Our Scientists

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Here is a list of scientists who have answered our questions in 2010-2011.

Researcher Name UCSB Department / Field of Research
Jeffrey Bailey Life science
Andrew Bonham Life science
Claudia Boot Life Sciences
David Boy Engineering
Forrest Brewer Electrical and Computer Engineering
Julie Broughton Earth Science
Rebecca Burton Biology
Michael Chabinyc Materials and Engineering
Gret Dyer Physics
Nancy Eisenmenger Chemistry/Physics
Serra Elliot Engineering
Kai Ewert Engineering
Kathy Foltz Biology - Cell and Developmental Biology
Michael Gary Physics
Matthew Gebbie Physics and Materials
Matthew Guidry Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brian Giera Physics
Claudia Gutierrez Mazzotti Engineering
Wade Grabow Chemistry/Physics
Helen Hansma Physics / Biology
Anthony Karmis Physics
Pete Khooshabeh Psychology
Jessica Kubicek-Sutherland Life science
Jack Love Chemistry
Sergio Martinez Physics
Rachel S. Marullo Chemistry
Herb Miller Life Science
John Moore Earth Science
James Neilson Life Science
Bridget Owens Chemistry
Joel Paustian Chemical Engineering
Jess Porter Life science
Kenny Rosenberg Physics
Teisha Rowland Life Science
Michelle Roux Life Science
Sean Schaeffer Life Sciences
Ram Seshadri Materials
Julia Shimizu Life science
Andy Simpson Geology
Seeta Sistla Life Science
Jacob Somerson Biomolecular Science and Engineering
Frank Spera Geological Sciences
Todd Squires Chemical Engineering
Peter St. John Chemical Engineering
Rebecca Streit Earth Science
Bruce Tiffney Geology
Amanda Trent Physics/Chemistry
Will White Life science
Nick Williams Anthropology
Emily Wilson Life science
Aleksandra Wydzga Civil and Environmental Engineering

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