Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

Alumni Yearbook

Name Degree Year Majorsort descending Current Position Thesis Topic
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
Lowell Miyagi Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Assistant Professor Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah Deformation and Texture Development in Deep Earth Mineral Phases: Implication for Seismic Anisotropy and Dynamics
Sarah Brownlee Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Associate Professor, Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Revisiting the Baja-British Columbia hypothesis: 40 Ar/39Ar geochronology and paleomagnetism of the Ecstall, Butedale, and Smith Island plutons, British Columbia, Canada
Vedran Lekic Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Associate Professor, University of maryland Department of Geology Inferring the Elastic Structure of the Earth's Mantle using the Spectral Element Method
Kathryn Fletcher Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Interim Department Chair of the Department of Elementary Education, Ball State University, Department of Educational Psychology Application of U-series dating of pedogenic carbonate and 10Be cosmogenic exposure dating to neotectonic and geochronologic problems
Leslie Hsu Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science USGS Community for Data Integration Coordinator Bedrock Erosion by Granular Flow
Victoria Lee Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry and the Evolution of the Earth's Surface and Interior
Kenneth Ferrier Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Assistant professor of sea-level geophysics and surface processes in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Effects of climate, physical erosion, parent mineralogy, and dust on chemical erosion rates in mountainous terrain
Christina Lee Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Assistant Research Physicist University of California, Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory The Structure of the Solar Wind in the Inner Heliosphere
Abigail Swann Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Ecology at the University of Washington Ecoclimate: Variations, Interactions, and Teleconnections
Alexander Stine Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth & Climate Sciences, San Francisco State University Climate Change at Annual Timescales
Nicole-Jeanne Schlegel Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Sea Level and Ice Group Scientist Determining Greenland Ice Sheet sensitivity to regional climate change: one-way coupling of a 3-D thermo-mechanical ice sheet model with a mesoscale climate model
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
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
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
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
Sarah Godsey Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University Understanding Water and Solute Fluxes in Diverse Catchments
Laura MacLean M.A. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science QuakeFinder Research Intern
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
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
Brook Peterson Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science SportsEngine Data Scientist/ Engineering Rates and Mechanisms of Magmatic Processes: Isotopic and Geochronological Evidence
Shuo Zhang Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Aramco Services Company Geologist
Zhao Zheng Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Halliburton Sr. Microseismic Geophysicist, R&D Refining Constraints on Seismic Discontinuities and Elastic Structure in the Earth's Upper Mantle
Pamela Kaercher Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Insight Data Science | Data Science Fellow Crystallographic preferred orientation and deformation of deep Earth minerals
Hyojin Kim Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Post-doctoral researcher; Global Institute for Water Security; Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University Water chemistry evolution through the critical zone
Daniela Rosa Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Research Scientist Multiscale global atmospheric transport and convective precipitation
Scott French Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Google Site Reliability Engineer Global Full-Waveform Tomography Using the Spectral Element Method: New Constraints on the Structure of Earth's Interior
Zachary Geballe Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Carnegie Science Geophysical Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow
Mong-Han Huang Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science University of Maryland Department of Geology, Assistant Professor Crustal Deformation During Co- and Postseismic Phases of the Earthquake Cycle Inferred from Geodetic and Seismic Data
Andrea Chiang Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher Investigating Source Processes of Isotropic Events

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