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Here is a list of scientists who have answered our questions in 2002/2003.

Researcher Name UCSB Department / Field of Research
Andy Ballantine Geography
Forrest Brewer Electrical and Computer Engineering
Becky Burton Biology
Dennis O. Clegg Biology - Molecular, Cell and Neurobiology
Candice Constantine Geology
Nathan Currier Physics
Mark Demarest Marine Science
Mark Elsesser Engineering
David Follman Engineering
Kathy Foltz Biology - Cell and Developmental Biology
Valerie Franck Biology (Marine Biogeochemistry, Oceanography)
Andrew Frey Physics
Jessica Gillett Life Science
Peter Girguis Marine Biology
Rob Haines Life Science
Linda Hall MRL
Amy Hanlon Engineering
Helen Hansma Physics / Biology
Jack Harris Physics
Sarah Henkel Life science
Jeff Henness Engineering
Christy Herren Marine Biology
Tessa Hill Geology
Conrad Hirano Physics
John Kaeling Engineering
Rashda Khan Life Science
Petra van Koppen Chemistry
Ed Lau Chemistry
Edward Letts Engineering
Stuart Levenbach Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology / Marine Ecology
Alan Levy Physics, Observational Cosmology, Astrophysics
Ed Lowry Life science
Jaret Lucas Biology
Tim Maddux Engineering
Lisa Manning Physics
Joseph Mazar Life science
Will McClintock Biology - Evolution (Spiders)
Carrie McDougall Marine Biology
Christopher McKenney Physics
Logan McLeod Physics
Emily Meyer Engineering
Agnes Michenfelder Geology
Martina Michenfelder Materials Research Laboratory
Meredith Murr Life science
Brian Naughton Engineering
Brett Nosho Engineering - Chemical
Jaolia Ortiz Geology
Rene Perez Geology
Pierre Petroff Engineering
Orlando Raola Chemistry
Margaret Richards Chemistry
Michelle Roux Life Science
Sylvia Salinas Engineering
Chris Santangelo Physics
Klaus Schauser Computer Science
Chuck Schelle Engineering
Ram Seshadri Engineering
Andy Simpson Geology
Roy Smith Engineering
Nicola Spaldin Materials Engineering
Frank Spera Geological Sciences / Institute for Crustal Studies
Jan Sumerel Molecular Biology
Joe Summers Electrical Engineering
Nils Svanstedt Mathematics
Bruce Tiffney Geology
Matthew Tirrell Engineering
Carol Thomber Life science
James Thompson Physics
Jatila Van der Veen Physics
Herbert Waite Molecular Biology
James Weaver Invertebrate Biology, Biomineralization, Biochemistry
Stephen Wecksler Chemistry
Mike Weiss Chemistry
Jill Wertheim Geology
Robin Whatley Geological Sciences
Alison Whitmer Life science
Jack Williams Earth Sciences - Paleoclimatology
Shera Wu Physics
Andy Wyss Geology
John Zayac Geology

1998-2001 Researcher List
Current Researchers List

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