Our Lab Group

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Teamrat A. Ghezzehei

Professor

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Jennifer Alvarez

PhD Candidate

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Chelsea Arnold

Research Associate

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Toshiyuki Bandai

PhD Candidate

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Anna Jurusik

PhD Student (co-adv. Kim)

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Maeve McCormick

PhD Student (co-adv. Berhe)

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Yulissa Perez-Rojas

PhD Candidate

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Touyee Thao

PhD Candidate

Alumni

Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Visitors

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Si Gao

Postdoc, 2021-2022

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Soil Ecology
CSU Sacramento

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Jing Yan

Postdoc, 2017-2020

Current Position
Data Scientist
University of Delaware

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Samuel N. Araya

PhD, 2014-19

Current Position
Soil Scientist
USDA

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Nathaniel A. Bogie

PhD, 2010-16 | Postdoc, 2016-18

Current Position
Assist. Professor, Hydrogeology
San Jose State University

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Mathew Jian

MS, 2014-17

Current Position
Environmental Scientist
Cal. Depart. of Food & Agriculture

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Roger Bayala

Postdoc in Senegal, 2010-16

Current Position
University Lecturer
University of Daloa, Côte de'ivoire

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Carolina Peña-Sancho

Visiting PhD, 2013 & 14

Current Position
Dr. Peña-Sancho spent two 4-month research visits at our lab.

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Vivian Lopez

MS, 2012-15

Current Position
Remedial Project Manager
US EPA

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Chelsea Arnold

PhD, 2009-14

Current Position
Director, CalTeach
University of California, Merced

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Ammar Albalsmeh

PhD, 2009-13

Current Position
Assoc. Professor, Soil Physics
Jordan Univ. of Science and Tech.

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Thomas Gebrenegus

Postdoc, 2010-12

Current Position
Geotechnical Engineer
Engin. & Software Consultants, Inc.

Alumni

Undergraduate Research Assistants

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Fidel Machado-Perez

ESS

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Mimi Pomephimkham

Biology

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Lythia Meza

Applied Math

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Joseph Veneracion

ESS

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Luis Davila

ESS

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Abraham Housini

ESS

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Presley Ramirez

ESS

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Hary Nigohossian

Env. Eng.

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Jamie Sweet

Env. Eng.

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Jose Moreno

Chemistry

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Stephen Ho

Env. Eng.

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Jam Jam James Perey

Mech. Eng.

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Sunny Grunloh

ESS

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Juan Lopez Arriaza

Applied Math