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 Degree Year Major Current Positionsort descending Thesis Topic
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
Shuo Zhang Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Aramco Services Company Geologist
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
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
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
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
James Watkins Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Assistant Professor, University of Oregon Department of Geological Sciences Elemental and isotopic separation by diffusion in geological liquids
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
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
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
Percy Link Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science AutoGrid Systems Senior Data Scientist
Benjamin Fildier Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Benjamin Fildier Guest Postdoctoral Fellow Climate & Ecosystem Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Physical Constraints and Modeling Uncertainties on the Intensication of the Global Hydrologic Cycle
Ian Rose Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science Berkeley Institute for Data Science, Postdoctorial Scholar True polar wander on convecting planets
Nichole-Jeanne Schlege Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher
Zachary Geballe Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Carnegie Science Geophysical Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow
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
Tyler Arbour Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science CMET- Center for Microbial Ecology and Technology, Postdoctorial Scholar Cultivating and Characterizing Electroactive Microbial Communities using Bioelectrochemical Systems and Metagenomics
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
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
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
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
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
Robert Martin-Short Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Data Scientist at App Annie Seismic investigation of subduction in Cascadia and Alaska and Simulating the ability of MyShake networks to detect and locate earthquakes
Sarah Godsey Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University Understanding Water and Solute Fluxes in Diverse Catchments
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
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
Kyung-Eun Min Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Professor Eddy-covariance observations of the atmosphere-biosphere exchange of nitrogen oxides
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
Jacob Seeley Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Harvard University Center for the Environment, Environmental Fellow Convection, Radiation, and Climate: Fundamental Mechanisms and Impacts of a Changing Atmosphere

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