Student and Postdoc Alumni

Student and postdocs alumni

If you are a program alumni and would like your information updated, please email pgaraud at ucsc dot edu. Thanks! 

 

2010 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Xuening Bai PhD at Princeton Professor in Tsinghua University 
Cara Donnelly PhD at Cambridge Finance in London
Katharina Fierlinger PhD Munich Department of Physics, Tech. Univ. Munich 
Jeffrey Fung PhD Toronto Sagan Fellow, UC Berkeley
Emmanuel Jacquet PhD ENS Paris Permanent faculty in Paris at the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle
Yusuke Kosuga PhD at UCSD Permanent faculty at Kyushu University
Nadege Lagarde PhD Geneva CNES Post-doc, Universite de Franche Comte.
Min-Kai Lin PhD at Cambridge University Assistant Research Fellow, ASIAA, Taiwan
Shangfei Liu PhD at Peking University Postdoc, Rice University/Los Alamos National Lab.
Julian Mak PhD Leeds U. Faculty, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jeremy McCaslin PhD at Boulder Researcher at Computational ThermoFluids Laboratory (company), Ithaca.
Farzana Meru PhD in Exeter Assistant Professor, University of Warwick
Andrew Myers PhD at Berkeley Staff Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Jennifer Stone PhD in Madison, Wisconsin JPSP postdoctoral fellow at Nagoya University
Bhargav Vaidya PhD in Heidelberg Assistant Professor, IIT Indore
Silvia Verdolini PhD in Leiden STEAM Project Officer — University of Malta

Postdoc Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Clement Baruteau Postdoc at UCSC Permanent faculty in Observatoire de Toulouse
Toby Wood Postdoc at UCSC Permanent faculty at University of Newcastle
Richard Stancliffe Postdoc at Monash Humbolt foundation Fellow, Institut fur Astronomie in Bonn
Geoffrey Vasil Postdoc at CITA Permanent faculty at U. Sydney
Andrew Youdin Postdoc at CITA/CfA Permanent faculty at U. Arizona
Henrik Latter Postdoc at ENS Paris Permanent faculty at U. Cambridge
Matthias Grittschneder Postdoc at KIAA Postdoc at Munich

 

2011 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Ruobing Dong PhD in Princeton Bart Bok Fellow, Stewart Obs., Univ. Arizona
Marina Galvagni PhD in Zurich Software support engineer at CEI
Nathan Goldbaum PhD UCSC Research Scientist, Univ. Illinois
Munan Gong PhD at Princeton Postdoc, MPI for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching.
Chelsea Huang PhD at Princeton Torres Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT Kavli Institute 
Peng Jiang PhD UST China Researcher at the Polar Research Institute of China
Guang-Xing Li PhD MPI Radioastronomy Researcher, LMU Munich
Jacques Masson PhD ENS Lyon Postdoc in Exeter
Eva Ntormousi PhD Munich Postdoc, CEA Saclay
Vivien Parmentier PhD Nice Associate Professor, Univ. Oxford
Daniel Perez-Becker PhD Berkeley Data scientist at Yammer, Inc.
Zhao Sun PhD Purple Mountain Obs ?
Pascal Tremblin PhD Saclay Research Fellow, CEA Saclay/Maison de la simulation
Jiwei Xie PhD Nanjing University Permanent faculty at Nanjing University
Xi Zhang Bisgrove fellow at U. Arizona with Adam Showman Assistant Professor at UC Santa Cruz

Postdoc Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Christoph Federrath ENS Lyon Stromlo Fellow at ANU Canberra
Hua-Bai Li Postdoc at MPIA Faculty at Chinese University of Hong Kong
Farzana Meru Postdoc at Heidelberg Assistant Professor, Univ. Warwick
Takayuki Muto Postdoc in Tokyo Tech Associate professor at Kogakuin University
Christoph Olczak Postdoc in Heidelberg ?
Hanno Rein Postdoc in Princeton Assistant professor in Toronto
Stefanie Walch Postdoc in Munich Professor at Univ. of Cologne (Koln)

 

2014 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Ben Bar-Or PhD Weizman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, IAS Princeton 
Paolo Bianchini PhD MPIA CITA national Fellow, McMaster Univ. Hamilton
Bryce Bolin MSc student in Hawaii Researcher, Hawaii
Harry Braviner PhD Cambridge Finance job in London
Filippo Contenta PhD Surrey PhD Surrey
Adrian Hamers PhD Leiden Postdoctoral Fellow, IAS Princeton
Gongjie Li PhD Harvard Postdoc at Harvard
Stephen Pardy PhD Wisconsin PhD Wisconsin
Rosemary Shanahan PhD at Edinburgh ?
Anna Sippel PhD Swinburne/Monash Postdoc at MPIA
Kathryne Daniel PhD John Hopkins Visiting Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College
Maxwell Xu Cai PhD at National Astronomical Observatories of China Postdoc at Leiden Observatory
Jean Teyssandier PhD at IAP Postdoc in DAMTP, Cambridge
Nan Wang PhD at Nanjing Univ. PhD at Nanjing Univ.
Xiaochen Zheng PhD at Peking Univ. Postdoc at Tsinghua Univ.

Postdoc Participants

 Research Fellow, MIT EAPS

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Florent Renaud Postdoc Saclay Postdoc in Surrey
Margaret Pan Postdoc at JPL  ?
Anna-Lisa Varri Postdoc at Edinburgh Postdoctoral Fellow at Edinburgh
Matthias Grittschneder Postdoc Munich Postdoc Munich
Shangfei Liu Postdoc at UCSC Postdoc at Rice / Los Alamos National Laboratory
James Owen Postdoc at CITA Lecturer, Imperial College London

 

2016 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Ashley Baker PhD U. Penn. PhD U. Penn
Cecilia Leung PhD Univ. Arizona PhD Univ. Arizona
Corentin Cadiou PhD ENS Paris PhD ENS Paris
Diana Powell PhD UC Santa Cruz PhD UC Santa Cruz
George McDonald PhD Georgia Tech. Startup company
Katherina Feng PhD UC Santa Cruz PhD UC Santa Cruz
Kazumasa Ohno PhD Tokyo Tech PhD Tokyo Tech
Laura Mayorga PhD New Mexico State U. Future faculty leaders fellows, Harvard.
Matej Malik PhD Univ. Bern Postdoc, U. Maryland
Natasha Batalha PhD Penn. State Postdoc, UC Santa Cruz
Nestor Espinoza PhD Pontificia Univ. Catolica, Chile Bernoulli Fellow, MPIA/Bern
Peter Gao PhD Caltech 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellows at UC Berkeley
Ryan Garland PhD Oxford PhD Oxford
Ryan MacDonald PhD Cambridge. PhD Cambridge
Thaddeus Komacek PhD Univ. Arizona 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellows at U. Chicago
Tom Louden PhD Warwick Postdoc, University of Warwick
Yui Kawashima PhD Univ. Tokyo Postdoc, SRON, Netherlands

Postdoc Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Laura Kreidberg Postdoc U. Chicago Junior Fellow, Harvard Soc. of Fellows
James Owen Hubble Fellow, Princeton Royal Society University Research Fellowship, Imperial College London
Sarah Rugheimer Simons Research Fellow, U. St. Andrews Simons Research Fellow, U. St. Andrews
Yamila Miguel Poincarre fellow, Obs. Cote Azur Nice. Assistant Professor, Leiden Obs. 
Jordan Stone Postdoc, U. Arizona Hubble Fellow, Stewart Obs. Univ. Arizona
Jasmina Blecic Postdoc, NYU Abu Dhabi Postdoc, NYU Abu Dhabi
Eric Lopez Postdoc, U. Edinburg NASA Goddard
Fabio del Sordo Postdoc, Yale Postdoc, University of Crete
Marco Gacesa Postdoc, Nasa Ames Research Associate, UC Berkeley

 

2017 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Floor Broekgaarden MS U. Amsterdam PhD U. Amsterdam
Michael Zevin PhD Northwestern PhD Northwestern
Alejandro Vigna-Gomez PhD Univ. Birmingham PhD Univ. Birmingham
Valeriya Korol PhD Univ. Leiden PhD Univ. Leiden
Zoheyr Doctor PhD Univ. Chicago, KICP PhD Univ. Chicago, KICP
Ron Tso PhD Caltech PhD Caltech
Stefano Ascenzi PhD Univ. Roma la Sapienza, Univ. Roma Tor Vergata PhD Univ. Roma la Sapienza, Univ. Roma Tor Vergata
Soumi De PhD Syracuse Univ. PhD Syracuse Univ.
Luke Kelley PhD Harvard PhD Harvard
Sophie Schroder PhD Niels Bohr Institute PhD Niels Bohr Institute
JohnRyan Westernacher-Schneider PhD Univ. Guelph PhD Univ. Guelph
Ariadna Murguia-Berthier PhD UC Santa Cruz PhD UC Santa Cruz
Mads Sorensen PhD Univ. Geneva PhD Univ. Geneva
Francisco Rivera-Paleo PhD Universidad Michoacana de San Nicola de Hidalgo. PhD Universidad Michoacana de San Nicola de Hidalgo

Postdoc Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Erin O'Sullivan Postdoc Univ. Stockholm Postdoc Univ. Stockholm
Morgan MacLeod NASA Einstein Fellow, IAS Princeton NASA Einstein Fellow, IAS Princeton
Carl-Johan Haster Postdoctoral Fellow, CITA, Toronto Postdoctoral Fellow, CITA, Toronto
Philipp Moesta NASA Einstein fellow, UC Berkeley NASA Einstein fellow, UC Berkeley
Johan Samsing NASA Einstein & Lyman Spitzer fellow, Princeton NASA Einstein & Lyman Spitzer fellow, Princeton
Carl Rodriguez Pappalardo Fellow, Physics, MIT Pappalardo Fellow, Physics, MIT
Jess McIver Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech