Department Logo for Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences

As of today, the professional outcomes of 354 alumni of UCLA's EPSS graduate program included:

  • 69 university professors
  • 85 research or staff scientists
  • 29 employed at NASA
  • 26 postdocs
  • 7 lecturers
  • 4 instructors
  • 5 PhD students
  • a variety of interesting positions in the private sector or in public service
Year Degree First Name Last Name Thesis Title Position Institution Advisor
None PhD Carlene arthur --- --- Retired McPherron
None PhD Joseph Barfield --- --- Retired ---
None MS Janice M. Blacic --- --- --- ---
None PhD Michael Caan --- --- Retired McPherron
None PhD C. Robret Clauer --- McPherron Prof. Emeritu, Univ of Virginia ---
None PhD Thomas R. Fairchild --- --- --- ---
None PhD Robert Horodyski --- --- --- ---
None PhD Carl Mendelson --- --- --- ---
None PhD Albert V. Nyberg --- --- --- ---
None Phd Dorothy Oehler --- --- --- ---
None Phd John Oehler --- --- --- ---
None Phd Donna Satterthwait --- --- --- ---
None PhD Kazue Takahashi --- McPherron John Hopkins Applied Physics Lab ---
2024 PhD Jordan Bretzfelder Wind-Driven Sediment Transport Across The Solar System --- Day ---
2023 PhD Taylor Dorn The Transport, Accumulation, and Abrasive Capacity of Sediment in Aeolian Dominated Landscapes on Earth and Mars Assistant Professor Front Range Community College Day
2023 PhD Akash Gupta From the Galactic to Atomic Scale: Understanding Planet Formation and Evolution --- Schlichting ---
2023 PhD Justin Takeshi Higa Multi-Scale Investigations on the Impacts of Geologic Fractures --- Moon ---
2023 PhD Tyler Powell The Influence of Distal Crater Ejecta on Planetary Surfaces: An Investigation of Lunar Cold Spots and Secondary Craters --- Paige ---
2023 PhD Ashley Marie Schoenfeld Surface Processes and Tectonics in the Outer Solar System: Insights from the Saturnian Moons Titan and Enceladus Postdoctoral Scholar Jet Propulsion Laboratory Yin
2023 PhD Kevin Shao Decadal, Millennial, and Million-Year Erosion Rates in the Easternmost Himalaya --- Moon ---
2023 PhD Francisco Spaulding-Astudillo Climate, clouds, and convection on Earth and Titan Postdoctoral Scholar UCLA Mitchell
2023 PhD Yufan Xu Forging Experimental Pathways to Planetary Core Convection --- Aurnou ---
2022 PhD Ashna Aggarwal Zonal Flows in Planetary Fluid Layers Analyst Rocky Mountain Institute Aurnou
2022 PhD Han Bao Seeking Supershear Earthquakes --- Meng ---
2022 PhD Tian Feng Navigating Microseismicity Characterization with Backprojection, Matched-filter, and Deep Learning Data Scientist Capital One Bank Meng
2022 PhD Daniel Fineman An Experimental Investigation of Mineral Solubility in the System MgO-SiO2-H2O-CO2-NaCl at 10 kbar, 500800 C: Implications for Si, Mg, and C Metasomatism in High Pressure Environments --- Manning ---
2022 PhD Ariel Graykowski Properties of Irregular Satellites and Fragmenting Comets Postdoctoral Fellow SETI Institute Jewitt
2022 PhD Richard Allen Hart Statistical Study of Lightning-Generated Whistler-Mode Waves Observed by Venus Express --- Russell ---
2022 PhD Heather Kirkpatrick Isotopic and Trace Element Investigations of Crustal Processes Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard University Harrison
2022 PhD Sebastian Jian Ernst Krause Clumped Isotopes and Cryptic Cycling of Methane: Tracking the Microbial Footprint Postdoctoral Researcher University of California, Santa Barbara Treude
2022 PhD Kaitlyn Anne McCain Reconstructing the timing and chemistry of aqueous processing of carbonaceous chondrite parent bodies: A coordinated, in-situ investigation NanoSIMS Scientist NASA Johnson Space Center McKeegan/Young
2022 MS Zachary Plante Role of atmospheric dust in controlling Earth's riverine silicate weathering flux --- Moon ---
2022 PhD Lieutauras Rusaitis Alfve_nic Wave Resonances in the Kronian and Terrestrial Magnetospheres: Modeling and Observations Post-doctoral Goddard Space Flight Center, Catholic University of America Walker
2022 PhD Simran Singh Sangha Characterizing the Deformation Field in Afar from Radar Interferometry and Topography Data Research Engineer NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Peltzer
2022 MS Yingchi Wang Formation and modification of wrinkle ridges in the central Tharsis region of Mars as constrained by detailed geomorphological mapping and landform analysis Geologist Consulting Company Yin
2022 PhD Yuqing Xie --- --- --- Russell
2021 PhD Lydia Adair The Effectiveness of EMIC Wave-Driven Relativistic Electron Pitch Angle Scattering in Outer Radiation Belt Depletion Lead Mission Operations Engineer Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company Angelopoulos
2021 PhD Alexandra Doyle Analyses of Polluted White Dwarf Stars with Applications to the Geochemistry of Rocky Exoplanets Postdoctoral Scholar UCLA Young Laboratory Young
2021 PhD Jamie Kaaren Lucarelli Constraints on dual clumped isotope equilibrium and kinetic effects Postdoctoral Scholar UCLA Tripati Laboratory Tripati
2021 PhD Jeffrey Thomas Osterhout Studies of Precambrian microfossils and the search for ancient biosignatures on Earth and Mars Astrobiologist/Geochemist Jet Propulsion Laboratory Schopf
2021 PhD Yi Qi Magnetic Reconnection on the Earth's Magnetopause: Identification, Magnetic Flux Transport and Magnetic Entanglement Postdoctoral Fellow University of Colorado Boulder Russell
2021 PhD Krista Sawchuk High-Pressure Behavior and Chemical Reactions of Volatile-Bearing Minerals in Earths Mantle Postdoctoral Associate Los Alamos National Laboratory Kavner
2021 PhD Haotian Xu A Transdimensional Inversion Method for Multi-mode Surface Waves and Its Application to Antarctica and Mars Machine Learning Engineer Viasat Inc. Beghein
2021 PhD Xu Zhang Electron Driven Instabilities around Dipolarizing Flux Bundles in Earths Magnetotail Assistant Researcher UCLA Angelopoulos
2020 PhD Ellen Alexander Geochemical Tracers of Crustal Thickness And Their Applicability To The Tibetan-Himalayan Orogen Postdoctoral Associate University of Colorado Boulder, Geological Sciences Harrison
2020 PhD Emily Hawkins Experimental Investigations of Convective Turbulence in Planetary Cores Assistant Professor of Physics Loyola Marymount University Aurnou
2020 PhD Chen Shi Magnetic Reconnection and Turbulence in the Inner Heliosphere Assistant Researcher UCLA Velli
2019 PhD Kevin Thomas Coffey Tectonic Reconstruction of the Southern San Andreas Fault System Using Segments of the Chocolate Mountains Anticlinorium in the San Gabriel Mountains, Southern California, U.S.A. Lecturer UCLA Ingersoll
2019 PhD Kynan Horace George Hughson Geologic Mapping and Geophysical Modeling of the Surface of Ceres: Insights into the Structural, Mechanical, and Compositional Properties of the Solar System's Innermost Dwarf Planet Postdoctoral Fellow Georgia Institute of Technology Russell
2019 PhD Erin Janelle Leonard Understanding the Ice-shell Evolution on Europa and Enceladus from Geomorphological Observations and Experimental Analogue Modeling Research Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Yin
2019 PhD Nathaniel Nels Monson High-Precision Calibration and Reduction Techniques for Molecular Line Emission in Radio Astronomy & Their Application to the Galactic Chemical Evolution of Silicon --- Young ---
2019 MS Lauren Mae Santi Stable and Clumped Isotope Analyses of Last Glacial Maximum Pluvial Lakes to Constrain Past Hydroclimate Staff Geologist GSI Environmental, Inc. Tripati
2019 PhD Emily Foote Smith The Bidirectional and Hemispheric Reflectance of Apollo Lunar Soils: Laboratory and Diviner Measurements --- Paige ---
2019 MS Steve Michael Tomlinson No Thesis (by Comprehensive Examination) Aerospace Engineer Torch Technologies, Inc. Velli
2019 PhD Wentao (Man-To Hui) Xu Studies of Comets and Active Asteroids: From Dynamics to Physical Properties Assistant Professor Macau University of Science and Technology Jewitt
2019 PhD Ailin Zhang Theories and Applications of Enhanced Earthquake Back-Projection Imaging Researcher Alibaba, Chinese e-commerce company Meng
2019 PhD Cong Zhao Statistical Study on Two Types Of Flux Transfer Events Observed By MMS Spacecraft --- Russell ---
2018 PhD Zagid Abatchev Development of Specialized Non-Linear Inversion Algorithms, Basis Functions, Eikonal Solvers, and Their Integration For Use In Joint Seismic and Gravitational Tomographic Inversion CEO Automated Seismics LLC Davis
2018 MS Margaret Yexin Deng A geological context of the honeycom terrain on Mars and its constraints on its formation mechanisms Freelance Writer Design Everest Yin
2018 PhD Sean Faulk Surface-Atmosphere Connections On Titan: A New Window Into Terrestrial Hydroclimate Studies in Pre-medicine Scripps College Mitchell
2018 PhD Amanda Kathryn Garcia Precambrian Transitions in Oxygen and Temperature: Insights from Mineralogy, Paleobiology, and Molecular Evolution Postdoctoral Research Associate The University of Arizona Schopf
2018 PhD Mojhgan Haghnegahdar Theoretical Study of Tellurium Isotopes in Ore-Forming Systems, and Studies of Doubly Substituted Isotopologues of Methane Postdoctoral Fellow University of Maryland Schauble
2018 PhD Peter Jasura Haproff Tectonic Evolution Of The Easternmost Himalayan Collisional System Associate Professor University of North Carolina Wilmington Yin/Harrison
2018 MS Danielle Maxine Hastings No Thesis (by Comprehensive Examination) Physics Teacher Springfield Public Schools, Westfield, Massachusetts Margot
2018 MS Jessica Chen Lin Geomorphic Controls on Vs30 Distribution in southern California Geologist/Geophysicist Jacobs (San Francisco Bay area) Moon
2018 PhD Zixu (Terry) Liu Foreshock Transients: Their Characteristics And Effects On Particle Acceleration Assistant Researcher UCLA Angelopoulos
2018 PhD Christopher Mcguire Thermal Conductivity Measurements Across A Pressure-Induced Phase Transition: Application To Heat Flow In Earth's Interior Postdoctoral Associate Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Kavner
2018 MS Bryce Akio Mitsunaga No Thesis (by Comprehensive Examination) PhD candidate Brown University Tripati
2018 PhD Michaela (Mickey) Nicole Villarreal Understanding the Interiors of Vesta and Ceres Through Their Interactions with the Solar Wind Postdoctoral Fellow NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Russell
2017 PhD Jeanine L Ash Clumped Isotopes As Tracers From Enzymes To Global Biogeochemical Cycles Postdoctoral Fellow Rice University Young
2017 PhD Nathan Brown Using Luminescence Signals From Bedrock Feldspars For Low-Temperature Thermochronology Assistant Professor University of Texas, Arlington Harrison
2017 PhD Alexander Michael Grannan Experimental and Numerical Studies of Mechanically- and Convectively-Driven Turbulence in Planetary Interiors Research Scientist Argonne National Laboratory Aurnou
2017 PhD Junko Isa Understanding Planetesimal Evolution: Bulk Chemistry, Petrology, and O-Isotope Studies of the Rumuruti Chondrite Group Postdoctoral Researcher Kyushu University McKeegan/Wasson
2017 PhD Michelle Kay Jordan Stable Isotope Studies Of Meteorites With Applications To Terrestrial Planet Formation And Evolution Forensic Scientist FBI Young
2017 PhD Michael Joseph Lawson The Application Of Luminescence To Tectonics: Improvements To Luminescent Dating And Its Utilization In High-Energy Depositional Environments Postdoctoral Fellow NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory Yin/Rhodes
2017 MS Napoleon Pempena Experimental determination of quartz solubility in KCl-H2O solutions at 7.5 and 10 kbar and 600-800°C Educator Van Nuys, CA Manning
2017 PhD Matthew Edward Walker Insert Tidal Here: A Planetary Evolution Cookbook Postdoctoral Fellow Arizona State University Mitchell
2017 PhD Zheng Xing Surface Wave Constraints On The Oceanic Lithosphere- Asthenosphere Boundary Senior Algorithm Engineer Alibaba Group Beghein
2016 PhD Patrick Boehnke A Tale of Two Earths: Reconciling the Lunar and Terrestrial Hadean Records T.C. Chamberlin Fellow University of Chicago Harrison
2016 MS M. Oliver Bowman No Thesis (by Comprehensive Examination) --- Margot ---
2016 PhD Ivy S Curren Kinematic Evolution and Mechanisms of Strike-Slip Faulting in the Solar System: Insight from Analogue Experiments Postdoctoral Fellow Weizmann Institute of Science Yin
2016 MS J.T. Daniels Mineralogic controls on the infrared stimulated luminescence of feldspars: an exploratory study of the effects of Al, Si order and composition on the behavior of a modified post-IR Staff Geologist Orion Environmental Inc. Rhodes
2016 PhD Sarah Eileen Maloney Palaich Carbon in the Deep Earth: A Mineral Physics Perspective High School Physics Teacher Aurora Public Schools Kavner/Manning
2016 PhD Christopher Jorge Snead Ion Probe Measurements of Comet Dust: Investigating Oxygen Isotope heterogeneity in the Solar System Assistant Professor of Practice Texas State University, San Marcos McKeegan
2016 PhD Deborah Anne Weiser Maximum Magnitude and Probabilities of Induced Earthquakes in California Geothermal Fields: Applications for a Science-Based Decision Framework Customer Success Engineer One Concern Jackson
2016 PhD Andrew Vincent Zuza Tectonic Evolution of the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau Associate Professor University of Nevada, Reno Yin
2015 PhD Jonathan Shuo Cheng Characterizing Convection In Geophysical Dynamo Systems Research Associate University of Rochester Aurnou
2015 PhD Xiangning Chu Configuration and Generation of Substorm Current Wedge Research Associate University of Colorado Boulder McPherron
2015 MS Kevin Thomas Coffey Oligocene-Miocene sedimentary and volcanic strata of the Vincent Gap region, eastern San Gabriel Mountains, southern California, USA, and their tectonic significance Lecturer UCLA Ingersoll
2015 PhD Carolyn Alicia Crow The Early Lunar Magmatic And Impact Histories Recorded By Apollo Zircons Assistant Professor University of Colorado Boulder Mckeegan
2015 PhD Ellen Renee Harju Aqueous Alteration and Silicon and Magnesium Isotope Measurements in CR and CV Chondrites Instructor East Los Angeles College McKeegan/Young
2015 MS John Mering New constraints on water temperature at Lake Bonneville from carbonate clumped isotopes PhD Candidate University of Waikato, New Zealand Tripati
2015 PhD Shantanu Naidu Dynamics Of Satellites In Binary Near-Earth Asteroid Systems: A Study Based On Radar Observations Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Margot
2015 MS Sarah Nymeyer \N Teacher Florida Jewitt
2015 PhD Jodie Barker Ream Identifying the Magnetospheric Source of Pi2 Pulsations Using Global MHD Simulations Research Scientist MIT Walker
2015 PhD Jennifer Eva Scully Curvilinear Gullies, Lobate Deposits And Fractures, And Their Implications For The Geologic Evolution And Hydration Of Vesta Research Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Russell/Yin
2015 MS Chris Shi Documentation of stem anatomy of the Eocene fern, Denstaedtiopsis aerenchymata (Dennsteadtiaceae) by use of confocal laser scanning microscopy ... Paleontologist Applied EarthWorks, Inc. Schopf
2015 PhD Igor Stubailo Seismic Anisotropy Below Mexico And Its Implications For Mantle Dynamics Research Engineer Caltech Davis
2015 PhD Jessica Watkins Tectonic and Aqueous Processes in the Formation of Mass-wasting Features on Mars and Earth Astronaut NASA Yin
2014 PhD Hao Cao Understanding the Interiors of Saturn and Mercury Through Magnetic Field Observation and Dynamo Modeling Assistant Professor UCLA Russell
2014 MS James Eguchi Experimental Determination Of Calcite Solubility In H2O-NaCl-KCl Solutions At 700°C And 8 Kbar PhD student Rice University Manning
2014 PhD Christine Gabrielse Lin Magnetospheric Particle Injections And Their Relation To Impulsive, Localized Electric Fields Research Scientist The Aerospace Corporation Angelopoulos
2014 PhD Hairong Lai Interplanetary Field Enhancements: The Interaction Between Solar Wind And Interplanetary Dusty Plasma Released By Interplanetary Collisions Assistant Researcher UCLA Russell
2014 PhD Justin Hao Lee Growth And Evolution Of Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Waves In The Presence Of Multiple Ion Species In The Earth's Magnetosphere Researcher The Aerospace Corporation Angelopoulos
2014 PhD Shanshan Li On The Generation And Expulsion Of Plasmoids In Earth's Magnetotail Intern Transamerica Corp. Angelopoulos
2014 PhD Sebastiano Padovan Investigation Of The Interior Of Mercury Through The Study Of Its Gravity, Topography, And Tidal Response Research Associate German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin Margot
2014 PhD Emma Sojourner Gage Rainey The Thermal Conductivity Of The Earth's Lower Mantle And Implications For Heat Flow At The Core-Mantle Boundary Senior Professional Staff JHU Applied Physics Lab Kavner
2014 PhD Anne Elizabeth Strader The Effects Of Static Coulomb Stress Change On Southern California Earthquake Forecasting Data Scientist/Seismologist DynaFrax UG, Potsdam, Germany Jackson
2014 PhD Matthew Wielicki Developing Zircon As A Probe Of Planetary Impact History Assistant Professor University of Alabama Harrison
2014 PhD Kaiqing Yuan Modeling Three-Dimensional Upper Mantle Seismic Anisotropy With Higher Mode Surface Waves Quantitative Analyst FS Investments Beghein
2014 PhD Xiaojia Zhang Excitation Of Electron Cyclotron Harmonic Waves In Earth's Magnetotail Associate Researcher UCLA Angelopoulos
2013 PhD Elizabeth Bell The Hadean-Archean Transition: Constraints From The Jack Hills Detrital Zircon Record Assistant Researcher UCLA Harrison
2013 MS Diya Chowdhury Surface Processes And Deformation History Of The Eastern Tharsis Rise Region, Mars Research Scientist Applied GeoSolutions Yin/Peltzer
2013 MS Michael Huh Experimental Determination Of Fluorine And Hydrogen Partitioning Between Apatite And Basaltic Melt Specialist Arizona State University Manning
2013 PhD Feifei Jiang The Magnetospheric Source of the Pre-Existing Auroral Arc Lead Data Scientist Salesforce Kivelson
2013 PhD Jiang Liu The Role Of Dipolarizing Flux Bundles In Magnetotail Dynamics Associate Researcher UCLA Angelopoulos
2013 PhD Carolyn (Carrie) Rosemary Nugent Solar Radiation And Near-Earth Asteroids: Thermophysical Modeling And New Measurements Of The Yarkovsky Effect Assistant Professor of computational physics and planetary science Olin College Margot
2013 PhD Daniel Anthony Petrizzo Development Of Carbonate Clumped-Isotope Paleothermometry For Application To Paleozoic Fossils Postdoctoral Fellow NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Runnegar
2013 MS Dallon Stang Provenance, Offset Equivalent And Palinspastic Reconstruction Of The Miocene Cajon Valley Formation, Southern California Geologist Aera Energy LLC. Ingersoll
2013 MS O'Brien Wolf Quaternary Deformation Of The Middle Pleistocene Christmas Canyon Formation And Its Implications For Neotectonic Processes Associated With The Garlock Fault And Eastern California Shear Zone. --- Rhodes ---
2013 MS Robin Zu (Reith) Structural Geology Of A Central Segment Of The Qilian Shan-Nan Shan Thrust Belt: Implications For The Magnitude Of Cenozoic Shortening In The Northeastern Tibetan Plateau Director of Global Exploration Division Ormat Technologies, Inc. Yin
2012 PhD Matthew Armentrout High Pressure And Temperature Equations Of State: A Tool For Insight Into Deep Earth Systems Postdoctoral Fellow University of California, Davis Kavner
2012 PhD Luis Antonio Dominguez-Ramirez Seismic Scattering In The Subduction Zone Of The Middle America Region Associate Professor Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico (UNAM). in Morelia Davis
2012 PhD Ye Gao On The Response Of Polar Cap Dynamics To Its Solar Wind And Magnetotail Drivers At High Levels Of Geomagnetic Activity Analyst investment company lost contact Walker
2012 PhD Michael David Hartinger Energy Transfer Via Solar Wind Driven Ultra Low Frequency Waves In The Earth's Magnetosphere Associate Researcher UCLA Angelopoulos
2012 MS Johanna Hoyt Provenance And Detrital-Zircon Studies Of The Mint Canyon Formation And Its Correlation To The Caliente Formation, Southern California Geologist Aera Energy LLC. Ingersoll
2012 PhD Jennifer Eileen Kissinger Statistical Behavior Of Quasi-Steady Balanced Reconnection In Earth's Magnetosphere Principal Data Engineer SemanticBits McPherron
2012 PhD Catherine Amy Macris Geochemical And Petrological Investigations Into Mantle Minerals From Experiments And Natural Samples Assistant Professor Purdue School of Science (IUPUI), Department of Earth Sciences Manning
2012 MA Katherine Ramer --- --- deceased Kivelson
2012 MS Belinda Roder Assessing The Potential For Luminescence Dating In The Mojave Desert, California Geologist CH2M HILL Rhodes
2012 PhD Matthew Adam Siegler Evolution Of Temperature-Driven Stability Of Ice On The Moon Staff Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Paige
2012 PhD Rachel Ann Stevenson The Aftermath Of The Largest Cometary Outburst In Recorded History - An In-Depth Study Of Comet 17P/Holmes Staff Data Scientist Headspace Inc. Jewitt
2012 PhD Marissa Farland Vogt The Structure And Dynamics Of Jupiter's Magnetosphere Research Scientist (also participating scientist with NASAs Juno and MAVEN missions) BU Center for Space Physics Kivelson
2011 MS Sunshine Abbott A Search For Terrestrial Evidence Of The Late Heavy Bombardment Senior Research Assistant Dyson Research, Malmesbury, UK Harrison
2011 MS Sarah Byram Structural Analysis And Kinematic History Of The Southern White Mountains, Eastern California: Implications For Regional Tectonic History Geologist II Chesapeake Energy Yin
2011 PhD Michael Calkins Numerical Simulations Of Rapidly Rotating Boundary-Coupled Flows Associate Professor University of Colorado, Boulder Aurnou
2011 PhD Sara Elsa Cina Evolution Of The Central Asian Orogenic System And Himalayan-Tibetan Orogen: Constraints From U-Th-Pb Geochronology, Thermobarometry, And Geochemistry Field Programs Coordinator Stanford University Yin
2011 PhD Kathryn Anna Dyl Correlating Oxidation And Oxygen Isotopic Composition To Nebular And Parent Body Processes In Chondritic Meteorites Research Fellow Curtin University, Australia Young
2011 PhD Jonathan David Hunt The Silica-Water System Through Raman Spectroscopy, Solubility Measurements, And Thermodynamic Modeling Managing Consultant Ramboll Schauble
2011 MS Robert Lovdahl Structural Analyses Of Central Candor Chasma, Mars And Implications For A Tectonic Origin Senior Staff Geologist TRC Companies, Inc. Yin
2011 PhD Michael William McRivette The Tectonic Evolution Of The Eastern Kunlun Range And The Central Tibetan Plateau, China Assistant Professor Albion College Yin
2011 PhD Colleen Adriann Eleanor Milbury Significance And Implications Of Mars' Crustal Magnetization Postdoctoral Associate Purdue University, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Schubert
2011 PhD Rachel Lofsky Smith High-Resolution Near-Infrared Observations Toward Protostellar Objects As Proxies For Solar System Chemical Evolution Assistant Professor Appalachian State University Young
2011 PhD Krista Marie Soderlund Investigating Transitions In Planetary Dynamo Models Research Associate University of Texas, Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences Aurnou
2011 PhD Jelena Tomic Observations And Modeling Of The Current Deformation In Afar Using Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry Researcher ExxonMobil Peltzer
2010 PhD Paul Ottinger Hayne Snow Clouds On Mars And Ice On The Moon: Thermal Infrared Observations And Models Staff Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Paige
2010 PhD Pamela Suzanne Hill Effects Of Bond Environment On Equilibrium Iron Isotope Fractionation In Aqueous Iron Chloride And Iron Sulfide Solutions Adjunct Professor California State University, Long Beach Schauble
2010 PhD Steven Peter Joy The Jovian Magnetosheath: Factors Influencing The Size, Shape, And Mirror Mode Content And Distribution Project Scientist UCLA Kivelson
2010 PhD Eric M. King An Investigation of Planetary Convection: The Role of Boundary Layers Sustainable Innovation Director Nike Aurnou
2010 PhD George Codi Lazar Geochemistry Of Reduced Fluids: Alloys, Methane, And Serpentinization Assistant Professor Cal State San Bernardino Manning
2010 PhD Britney Elyce Schmidt Characterizing The Protoplanets : Observations And Geophysics Of Pallas, Vesta And Ceres Associate Professor Georgia Tech Russell
2010 MS Claire Spafford Provenance Implications Of Sandstone Petrology And Detrital-Zircon Analysis Of The Mid-Cenozoic Sespe Formation, Coastal Southern California Science Educator Buck Institute for Research on Aging Ingersoll
2010 PhD Qi Wang Analysis And Modeling Of Earthquake Interaction Risk Management Analyst AIG Corporation Jackson
2010 PhD Hanying Wei The Interaction Between Magnetized Plasma Flow And Unmagnetized Celestial Bodies: Comparison Of Mars, Venus And Titan Associate Project Scientist UCLA Russell
2009 PhD Megan Lee Cartwright The Origin, Evolution, And Geomagnetic Impact Of Small-Scale Solar Wind Flux Ropes Postdoctoral Fellow SSL, UC Berkeley Moldwin
2009 PhD Simone De Leuw Manganese And Chromium Isotopes: Nebular Processes And Early Solar System Chronology Operations Manager Relocity Inc. Wasson
2009 PhD David Andrew Galvan Using Extreme Ultraviolet Images And Total Electron Content To Study The Earth's Plasmasphere Engineering Specialist The Aerospace Corporation Moldwin
2009 PhD Yasong Ge Comparative Study On Dynamics Associated With Terrestrial And Jovian Substorms Professor Chinese Academy of Sciences Russell
2009 PhD Benjamin Todd Greenhagen Thermal Emission Remote Sensing Of The Moon: Design And Development Of Diviner Lunar Radiometer Compositional Capabilities Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Paige
2009 MS Michelle Hopkins Constraints On Hadean Geodynamics From Mineral Inclusions In >4 Ga Zircons Lecturer University of Alabama Harrison
2009 PhD Xianzhe Jia Ganymede's Magnetosphere: Observations And Modeling Professor University of Michigan Walker
2009 PhD Jared Scott Leisner Dynamic And Kinetic Plasma Processes At Saturn Program Scientist NASA Heliophysics Division Russell
2009 PhD Jennifer Lynn Palguta Hydrothermal Circulation And Geochemical Processing On Carbonaceous Chondrite Parent Bodies Research Staff Institute for Defense Analyses Schubert
2008 PhD Angelo Antignano Apatite And Rutile Solubility In Water-Sodium Chloride And Silicate-Bearing Fluids At High Temperatures And Pressures: Implications For Metamorphic Fluids Technical Team Lead Exxon/Mobil Manning
2008 PhD Natanya Maureen Black Fault Length, Multi-Fault Rupture, And Earthquakes In California Risk Analyst RMS Inc. Jackson
2008 MS Clinton Colasanti An Experimental Study Of OH Solubility In Rutile At 500-900°C, 0.5-2 GPa, And A Range Of Oxygen Fugacities Senior Geologist Hecla Greens Creek Mining Manning
2008 PhD Rebecca M. Harrington The Effects Of Faulting Environment On The Seismic Source: Triggering, Source Parameter Relationships, And Energy Considerations Alexander Von Humboldt Postdoc Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Peltzer/Brodsky
2008 PhD Allen Leroy Husker Tomography Of The Subducting Cocos Plate In Central Mexico Using Data From The Installation Of A Prototype Wireless Seismic Network: Images Of A Truncated Slab Associate Investigator Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico Davis
2008 PhD Lan Jian Radial Evolution Of Large-Scale Solar Wind Structures Research Astrophysicist NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Russell
2008 PhD Ming-Chang Liu Short-Lived Radionuclides And Early Solar System Chronology -- A Hibonite Perspective Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometrist and Cosmochemist Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory McKeegan
2008 PhD Anat Shahar Non-Traditional Stable Isotope Fractionation Mechanisms: From Dust To Planets Staff Scientist Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington Young/Manning
2008 PhD Maximilian Jonas Werner On The Fluctuations Of Seismicity And Uncertainties In Earthquake Catalogs: Implications And Methods For Hypothesis Testing Lecturer University of Bristol Jackson
2007 PhD David Berube Using Ultra Low Frequency Field Line Resonances To Study The Inner Magnetosphere Assistant Professor Loyola Marymount University Moldwin
2007 PhD Stephanie Marion Briggs Structural, U-Th-Pb Geochronologic, Thermochronologic, Thermobarometric, And Geochemical Studies Of The Chinese Altai Ranges: Implications For The Phanerozoic Evolution Of The Central Asia Orogenic Sy Project Geologist William Lettis and Associates, Augusta, Georgia Yin
2007 PhD Misa Melina Cowee Mass-Loading Of The Jovian Magnetosphere By Io Scientific Staff Los Alamos National Laboratory Russell
2007 PhD Jean E. Elkhoury Time Scales Of Stresses In The Earth's Crust And Their Relevance To The Earthquake Process Senior Research Scientist Schlumberger-Doll Research Center Knopoff
2007 MS Yann Gavillot Tectonics Of The High Zagros Fold-Thrust Belt, Iran: Constraints On Spatial And Temporal Distribution Of Thrust Faulting Using (U-Th)/He Thermochronology Assistant Program Specialist, Global Earth Observation UNESCO Axen/Horton/Ingersoll
2007 PhD Melissa Katherine Giovanni Tectonic And Thermal Evolution Of The Cordillera Blanca Detachment System, Peruvian Andes: Implications For Normal Faulting Assistant Professor University of Calgary Horton/Ingersoll
2007 MS Janet Harvey Mapping Active Fault Zones In Southern California Using Master Multispectral Imagery Data PhD Student Caltech Peltzer
2007 PhD Andrew Nelson Hock Licancabur Volcano, Bolivia And Life In The Atacama: Environmental Physics And Analogies To Mars Senior Director, Advanced Technology Programs Skybox Imaging Paige
2007 PhD Elizabeth Annah Jensen High Frequency Faraday Rotation Observations Of The Solar Corona Associate Research Scientist Planetary Science Institute Russell
2007 MS Jesse Mosolf The Detrital Record Of Rapid Neogene Exhumation Of The Cordillera Real, Bolivia Assistant Research Geologist & Rock Lab Manager Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Horton/Ingersoll
2007 MS Bryan Murray Sedimentology, Provenance, And Basin Development Of The Synorogenic Penas And Aranjuez Formations, Northern Altiplano, Bolivia Associate Professor Geological Sciences California State Polytechnic University Pomona (Department of Geological Sciences) Horton/Ingersoll
2007 PhD Abhishek Bhasker Tripathi Three-Dimensional Confocal Imagery And Spectral Analysis Of Ancient Cellularly Preserved Fossils Manager, Human Certification SpaceX Schopf
2007 PhD Robert Francis Troy Field Studies Of Ice Supersaturations In The Tropical Tropopause Layer Senior Mechanical Engineer NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Russell
2007 PhD Andrew Alexander Gordon Webb Contractional And Extensional Tectonics During The India-Asia Collision Professor University of Berlin Yin
2006 PhD Andrew David Czaja Characterization Of The Geochemical Alteration Of Permineralized Fossil Plants Based On Macromolecular Structure And Composition Assistant Professor University of Cincinnati Schopf
2006 MS Sara Difiori Tectonic Evolution And Lithospheric Deformation Of The Paredones Area, East-Central Baja California, Mexico Instructor El Camino Community College Axen/Ingersoll
2006 PhD John William Hernlund Dynamics Associated With Partial Melting In Earth's Uppermost And Lowermost Mantle And The Stucture And Phase Relationships In Earth's D" Layer Professor Tokyo Institute of Technology Tackley
2006 PhD Carrie Aileen Menold The Tectonic And Metamorphic Evolution Of The North Qaidam Ultrahigh-Pressure Metamorphic Terrane, Western China Professor Albion College Manning/Yin
2006 PhD Alexander Clemens Robinson Tectonic Evolution Of The Kongur Shan Extensional System, Northeastern Pamir: Implications For The Evolution Of The Western Himalayan-Tibetan Orogen Associate Professor University of Houston Yin/Manning
2005 MS C.Y. (Queena) Chou Geochronology And Metamorphic Petrology Of The Eastern Himalaya Senior Geologist Consulting Company, Calgary Yin
2005 PhD Elizabeth Scott Cochran Earthquake Rupture Initiation And Fault Structure: I. Triggering Of Earthquakes By Earth Tides Ii. Seismic Anisotropy Near The Hector Mine Rupture Iii. Post-Seismic Displacements Observed With Insar Research Geophysicist U.S. Geological Survey Vidale/Peltzer
2005 PhD Galen James Fowler The Compression Of The Geo-Magnetosphere: A Physical Model And The Effects Of Compression Consultant MBO Partners (NASA HQ) Russell
2005 PhD Justin Ibrahim Simon High Resolution Geochronology: From Planetary Progenitors To Terrestrial Rhyolites Planetary Scientist NASA Johnson Space Center Young
2005 PhD Jean-Pierre Williams Geological And Geodynamical Studies Of The Origin And History Of The Tharsis And Valles Marineris Regions Of Mars Researcher UCLA Paige
2004 PhD Jessica D'Andrea The Nyainqentanglha Shan Lecturer University of Arizona Harrison
2004 MS Daniel Eastmond Composition Of Modern Sand From The Sierra Nevada: Constraints On Actualistic Petrofacies Of Continental-Margin Magmatic Arcs Instructor Citrus Community College Ingersoll
2004 MS Kristin Ebert Exhumation History Of The Orocopia Schist And Development Of Hanging Wall Structures Of The Orocopia Fault, Southeastern California Senior Geologist ExxonMobil Yin
2004 PhD Jennifer M Garrison Magmatic Processes At Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador: Geochemical And Petrological Constraints, And Inferences For Continental Arc Volcanoes Assistant Professor California State University, Los Angeles Reid
2004 PhD Bernard Guest The Thermal, Sedimentological, And Structural Evolution Of The Central Alborz Mountains Of Northern Iran: Implications For The Arabia-Eurasia Continent-Continent Collision And Collisional Processes... Assistant Professor University of Calgary Axen
2004 PhD Michael Andrew Mischna Orgin And Evolution Of Volatiles On Mars Group Supervisor NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Paige
2004 PhD Michael Halford Taylor The Neotectonic Setting Of Conjugate Strike-Slip Faults In Central Tibet Assistant Professor University of Kansas Yin
2004 PhD Scott Martin Thompson Magnetotail Current Sheet Structure And Dynamics From Multi-Point Spacecraft Measurements Senior Member of the Technical Staff Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Kivelson
2004 PhD Jorge A Vazquez Time Scales Of Silicic Magma Storage And Differentiation Beneath Caldera Volcanoes From Uranium-238-Thorium-230 Disequilibrium Dating Of Zircon And Allanite Staff Scientist US Geological Survey Reid
2004 PhD Zhenjiang Yu Spacecraft Magnetic Field Observations As A Probe Of Planetary Interiors - Methodology And Application To Jupiter And Saturn Doctor of Philosophy - Dept. of Earth & Space Sciences Southern University of Science and Technology, China Russell/Walker
2003 PhD Garrett B Hazelton The Evolution, Argon Diffusion Properties, And 40Argon/39Argon Ages Of Detachment-Related Fault Rocks In The Footwalls Of The Whipple And Chemehuevi Mountains,Southeastern California Earth Scientist MWH Americas, a global engineering consultancy Axen
2003 PhD Zhen Liu Numeric Modeling And Analysis Of Neotectonics In New Zealand - An Integrated Study Of Faults, Lithosphere Dynamics, Continental Collision And Orogeny, And Coupling Of Surface Erosion With Mantle Proce Scientist, Solid Earth Group NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Bird
2003 MS Kurt Rucker \N Geologist Pioneer Natural Resources Bird
2003 PhD Yong Li Wang The Plasma Depletion Layer Research Scientist NASA Goddard Institutional Depository Russell
2003 PhD Shunxing Xie Constraints On Mantle Structure From Geochemistry, Seismology, And Mixing Studies: A Numerical Investigation Of The Compositional Heterogeneity In The Earth's Mantle Principal Engineer/Soft-ware Architect ReachLocal Tackley
2002 PhD Janet Carol Green Testing Relativistic Electron Acceleration Mechanisms Physicist NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, CO Kivelson
2002 PhD George Mitchell Hathaway Geology Of The Inconsolable Range, East Central Sierra Nevada, Kings Canyon National Park And John Muir Wilderness, California: Magmatic Emplacement And The Dynamic Evolution Of Composite Intrusions Professor Citrus College Reed
2002 PhD Tamitha Lynne Mulligan The Structure Of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections And Their Solar Origins Research Scientist Aerospace Corporation Russell
2002 PhD Asmin Vijay Pathare The Morphological Evolution Of The Martian Polar Layered Deposits Research Scientist Planetary Science Institute Paige
2002 PhD Steven Eric Persh Seismic Investigations Of Core-Mantle Boundary Structure And Source Properties Of Deep-Focus Earthquakes Researcher Affiliated with Raytheon Vidale
2002 PhD Yufang Rong Evaluation Of Earthquake Potential In China Senior Research Scientist FMGlobal Corporation Jackson
2001 PhD Shirley Alice Baher Subsurface Structures And The Relationship To Northridge Earthquake Damage In Santa Monica Geophysicist Air Force Technical Applications Center (FL) Davis
2001 PhD Kari Melissa Cooper Time Scales Of Magma Generation, Differentiation, And Storage: Constraints From Uranium-230-Radium-226 Disequilibria Associate Professor University of California, Davis Reid
2001 PhD Eric Saxon Cowgill Tectonic Evolution Of The Altyn Tagh-Western Kunlun Fault System, Northwestern China Professor University of California, Davis Yin
2001 MS Lisa Gilley \N Laboratory Manager University of Texas, Austin Harrison
2001 PhD Tung-Shin Hsu Statistical Evaluations Of The Associations Between IMF Triggering And Substorm Expansion Phase Onset Research Geophysicist UCLA McPherron
2001 PhD Jessica Lynn Kapp The Nyainqentanglha Shan: A Window Into The Tectonic, Thermal And Geochemical Evolution Of The Lhasa Block, Southern Tibet Senior Lecturer University of Arizona Harrison
2001 PhD Paul Andrew Kapp Tectonic Evolution Of The Qiangtang Terrane And Bangong-Nujiang Suture Zone, Central Tibet Professor University of Arizona Yin
2001 PhD Emil Lawrence Kepko Transient Convection In The Earth's Magnetosphere And The Generation Of Pi 2 Pulsations Research Astrophysicist NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Kivelson
2001 PhD John Fredrik Leland The Ages Of Fluvial And Volcanic Landforms Using 10-Be, 26-Al, And 36-Cl Exposure Age Dating Professor Glendale Community College Reid
2001 PhD Heather Ann Lin Aqueous Geochemistry At Subduction Zone Conditions: Experimental Constraints Senior Project Geochemist Golder Associates Manning
2001 PhD Thomas Paul (T. Paul) O'Brien Empirical Analysis Of Storm-Time Energetic Electron Enhancements Researcher Affiliated with Aerospace Corporation McPherron
2001 PhD Ann-Sophie Provost The San Adreas Fault: A State Of Stress Analysis In Central And Northern California Researcher Universit de Montpellier Vidale
2000 MS Jeremy Boyce Ar Diffusion In Quartz: Implications For Magma Residence Time Estimates Based On 40-Argon/39-Argon Ages Of Quartz Phenocrysts Planetary Scientist NASA Johnson Space Center Reid
2000 PhD Elizabeth J Catlos Geochronologic And Thermobarometric Constraints On The Evolution Of The Main Central Thrust, Himalayan Orogen Associate Professor University of Texas, Austin Harrison
2000 PhD Thomas Kevin Kelty Quantifying Relationships Between Sedimentary Facies And Permeability Structures Associate Professor California State University, Long Beach Yin
2000 PhD Michael Andrew Murphy Tectonic Evolution Of Southwest Tibet Professor University of Houston Yin
2000 PhD Jennifer Alice Newbury Plasma Heating And Thermal Transport In The Solar Wind Near 1 Au Manager, System Engineer Northrop Grumman Corporation Russell
2000 PhD Frank C Ramos Processes And Mantle Sources Generating Basaltic Volcanism: Insights From The Isotopes Associate Professor New Mexico State University Reid
2000 PhD Leslie Kay Tamppari Viking Era Water -- Ice Clouds On Mars Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Paige
2000 PhD Xiaowen Zhou The Configuration Of The High Altitude, High Latitude Magnetosphere Researcher Affiiated with Chinese Academy of Sciences Russell
1999 PhD Christopher Howard House Carbon Isotopic Fractionation By Diverse Extant And Fossil Prokaryotes And Microbial Phylogenetic Diversity Revealed Through Genomics Professor of Geosciences, director of the NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Pennsylvania State University, NASA Schopf
1999 PhD Xiao-Xi Ni A Vane Model Of Earthquake Ruptures Researcher Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, (DICP), China Knopoff
1999 PhD Mark Ian Richardson A General Circulation Model Study Of The Mars Water Cycle Assistant Professor California Institute of Technology Paige
1999 PhD Frank James Tepley Plagioclase Isotopic Heterogeneities In Continental Volcanic Arc Rocks Assistant Professor Oregon State University Davidson
1999 PhD Michael J Vendrasco Early Evolution Of The Polyplacophora (Chitons) Professor Pasadena City College Runnegar
1999 PhD Stephen Edward Wood Nucleation And Growth Of Co2 Ice Crystals In The Martian Atmosphere Senior Scientist Planetary Science Institute Paige
1998 PhD Ben Castellana Geology, Chemostratigraphy, And Petrogenesis Of The Avachinskiy Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia \N \N Davidson
1998 PhD Kurt Michael Knesel Strontium Isotope Systematics During Melting In The Continental Crust Visiting Assistant Professor, Geosciences Trinity University Davidson
1998 PhD Janet Arlene Leventhal Green-Pyronxene Xenoliths Of The Cima Volcanic Field: Geochemistry And Teactomagmatic Implications Tutoring for high school and college students in math, chemistry, and physics Santa Rosa Learning Associates Reid
1998 PhD Hong Liu Path And Side Effects On Localized Damage Caused By The 1994 Northridge Earthquake Researcher Affiliated with Chinese Academy of Sciences Davis
1998 PhD Adrienne Momilani Ono Solar Reflectance Measurements Of Calibration Targets And Martian South Polar Frosts Senior Systems Engineer Northrop Grumman Corporation Paige
1998 PhD Peter Edwin Rumelhart Cenozoic Basin Evolution Of Southern Tarim, Northwest China: Implications For The Uplift History Of The Tibetan Plateau Africa New Opportunities Project Manager Exxon Mobil Yin/Ingersoll
1998 MS Matt Spurlin Structural Geology Of The Nangqian-Yushu Thrust Belt In Northwestern Tibet Senior Geologist Environmental Consulting Co. Yin
1998 MS Patricia Weston Temperature, Timing Anf Fluid Composition Constraints For High Temperature Fracturing And Hydrous Mineral Formation In Gabbros From Hess Deep Science Teacher Mercer Island High School Manning
1997 PhD Ronald David Baker A Numerical Investigation Of Convection And Gravity Waves In Venus' Atmosphere Chair & Professor of Physics and Director of Adams Observatory Austin College Schubert
1997 PhD Deborah Simone Bass Residual Water Frost In The North Polar Region Of Mars Research Scientist, Section Manager, Mission System Engineering NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Paige
1997 PhD Pi-Jen Chi Dynamic Behavior Of Dayside Magnetic Pulsations. Researcher UCLA Russell
1997 PhD Byeon-Gak Choi Ion Microprobe Studies Of Oxygen Isotopic Compositions Of Magnetite In Type-3 Chondrites Researcher Seoul National University (SNU), Department of Earth Science Education Wasson
1997 PhD Xiaobin Bob Ge Modeling California Interseismic Crustal Deformation Using Geodetic Observations Supervisor of Seismic Service Fusion Petroleum Technologies Jackson
1997 PhD Kevin Robert Grazier The Stability Of Planetesimal Niches In The Outer Solar System: A Numerical Investigation Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Newman
1997 MS Theresa Heirshberg Actualistic Petrofacies Analysis Of The Pliocene-Pleistocene Saugus Formation, Ventura Basin, Southern California: Implications For Provenance, Paleotectonics And Paleogeography Principal, Geologist Environmental Bankers Association Ingersoll
1997 PhD William Bruce Moore Lithospheric Thinning By Mantle Plumes: Observational Evidence And Dynamic Models Associate Professor Hampton University, School of Science Schubert
1997 PhD David Russell Potter Long-Term Postseismic Relaxation In Southern California: Evidence From A Geostatistical Analysis Of Geodetic Professor - Geophysics University of Alberta, Physics Department Jackson
1997 PhD James Todd Ratcliff Thermal Convection With Temperature-Dependent Viscosity: A Numerical Investigation Of The Effects Of Variable Viscosity On Thermal Convection In Geophysical Contexts Tech Staff Jet Propulsion Laboratory Schubert
1997 PhD David Alan Rothstein Metamorphism And Denudation Of The Eastern Peninsular Ranges Batholith, Baja California Norte, Mexico President, Principal Petrographer DRP Consulting Inc., a Twining Company Manning
1997 PhD Erik Anthony Schultes The Rna Folding Problem And Nonhistorical Constraints In Rna Evolution. International Science Coordinator GO-FAIR, Leiden, Netherlands Schopf
1997 PhD Kelly Ann West Perspectives On The Diversification Of Species Flocks: Systematics And Evolutionary Mechanisms Of The Gastropods (Prosobranchia: Thiaridae) Of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa \N \N Marshall
1996 PhD Gerard Talton Blanchard Jr. Solar Wind Control Of The Westward Auroral Electrojet Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator Southeastern Louisiana University McPherron
1996 PhD James Godfrey Gehling Taphonomy Of The Terminal Proterozoic Ediacara Biota, South Australia Senior Reseach Scientist - Palaeontology South Australian Museum Runnegar
1996 MS Robert Johnston Structural Geology Of The Uinta Fault Zone, Utah Senior Geologist ExxonMobil Yin
1996 PhD Gretchen Marie Lindsay The Evolution Of Large Scale Solar Wind Disturbances And The Predictabiltiy Of Their Geomagnetic Effects \N \N Russell
1996 PhD Keith I Mahon Thermochronological and diagenetic investigations of the Naval Petroleum Reserve at Elk Hills, California Senior Geologist Chesapeake Petroleum Harrison
1996 MS Connie Mongold Provenance And Paleotectonic Implications Of Upper Miocene, Pliocene, And Lower Pleistocene Sandstones Of The Los Angeles And Ventura Basins, Southern California Geologist Aera Energy LLC. Ingersoll
1996 PhD Kevin James Peterson Developmental Regulatory Mechanisms And The Origin And Early Evolution Of The Animal Phyla Professor of Biological Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Earth Sciences Dartmouth College, Department of Earth Sciences Marshall
1996 PhD Matthew Ross Saltzman Extinction And Environmental Change, Late Cambrian, Wyoming And Utah Professor, School Director The Ohio State University, School of Earth Sciences Runnegar
1995 MS Peter Craig Cenozoic Development Of The Kuche Foreland Of The Tarim Basin, Xinjiang, China Geologist Shell Oil Yin/Ingersoll
1995 PhD Shangxing (Stephen) Gao Seismic Evidence For Small Scale Mantle Convection Under The Baikal Rift Zone, Siberia Professor of Geophysics Missouri University of Science and Technology Davis
1995 PhD Xianghong Kong Numerical Modeling Of The Neotectonics Of Asia: A New Spherical Shell Finite Element Method With Faults \N \N Bird
1995 MS Elizabeth Large Miocene And Pliocene Sandstone Petrofacies Of The Northern Albuquerque Basin, New Mexico Consulting Geologist \N Ingersoll
1995 PhD Adrian Lenardic Thermal/Chemical Boundary Layer Convection with Application to the Geodynamics of Terrestrial Planets Professor Rice University Kaula
1995 PhD Dingan Xu Low Altitude Signatures Of Magnetospheric Configuration And Dynamics \N \N Kivelson
1994 PhD Julie K Bartley Appoaches Toward Interpreting Precambrian Environments: Actualistic Studies Of Carbon Isotopes And Taphonomy In Modern Microbial Communties Associate Professor Gustavus Adolphus College, Dept. of Geology, St. Peter, MN Schopf
1994 PhD Paul Belasky Permian Paleogeography Of The Tropical Pacific Region: A Biogeographic Approach To The Determination Of Longitude Professor Ohlone College (Department of Geology) Runnegar
1994 PhD Candice Joy Hansen Seasonal Nitrogen Cycles On Titron And Pluto Senior Scientist Planetary Science Institute Paige
1994 PhD Matthew Thomas Heizler \N Geo-chronologist New Mexico Bureau of Geology Harrison
1994 PhD Ronald Jay Hill The Influence Of Pressure On Coal Maturation And Oil Cracking And The Changes That Occur In Oil Composition With Increasing Maturity As Simulated By Confined Pyrolysis \N \N Kaplan
1994 PhD Earnest Dean Ii Paylor The Western Owl Creek Mountains Strike-Slip Duplex: Implications For The Role Of Displacement Transfer Zones In Foreland Deformation President WorldTech International LLC Yin
1994 MS Peter Rumelhart Petrology and provenance of the Modelo Formation, Santa Monica Mountains, California: implications for paleotectonic and paleogeographic reconstructions Retired Exxon Mobil Ingersoll
1994 PhD Philip D Slack Teleseismic Investigations Of The East African And Rio Grande Rifts \N \N Davis
1993 PhD Wendy Ann Bohrson Alkaline And Peralkaline Magmatism In The Eastern Pacific Ocean: Socorro Island, Mexico Professor Central Washington University Reid
1993 PhD Ming Cao On The Ulf Waves In The Earth's Dayside Magnetosphere Information Systems Manager Global Information Systems McPherron
1993 PhD Sheng-Hsien Chen Magnetohydrodynamic Flows And Waves In The Earth's Magnetotail Associate Researcher NASA Kivelson
1993 PhD Gregory Kim Crawford A Study Of Plasma Waves Arising From The Solar Wind Interaction With Venus Vice President for the Joint and Services Portfolio in the National Security Engineering Center (NSEC) The MITRE Corporation Russell
1993 MS Miguel Cruz Quartz Solubility In H2O-NaCl At 15-20 Kbar And 900-1100°C PhD Student Stanford University Manning
1993 PhD Colette Marie De La Barre An Investigation Into The Existence Of Asteroids At Saturn's Triangular Langrangian Points Advisory Board George Mason University Kaula
1993 PhD Thomas Fleming Dorsey, Jr Sources And Sinks Of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: An Inventory And Mathematical Model In Support Of Investigations Of Particulate Organic Matter And Microbial Processes In The Function Of The Biologica Researcher Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc. Kaplan
1993 PhD Michael (Mic) Howard Farris The Physics Of The Collisionless Bow Shock Director, Data Science & Decision Analytics KPMG Russell
1993 PhD Jeffrey Alan Fillipone Structural Evolution Of The Cordilleran Foreland Fold And Thrust Belt In Western Montana Principal, Senior Geologist Golder Associates Ltd. (Canada) Yin
1993 PhD Jeffrey Kirk Geslin Evolution Of The Pennsylvanian-Permian Oquirrh-Wood River Basin, Southern Idaho Geologist Exxon Mobil Ingersoll
1993 PhD Marty Grove Thermal Histories of Southern California Basement Terranes Professor Stanford University Harrison
1993 PhD Carl Max Hammond --- N?A deceased Kivelson
1993 PhD Jamshid Hassanzadeh Metallogenic And Tectonomagmatic Events In The Se Sector Of The Cenozoic Active Continental Margin Of Central Iran (Shahr E Babak Area, Kerman Province) Professor Glendale Community College, Physical Science Division Davidson/Wasson
1993 PhD Changming Ho Plasma Waves In The Nightside Ionosphere Of Venus Researcher Tamkang University - Dept. of Physics Russell
1993 PhD Toby Brian Moore Micropaleontology Of The Early Proterozoic Gunflint Formation Chief Hydrogeologist and Water Resource Manager Golden State Water Company Schopf
1993 MA Bill Pakula --- --- --- Kivelson
1993 PhD Steven Michael Petrinec Solar Wind Dynamic Pressure On The Terrestrial Magnetosphere Physicist Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company Russell
1993 PhD Herbert Francisco Rendon Uniform Asymptotic Synthetic Seismograms And Teleseismic Tomography Of Southern California Researcher Fundacin Venezolana de Investigaciones Sismolgicas Davis
1993 PhD David James Szumigala Gold Mineralization Related To Cretaceous Magmatism In The Kuskokwim Mountains Of West-Central And Southwestern Alaska \N \N Reid
1993 MA Yuyao XU --- --- --- Kivelson
1992 PhD John Neil Christensen The Sr Isotopic Measurement Of Rates Of Tectonometamorphic Processes: Case Studies In Southeastern Vermont, Usa, And The Tauern Window, Eastern Alps Staff Scientist Berkeley Lab, Earth & Environmental Sciences Rosenfeld/Depaolo
1992 PhD Francis Keoki Chun A Statistical Study Of Field-Aligned Currents In The Earth's Inner Magnetosphere Professor of Physics United States Air Force Academy Russell
1992 PhD Sergio Alejandro Cordero Convection In A Rotating Fluid Hemispherical Shell: An Experimental Study \N \N Busse
1992 PhD Hyunchae Cynn Effects Of Cation Disordering In Mgal2O4 Spinel On The Rectangular Parallelepiped Resonance And Raman Measurements Of Vibrational Spectra Research Staff, Physics Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Anderson
1992 PhD Kathleen Ann Devaney Provenance Evolution Of Upper Paleozoic Sandstones Of North-Central New Mexico Instructor El Paso Community College Ingersoll
1992 PhD William Heins The Effect Of Climate And Topography On The Composition Of Modern, Plutoniclastic Sand Geologist Exxon Mobil Ingersoll
1992 PhD Linda Joyce Horn Wave Structure In Planetary Rings Principal Research Scientist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Russell
1992 PhD David Vandyke Kemp A Model For The Subduction Mechanics Of Flexible Lithosphere And Its Viscous Coupling To The Mantle Using Power-Law Rheologies Research Fellow California Institute of Technology Bird
1992 PhD Eric Donald Wendlandt Isotopic And Geochemical Studies Of Continental Lithosphere In Cratons And Active Rifts: Xenoliths From The Colorado Plateau And Rio Grande Rift Regions Hydrogeologist Montgomery Watson Inc. Reid/Depaolo
1991 PhD Henry Ozoemena Ajie Comparison Of Bone Collagen And Osteocalcin For Determination Of Radiocarbon Ages And Paleodietary Reconstruction \N \N Kaplan
1991 PhD Lee Frost Bargatze The Dynamic Response Of The Westward Auroral Electrojet And Polar Cap Currents To Solar Wind-Magnetosphere Coupling Assistant Researcher UCLA McPherron
1991 PhD Anne Elizabeth Beachey A Numerical Study Of Fluid Flow Through Fractally-Rough Channels, With Applications To Porous Medium And Fracture Flow Researcher Arete Associates Newman
1991 PhD Tzerhong Chen Finite-Strain Analysis In A Fault-Bounded Series Of Folds \N \N Oertel
1991 MS Elizabeth (Liz) Forshee Evolution Of A Large Landslide Complex In The Whipple Mountains, Eastern California Global Risk and Commercial Director - Resilience, Senior VP Arcadis Yin
1991 PhD Donald George Isaak High Temperature Elasticity And Earth's Upper Mantle Executive Director, Office of Research and Grants Azusa Pacific University Azusa Anderson
1991 PhD Keith James Jagiello Determination Of Horizontal Separation On Late Cenozoic Strike-Slip Faults In The Central Mojave Desert, Southern California Independent Consulting Petrophysicist Petro Data Integration Christie
1991 PhD Eric Alan Jerde Geochemistry And Petrology Of Hypabyssal Rocks Associated With The Midcontinent Rift, Northeastern Minnesota Department Chair and Associate Professor of Geology Morehead State University, Earth and Space Sciences Department Wasson
1991 MA Michael Krajnak --- --- --- Kivelson
1991 PhD Guan Le Generation Of Upstream Ulf Waves In The Earth's Foreshock Project Scientist NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Russell
1991 PhD Anne Marie Linn Isotopic And Geochemical Stratigraphy And Paleotectonic Analysis: Mesozoic Great Valley Forearc Basin Of California Project Director National Academies of Sciences DePaolo/Ingersoll
1991 PhD Stephen Tracy Nelson Mid-Tertiary Magmatism Of The Colorado Plateau: The Henry And La Sal Mountains, Utah Professor Geological Sciences Brigham Young University Davidson
1991 MS Adam Norris Structural Geology Of The Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming Senior Project Geologist Geoscience Support Service Yin
1991 PhD Zhengkang Shen Regional Tectonic Deformation In Southern California, Inferred From Terrestrial Geodesy And The Global Positioning System Researcher - Recall UCLA Jackson
1991 PhD Pu (Paul) Song The Subsolar Magnetopause And Surrounding Plasma Layers Professor (Physics Department) UMass Lowell Russell
1991 PhD Xue-Min Yang Magma Storage And Transport System Of The Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii - A Result Using The Geodetic Data From 1970-1985 Commercial Spec/Seismic Drilling Reservoir Management Group Schlumberger Davis
1991 PhD Tielong Zhang Solar Wind Interaction With Venus And Mars Principal Investigator for the Venus Express Magnetometer (MAG) Institut fr Weltraumforschung (Space Research Institute) Graz, Austria Russell
1990 PhD Denise Anne Battles The Hydrothermal Evolution Of The Shamrock Batholith, Western Nevada, And The Origin Of Sodium-Rich Alteration In The Western United States President SUNY Geneseo Barton
1990 PhD Gilles Yves A Bussod The Experimental Deformation Of Spinel Lherzolite At Subsolidus And Hypersolidus Conditions Principal Investigator Los Alamos National Laboratory Christie
1990 PhD Rosemary Capo Application Of Strontium Isotopes To Late Cenozoic Paleoceanography And Stratigraphy Professor University of Pittsburgh DePaolo/Ingersoll
1990 PhD David Diamond Structural And Sedimentologic Evolution Of An Extensional Orogen, Silver Peak Range And Adjacent Areas, West-central Nevada Geologist Berkeley Livermore Labs Ingersoll
1990 PhD Robert Paul Ilchik Geology And Genesis Of The Vantage Gold Deposits, Alligator Ridge-Bald Mountain Mining District, Nevada Exploration Geologist and Geochemist Eastern Goldfields Barton
1990 PhD Kurt R Moore The Role Of Pickup Ions In The Solar Wind Interactions With Venus As Deduced From Observations And Numerical Simulations Researcher Affiliated with Universitat Politcnica de Catalunya Russell
1990 PhD Bonnie Marcia Packer Sedimentology, Paleontology, And Stable-Isotope Geochemistry Of Selected Formations In The 2.7-Billion-Year-Old Fortescue Group, Western Australia Geologist US Army Ingersoll
1990 MS Paul Short Petrofacies And Provenance Of The Great Valley Group, Southern Klamath Mountains And Northern Sacramento Valley (Former) Customer Satisfaction Program Manager Hewlett-Packard Ingersoll
1990 MS Mark Sutherland Petrology and Provenance of Miocene Sedimentary Rocks, Point Sur, California: Implications for Offset along the San Gregorio-Hosgri Fault Zone Professor College of DuPage Hall/Ingersoll
1990 PhD Heather Elizabeth Trim Genesis Of Granite-Related Lithophile Element-Rich Mineralization In The Great Basin: Kern Mountains, Nevada, And Birch Creek, California Engineering Geologist Regional Water Quality Control Barton
1990 PhD Ke-Shan Zou Seismic Structure Of The Upper Mantle Under The Pacific Ocean Technical Advisor Reservoir Services, Data, & Consulting Services Knopoff
1989 PhD William Cavazza Petrology, Diagenesis, Sedimentology And Tectonics Of The Stilo-Capo D'Orlando Formation (Miocene), Southern Italy Professor Universita di Bologna Ingersoll
1989 PhD Kathleen M. Marsaglia Petrography, provenance, and diagenesis of arc-related sands and sandstones recovered by the Deep Sea Drilling Project on circum-Pacific, Mediterranean and Caribbean legs Professor, Chair California State University, Northridge Ingersoll
1989 PhD Miguel Moreno --- Professor and Dept. Chair Los Angeles Trade Technical College Kivelson
1989 PhD Harlan Spence --- Professor and Director Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space, UNH Kivelson
1989 MS Christian Zarn Structural Geology Of Glacier National Park, Western Montana Senior Project Geologist Consulting Company, Southern California Yin
1989 PhD Xiaoming Zhu --- --- San Jose, CA Kivelson
1987 PhD Jon A Linker --- President Predictive Sciences, Inc. Kivelson
1987 PhD Daniel Winterhalter --- Principal Research Scientist Jet Propulsion Lab Kivelson
1980 MS Bonnie Bloeser Structurally complex microfossils from shales of the Late Precambrian Kwagunt Formation (Walcott Member, Chuar Group) of the eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona Lecturer San Diego State University Lecturer (Historical Geology, Petroleum System, Environmental Science) Schopf
1980 PhD Howard J Singer --- Chief Scientist NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) Kivelson
1979 PhD Stanley M Kaye --- Director Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, NSTX-U Research Program Kivelson