Undergraduate Alumni Network

Connect with other Geosciences Alumni by utilizing this directory of current student information. If you like to like to add or update an entry please use this form. Write to Academic Coordinator Sheryl Robas with any other questions.

2019  |  2018  |  2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010 


2019

Name: Ash, Elijah
Email: elijah.ash1@gmail.com
Adviser: Jessica C. E. Irving
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Journey to the Not-So-Center of the Earth: Possible Seismic Velocity Anomaly in the Outer-Core Tangent Cylinder
Last known location: Continuing education

Name: Burdick, Jack R. M.
Email: jrmburdick@gmail.com
Adviser: Gabriel Vecchi
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Attribution of U.S. Economic Losses Due to Tropical Cyclones
 

Name: Del Castillo, Enrique M.
Email: quique0099@gmail.com
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: A Numerical and Field-Data Evaluation of the Critical Taper Model for Orogenic Wedge Stability
Last known location: Continuing education

Name: Duffey, Kyle
Email: kduffey2215@gmail.com
Adviser: Thomas S. Duffy
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Raman Spectroscopy of Near-Endmember Tourmalines Dravite and Magnesio-Foitite to 24 GPa
Last known location: Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

Name: DuRussel, Katie L.
Email: katiedurussel@gmail.com
Adviser: Bess B. Ward
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Estimating Rates of Anaerobic Nitrite Oxidation in the Eastern Tropical North Pacific Oxygen Minimum Zone Through Incubation Experiments
 

Name: Eyster, Artemis M.
Email: artemiseyster@gmail.com
Adviser: Gabriel Vecchi
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Lianas, Arrested Succession, and Decreased Carbon Storage: Examining the Links Between Topography, Liana Density, and the Persistence of Low-Canopy Areas
Last known location: Conserve School K-12, Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, United States of America

Name: Fan, Angel S.
Email: kikki.fan@gmail.com
Adviser: Jeroen Trump
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: The Effect of Geometries in Curved-Crease Origami Patterned Surfaces on the Acoustics of Spaces
Last known location: Continuing education, Animation and Video Game Development

Name: Getraer, Alec
Email: agetraer@gmail.com
Adviser: Adam C. Maloof
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: Tributary Slopes Record Regional Climate and Constrain Brnaching Angles in U.S. River Networks
 

Name: Getraer, Benjamin
Email: benjamingetraer@gmail.com
Adviser: Laure Resplandy
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Comparison of GRACE Derived Greenland Mass Wasting To Near Surface Temperature from MERRA-2 Reanalysis
Last known location: USDA Forest Service, Government, Local, State & Federal, Environmental / Sustainability Mgmt

Name: Geyman, Emily C.
Email: emily.geyman1@gmail.com
Adviser: Adam C. Maloof
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: How Do Shallow Carbonates Record Sea Level and Seawater Chemistry?
Last known location: Continuing education, University Center in Svalbard, Masters

Name: Martin, Jake
Email: jakemartin712@gmail.com
Adviser: Laure Resplandy
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: An Extreme Value Analysis (EVA) of Extreme Sea-Level (ESL) Events in Hawaii to Evaluate the Hawaii Sea-Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report
 

Name: Mitchell, Mitch
Email: yaakovmitchell@gmail.com
Adviser: Bess B. Ward
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Prochlorococcus & The Secondary Chlorophyll Maximum In the East Tropical North Pacific Oxygen Deficient Zone
Last known location: Military, Naval Special Warfare

Name: Peng, SiSi (LiQian)
Email: liqianp@gmail.com
Adviser: Satish C. Myneni
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Environmental Factors Influencing the Formation of Organobromines in Coastal Soils
 

Name: Peterson, Kimberly A.
Email: kipeterson1501@gmail.com
Adviser: Stephan A. Fueglistaler
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Contributions of Overshooting Convection Over the South Asian Monsoon Region to Stratospheric Water Vapor
Last known location: Renewables Consulting Group, Scientific and Technical Consulting

Name: Tralie, James W.
Email: james.tralie@gmail.com
Adviser: Jessica C. E. Irving
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Seismological Analysis of the Mohorovičić and Mantle Discontinuities Below Cape Verde Using Receiver Functions
Last known location: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Aerospace

Name: Walsh, Keeley M.
Email: keelswalshy@gmail.com
Adviser: Laure Resplandy
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Primary Productivity in the Gulf of Alaska in a HighResolution Global Climate Model
 


2018

Name: Martocello, Donald
Email: donaldem@mit.edu
Adviser: François M. M. Morel
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: H-Aquil: A Chemically Defined Cell Culture Medium for Trace Metal Studies in Vibrios and Other Marine Heterotrophic Bacteria 
Last known location: Graduate Studies, MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Chemial Oceanography

Name: McCabe, Erin A.
Adviser: Laure Resplandy
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Mesoscale Processes' Effects on Spatial and Temporal Variability in the Ocean's Biological Carbon Pump
Last known location: Contractor at US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York, NY (Linkedin)

Name: McKenna, Shayne P.
Adviser: Thomas S. Duffy
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: An Analysis of In Situ X-Ray Diffraction of SiO2 Under Shock Compression
Last known location: Barnstable/Yarmouth, MA (LinkedIn)

Name: Murray, Joshua
Email: joshmurr@mit.edu
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: A Deterministic Approach to Geochemical Stratigraphy 
Last known location: Graduate Studies, MIT

Name: Ogilby, Henry M.
Adviser: Bess B. Ward
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: The Role of Encapsulin Nanocompartments in Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation 
Last known location: Global Data Operations Associate at Flexport, San Francisco, CA (LinkedIn)

Name: Rinaldi, Nicole E.
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization: Geochemistry, Paleoclimate
Senior Thesis: A Ground-Truthing Study of the Nitrogen Isotopic Composition of Enamel Bound Organic Matter in Modern Bison Teeth
Last known location: Graduate Studies, University of Utah (LinkedIn)

Name: Tandy, Hannah T.
Email: hantan1234@gmail.com
Adviser: Gerta Keller
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: Evaluating Carbon and Climate Sensitivities of the NOAA/GFDL Earth System Model ESM2Mb to Forcing Perturbations during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum  
Last known location: Graduate Studies, Stanford University

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2017

Name: Bechler, Scott M.
Email: smbechler@gmail.com
Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Exploring the Relationships Between Marine Cloud Brightening, the Walker Circulation, and Boreal Summer Asian Monsoon Precipitation 
Last known location: Fulbright Fellowship, English Teaching Assistant in Malaysia

Name: Begland, Katherine (Kate) M.
Email: klb@rice.edu
Adviser: Jessica C. E. Irving
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Weak Inner Core Anisotropy Along Polar Paths Under the Western Pacific Ocean
Last known location: Graduate Studies at Rice University, Department of Earth Studies

Name: Hulpach, Kenny M.
Adviser: Thomas S. Duffy
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Interior Structure of Jupiter's Satellite Io Based On Thermal Equation of State Data 

Name: Ivanovich, Catherine (Casey)
Email: caseyivanovich@hotmail.com
Adviser: Satish C. Myneni
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Uncovering the Sources of Elevated Arsenic in Classic Maya Human Remains: Implications from Antiquity to Modernity 
Last known location: Climate Science Fellow (High Meadows Fellowship), Environmental Defense Fund, (non-profit) Washington, DC

Name: Kaiser, Christianese S.
Adviser: Tullis C. Onstott
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Estimating Atmospheric Methane Emission by Mineral Cryosols in the Arctic Region using the Explicit High Affinity Methanotroph (XHAM) Model 
Last known location: Taking a year off

Name: Mandelbaum, Sydney A.
Adviser: Stephan A. Fueglistaler
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Potential Sources of Hemispheric Energetic Asymmetry
Last known location: Data Analytics Assistant at Creative Artists Agency (LinkIn)

Name: Santi, Lauren M.
Email: lsanti215@gmail.com
Adviser: John A. Higgins
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: A Calcium and Strontium Analysis of Shark Teeth to Constrain Past Ocean Chemistry 
Last known location: Graduate Studies at UCLA, Los Angeles

Name: Suriano, Jana M.
Adviser: Tullis C. Onstott
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Survival and metabolism of Methanosarcina soligelidi under simulated Martian subsurface conditions 
Last known location: Cuba Sustainable Ecosystems Fellow, EDF, Raleigh, North Carolina

Name: Swadba, Kellie E.
Adviser: Thomas S. Duffy
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Wave Profile Analysis of the Behavior of SiO 2 under Shock Compression
Last known location: Graduate Student at University of Chicago (LinkedIn)

Name: Tasistro-Hart, Adrian
Adviser: Adam C. Maloof
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: Astronomically Forced Hydrology of the Late Cretaceous Sub-Tropical Potosí Basin 
Last known location: Graduate Studies, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, Masters in Geophysics (LinkedIn)

Name: Van Brummen, Anna C.
Email: annava@student.ethz.ch
Adviser: Frederik J. Simons
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Calibration and Noise Characterization of a Newly Installed Seismometer at Princeton University 
Last known location: Graduate Studies, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, Masters in Geophysics

Name: Van Cleve, William S.
Email: will.van.cleve@gmail.com 
Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Modeling the relationship between climate and conflict: Nigerian intergroup conflict, Boko Haram violence and the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Last known location: Engineering Project Manager at Doosan GridTech, Seattle, Washington (LinkedIn)

Name: Yao, Vivian M.
Email: viviany1213@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Stable Isotopic Signatures in Symbiotic Bermudian Corals: A study of nutrient and light variability on δ15N in Porites astreoides at Bermuda
Last known location: Graduate Studies at UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Name: Yi, Young (Paul) R.
Adviser: Sonya A. Legg
Specialization: Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences
Senior Thesis: Numerical Investigation of the Dependence of Tidal Mixing by Wave—Wave Interactions on Topographic and Flow Parameters
Last known location: Graduate Studies at Stanford University, Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering, Program in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology


2016

Name: Barker, Ryan T.
Email: rtibarker@gmail.com
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: U-PB TIMS-TEA Geochronology and a New Chronostratigraphy for the Cañadón Asfalto Basin, Central Patagonia
Last known location: Research Analyst at Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC, New York (LinkedIn)

Name: Beveridge, Alyson K.
Adviser: Frederik J. Simons
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Measuring the Changing Mass of Glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau Using Time-Variable Gravity from the Grace Mission
Last known location: Princeton in Asia (Fellowship) / Impact Intern @ Planet, San Francisco, CA

Name: Campbell, Ethan C.
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization: Climate Sciences
Senior Thesis: Where Three Oceans Meet: Nitrate Isotope Measurements from the South Atlantic Along 34.5°S
Last known location: Graduate Studies, University of Washington, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA

Name: Campion, Alison M.
Adviser: Adam C. Maloof
Specialization: Geology
Senior Thesis: Constraining the Timing and Amplitude of Proposed Glacioeustasy During the Late Paleozoic Ice Age with a Continuous Carbonate Record in Spain
Last known location: Kimetrica, Research Assistant, Denver, CO (LinkedIn)

Name: Christian, Shanna L.
Adviser: Michael Celia
Specialization: Geology, (CEE)
Senior Thesis: Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells in Pennsylvania: Well Attributes and Effective Permeability
Last known location: Operations Planning Analyst at Caerus Oil and Gas LLC, Denver, CO (LinkedIn)

Name: Dessy, Jay B.
Email: jbdessy@gmail.com
Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Towards Quantifying the Risk of Compound Heat Wave Events: Projections of Frequency and Severity
Last known location: Strategy & Analytics Analyst at Deloitte Consulting, Washington DC (LinkedIn)

Name: Edwards, Collin R.
Email: collin.r.edwards@gmail.com
Adviser: Tullis C. Onstott
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Mining Metagenomic Data to Understand the Lifestyle of Atmospheric Methane Oxidizing Bacteria in Antarctic Surface Soil
Last known location:Graduate Studies, University Unknown

Name: Forden, Atleigh G.
Adviser: Bess B. Ward
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Reconstructing Fish Ecology from Otolith Geochemistry: Past and Present
Last known location: Associate at PDT Partners, Princeton, New Jersey, (LinkedIn)

Name: Liu, Weber
Email: weberliu@alumni.princeton.edu
Adviser: Frederik J. Simons
Specialization: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Analysis of Martian Topography via a Parameterized Spectral Approach
Last known location: Environmental Sciences, (Industry) New York, NY

Name: Lowy, Rebecca A.
Email: ralowy@optonline.net
Adviser: Satish C. Myneni
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Arsenic Adsorption on Fe-oxides mixed with Mn-oxides: Potential of Fe-Mn Nanocrystalline Coated Calcite Grains for Filtration of Arsenic Contaminated Drinking Water
Last known location: Paralegal, Weitz & Luxenberg PC, New York (LinkedIn)

Name: Myers, Sophia C.
Adviser: Bess B. Ward
Specialization: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: An Inter-Trophic Examination of Nitrogen Isotopes In the North Atlantic
Last known location: Laboratory Technician, University of Washington (LinkedIn)

Name: O'Brien, Evan M.
Adviser: Jorge Sarmiento
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: A Multiple Stressor Model of Climate Change Effects on Growth and Survival of Larval Crassostrea gigas
Last known location: Laboratory Technician, University of Washington

Name: Sarbanes, Anteneh A.
Adviser: Eric Wood
Specialization: Paleoclimate (CEE)
Senior Thesis: Long Term Drought Signature of Standardized Vegetation Index
Last known location: Data Analyst at D+R International, Baltimore Maryland (LinkedIn)

Name: Taneja, Anjali
Email: anjalitaneja94@gmail.com
Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer
Specialization: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: An Examination of Climate Variability and International Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa
Last known location: Graduate Student, Data Science, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD (LinkedIn)

Name: Vasques, Ethan M.
Email: ethanvasquez94@gmail.com
Adviser: Michael L. Bender
Specialization​​​​​​​:  Climate Science
Senior Thesis: A Physiological Approach to Determining Ecosystem Productivity in the Arctic
Last known location: Enterprise Operations Analyst (YEXT), New York, New York (LinkIn)

Name: West, Fiona M.
Email: fm.west673@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: The Herbivory Cost of N2 Fixation and its Effect on the Abundance of Nitrogen Fixing Trees in a Tropical Forest
Last known location: GIS Developer at Blue Raster (LinkIn)

Name: Zarakas, Claire M.
Email: claire.zarakas@gmail.com
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Propagating Uncertainy from Plant Traits to Ecosystem Dynamics in a Dry Tropical Forest
Last known location: Climate Science Ph.D. Student and Research Assistant, University of Washington (LinkedIn)​​​​​​​


2015

Name: Bolton, Eric D.
Email: eric.didier.bolton@gmail.com
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Parameterizing the Kok Effect: How Light Inhibition of Respiration Affects Ecosystem Carbon Budget Predictions
Last known location: Data Science Intern at The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY (LinkedIn)

Name: Bombieri, Leticia M.
Email: leticiabombieri18@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Tullis C. Onstott
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: The Importance of Volcanic Rocks and Thin Sediments on Thermal Gradient
Last known location: Senior Associate, PwC / Strategy &, part of the PwC network, United Kingdom (LinkedIn)

Name: Cannon, Joan L.
Email: joancannon94@gmail.com
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science, Paleoclimate
Senior Thesis: Studying Past Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations Using Mass Spectrometer Analysis of Foraminifera-Bound Organic Matter
Last known location: Marketing & Account Specialist at Heliolytics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Name: Cheung, Tiffany W.
Email: tiffanycheung.hi@gmail.com
Adviser: François M. M. Morel
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: A Mechanistic Study of CO2 Fixation in Marine Diatoms: Effects of Diel Cycling, Temperature and Light Intensity on Thalassiosira Weissflogii
Last known location: Associate Intern, Baker Botts LLP (Washington DC)

Name: Kemeny, Preston C.
Email: pkemeny@caltech.edu​​​​​​​
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Seasonality in the Antarctic Ocean: Late Summer Nitrate Isotope Measurements from the Pacific Sector and a Seasonal Model of the Upper Water Column
Last known location: Graduate Studies, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

Name: Klee, Trevor D.
Email: klevertree@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: Calculating Mass Balance Per Degree for the Aleutian Crust Using a Novel Method
Last known location: CEO at Trevor Klee, Tutor, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Name: McIntee, Sean P.
Email: sean.mcintee@pwc.com
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: The Concentration and Isotopic Composition of Nitrate in the Water Column Along a Cross-Basin Transect of the North Atlantic Ocean
Last known location: Associate Healthcare Services, Strategy & part of the PwC network, New York, NY

Name: Park, Yuem
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: Constraining Deformation in the Skymo Lake Area of the North Cascades, WA: Implications for the Rapid Exhumation of Arc Middle Crust Along Strike-Slip Fault Systems
Last known location: Graduate Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Earth & Planetary Sciences


2014

Name: Beale, Andrea M.
Adviser: John A. Higgins
Specialization​​​​​​​: Paleoclimate
Senior Thesis: Fluid Inclusions in Marine Halite as a Window into the MG Isotopic Composition of Past Oceans
Last known location: Software Engineering Student at Hackbright, San Francisco, CA

Name: Bluher, Sarah E.
Email: seb368@cornell.edu
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: An Integrated ChemoStratigraphic Approach to Understanding the Siluro-Devonian Positive Carbon Isotope Excursion
Last known location: Graduate Student, Cornell University, Neurobiology and Behavior, Ithaca, NY

Name: Conner, Charlotte E.
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science, Paleoclimate
Senior Thesis: Using 15N/14N in Diatom Fossils to Understand Changes in Surface Ocean Nutrient Dynamics 2.73 MA​​​​​​​
Last known location: Private Equity Associate at KKR, Houston, TX (Linkedin)

Name: Lewis, Lauren A.
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: Using U-PB Geochronology to Constrain the Formation of a New Jersey Nelsonite 
Last known location: Graduate Student, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, NY (Linkedin)

Name: Ryan, Kathleen McWilliams
Email: mcw.ryan@gmail.com
Adviser: Frederik J. Simons
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Precision and Accuracy of Global Positioning Augmentation Systems and their Application to Geoarchaeology   
Last known location: Graduate Student in Catholic Theology, Washington, DC

Name: Serota, Nathan D.
Email: ndserota@gmail.com
Adviser: Jorge Sarmiento
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Aerosols, Change Points, and the Evolving Land Carbon Sink    
Last known location: Senior Analyst at Lightsource BP, San Francisco, CA

Name: Shepherd, Robert D.
Adviser: John A. Higgins​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Diagenesis in the Great Bahamas Bank: An Analysis of Mg Isotopes in the Sediment Cores from ODP Site 1003
Last known location: Mechanical Engineering Intern at Arconic, Columbus, Ohio (Linkedin)

Name: Southworth, Alan R.
Email: alan.southworth1@gmail.com
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Updates to Leaf Respiration Parameterization: Assessing the Impact of Light Inhibition, Leaf Expansion, and a Warming Scenario for Carbon Budget Modeling
Last known location: Portfolio Manager at GP Energy Management, New York, NY

Name: Sutjiawan, Djohan M.
Adviser: Thomas S. Duffy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: New Constraints on the size of Io's Core
Last known location: New York, NY

Name: Wang, Regina
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: A species-specific approach to predicting the timing of deciduous leaf emergence in the United States
Last known location: J.D. Candidate at Yale Law School, New Haven, CT (Linkedin)


2013

Name: Budnick, Andrew S.
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Phosphorus Limitation and the Reduction of the Carbon Fertilization Effect in Tropical Ecosystems
Last known location: System analyst at U.S. Government, Jacksonville, Florida

Name: Burton, Nicholas M.
Email: nburton8813@gmail.com
Adviser: Tullis C. Onstott​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Temperature-Dependent Methanotrophy in High Arctic Permafrost: Implications for Global Warming
Last known location: Business Manager at Capital One, Small Business Card Acquisitions, McLean, VA

Name: Chen, Christine Y.
Email: ccy@mit.edu
Adviser: Adam C. Maloof​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: Lake Bonneville's Tilted Shorelines Revisited: Implications for Late Pleistocene Climate
Last known location: Ph.D. Student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Name: Eggers, Gabriel L.
Email: gleggers@alumni.princeton.edu
Adviser: Frederik J. Simons​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: A Regionalized Maximum-Likelihood Estimation of the Spatial Structure of Venusian Topography
Last known location: Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant at Georgia Tech, (Linkin)

Name: Gronewold, Jeffrey D.
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: The Implications of Mafic Enclaves on Magmatic Differentiation and Pluton Emplacement: Geochronological and Geochemical Insights from the Bergell Intrusion, N. Italy
Last known location: Front End Developer at Workday, Boulder, CO

Name: Kanno, Cynthia M.
Email: cynthiakanno@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Satish C. Myneni
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: A Novel Apatite-Based Sorbent for Defluoridation: Synthesis and Sorption Characteristics of Nano-Micro Crystalline Apatite on Limestone
Last known location: Associate at McLane Environmental, LLC, Philadelphia, PA

Name: Mathabane, Nathan P.
Email: natethegreat120@gmail.com
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: The Sensitivity of Western US Forest Carbon Budgets to Topography, Climate, and Disturbance Regimes
Last known location: Assistant Director Of Admissions at Princeton University

Name: Rudnick, Lydia R.
Email: rudnick.lydia@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Jorge Sarmiento
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Predicting Potential Geographic Distribution of Siganus Luridus and Siganus Rivulatus, Two Invasive Fish Species in the Mediterranean Sea
Last known location: Energy Analyst at Advanced Microgrid Solutions, San Francisco, CA

Name: Shoenfelt, Elizabeth M.
Email: emshoenfelt@alumni.princeton.edu
Adviser: Satish C. Myneni​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: The Nature of Reactive Thiols on Bacterial Cell Envelopes and their Reactivity with Aqueous HG2+
Last known location: Ph.D. Student at Columbia University, New York, New York

Name: Trost, Emily V.
Email: evtrost@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Gerta Keller
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: High-Stress Conditions in Early Paleocene Benthic Foraminifera: Evidence from NW Atlantic ODP Site 1050C
Last known location: Associate at Point72, Financial Services, New York, New York


2012

Name: Abrams (Park), Garnet A. 
Email: garnetabrams@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Stephan A. Fueglistaler​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Senior Thesis: Distribution of Relative Humidity Observed by the VCSEL Hygrometer in the Tropical Troposphere, Interpreted Through Tracers
Last known location: Savage Services, Logistics and Supply Chain, Greater Salt Lake City

Name: Coyle, Owen L.
Email: owen.coyle.in.seattle@gmail.com
Adviser: Bess B. Ward​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Examining Benthic Nitrogen Dynamics Using a Whole Core Squeezer​​​​​​​
Last known location: Teaching Assistant, Afterschool Teacher, and Coach at The Evergreen School

Name: Furchtgott, Jeremy B.
Email: jeremyfurchtgott@gmail.com
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: What Caused the Abrupt Increase in Net Global Land Carbon Uptake in 1989?
Last known location: Director at Baron Public Affairs, LLC, Washington D.C.

Name: Gobel, Amy R.
Email: amy.gobel@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science, Paleoclimate
Senior Thesis: Isotopic Evidence for Source Changes in Aerosol Nitrate Deposition in the North Atlantic
Last known location: Johnson & Johnson Vision, Strategy & Deployment Analyst, Jacksonville, FL

Name: Moch, Jonathan M.
Email: jmoch14@gmail.com
Adviser: David Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Permafrost and Global Climate Change: Novel Models and Policy Implications
Last known location: Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard University, Graduate Research Fellow, Boston, MA

Name: Nason, Sara L.
Email: nason2@wisc.edu​​​​​​​
Adviser: Satish C. Myneni
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: The Effects of Elevated Soil CO2 on Plant Uptake of Metals
Last known location: Environmental Chemist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Name: Nesbit, Jacquelyne N.
Email: jnesbit@gmail.com
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: Calcite-Graphite Thermometry in the Southwestern most Central Metasedimentary Belt, Grenville Province, Southern Ontario
Last known location: Analyst, XM Value at Qualtrics, Provo, Utah

Name: Shonts, Steven J.
Email: steven.shonts@gmail.com
Adviser: David M. Medvigy
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Constrained Parameterization of the Duel Arhennius and Michaelis-Menton Model of Soil Carbon Respiration for a Central Amazonian Terra Firme Rainforest Site
Last known location: Senior Data Engineer, Solutions, dv01: Investor Tech, New York, New York

Name: Treibergs, Lija
Adviser: Daniel M. Sigman
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Testing the N Isotopes of Marine Particles as a Tool to Study Nitrogen Sources to Flow Cytometrically Sorted Phytoplankton in the Subtropical Ocean
Last known location: Senior Research Technician in Environmental Aquatic Geochemistry, Univ. of Michigan​​​​​​​


2011

Name: Eddy, Michael P.
Email: meddy@princeton.edu​​​​​​​
Adviser: Blair Schoene
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: U-Pb Geochronology from the Pimple Hills near Ogdensburg, NJ: Implications for the Tectonic History of the Losee-Wanaque Composite Arc
Last known location: Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer at Princeton University, Geology

Name: McGinnis, Sean J. B.
Email: smcginni04@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Michael L. Bender
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Pushing the 123ka Barrier in Greenland: A Revisition in the Reconstruction of the Disturbed Section of GISP2/GRIP
Last known location: University of Alberta Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, Montreal

Name: Myhrvold, Conor L.
Email: conor.myhrvold@gmail.com
Adviser: Jeroen Tromp
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Global Effects of Seismic Wave Propagation from the Chicxulub Asteroid Impact
Last known location: "Uber, Engineering @ Uber | Tech Brand | Eng Blog | Nature | Wildlife San Francisco Bay Area"

Name: Wang, Yifeng
Email: yifeng.wang1@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Jeroen Tromp
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geophysics
Senior Thesis: Geophysics: Imaging a Salt Dome in West Africa based on Spectral-Element and Adjoint Methods
Last known location: Associate Director, Finance at the Kraft Heinz Company, Chicago, IL

Name: Xu, Nora L.
Email: noralxu@gmail.com
Adviser: Michael L. Bender
Specialization​​​​​​​: Climate Science
Senior Thesis: Bio-optical Properties and Mixed Layer Net Community Production of Southern Ocean Phytoplankton
Last known location: Analyst at Portland General Electric, Portland, Oregon Area


2010

Name: Hamming, Carl A.
Email: carlhamming@gmail.com
Adviser: Gerta Keller
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: The Cretaceious-Tertiary (K-T) Boundary at Wadi Nukhul, Egypt: Planktic Foraminiferal Turnover and Environmental Changes
Last known location: Powell County Planner, Deer Lodge, Montana

Name: Hepburn, Christopher R.
Email: chepburn10@gmail.com​​​​​​​
Adviser: Allan M. Rubin
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: Dynamic vs. Static Triggering: An Evaluation of Aftershock Decay with Distance
Last known location: CFA, Associate at Tishman Speyer, London, UK

Name: Morse, Zachary M.
Email: zmorse11@gmail.com
Adviser: Adam C. Maloof
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geology
Senior Thesis: Reinterpretation of the Elatina Rhythmite Fold Structures: Evidence for a Seasonal Slushball Earth and Giant Impact Lunar Formation ~4.4 Ga
Last known location: Trader at Ospraie Management, New York, New York

Name: Ryan, Darcie E.
Email: darcielittlebadger@gmail.com
Adviser: François M. M. Morel​​​​​​​
Specialization​​​​​​​: Geochemistry
Senior Thesis: Trichodesmium Response to Ocean Acidification
Last known location: Earth scientist writer, PhD in Oceanography from Texas A&M University