Alumni Spotlight

Physics Ph.D. '20
Julia currently works as a Senior Research Staff Member at the Sandia National Lab in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She works in the high voltage lab observing the effects of lightning’s electrical current on different materials, and on wind turbine projects to make them less vulnerable to lightning.
Earth Sciences M.S. '10
Claire is currently a Research Group Leader in the Permafrost Research Section at Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research in Potsdam, Germany investigating greenhouse gas emissions from northern ecosystems, including tundra, wetlands, and permafrost ecosystems.