People

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Frank Spera

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Areas
Geodynamics,Geophysics, Seismology, Tectonics

Advisors
Ralph Archuleta & Chen Ji

  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Visiting Researcher

Proterozoic paleobiology and biostratigraphy, micropaleontology.

Advisor: Susannah Porter

  • MS candidate

Thesis/Dissertation
In progress

Research Area
Geomorphology

Advisor
Ed Keller

  • Alumni
  • MS Winter 2013

Quaternary Sedimentology and Geomorphology

Advisor: Simms

 

  • Alumni

Geophysics

Advisor: Tanimoto

MS, Fall 2010

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Toshiro Tanimoto

  • Webb 2042
  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Matt Jackson

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area
Geochemistry and Petrology

Advisor
Roberta Rudnick and John Cottle

Awards
Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 2017–2022

Regents in Earth Science Fellowship, UC Santa Barbara, 2017–2018

Fall Meeting Student Travel Grant, American Geophysical Union, 2017

On To the Future Scholarship, Geological Society of America, 2016

  • Alumni

Metamorphic Petrology, Structure and Tectonics

Advisor: Hacker

MS, Spring 2011

 

  • MS Summer 2017

Dissertation
Testing for Physical Constraints on Intermediate-Depth Earthquake Fault Geometry via Finite-Fault Inversions

Research Areas
Seismology

Advisors
Chen Ji

  • Professor

Seismic Source Studies, Strong Motion Seismology

  • PhD candidate

Thesis/Dissertation
In progress

 

Research Area(s)
Marine Science (IGPMS)

 

Advisor(s)
Dave Valentine

  • Professor Emeritus

Plate Boundary Behavior, Structure and Evolution of Ocean Spreading Centers

 

  • PhD candidate

Thesis/Dissertation

In progress

Research Area(s)

 

Advisor(s)
Robin Matoza

Stanley Awramik
  • Professor

Pre-Phanerozoic Biogeology

  • Adjunct Professor

Earth Science

  • Alumni
  • MS Fall 2013

Thesis/Dissertation

“Heat and B-10 Enriched Boric Acid as Recycled Groundwater Tracers for Managed Aquifer Recharge”

Research Area(s)

Hydrogeology,Environmental Geochemistry

Advisor

Jordan Clark

  • MS Spring 2016

Thesis/Dissertation
Establishing Foraminifera Based Biofacies within Shallow Marine Deposits, Carpinteria Slough, CA. Implications for Southern California Sea-Level Studies

 

Research Area(s)
Paleoclimate, Coastal Processes

 

Advisor(s)
Alex Simms

  • Webb 1049
  • Professor Emeritus

Sedimentary Petrology

Clastic Diagenesis

Petroleum Geology

Geochemistry

  • Alumni

Paleobiology

Advisor: Wyss

MS, Winter 2011

 

Sophie Briggs
  • PhD Fall 2017

Thesis/Dissertation
The magmatic and metamorphic evolution of the Alpine Schist accretionary complex in the Southern Alps, New Zealand

 

Research Area(s)
Petrology (Igneous & Metamorphic), Geochemistry, Geochronology, Tectonics

Advisor(s)
John Cottle

  • Earth Research Institute, Ellison Hall
  • MS Summer 2015

Thesis/Dissertation
In progress

 

Research Area(s)
Sedimentology (IGPMS)

 

Advisor(s)
Alex Simms

  • MS 2018

Thesis/Dissertation
Petrogenesis of late-stage, high-K magmas within a continental arc: an example from the Ross Orogen, Antarctica,

Research Area(s)

Geochemistry, Petrology, Geochronology

 

Advisor(s)
John Cottle

  • PhD Winter 2017
  • MSci 2011 Geological Sciences - Univ of Cambridge

Thesis/Dissertation
PhD Dissertation: In progress

 

Research Area(s)
Geomorphology

 

Advisor(s)
Doug Burbank

 

  • Professor Emeritus

Tectonic Geomorphology, Collisional Orogens, Sedimentation and Tectonics, Surface Processes

  • MS Fall 2014

Seismology, Ground Motion Prediction Equations

Advisor: Chen Ji

 

  • Professor

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of Active Margins

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Zach Eilon

  • Professor

Geography

  • 805-456?2831
  • Ellison 4806
  • Alumni

Strong Motion Seismology

Advisor: Steidl

MS, Summer 2012

 

  • Professor

Geochemistry, Hydrology

  • MS candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Chen Ji

  • Alumni

Vertebrate Paleontology, South American Mammals

Advisor: Wyss

MS, Winter 2013

 

  • Professor

Tectonics and Geochronology 

 

  • 805-893-7315
  • Webb 2031A
  • PhD candidate

Thesis/Dissertation

In progress

Research Area(s)

 

Advisor(s)
David Valentine

  • Alumni

Petrology 

Advisor: Spera

PhD, Fall 2012

 

  • PhD Fall 2015
  • MSc 2009 Engineering Seismology - Univ of Joseph Fourier

Thesis/Dissertation
High Frequency Ground Motion from Finite Fault Rupture Simulations

 

Research Area(s)
Seismology

 

Advisor(s)
Ralph Archuleta

  • Lab Mechanician
  • 805-893-3345
  • Webb 1055a
  • Marine Science Institute
  • (571) 525-6448
  • Webb Hall 2029A
  • PhD candidate

Thesis/Dissertation
In progress

Research Area(s)

 

Advisor(s)
Stan Awramik

  • Undergraduate Program Coordinator
  • 805-893-4831
  • Webb Hall 1006
  • PhD candidate

Thesis/Dissertation
In progress

 

Research Area(s)
Geohydrology

 

Advisor(s)
Jordan Clark

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Robin Matoza

  • Visiting Researcher

Area of Research -  kinematic source inversion of large earthquakes

  • Webb 2024
  • Professor Emeritus
  • MS Summer 2015

Thesis/Dissertation
Stress drop and its Uncertainty for Earthquakes M3.8-5.5 in Central California and Oklahoma 

 

Research Area(s)
Geophysics

 

Advisor(s)
Ralph Archuleta & Toshiro Tanimoto

  • Professor

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

 

  • 805-893?7557
  • Bren 3510
  • MS June 2017

Thesis/Dissertation
Timing and Mechanisms of REE Mineralization at Central City, CO

Research Area(s)

Geochemistry

 

Advisor(s)
John Cottle

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