Our Scientists

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Here is a list of scientists who have answered our questions in 2007-2008.

Researcher Name UCSB Department / Field of Research
Reginald S. Archer Earth Science
Kristian Beadle Earth Science
Andrew Bonham Life science
Forrest Brewer Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rebecca Burton Biology
Kevin Chiou Physics
Natalie Doerr Life Science
Joe Doyle Materials
Jessie Dutton Life Science
Greg Dyer Physics
Kai Ewert Engineering
Kathy Foltz Biology - Cell and Developmental Biology
Surekha Gajria Chemistry
Megan Grabenauer Chemistry
Helen Hansma Physics / Biology
Viva Horowitz Physics
Anthony Karmis Physics
Mark Kastantin Engineering
Pete Khooshabeh Psychology
Lina Kim Engineering
Frank Kinnaman Earth Science
Kimberly Kline Earth Science
Armand Kuris Life Science
Tristan Long Life Science
Sergio Martinez Physics
Rachel S. Marullo Chemistry
Sheila K. Morrissey Earth Science
Craig Nelson Life science
James Neilson Life Science
Bridget Owens Chemistry
Katharine Page Physics/Chemistry
Emily Peterman Geology
Jess Porter Life science
Kenny Rosenberg Physics
Teisha Rowland Life Science
Birgit Schwenzer Life Science
Ram Seshadri Engineering
Julia Shimizu Life science
Andy Simpson Geology
Nicola Spaldin Materials Engineering
Frank Spera Geological Sciences
Nick Strandwitz Engineering
Bruce Tiffney Geology
Amanda Trent Physics/Chemistry
Jatila Van der Veen Physics
Asa Wilson Life science
Will White Life science
Mark Wistey Materials, Electronics and Computer Engineering
Aleksandra M. Wydzga Life Science
Andre Wyss Geology

1998-2001 Researcher List
2002-2003 Researcher List
2004-2005 Researcher List
2006-2007 Researcher List
2006-2008 Researcher List