Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

Alumni Yearbook

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

Name Degree Year Major Current Position Thesis Topicsort ascending
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)
Dino Bellugi Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Department of Geography, Postdoctoral Researcher What Controls Shallow Landslide Size Across Landscapes?
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
Brent Grocholski Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Viscosity of Planetary Fluids and the Amorphization of Crystals at High Pressure
Mei Xue Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Using Seismic Methods to Constrain Mantle Convection Proceses
Joshua Tollefson Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Unraveling Neptune's Atmospheric Structure from Multi-Wavelength Observations
Sarah Godsey Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University Understanding Water and Solute Fluxes in Diverse Catchments
Ian Rose Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science Berkeley Institute for Data Science, Postdoctorial Scholar True polar wander on convecting planets
Rob Porritt Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, Postdoctoral Researcher Tracing the Farallon plate through seismic imaging with USArray
Joel Rowland Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Tie Channels
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
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
Alyssa Rhoden Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration Assistant Professor The rotation and fracture history of Europa from modeling of tidal-tectonic processes
John Moreau Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science The role of microbial sulfur cycling in the fate of metals in mining-impacted environments
Wren Montgomery Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science The Role of High-Pressure Organic Chemistry in Planetary Evolution
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
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
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
Elisabeth Green Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science The influence of geochemical and microbiological weathering on hillslope erosion and landscape evolution
Christian Huber Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Georgia Institute of Technology Assistant Professor The importance of small-scale dynamics on large-scale magmatic processes
Clara Chan Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science The Geomicrobiology of Iron-Oxidizing Microbes
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
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
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
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
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
Waruntorn Kanitpanyacharoen Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, Department of Geology Assistant Professor Synchrotron X-ray Applications Toward an Understanding of Elastic Anisotropy
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
Jennifer Druhan Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Department of Geology Assistant Professor Stable Isotope Fractionations in Biogeochemical Reactive Transport
Elizabeth Mitnick Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Stable isotope fractionation and trace element partitioning in marine, terrestrial, and laboratory-synthesized carbonates

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