Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

Alumni Yearbook

This page is under construction and currently only represents a limited list of EPS alumni.

Name Degreesort ascending Year Major Current Position Thesis Topic
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
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
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
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
Amy Englebrecht Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Late Holocene Climate Change on Isla Isabela, Gulf of California
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
Sarah Godsey Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University Understanding Water and Solute Fluxes in Diverse Catchments
Clara Chan Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science The Geomicrobiology of Iron-Oxidizing Microbes
Holly Brown Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Evaluating and Improving the ElarmS Earthquake Early Warning Algorithm
Katherine Hoag Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science The Anomalous Oxygen Isotopic Composition of Atmospheric CO2 and Applications to the Carbon Cycle and Stratospheric Chemistry and Transport
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
Arianna Gleason Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Adjunct Professor, Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences Department of Geological Sciences, Adjunct Faculty, Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester Elasticity of Materials at High Pressure
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
Brook Peterson Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science SportsEngine Data Scientist/ Engineering Rates and Mechanisms of Magmatic Processes: Isotopic and Geochronological Evidence
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
Marisa Palucis Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Dartmouth Department of Earth Sciences, Assistant Professor Using quantitative topographic analysis to understand the role of water on transport and deposition processes on crater walls
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
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

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