Earth and Planetary Science
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Alumni Yearbook

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

Namesort ascending Degree Year Major Current Position Thesis Topic
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
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
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
Percy Link Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science AutoGrid Systems Senior Data Scientist
Pamela Kaercher Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Insight Data Science | Data Science Fellow Crystallographic preferred orientation and deformation of deep Earth minerals
Olive Boyd Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Analysis of Seismic Moment Tensors, In-Situ Stress, and Finite-Source Scaling of Earthquakes at The Geysers Geothermal Field, California
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)
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
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
Nichole-Jeanne Schlege Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher
Nestor Cuevas Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Schlumberger Geosolutions, Integrated EM Center of Excellence Senior Geophysicist Electrokinetic Coupling in Hydraulic Fracture Propagation
Nestor Cuevas M.S. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science
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
Micheal Lamb Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Formation of Amphitheater-Headed Canyons
Michael Whitman M.A. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science
Michael Antonelli Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Ca Isotopes in Igneous and High-Temperature Metamorphic Systems and the Hydrothermal Chemistry of Paleoseawater
Mei Xue Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Using Seismic Methods to Constrain Mantle Convection Proceses
Meagan Smith M.S. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science
Maxwell Wilmarth M.A. 2003 Earth and Planetary Science
Maxwell Rudolph Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science UC Davis Earth and Planetary Sciences, Assistant Professor Mechanical Controls on Eruptions
Martin Saar Ph.D. 2003 Earth and Planetary Science
Mark Wenzel Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Layered Mantle Convection on Mars, and the Electronic Structure of Magnetite
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
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
Maria Brumm M.S. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Ground Water in Tectonically Active Areas: Implications for Heat Flow and the Earthquake-Triggered Eruption of Mud Volcanoes
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
Leslie Hsu Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science USGS Community for Data Integration Coordinator Bedrock Erosion by Granular Flow
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
Leah Morgan Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science U.S. Geological Survey Research Geologist Geochronological constraints on Plio-Pleistocene Hominid Evolution in the Ethopian rift
Laura Nielson Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Assistant Professor

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