Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Atmosphere, Oceans, and Climate

Alumni Yearbook

Name Degree Year Major Current Positionsort descending Thesis Topic
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
Pamela Kaercher Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Insight Data Science | Data Science Fellow Crystallographic preferred orientation and deformation of deep Earth minerals
Yder Masson Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Institut de Physics du Globe de Paris Postdoctoral Fellow Computing the Seismic Attenuation in Complex Porous Materials
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
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
Jacob Edman Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science KoBold Metals Data Scientist Convection and Gravity Waves in the Tropical Atmosphere
Sirine Fakra Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher
Daniela Rosa Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Research Scientist Multiscale global atmospheric transport and convective precipitation
Andrea Chiang Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher Investigating Source Processes of Isotropic Events
William Cassata Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Research Scientist Systematic variations in argon diffusion in feldspars: Constraints on diffusion lengthscales, diffusive anisotropy, and non-linear Arrhenius arrays and implications for noble gas thermochronometry
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
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
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
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
Jesse Day Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science NextCaller, Principal Data Scientist and Product manager The Dynamics of Precipitation Variability in the Asian Monsoon
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
Stephanie Wuerth Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Pandora, Data Scientist Development and Applications of a Carbon-Weather Data Assimilation System
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
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
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
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)
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
Laura MacLean M.A. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science QuakeFinder Research Intern
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
Tess McEnulty Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Red Canyon, Orion Assembly, test, and Launch Operations Engineer Oxygen Loss from Venus and the Influence of Extreme Solar Wind Conditions
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
Nestor Cuevas Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Schlumberger Geosolutions, Integrated EM Center of Excellence Senior Geophysicist Electrokinetic Coupling in Hydraulic Fracture Propagation
Ahyi Kim Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science School of Science, Graduate School of Nanobioscience Department of Materials System Science Investigating Rupture Process of Parkfield Seismicity
Brook Peterson Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science SportsEngine Data Scientist/ Engineering Rates and Mechanisms of Magmatic Processes: Isotopic and Geochronological Evidence
Christian Braudrick Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science Stillwater Sciences, Fluvial Geomorphologist Meandering in Gravel-Bed Rivers

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