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, Tsinghua University 
Cara Donnelly PhD at Cambridge Finance in London
Katharina Fierlinger PhD Munich Department of Physics, Tech. Univ. Munich 
Jeffrey Fung PhD Toronto Member, Institute for Advanced Studies
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 CNRS permanent researcher, U. of Besancon
Min-Kai Lin PhD at Cambridge University Assistant Research Fellow, ASIAA, Taiwan
Shangfei Liu PhD at Peking University Associate Professor, Sun Yat-sen University. 
Julian Mak PhD Leeds U. Assistant Professor, Ocean Sciences, 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 Chief Technical Officer, ManSat
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 Observatory

 

2011 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Ruobing Dong PhD in Princeton Assistant Professor, U. Victoria
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 Associate Professor, Yunnan Univ. 
Jacques Masson PhD ENS Lyon Postdoc in Exeter
Eva Ntormousi PhD Munich Postdoc, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
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 Associate Professor, 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 Associate 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 Algo researcher, Via 
Paolo Bianchini PhD MPIA Postdoc, Obs. de Strasbourg
Bryce Bolin MSc student in Hawaii Postdocm, Caltech
Harry Braviner PhD Cambridge Finance job in London
Filippo Contenta PhD Surrey Satellite Scientist, eOsphere Ltd
Adrian Hamers PhD Leiden Research group leader, MPA Garching
Gongjie Li PhD Harvard Assistant Professor, Gergia Inst. Tech.
Stephen Pardy PhD Wisconsin Data Scientist, Brex
Rosemary Shanahan PhD at Edinburgh ?
Anna Sippel PhD Swinburne/Monash Postdoc at MPIA
Kathryne Daniel PhD John Hopkins Assistant Professor, Bryn Mawr College
Maxwell Xu Cai PhD at National Astronomical Observatories of China Postdoc at Leiden Observatory
Jean Teyssandier PhD at IAP Research Fellow, Namur Institute for Complex Systems
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 Researcher, Lund Observatory
Margaret Pan Postdoc at JPL Research scientist, MIT 
Anna-Lisa Varri Postdoc at Edinburgh UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at U. Edinburgh
Matthias Grittschneder Postdoc Munich Postdoc at Munich Observatory
Shangfei Liu Postdoc at UCSC Associate Professor, Sun Yat-sen University
James Owen Postdoc at CITA Lecturer, Imperial College London

 

2016 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Ashley Baker PhD U. Penn. Heisig-Simons Fellow, Caltech
Cecilia Leung PhD Univ. Arizona Planetary Scientist, JPL
Corentin Cadiou PhD ENS Paris Postdoc, UCL
Diana Powell PhD UC Santa Cruz PhD UC Santa Cruz
George McDonald PhD Georgia Tech. Startup company
Katherina Feng PhD UC Santa Cruz Data Scientist, Bountiful
Kazumasa Ohno PhD Tokyo Tech Postdoc, UC Santa Cruz
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 Astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Instistute 
Peter Gao PhD Caltech Sagan Fellow, UC Santa Cruz
Ryan Garland PhD Oxford Data Scientist
Ryan MacDonald PhD Cambridge. Postdoc, Cornell 
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 Director, MPA Garching
James Owen Hubble Fellow, Princeton Lecturer, 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 INAF Astrophysical Observatory of Catania
Marco Gacesa Postdoc, Nasa Ames Assistant Professor, Khalifa University

 

2017 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Floor Broekgaarden MS U. Amsterdam Research Fellow, Monash U. 
Michael Zevin PhD Northwestern Hubble Fellow, U. Chicago
Alejandro Vigna-Gomez PhD Univ. Birmingham DARK Fellow, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen
Valeriya Korol PhD Univ. Leiden Postdoctoral Fellow, U. Birmingham
Zoheyr Doctor PhD Univ. Chicago, KICP Postdoc, Univ. of Oregon
Ron Tso PhD Caltech PhD Caltech
Stefano Ascenzi PhD Univ. Roma la Sapienza, Univ. Roma Tor Vergata Postdoc, Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera
Soumi De PhD Syracuse Univ. Posdoc, LANL
Luke Kelley PhD Harvard Lindheimer Fellow, Northwestern
Sophie Schroder PhD Niels Bohr Institute PhD Niels Bohr Institute
JohnRyan Westernacher-Schneider PhD Univ. Guelph Postod, Clemson University
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 Senior Lecturer, Uppsala U. 
Morgan MacLeod NASA Einstein Fellow, IAS Princeton Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Astrophysics, Harvard
Carl-Johan Haster Postdoctoral Fellow, CITA, Toronto Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT Kavli Institute
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 Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon U.
Jess McIver Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech Assistant Professor, UBC

 

2018 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Rachel Cochrane PhD University of Edinburgh Research Fellow, CfA, Harvard;
Corey Brummel-Smith PhD Georgia Tech. PhD Georgia Tech.
Xiaohan Wu PhD CfA, Harvard PhD CfA, Harvard
Cassi Lochhaas PhD Ohio State U Postdoc, Space Telescope Science Institute
Kartheik Iyer PhD Rutgers Univ. Dunlap Fellow, Univ. of Toronto
T.K. Daisy Leung PhD Cornell University Research Scientist Flatiron Institute
Marius Ramsoy PhD Oxford University PhD Oxford University
Lydia Elias PhD UC Riverside Data Scientist, Aon
Aditi Vijajan PhD Raman Research Institute Visiting Scholar, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, & Postdoctoral Fellow at IUCAA, Pune
Tyler Parsotan PhD Oregon State U PhD Oregon State U
Kareem El-Badry PhD UC Berkeley Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
Claire Kopenhafer PhD Michigan State University PhD Michigan State University
Ulrich Steinwandel PhD Munich Observatory Research Felliow, Flatiron Institute
Xinyu Li PhD Columbia University Research fellow, Perimeter Institute / CITA
Darryl Seligman PhD Yale University TC Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellow, U. Chicago
Josh Borrow PhD Institute for Computational Cosmology, Durham Postdoc, MIT Kavli Institute
Gohar Dashyan PhD IAS Paris Data Scientist, Preligens

Postdoc Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Tjitske Starkenburg Flatiron Fellow CIERA postdoctoral fellow
Miao Li Flatiron Fellow Faculty, Zhejiang University
Yuan Li Flatiron Fellow Faculty, University of North Texas
Chang-Goo Kim Flatiron Fellow Associate Research Scholar, Princeton
Daniel Angles-Alcazar Flatiron Fellow Assistant Professor, University of Conneticut
Chiara Mingarelli Flatiron Fellow Assistant Professor, University of Conneticut.
Ena Choi Hubble Fellow, Columbia Research Professor, Korean Institute for Advanced Studies
Sasha Kaurov Postdoc, IAS Member, IAS
Andrea Pallotini Postdoc, Centro Fermi Research Fellow, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Lucia Armillotta Postdoc, ANU Postdoc, Princeton U.
Sandro Tacchella CfA Fellow, Harvard CfA Fellow, Harvard

 

2019 Alumni

Student Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Connor Bottrell PhD University of Victoria Kavli Fellow, IPMU
Dezso Ribli PhD Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary Lead AI Research Scientist at AImotive
Claire Guilloteau PhD IRAP, Université de Toulouse PhD IRAP, Université de Toulouse
Kate Storey-Fisher PhD NYU PhD NYU
Lorenzo Zanisi PhD University of Southampton PhD University of Southampton
Madeline Lucey PhD UT Austin PhD UT Austin
Mike Walmsley PhD Oxford University Postdoc, University of Manchester
Sara Webb PhD University of Swinburne PhD University of Swinburne
Szymon Nakoneczny PhD National Centre for Nuclear Research, Warsaw PhD National Centre for Nuclear Research, Warsaw
Paulo-Henrique Barchi PhD Brandeis U., INPE-Brazil Machine Learning Engineer, Eldorado Research Institute
Ting-Yun Cheng PhD University of Nottingham Postdoc,University of Durham
Daniel Muthukrishna PhD Cambridge University PhD Cambridge University
Umna Awan PhD Rutgers U Research Fellow, U. Michigan
Emma Platts PhD University of Cape Town Applied Data Scientist at dunnhumby

Postdoc Participants

Name Affiliation during program Current affiliation
Zheng Cai Postdoc, UC Santa Cruz Associate Professor, Tsinghua U.
Song Huang Postdoc, UC Santa Cruz Postdoc, UC Santa Cruz
Francois Lanusse Postdoc, UC Berkeley CNRS researcher, CEA Saclay
Helena Domínguez Sánchez Postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania ICE Fellow, Barecelona
Nesar Ramachandra Postdoc, Argonne National Laboratory Associate Fellow KICP/ Argonne National Laboratory
Yuan-Sen Ting Hubble Fellow; Carnegie-Princeton Fellow, Princeton. Faculty, Australian National University
Nic Ross STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow, University of Edinburgh Space Senior Research Analyst at AstroAgency
Sultan Hassan Tombaugh Postdoctoral Fellow, New Mexico State University Flatiron Fellow