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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 descending
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
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
Douglas Allen Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Development and application of a process-based, basin-scale stream temperature model
Stephanie Wuerth Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Pandora, Data Scientist Development and Applications of a Carbon-Weather Data Assimilation System
Carolina Munoz-Saez Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science Universidad de Chile, Postdoctorial Researcher Dynamics of Geyser systems, El Tatio, Atacama
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
Robert Citron Ph.D. 2019 Earth and Planetary Science Early Mars Geodynamics: Giant Impacts, Super-plumes, and Vast Oceans
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
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
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
Ryan McWilliams Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Elastic and Inelastic Shock Compression of Diamond and Other Minerals
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
Nestor Cuevas Ph.D. 2009 Earth and Planetary Science Schlumberger Geosolutions, Integrated EM Center of Excellence Senior Geophysicist Electrokinetic Coupling in Hydraulic Fracture Propagation
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
Holly Brown Ph.D. 2012 Earth and Planetary Science Evaluating and Improving the ElarmS Earthquake Early Warning Algorithm
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
Shuai Zhang Ph.D. 2016 Earth and Planetary Science First-principles Simulations of Minerals in Earth and Planetary Interiors
Micheal Lamb Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Formation of Amphitheater-Headed Canyons
Jay Perron Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Formation of Evenly Spaced Ridges and Valleys
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Andrea Chiang Ph.D. 2015 Earth and Planetary Science Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher Investigating Source Processes of Isotropic Events
Sean Ford Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Isotropic Sources and Attenuation Structure: Nuclear Tests, Mine Collapses, and Q

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