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 Position Thesis Topicsort ascending
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
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
Kathryn Materna Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Active Tectonics lab Geodetic and Seismological Investigations of Earthquake Cycle Deformation and Fault Zone Properties
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
Jay Perron Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Formation of Evenly Spaced Ridges and Valleys
Micheal Lamb Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Formation of Amphitheater-Headed Canyons
Shuai Zhang Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science First-principles Simulations of Minerals in Earth and Planetary Interiors
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
Holly Brown Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Evaluating and Improving the ElarmS Earthquake Early Warning Algorithm
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
Nestor Cuevas Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Schlumberger Geosolutions, Integrated EM Center of Excellence Senior Geophysicist Electrokinetic Coupling in Hydraulic Fracture Propagation
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
Ryan McWilliams Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Elastic and Inelastic Shock Compression of Diamond and Other Minerals
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
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
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
Robert Citron Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Early Mars Geodynamics: Giant Impacts, Super-plumes, and Vast Oceans
Kristen Fauria Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Vanderbilt University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Assistant Professor Dynamics of pyroclastic density currents and submarine eruptions
Carolina Munoz-Saez Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science Universidad de Chile, Postdoctorial Researcher Dynamics of Geyser systems, El Tatio, Atacama
Stephanie Wuerth Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Pandora, Data Scientist Development and Applications of a Carbon-Weather Data Assimilation System
Douglas Allen Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Development and application of a process-based, basin-scale stream temperature model
Elizabeth Niespolo Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the California Institute of Technology in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences Determining Timescales and Paleoenvironments of Quaternary Human Evolution Using Stable and Radiogenic Isotopes
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
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
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
Pamela Kaercher Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Insight Data Science | Data Science Fellow Crystallographic preferred orientation and deformation of deep Earth minerals
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
Felipe Orellana Rovirosa Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science Crust-Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Dynamics in Mantle Plume Provinces with Emphasis on the Galápagos
William Hahm Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Postdoc, University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geoscience Critical Zone Ecohydrology of the Northern California Coast Ranges
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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