Center for Isotope Geochemistry: People

Staff on campus 

  • Donald DePaolo -
    Director of CIG; Director of ESD at LBNL;
    Assoc lab director for Energy and Environmental Sciences
  • Thomas Owens - campus lab manager
  • Shaun Brown - principal research associate
  • Micaelee Ellswythe - administration, web updates
  • Wenbo Yang - stable isotope lab manager, research associate

Postdoctoral researchers 

  • Alexander Gagnon
  • Amy Hofmann

Graduate students 

  • Brook Peterson
  • Shuo Zhang

Staff at LBNL

Former students, postdoc researchers and staff 

  • Victoria E. Lee - former postdoctoral researcher - PhD- 2009 → NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Columbia Univ.)
  • James Watkins - former postdoctoral researcher
  • Patrick Wheatley - former postdoctoral researcher
  • Shahla Ali - former postdoctoral researcher
  • Jenny Druhan - former graduate student
  • Laura Nielsen- former graduate student
  • Liping Qin - former postdoctoral researcher → new position in China...to be updated
  • Justin Simon - former postdoctoral researcher → Planetary Scientist, Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science, NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Stephanie Ewing - former postdoctoral researcher → Assistant Professor of Land Resrouces and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University
  • Alexandra Turchyn - former postdoctoral researcher → Joined University of Cambridge (UK) Earth Science's faculty
  • Matthijs van Soest - former staff research associate → Associate Resaerch Professional, Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University
  • Sarah Aciego - Ph.D. 2006 → Now an Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
  • Matthew Fantle - Ph.D. 2005 → Now an Assistant Professor of Geology at Pennsylvania State University
  • Maureen Feineman - Ph.D. 2004 → Now an Assistant Professor of Geology at Pennsylvania State University
  • Kate Maher - Ph.D. 2005 → Now an Assistant Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Stanford University
  • Michael Singleton - former postdoctoral researcher → Michael is a scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Rachel Lindvall - former staff research associate → Rachel now works at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Kate N. Woods - former staff research associate → Currently completing her medical residency in Psychiatry at Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital
  • Garret Hart - former postdoctoral researcher → Garret is Assistant Research Professor at Washington State University Pullman's Geology Department
  • David Shuster - former staff research associate → Geochonologist at Berkeley Geochronology Center, and starting F2012 also Assoc Professor, Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley
  • Lisa Hammersley - Ph.D. 2003 → Now an Associate Professor of Geology at California State University Sacramento
  • Karrie Weaver - former graduate student  → Now research scientist at Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University
  • Julie Bryce - former postdoc → Assistant Professor in Dept of Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire
  • Ethan Baxter - Ph.D. 2000 → Now Associate Professor of Earth Sciences at Boston University
  • Melissa Hendricks - Ph.D. 1999 → Currently on leave with family
  • Joseph Skulan - Ph.D. 1999 → Scientist at  the Geology Museum at University of Wisconsin
  • Jo Chiu-Fang Lin - former postdoctoral researcher
  • Christina de la Rocha - former postdoctoral researcher → now at the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM), University of Brest, France
  • Sean McCauley - Ph.D. 1998 → Sean changed careers to modelling complex financial markets
  • Allen Dodson - Ph.D. 1998 → Location?
  • Gail Eaton - former research associate → Location?
  • John Lassiter - Ph.D. 1995 → Associate Professor at University of Texas at Austin.
  • Thomas M. Johnson - Ph.D. 1995 → Associate Professor, Dept of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Kenneth W. W. Sims - Ph.D. 1995 → Associate Profesoor, Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming
  • Stephen Getty - former postdoc → Curriculum developer at Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS), Colorado
  • Nicola Swinburne - former postdoc → Now teaches mandolin in San Francisco.
  • Daniel Schrag - Ph.D. 1993 → Sturgis Hooper Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
  • E. Ellen Daley - Ph.D. 1993 →
  • Chang-Hwa Chen - former postdoc → Research Fellow and Deputy Director, Institute of Earth Sciences, Academica Sinica, Taiwan
  • Scott G. Borg - former postdoc → Division Director, Antarctic Sciences, National Science Foundation
  • John N Christensen - Ph.D. 1992 (UCLA) → Staff Scientist with CIG, LBNL
  • Frank Perry - Ph.D. 1992 (UCLA) → Group Leader of Environmental Geology & Spatial Analysis, Earth & Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Eric D. Wendlandt - Ph.D. 1992 (UCLA) → Software developer in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Anne M. Linn - Ph.D. 1991 (UCLA) → Senior Program Officer, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, National Academy of Sciences
  • Rosemary Capo - Ph.D. 1990 (UCLA) → Associate Professor, Dept of Geology & Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh
  • Brian Stewart - Ph.D. 1990 (UCLA) → Associate Professor, Dept of Geology & Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh
  • Victoria Bennett - Ph.D. 1989 (UCLA) → Associate Director, Earth Chemistry, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University
  • Bruce K. Nelson - Ph.D. 1985 (UCLA) → Professor, Dept of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington
  • Brian D. Marshall - Ph.D. 1984 (UCLA) → Supervisory Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver CO
  • G. Lang Farmer - Ph.D 1983 (UCLA) → Professor and Department Chair, Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder