Research Students

 

Past Research Students

 

1st Cohort , 2015-2016

First name
Last name
Graduate Term
Cohort #
Degree
Placement
Advisor
Aaron
Trefler
Fall 2017
1st
BS Computer Science
2018 MS at UC San Diego; Currently a Data Scientist with Meredith Corporation.
Dr. Ye
Antony 
Karongo
Spring 2016
1st
BS Civil Engineering
2017 MS at UCLA; 
Civil Engineering Associate at LADWP
Dr. Lopez
Arianna
Brown
Spring 2017
1st
MS Physics
Pursuing Ph.D. at UC Irvine
Dr. Terebey
Barry
Martinez
Spring 2018
1st
MA Geography
Part-time researcher at JPL AIRS Group; part time lecturer at Cal State LA
Dr. Ye
Brian 
Hernandez
Spring 2016
1st
MS Computer Science 
Tools and Automation Engineer at Apple Inc.
Dr. Guo
Claudia 
Siedel
Spring 2016
1st
BS Computer Science
2019 MS at UCLA
Dr. Ye
Deanna
Nash
Spring 2017
1st
MA Geography
Pursuing Ph.D. at UC Santa Barbara
Dr. Ye
Fernando
Gomez
Spring 2016
1st
MS Computer Science
Currently working at IBM
Dr. Guo
Gabriela
Martinez
Spring 2016
1st
BS Civil Engineering 
2018 MS at Cal State LA; Working at GRL Engineering, Inc.
Dr. Lopez
Grant 
Robinson
Spring 2018
1st
MS Mathematics
Pursuing Ph.D. at the U. of Washington
Dr. Liu
James
Suntholap
Spring 2017
1st
MS Computer Science
Currently an Advanced Software Engineer at Siemens PLM Software
Dr. Guo
Jinny
Lee
Spring 2016
1st
MS Geography
Pursuing Ph.D. at UC Irvine
Dr. Li
Jonathan
Barnes
Spring 2017
1st
MS Astrophysics
Pursuing Ph.D. at Howard University 
Dr. Terebey
Liz
Flores-Rivera
Spring 2018
1st
MS Astrophysics
Pursuing Ph.D.  at the International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy and Cosmic Physics (IMPRS) in Heidelberg, Germany
Dr. Terebey
Luis
Fisher
Spring 2018
1st
BS Computer Science
Pursuing MS at Cal State LA and contract worker for JPL section 397P, Mars mission for 2020
Dr. Guo
Nelson 
Maltez
Spring 2017
1st
MS Computer Science
Information Security at Apple Inc.
Dr. Guo
Ray
Han
Spring 2016
1st
MS Computer Science
JPL engineer at Mission Control Systems Integrating, Testing and Deployment, Mars 2020

 

Dr. Guo

 

 

 

 

2nd Cohort, 2016-2017

First name
Last name
Graduate Term
Cohort #
Degree
Placement
Advisor
Andrianik
Mkrtchyan
*
2nd
MS Astrophysics
Anticpated graduation May 2020
Dr. Terebey
Andrew
Garcia
Spring 2018
2nd
BS Computer Science
Pursuing MS at Cal State LA
Dr. Ye
Angelica
Enriquez
Spring 2018
2nd
BS Mechanical Engineering
Pursuing MS in Environmental Science at Cal State LA
Dr. Li
Beatriz
Aguilar Molina
Spring 2018
2nd
MA Geography 
Applying for Ph.D. programs
Dr. Li
Brady
Ross
Spring 2018
2nd
MA Geography
Working at ESRI as a GIS Specialist 
Dr. Li
Carey
Weisberg
Spring 2019
2nd
MS Astrophysics
Optical Engineer at JPL
Dr. Terebey
Colin 
Bloomfield
Spring 2018
2nd
MS Mathematics
Pursuing Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University 
Dr. Liu
Davis
Louie
Fall 2018
2nd
BS Computer Science
Junior Data Processing System Engineer at Metis Technology Solutions, Inc. 
Dr. Guo
Gonzalo
Serrano
Spring 2018
2nd
BS Computer Science 
Software Engineer at 7 Generation Games
Dr. Guo
Hongsuk
Choi
Spring 2018
2nd
BS Computer Science 
Software Engineer at Jet Bridge, LLC
Dr. Guo
Isabel 
Escobar-Sanchez
Spring 2018
2nd
BS Civil Engineering
Pursuing MS at Cal State LA
Dr. Lopez
Johnson
Truong
Spring 2018
2nd
BS Computer Science
Developer at Tata Consultancy Services
Dr. Guo
Joseph
Lucey
Spring 2018
2nd
MS Civil Engineering 
Pursuing Ph.D. at UCLA
Dr. Lopez
Kalle
Neal
Spring 2018
2nd
MA Geography
Arc GIS Specialist at Esri
Dr. Ye
Phuoc (Shay) 
Nguyen
Spring 2018
2nd
MS Computer Science
Seeking Job
Dr. Guo
Robin
Sehler
Spring 2018
2nd
MS Environmental Science

Pursuing Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota 

Dr. Li
Sevak
Mntsakanva
Spring 2018
2nd
MS Computer Science
Software Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton
Dr. Guo

 

3rd Cohort, 2017-2018

First name Last name Graduate Term Cohort # Degree Placement Advisor
Adam Berman Fall  2018 3rd BS Computer Science Software Engineer at eQ Technologic Dr. Guo
Andrew Philip McLees Spring 2018 3rd BS Computer Science

Google

Dr. Guo
Angel Chavez Spring 2019 3rd BS Mathematics

Pursuing MS at Cal State LA 

Dr. Liu
Jeanette  Ramirez Spring 2019 3rd MS Mathematics Lecturer at Cal State LA Dr. Liu
John  Devries Spring 2019 3rd MS Astrophysics Engineer at Ecliptic Enterprises Corp. Dr. Terebey
Lucas Jeovanny Velasquez Spring 2018 3rd BS Physics Teknova, Inc. Dr. Nerenberg
Patrick  Flinner Spring 2018 3rd BS Computer Science ERP C# Developer at C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. Dr. Guo
Megan Scislowicz Spring 2018 3rd BS Mathematics Supply Chain Analyst at HUM Nutrition, Inc. Dr. Liu
Cuong Viet Pham Spring 2018 3rd BS Computer Science Software Engineer  Dr. Guo
Sudip Baral Spring 2018 3rd BS Computer Science Front End Software Engineer at ADP Dr. Guo
Tracy Ng Spring 2018 3rd BS Biophysics

Medical Assistant

Dr. Nerenberg
Terence  Pagano Spring 2019 3rd MA Geography

Pursuing Ph.D. at the U. of Wisconsin

Dr. Ye
Zolangi Ramirez Spring 2018 3rd BS Computer Science Working at Cal State LA Dr. Guo
Simon Packman Spring 2018 3rd BS Civil Engineering Production Analyst at Kimley Horn

Dr. Lopez

Aileen  Han Spring 2019 3rd BS Mechanical Engineering

Associate Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman

Dr. Eshragi
Abbie  Zetina Spring 2019 3rd BS Computer Science City of LA Dr. Guo

 

4th Cohort, 2018-2019

First name Last name Graduate Term Cohort # Degree Placement Advisor
Alex Zhou Spring 2019 4th BS Physics Pursuing Duke's Business Analytics, Masters of Quantatitve Management Dr. Nerenberg
Dorian Smith Spring 2019 4th MS Mathematics

Pursuing Ph.D. at the U. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Dr. Liu
Nia  Huggins Spring 2019 4th BS Biology

Pursuing Pharmacy Program at Western University of Health Sciences

Dr. Nerenberg
Pranil Dahal Spring 2019 4th BS Computer Science Associate Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman Dr. Guo
Safa Al Mahbub Spring 2019 4th MS Computer Science Lecturer at Cal State LA Dr. Pourhomayoun
Marilyn  Zepeda Spring 2019 4th BS Mechanical Engineering Data Entry Clerk at Eravant, Inc. Dr. Li
Antonio Magana-Ceballos

Spring 2020

4th MS Mechanical Engineering

Mechanics Engineer at Northrop Grumman

 
Dr. Eshragi
Chelsy  Salas Spring 2020 4th MS Environmental Science  Pursuing Ph.D. at the U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  Dr. Ye
Christian  Pelayo Spring 2020 4th MS Geological Sciences Pursuing Ph.D. at the Scripts Institute of Oceanography  Dr. Ye
Cindy  Garcia Fall 2019 4th BS Biochemistry  Pursuing MS at Cal State LA Dr. Nerenberg
Daniel Chou Spring 2020 4th MS Computer Science JPL Dr. Guo
David San Spring 2020 4th BS Computer Science Pursuing MS at Cal State LA Dr. Guo
Edgar Chavez Spring 2020 4th BS Civil Engineering  Pursuing MS at Cal Poly Pomona Dr. Lopez
Eduardo Vargas Spring 2020 4th BS/MS Computer Science NASA Ames Research Center Dr. Guo
Gabriela Alvarado Spring 2020 4th BS Computer Science Pursuing MS at Cal State LA Dr. Guo
Isaac Cano Spring 2020 4th BS/MS Computer Science Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems Dr. Guo
Jessica Kromer Spring 2020 4th MA Geography Pursuing Ph.D. at Pennsylvania State University Dr. Ye
Joe Rosalez Spring 2020 4th BS Civil Engineering Pursuing MS at Cal Poly Pomona Dr. Lopez
Joseph Iorio Spring 2020 4th BS Mechanical Engineering Post grad internship at SpaceX Dr. Shen
Justine West Fall 2019 4th BS Computer Science Pursuing MS at Cal State LA Dr. Guo
Mariam Ayad Spring 2020 4th MS Environmental Science Pursuing Ph.D. at UC Santa Cruz Dr. Li
Sara Johnson Spring 2020 4th MA Geography Pursuing Ph.D. at the Ohio State University Dr. Ye

 

5th Cohort, 2019-2020

 
First name Last name Graduate Term Cohort # Degree Placement Advisor
Luyi Ren Spring 2020 5th MS Computer Science Software Engineer at JPL Dr. Guo
Affiliated Students
Adekola Togunloju Fall 2018   MS Computer Science Software Engineer at JPL Deep Space Network Dr. Guo
Ethan Villarama Spring 2017   BS Physics Ph.D. at UC San Diego Pre-trainee 
Jennifer Cooper Spring 2017   MS Astrophysics Ph.D. at University of Kansas Dr. Terebey
Luyi Ren Spring 2020   MS Computer Science JPL EBIS; Current DIRECT-STEM Research Student Dr. Guo
Mortazavi Mahdi Spring 2018   MS Civil Engineering City of Los Angeles Dr. Lopez
Netchanok  Chamnansiri Spring 2016   MA Geography Apple Inc. Dr. Ye
Peixin Xu Spring 2016   MS Geoglogy I-Talent LLC, CA Dr. Li
Minh Vu Spring 2019   MS in Mathematics Pursuing Ph. D. at UC Riverside Dr. Liu
Roberto  Tejada Spring 2020   BS in Physics Pursuing Ph.D. at UC San Diego  Dr. Terebey
Loraine Sandoval Ascensio *   MS in Physics MORE/RISE MS to Ph.D. Program  Dr. Terebey
Daniel Chang Fall 2019   MS in Computer Science Software Engineer at Life Alert Dr. Pourhomayoun
Mohammed Kuko Spring 2019   MS in Computer Science Data Scientist at Hylink Digital Solutions Dr. Pourhomayoun 
Mohammad Vahedi Spring 2019   MS in Computer Science Lecturer at Cal State LA Dr. Pourhomayoun
Geoffrey  Clifford Spring 2019   MS in Geological Sciences Scientific Aid at the State Water Resources Control Board Dr. Li

* Degree currently in progress

 

Student Success Spotlight:

 

Joseph Lucey

Joseph Lucey

Cal State LA civil engineering graduate aims to protect the environment and inspire others. 

 

 

 

Robin Sehler

Robin Sehler

Environmental Science graduate awarded a research internship position at Princeton University’s Cooperative Institute for Climate Science.