Seismo Alumni

UCSC Seismology Group Alumni

We are proud of our alumni who have gone on to many great accomplishments.

  • Alumni Graduate Students
  • Alumni Post-Doc Reseachers & Visiting Scholars
  • Alumni Undergraduate Students
  • Alumni Graduate Students

    Megan Avants
    Geophysicist
    Chevron

    Jos Beckers
    Senior Hydrogeologist and Groundwater Team Lead
    Advisian, part of WorleyParsons

    Susan Bilek
    Professor
    New Mexico Tech

    Ornella Bonamassa
    Adjunct Faculty
    University of San Francisco
    Ph.D. Geophysics UCSC 1995

    Jun Cao
    Senior Research Geophysicist
    ConocoPhillips

    Debra Carlo
    Researcher
    Imperial Oil & Gas
    M.S. Geophysics UCSC 1998

    Ling Chen
    Professor of Geophysics
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Science

    Heather DeShon
    Associate Professor Geophysics
    Southern Methodist University

    Jessica Faust Larsen
    Associate Professor
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks

    Saskia Goes
    Senior Lecturer
    Imperial College London

    Yu Geng
    Researcher
    CREWES, University of Calgary

    Michael Hagerty
    Leturer, Research Scientist, New England Seismic Network Manager
    Boston College

    Samantha Hansen
    Assistant Professor
    University of Alabama

    Rebecca Harrington
    Assistant Professor
    McGill University

    Renate Hartog
    Research Scientist
    University of Washington

    Yaofeng He
    Geophysicist
    ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

    Stephen Hernandez
    Volcano Seismologist
    Instituto Geofisico at the Escuela Politecnica Nacional

    Alex Hutko
    Product Specialist
    Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)

    Lia Lajoie
    Graduate student
    Colorado School of Mines

    Jian Mao
    Senior Research Geophysicist
    TGS

    Qingjun Meng
    M.S. Geophysics UCSC 2015

    Darcy Ogden
    Assistant Professor
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego

    Kristine Pankow
    Research Associate Professor
    University of Utah

    Marino Protti
    Researcher
    The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional (OVSICORI-UNA)

    Haoran Ren
    Lecturer
    Zhejiang University

    Jeroen Ritsema
    Associate Professor
    Global Seismology, University of Michigan

    Christie Rowe
    Assistant Professor
    McGill University

    Sara Russell Gonzalez
    Assistant University Librarian
    University of Florida
    Ph.D. Geophysics UCSC 2001

    Nicholas van der Elst
    Researcher
    Earthquake Science Center, USGS
    Ph.D. Geophysics UCSC 2012

    Aaron Velasco
    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at El Paso

    Jake Walter
    Research Associate
    University of Texas Institute of Geophysics

    Bangyu Wu
    Geophysicist, Seismic Imaging R&D
    Statoil (Beijing) Technology Service Co., Ltd

    Zhongmou Xia
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Wenjun Xu
    Researcher
    Tongji University

    Rui Yan
    Research Geophysicist
    Sinopec Tech Houson

    Hui Yang
    Senior Geophysicist
    Statoil (Beijing) Technology Service Co., Ltd

    Lingling Ye
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    California Institute of Technology
    Ph.D. Geophysics UCSC 2015

    Yueming Ye
    Geophysical Engineer
    China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)

    Han Yue
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    California Institute of Technology, Seismological Laboratory

    Zhi Zhang
    Researcher
    Guilin University of Technology
    Ph.D. Geophysics UCSC 1994

    Yingcai Zheng
    Assistant Professor
    University of Houston

    Yi Zhou
    Principal Scientist
    Halliburton
    M.S. Geophysics UCSC 1992

    Xiaosan Zhu
    Researcher
    Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences

    Lei Zhuo
    Geophysicist
    Chevron

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    Alumni Post-Doc Researchers & Visiting Scholars

    Vincent Allègre
    Associate Professor
    University of Bordeaux

    Charles Ammon
    Professor
    Penn State

    Qianzong Bao
    Professor
    Chang'an University

    Thibault Candela
    Geomechanics Scientist
    TNO

    Jingjie Cao
    Professor
    Shijiazhuang University

    Bo Chen
    Graduate Student


    Shengchang Chen
    Professor
    Zhejiang University
    Postdoctoral Scholar at UCSC 2002 - 2005

    Mai-Linh Doan
    Associate Professor
    Institue des Sciences de la Terre, Universite Grenoble Alpes

    Jean Elkhoury
    Research Sceintist
    Schlumberger - Doll Research Center

    Liyun Fu
    Researcher
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Patrick Fulton
    Assistant Professor
    Texas A&M University

    Jinghuai Gao
    Professor
    Center for Computational Geosciences, Xian Jiaotong University

    Zhaoqi Gao
    Graduate Student
    Xi'an Jiaotong University

    Ed Garnero
    Professor
    Arizona State University

    Zengxi Ge
    Associate Professor
    Peking University

    Abhijit Ghosh
    Assistant Professor
    University California, Riverside

    Huimin Guan
    Geophysicist
    Total S.A.
    Postdoctoral Scholar at UCSC 1997 - 2000

    Qiyu Han
    Founder & President
    Geophysical Clarity Technologies, LLC

    Baoqing He
    Researcher and Engineer
    BGP/CNPC

    Yongqing He
    Geophysicist
    BGP Acquisition Technique Supports, CNPC

    Tae-Kyung Hong
    Professor of Geophysics/Associate Dean of Science
    Yonsei University

    Christine Houser
    Assistant Professor
    Earth Life Science Institute

    Lianjie Huang
    Scientist 5 (Senior Scientist)
    Los Alamos National Laboratory

    Morten Jakobsen
    Professor
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bergen

    Xiaofeng Jia
    Associate Professor
    School of Earth and Scpace Sciences, University of Science and Technology China

    Yuge Jia
    Associate Professor
    China University of Mining and Technology

    Shengwen Jin
    Principal Advisor
    Landmark Software & Services, Halliburton

    Hao Jing
    Graduate Student
    Tsinghua University

    James Kirkpatrick
    Assistant Professor
    McGill University

    Guihua Li
    Professor
    Shandong University of Science and Technology

    Jigang Li
    Associate Professor
    Beihang University

    Jicheng Liu
    Professor
    Northeast Petroleum University

    Yangting Liu
    Graduate Student
    China University of Geosciences (Beijing)

    Jingrui Luo
    Lecturer
    Xi'an University of Technology, School of Automation and Information Engineering

    Mingqiu Luo
    Chief Geopysicist
    Sinopec Tech Houston

    Tengfei Ma
    Graduate Student
    Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Authority

    Andrew Newman
    Associate Professor
    The Georgia Institute of Technology

    Kyosuke Okamoto
    Researcher
    Railway Technical Research Institute, Japan

    Arthur Rodgers
    Seismologist
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

    Amir Sagy
    Researcher
    Geological Survey of Israel

    Heather Savage
    Associate Research Professor
    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

    Hongmei Shan
    Graduate student
    Shangai University of Electrical Power

    Ashley Shuler
    Geophysicist
    Chevron Energy Technology Company

    Martin Vallée
    Seismologist
    Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)

    Benfeng Wang
    Graduate Student

    Jun Wang
    Associate Professor
    China University of Petroluem

    Shoudong Wang
    Associate Professor
    China University of Petroleum

    Xinquan Wang
    Senior Geophysicist
    BGP/CNPC

    Yongzhong Wang
    Principal Research Geophysicist
    DownUnder GeoSolutions

    Guan Wei
    Associate Professor
    Harbin Institute of Technology

    Xianyun Wu
    Geophysicist
    ExxonMobil
    Postdoctoral Scholar at UCSC from 2000-2003

    Yinting Wu
    Lecturer
    Chang'an University, Xi'an

    Lili Xiao
    Graduate Student
    China University of Geosciences

    Lian Xue
    Postdoc
    UC Berkeley

    Zhe Yan
    Associate Professor
    China University of Geosciences

    Hui Yang
    Senior Geophysicist
    Statoil (Beijing) Technology Service Co., Ltd

    Kai Yang
    Professor
    Tongji University

    Kazuo Yoshimoto
    Professor
    Yokohama City University

    Lian-Feng Zhao
    Associate Professor
    Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Huamin Zhou
    Graduate Student
    Zhejiang University

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    Alumni Undergraduate Students

    Tim Babb
    Technical Lead
    Pixar

    Marshall Danese



    Jacqui Gilchrist
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    University of Southern California

    Monica Aquino Guerra



    Jonas Kintner
    Graduate Student
    Penn State University

    Lia Lajoie
    Graduate student
    Colorado School of Mines

    Stephanie Nale
    Graduate Student
    Cornell University

    Paul Morgan
    Research Specialist
    Earth Observatory of Singapore

    Diana Rattanasith
    Field Geologist
    Environmental Investion Services, Inc.

    Clay Sorensen
    Geologist
    GSI Environmental Inc.

    Aviel Stern
    Graduate Student
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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