Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

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
Hannah Bourne Ph.D. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Stable isotope fractionation and trace element partitioning in marine, terrestrial, and laboratory-synthesized carbonates
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
Aimin Cao Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science Seismological Constraints on Inner Core Properties
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 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
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
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
Brook Peterson Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science SportsEngine Data Scientist/ Engineering Rates and Mechanisms of Magmatic Processes: Isotopic and Geochronological Evidence
Victoria Lee Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry and the Evolution of the Earth's Surface and Interior
Jenny Pehl Ph.D. 2006 Earth and Planetary Science Quantitative Rietveld Texture Analysis of Geological Materials
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
Tess McEnulty Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Red Canyon, Orion Assembly, test, and Launch Operations Engineer Oxygen Loss from Venus and the Influence of Extreme Solar Wind Conditions
John Sanders Ph.D. 2011 Earth and Planetary Science On the Formation of Cirques by Glaciers
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
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
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
Sean Wahl Ph.D. 2017 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Postdoctorial Researcher Modeling of Planetary Interiors: From Microscopic to Global Scales
David Mangiante Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science Metal and mineral catalyzed organic photochemistry in modern and prebiotic environments
Christian Braudrick Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science Stillwater Sciences, Fluvial Geomorphologist Meandering in Gravel-Bed Rivers
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
Mark Wenzel Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Layered Mantle Convection on Mars, and the Electronic Structure of Magnetite
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
Laura Lammers Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science UC Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Assistant Professor Kinetic isotope and trace element partitioning during calcite precipitation from aqueous solution
Sean Ford Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Isotropic Sources and Attenuation Structure: Nuclear Tests, Mine Collapses, and Q
Andrea Chiang Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher Investigating Source Processes of Isotropic Events
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
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
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
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.
Sanne Cottaar Ph.D. 2013 Earth and Planetary Science University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences University Lecturer Heterogeneity and Flow in the Deep Earth

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