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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
Courtney Sprain Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science University of Liverpool School of Environmental Sciences, Postdoctorial Research Associate Resolving the timing of events around the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary
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
Hannah Bourne Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Stable isotope fractionation and trace element partitioning in marine, terrestrial, and laboratory-synthesized carbonates
Michael Antonelli Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Ca Isotopes in Igneous and High-Temperature Metamorphic Systems and the Hydrothermal Chemistry of Paleoseawater
Arthur Karlstrom Ph.D. 2011 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
Sirine Fakra Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher
Alexander Stine Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth & Climate Sciences, San Francisco State University Climate Change at Annual Timescales
Jay Perron Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Formation of Evenly Spaced Ridges and Valleys
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
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
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
Edwin Kite Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science University of Chicago Department of the Geophysical Sciences Assistant Professor I. Climate change on ancient Mars. II. Exoplanet geodynamics and climate.
Amanda Thomas Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science University of Oregon Department of Earth Sciences, Assistant Professor Fact or friction: Inferring rheology from nonvolcanic tremor and low-frequency earthquakes on the deep San Andreas fault
Percy Link Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science AutoGrid Systems Senior Data Scientist
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
Joel Rowland Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Tie Channels
Felipe Orellana Rovirosa Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Crust-Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Dynamics in Mantle Plume Provinces with Emphasis on the Galápagos
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
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
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
Benjamin Nault Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science University of Colorado at Boulder Department of Chemistry Postdoctoral Researcher Observational constraints on upper tropospheric NOx emissions, lifetime, and oxidative products
Aimin Cao Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science Seismological Constraints on Inner Core Properties
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
Mark Wenzel Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Layered Mantle Convection on Mars, and the Electronic Structure of Magnetite
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
Martin Saar Ph.D. 2003 Earth and Planetary Science
Stephanie Wuerth Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Pandora, Data Scientist Development and Applications of a Carbon-Weather Data Assimilation System
John Sanders Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science On the Formation of Cirques by Glaciers
Christian Braudrick Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science Stillwater Sciences, Fluvial Geomorphologist Meandering in Gravel-Bed Rivers

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