Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

Alumni Yearbook

Name Degreesort ascending Year Major Current Position Thesis Topic
Edwin Apel Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science CoreLogic Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Scientist Shells on a Sphere: Tectonic Plate Motion and Plate Boundary Deformation
Mark Wenzel Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Layered Mantle Convection on Mars, and the Electronic Structure of Magnetite
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
Martin Saar Ph.D. 2003 Earth and Planetary Science
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
Stephanie Wuerth Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Pandora, Data Scientist Development and Applications of a Carbon-Weather Data Assimilation System
John Sanders Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science On the Formation of Cirques by Glaciers
Christian Braudrick Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science Stillwater Sciences, Fluvial Geomorphologist Meandering in Gravel-Bed Rivers
Jasper Oshun Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science Assistant Professor of Geology, Humboldt State University The isotopic evolution of a raindrop through the critical zone
Phoebe Lam Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science Marine Particulate Matter in the Twilight Zone: Insights on Iron Cycling and Remineralization of Particulate Organic Carbon in the Ocean
Leif Karlstrom Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science University of Oregon Department of Earth Sciences, Assistant Professor Causes and consequences of unsteady crustal magma transport
Douglas Allen Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Development and application of a process-based, basin-scale stream temperature model
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
David Stegman Ph.D. 2003 Earth and Planetary Science
Joshua Tollefson Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Unraveling Neptune's Atmospheric Structure from Multi-Wavelength Observations
Nichole-Jeanne Schlege Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher
Sanne Cottaar Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences University Lecturer Heterogeneity and Flow in the Deep Earth
Daniella Rempe Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science University of Texas, Austin Jackson School of Geosciences Assistant Professor Controls on critical zone thickness and hydrologic dynamics at the hillslope
Jung-Eun Lee Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science Atmospheric Water: Perspectives from Isotopes and the NCAR Climate Model
Laura Lammers Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Assistant Professor Kinetic isotope and trace element partitioning during calcite precipitation from aqueous solution
Su-chin Chang Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Application of High-Precision Geochronology in Evolution and Mass Extinctions
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
Peter Nelson Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Colorado State University College of Engineering Assistant Professor (Previous NSF International Fellow, Environmental and Civil Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy) Bed Surface Patchiness in Gravel-Bed Rivers
Robert Citron Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Early Mars Geodynamics: Giant Impacts, Super-plumes, and Vast Oceans
David Shimabukuro Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science Sacramento State University Department of Geology Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator The Cenozoic Tectonic History of the Calabrian Orogen, Southern Italy
Jennifer Frederick Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science Computational Geoscientist and Engineer at Sandia National Laboratories Numerical Investigations of the Fluid Flows at Deep Oceanic and Arctic Permafrost-Associated Gas Hydrate Deposits
Jenny Pehl Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science Quantitative Rietveld Texture Analysis of Geological Materials
Kelly Wiseman Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Radius Intelligence, Senior Data Scientist The Far Reach of Megathrust Earthquakes: Evolution of Stress, Deformation and Seismicity Following the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Rupture
Brent Grocholski Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Viscosity of Planetary Fluids and the Amorphization of Crystals at High Pressure
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

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