Graduate Students


Gavin Cornwell 

 PhD 2019


Chris Lee  Camille Sultana Hashim Al-mashat Doug Collins
 PhD 2017 PhD 2017 MS 2016
PhD 2014

After UCSD, he was a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Jonathan Abbatt at University of Toronto.

Now: Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Bucknell University, 

 Jack Cahill Kaitlyn Suski Matt Ruppel Lindsay Hatch
PhD 2014

After UCSD, he was a postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Gary van Berkel at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Now: Staff scientist at ORNL

PhD 2014

After UCSD, she was a postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Paul DeMott at Colorado State University

Now: Postdoctoral researcher at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

MS 2013

Currently teaching science at High Tech High in San Marcos, California
PhD 2012

After UCSD, Lindsay went to work with Dr. Kelley Barsanti at Portland State University as an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

Now: Assistant Project Scientist with Dr. Barsanti to UC Riverside.

 Melanie Zauscher Jessie Creamean  Cassandra Gaston Meagan Moore
PhD 2012

Now at California Air Resources Board
PhD 2012

After UCSD, she was a postdoc on a Research Associate Fellowship from the National Research Council of the 
National Academies, in 
Dr. Marty Ralph's lab at NOAA, Boulder, CO. 

Now a Research Scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environment Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder and NOAA ESRL

PhD 2012

After UCSD, she was a postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Joel Thorton's lab at University 
of Washington

Now: Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

PhD 2011

Currently a Sr. Associate at Ramboll Environ in Massachussetts

 Andy Ault Kerri Pratt Ryan Sullivan Laura Shields
PhD 2010

After UCSD, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the 
lab of Prof. Vicki Grassian at the University of Iowa.

Now: Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Chemistry at the University of Michigan

PhD 2009

After UCSD, she was a NOAA climate and global change postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Prof. Paul Shepson at Purdue University.

Now: Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan
PhD 2008

Currently an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry
and member of The 
Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies
PhD 2008

After UCSD, she worked as an Environmental Analyst at NESCAUM (Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management).

Now: Post Doctorate Research Associate - Science Writer at PNNL

 John Holeck Stephen Toner Matt Spencer Sharon Qin
MS 2008

Currently living in Colorado

PhD 2007

Currently Senior Chemist/Development Engineer at Teledyne
PhD 2007

After UCSD, he worked at NanoComposix.
Currently at STA pharmaceutical.

PhD 2007

Currently an Instructor at Kansas State University

 Ryan Moffet David Sodeman Sylvia Pastor Ryan Wenzel
PhD 2007

Currently an Assistant Professor at University of the Pacific
PhD 2004

Currently an Associate Air Pollution Chemist at Count of San Diego Air Pollution Control District

PhD 2003

PhD 2002

Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at CovalX

 Keith R Coffee David T Suess Tas Dienes Jeffery R Whiteaker
PhD 2002

Currently at Lawarance Livermore National Lab
PhD 2002

Currently at DSG, an environmental consulting firm, which he co-founded 

PhD 2002

Director of Product Management at Smart Action Virtual Agents
PhD 2002

Staff Scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

 Sergio A Guazzotti David P Fergenson Don-Yuan Liu Philip J Silva
PhD 2001

Global Product Manager for Liquid Chromatography at  Thermo Fisher Scientific

PhD 2001

Currently at Lawarance Livermore National Lab
PhD 2000
PhD 2000

Currently Research Physical Scientist at USDA

 Bradley D Morrical Christopher A Noble Kimberly Salt Trent Nordmeyer
PhD 1999

Currently at Hoffman Laroche in Switzerland

PhD 1999

Currently at Northrop Grumman Corp
PhD 1995

Professor at Crafton Hills  College

PhD 1995

Currently living in San Francisco and working as an architect


Postdoctoral Fellows


Dr. Louise Kristensen


Dr. Olivia Ryder  Dr. Xiaofei Wang Dr. Camille Sultana Dr. Luisa Galgani
2015-2019 2014-2018 2017-2018

Now at GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany

Dr. Totti Laitinen
Dr. Andrew Martin
Dr. Jessica Axon
Dr. Luis Cuadra-Rodriguez

Currently continuing on  integrating detailed physicochemical data into  regional models of the atmosphere, investigating the relationships between aerosol particles and precipitation in California as part of CalWater Project within the Center for Western Water and Weather Extremes (CW3E) at SIO

Now holds a postdoctoral 
position at the University of Michigan

After UCSD, he got a position at Agilent Technologies in the GC/MS division working on mass spec development. Works at Agilent Technologies as an R&D scientist.

 Dr. Timothy Guasco
Dr. Alberto Cazorla
Dr. Defeng Zhao
Dr. Bob Moision

Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department at 
Millikin University in Decatur, Ill. 


Now working with the  Atmospheric Physics Group at 
the University of Granada in 

Now doing research at Institute 
of Energy and Climate: Troposphere (IEK-8), Forschungszentrum Juelich


Now at the Aerospace Corporation

Dr. Ying Yang
Dr. Hiroshi Furutani
Dr. Thomas Rebotier
Dr. Gary Poon

Currently an environmental scientist at Balanced Environmental Management

Currently a Research Fellow at the Ocean Research Institute at the University of Tokyo


Currently runs his own  consulting business on data analysis

Dr. Sergio Adrian Guazzotti
Dr. Yongxuan Su
 Dr. Geroge Khairallah
Dr. Stefania Angelino

Global Marking Director, 
GC/GC-MS at Thermo Fisher Scientific


Senior Development Engineer
at UCSD's Molecular Mass           Spectrometry Facility

Now at Proto Gamble in the UK


Dr. Leila Brickus  Dr. Markus Galli Dr. Deborah Gross Dr. Eric Gard

Currently at TSI working with    the commercial ATOFMS

Associate Professor of  Chemistry at Carleton College

Currently at Lawarance Livermore National Lab


Undergraduate Students


Tim Carroll

Young Jeong  Jessica Buehl Kevin Axelrod Daniel Lee

Bas Schaap   Robin Richardson  Josh Cox  Mallory Pickett
After UCSD, she was hired to work R&D for a biotech firm,  Epic Sciences, where she is currently a Research Associate.

After graduation, Josh moved on to become a grad student at Harvard University for a PhD

After graduation, she moved on to Scripps Institution of Oceanography for a Master's Degree

 Tom Bytnerowicz  Maggie Yandall  Brandon Heilman  Rene Sanchez

Tom worked on understanding brown carbon and quantifying  standards on the ATOFMS

Currently a chemistry graduate students at UC Berkeley

Now a chemistry graduate student at UC Santa Cruz

Now a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in controls at UC Berkeley

 Jessie Charrier  Kevin Ramazan  Eric Barthel  Melanie Zauscher

Lab Technicians


Kathryn Moore 
Dolan Lucero

After UCSD, she started a PhD program at Colorado State University working with Dr. Paul Demott. 

After UCSD, he started a PhD program at New Mexico Tech working with Dr. Mark Person.