Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Atmosphere, Oceans, and Climate

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
Amy Englebrecht Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Late Holocene Climate Change on Isla Isabela, Gulf of California
Robert Citron Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Early Mars Geodynamics: Giant Impacts, Super-plumes, and Vast Oceans
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
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
Jenny Pehl Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science Quantitative Rietveld Texture Analysis of Geological Materials
Holly Brown Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Evaluating and Improving the ElarmS Earthquake Early Warning Algorithm
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
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
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
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
Brook Peterson Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science SportsEngine Data Scientist/ Engineering Rates and Mechanisms of Magmatic Processes: Isotopic and Geochronological Evidence
Sarah Godsey Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University Understanding Water and Solute Fluxes in Diverse Catchments
Clara Chan Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science The Geomicrobiology of Iron-Oxidizing Microbes
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
Ahyi Kim Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science School of Science, Graduate School of Nanobioscience Department of Materials System Science Investigating Rupture Process of Parkfield Seismicity
Avinash Nayak Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Geoscience, Postdoc I. Seismic Moment Tensor Analysis of Micro-Earthquakes in an Evolving Fluid-Dominated System, II. Ambient Noise Cross-Correlation for Evaluating Velocity Structure and Instrument Orientations in a Geothermal Environment
Yder Masson Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science Institut de Physics du Globe de Paris Postdoctoral Fellow Computing the Seismic Attenuation in Complex Porous Materials
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
Shuo Zhang Ph.D. 2014 Earth and Planetary Science Aramco Services Company Geologist
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
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
Micheal Lamb Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Formation of Amphitheater-Headed Canyons
Jacob Edman Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science KoBold Metals Data Scientist Convection and Gravity Waves in the Tropical Atmosphere
Dylan Spaulding Ph.D. 2010 Earth and Planetary Science UC Davis Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Assistant Project Scientist Laser-Driven Shock Compression Studies of Planetary Compositions
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
Dino Bellugi Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Department of Geography, Postdoctoral Researcher What Controls Shallow Landslide Size Across Landscapes?
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
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
David Mangiante Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science Metal and mineral catalyzed organic photochemistry in modern and prebiotic environments
Ryan McWilliams Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Elastic and Inelastic Shock Compression of Diamond and Other Minerals

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