Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

Alumni Yearbook

Name Degree Year Major Current Position Thesis Topic
Stephanie Wuerth Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Pandora, Data Scientist Development and Applications of a Carbon-Weather Data Assimilation System
Joshua Tollefson Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Unraveling Neptune's Atmospheric Structure from Multi-Wavelength Observations
Robert Citron Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Early Mars Geodynamics: Giant Impacts, Super-plumes, and Vast Oceans
William Hawley Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science NSF Postdoc; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University The Life and Death of a Tectonic Plate: Imaging the Juan de Fuca Plate with Amphibious Seismic Data
Elizabeth Niespolo Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the California Institute of Technology in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences Determining Timescales and Paleoenvironments of Quaternary Human Evolution Using Stable and Radiogenic Isotopes
Kathryn Materna Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Active Tectonics lab Geodetic and Seismological Investigations of Earthquake Cycle Deformation and Fault Zone Properties
Robert Martin-Short Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Data Scientist at App Annie Seismic investigation of subduction in Cascadia and Alaska and Simulating the ability of MyShake networks to detect and locate earthquakes
William Hahm Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Postdoc, University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geoscience Critical Zone Ecohydrology of the Northern California Coast Ranges
Benjamin Fildier Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Benjamin Fildier Guest Postdoctoral Fellow Climate & Ecosystem Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Physical Constraints and Modeling Uncertainties on the Intensication of the Global Hydrologic Cycle
Noah Randolph-Flagg Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Ames Research Center The role of groundwater in volcanic and fault zone processes
Qingkai Kong Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Joint Berkeley Seismology Lab and Berkeley Division of Data Sciences Assistant Data Science Researcher MyShake – Building a global smartphone seismic network
Olive Boyd Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Analysis of Seismic Moment Tensors, In-Situ Stress, and Finite-Source Scaling of Earthquakes at The Geysers Geothermal Field, California
Octavia Crompton Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Postdoctorial Researcher at UC Berkeley, Civil and Environmental Engineering Who’s afraid of the Saint Venant Equations? (Everyone, so I replaced it with Machine Learning)
Jacob Seeley Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Harvard University Center for the Environment, Environmental Fellow Convection, Radiation, and Climate: Fundamental Mechanisms and Impacts of a Changing Atmosphere
Elizabeth Mitnick Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Stable isotope fractionation and trace element partitioning in marine, terrestrial, and laboratory-synthesized carbonates
Hannah Bourne Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Stable isotope fractionation and trace element partitioning in marine, terrestrial, and laboratory-synthesized carbonates
Michael Antonelli Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Ca Isotopes in Igneous and High-Temperature Metamorphic Systems and the Hydrothermal Chemistry of Paleoseawater
Marissa Tremblay Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Purdue University Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Assistant Professor Reconstructing past Earth and planetary surface temperatures with cosmogenic noble gases
Brent Delbridge Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Harvard University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Postdoctorial Fellow Constraints on slow slip from landsliding and faulting
Heidi Fuqua Haviland Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center planetary scientist A multi model investigation of the global interior structure of the Moon
Seth Saltiel Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Columbia University, Lamond-Doherty Earth Observatory Postodctorial Research Scientist The seismic signature of fractures and faults: low-frequency shear anelasticity measurements toward determining stress and frictional conditions of reservoir fractures
Avinash Nayak Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Geoscience, Postdoc I. Seismic Moment Tensor Analysis of Micro-Earthquakes in an Evolving Fluid-Dominated System, II. Ambient Noise Cross-Correlation for Evaluating Velocity Structure and Instrument Orientations in a Geothermal Environment
Jacob Edman Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science KoBold Metals Data Scientist Convection and Gravity Waves in the Tropical Atmosphere
Kristen Fauria Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Vanderbilt University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Assistant Professor Dynamics of pyroclastic density currents and submarine eruptions
Tyler Arbour Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science CMET- Center for Microbial Ecology and Technology, Postdoctorial Scholar Cultivating and Characterizing Electroactive Microbial Communities using Bioelectrochemical Systems and Metagenomics
Sean Wahl Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Postdoctorial Researcher Modeling of Planetary Interiors: From Microscopic to Global Scales
Courtney Sprain Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science University of Liverpool School of Environmental Sciences, Postdoctorial Research Associate Resolving the timing of events around the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary
Eloisa Zepeda-Alarcon Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Los Alamos National Laboratory, Postdoctorial Research Fellow Texture Development and Polycrystal Plasticity of Two-Phase Aggregates
Felipe Orellana Rovirosa Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Crust-Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Dynamics in Mantle Plume Provinces with Emphasis on the Galápagos
Christopher Johnson Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Stress modulation of earthquakes: A study of long and short period stress perturbations and the crustal response

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