 2009. Antifouling character of 'active' hybrid xerogel coatings with sequestered catalysts for the activation of hydrogen peroxide. Biofouling.

  • Pérez-Roa, R., M. Anderson, D. Rittschof, B. Orihuela, D. Wendt, G. Kowalke and D. Noguera. 2008. Inhibition of barnacle (Amphibalanus amphitrite) cyprid settlement by means of localized, pulsed electric fields. Biofouling.

  • Johnson, C. and D. Wendt. 2007. Availability of dissolved organic matter offsets metabolic costs of a protracted larval period for Bugula neritina (Bryozoa). Marine Biology 151: 301-311.

  • Wendt, D. and C. Johnson. 2006. Using latent effects to determine the ecological importance of dissolved organic matter to marine invertebrates. Integrative & Comparative Biology 46: 634-642.

  • Holm, E., C. Kavanagh, A. Meyer, D. Wiebe, B. Nedved, D. Wendt, C. Smith, (...) and J. Montemarano. 2006. Interspecific variation in patterns of adhesion of marine fouling to silicone surfaces. Biofouling.

  • Tang, Y., J. Finlay, G. Kowalke, A. Meyer, F. Bright, M. Callow, J. Callow, (...) and M. Detty. 2005. Hybrid xerogel films as novel coatings for antifouling and fouling release. Biofouling.

  • Stein, J., K. Truby, C. Wood, J. Stein, M. Gardner, G. Swain, C. Kavanagh, (...) and A. Meyer. 2003. Silicone foul release coatings. Biofouling.

  • Stein, J., K. Truby, C. Wood, M. Takemori, M. Vallance, G. Swain, C. Kavanagh, (...) and A. Meyer. 2003. Structure-property relationships of silicone biofouling-release coatings. Biofouling.

  • Wendt, D. 2000. Energetics of Larval Swimming and Metamorphosis in Four Species of Bugula (Bryozoa). Biological Bulletin 198: 346-356.

  • Wendt, D. 1998. Effect of Larval Swimming Duration on Growth and Reproduction of Bugula neritina (Bryozoa) Under.. Biological Bulletin 195: 126-135.

  • Pechenik, J., D. Wendt and J. Jarrett. 1998. Metamorphosis Is Not a New Beginning. Bioscience 48: 901-910.

  • Wendt, D. 1996. Effect of larval swimming duration on success of metamorphosis and size of the ancestrular.. Biological Bulletin 191: 224-233.

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Educational Background

  • 1999 – Ph.D., Harvard University (Biology)

  • 1996 – A.M., Harvard University (Biology)

  • 1993 – B.S., California Polytechnic State University (Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2010 – Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

  • 2009-2010 – Distinguished Scholar Award Recipient, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

  • 2006-2010 – Associate Professor, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

  • 2002-2006 – Assistant Professor, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

  • 2000-2002 – Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

  • 1999-2000 – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Hawaii, Manoa

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