Graduate Students (Former)

Helen  Amos

Helen Amos

Dissertation title: “Toward an improved understanding of the global biogeochemical cycle of mercury”
Advisor: Daniel Jacob
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, Harvard University

Nathan Arnold

Nathan Arnold

Dissertation title: “Atmospheric Superrotation in Warm Earth Climates”
Advisor: Eli Tziperman
Current position: NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Nathan Benesh

Nathan Benesh

Dissertation title: "The Mechanics of Fault-Bend Folding and Tear-Fault Systems in the Niger Delta"
Advisor: John Shaw
Current position: Geoscientist with ExxonMobil Exploration Company, Houston, Texas

Joe Bernstein

Joe Bernstein

Dissertation title: "Dynamics of Turbulent Jets in the Atmosphere and Ocean"
Advisor: Brian Farrell
Current position: Quantitative Analyst, Tower Research Capital, New York, New York

Atreyee Bhattacharya

Atreyee Bhattacharya

Dissertation title: "Application of the Helium isotopic system to accretion of terrestrial and extraterrestrial dust through the Cenozoic"
Advisor: Sujoy Mukhopadhyay
Current position: Lecturer - Environmental Sciences Program, North Carolina State University

Roderick Bovee

Roderick Bovee

Dissertation title: "Lipidomic and Genomic Investigation of Mahoney Lake, B.C."
Advisor: Ann Pearson
Current position: Chemist at Schlumberger-Doll Research Center

Charles Brankman

Charles Brankman

Dissertation title: "Three-Dimensional Structure of the Western Los Angeles and Ventura Basins, and Implications for Regional Earthquake Hazards"
Advisor: John Shaw
Current position: Director of Geoscience at C12 Energy, Berkeley, California

Hilary Close

Hilary Close

Dissertation title: "Size-related isotopic heterogeneity in lipids from the marine water column"
Advisor: Ann Pearson
Current position: NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow and Young Investigator at the Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawai'i at Honolulu, Hawai’i

Phoebe Cohen

Phoebe Cohen

Dissertation title: "Investigations of Enigmatic Neoproterozoic Eukaryotes"
Advisor: Andrew Knoll
Current position: Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Jessica Creveling

Jessica Creveling

Dissertation title: "Sedimentology, Geochemistry, and Geophysics of the Cambrian Earth System"
Advisor: Andy Knoll
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Nora DeDontney

Nora DeDontney

Dissertation title: "Branch Faulting in Subduction and Strike-Slip Settings"
Advisor: James Rice
Current position: Geoscientist with ExxonMobil Research Company, Houston, Texas

Kate Dennis

Kate Dennis

Dissertation title: "Clumped Isotope Paleothermometry and its Application to Earth's History"
Advisor: Dan Schrag
Current position: Product Manager for isotopic water at Picarro, Santa Clara, California

Ian Eisenman

Ian Eisenman

Dissertation title: "Abrupt climate change: North Atlantic volatility during the last ice age and modern Arctic sea ice retreat"
Advisor: Eli Tziperman
Current position: Assistant Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California

Duncan Fairlie

Duncan Fairlie

Dissertation title: "Transpacific transport of mineral dust: its impact in the United States and on sulfate, nitrate, and ozone in Asian pollution plumes"
Advisor: Daniel Jacob
Current position: Federal government researcher, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia