Our Scientists

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Here is a list of scientists who have answered our questions in 2009-2010.

Researcher Name UCSB Department / Field of Research
Andrew Bonham Life science
Claudia Boot Life Sciences
Forrest Brewer Electrical and Computer Engineering
Julie Broughton Earth Science
Rebecca Burton Biology
Kevin Chiou Physics
Michael Dimitriou Materials
Ekaterina Druzhinina Environmental Science
Gret Dyer Physics
Nancy Eisenmenger Chemistry/Physics
Serra Elliot Engineering
Kai Ewert Engineering
Kathy Foltz Biology - Cell and Developmental Biology
Brian Giera Physics
Claudia Gutierrez Mazzotti Engineering
Megan Grabenauer Chemistry
Wade Grabow Chemistry/Physics
Helen Hansma Physics / Biology
Jasmin Hunt Materials
Anthony Karmis Physics
Pete Khooshabeh Psychology
Sergio Martinez Physics
Rachel S. Marullo Chemistry
Herb Miller Life Science
John Moore Earth Science
Sheila K. Morrissey Earth Science
James Neilson Life Science
Julia Ortony Chemistry
Bridget Owens Chemistry
Joel Paustian Engineering
Jess Porter Life science
James Rogers Materials
Kenny Rosenberg Physics
Teisha Rowland Life Science
Michel Roux Life Science
Sean Schaeffer Life Sciences
Ram Seshadri Materials
Ken Shen Physics
Julia Shimizu Life science
Andy Simpson Geology
Seeta Sistla Life Science
Frank Spera Geological Sciences
Rebecca Streit Earth Science
Bruce Tiffney Geology
Amanda Trent Physics/Chemistry
Will White Life science
Nick Williams Anthropology
Mark Wistey Materials, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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