Alumni


 

The LRSG actively maintains a list of students and scholars who studied and/or worked in the lab. Their contributions are memorialized and greatly appreciated. As time quickly passes, our friendships and partnerships are even stronger. Information will be updated as it is provided by our alumni.

 

Graduate Students

(names with a * indicates the graduate student received a degree from LRSG/UTSA; click on name to view thesis/dissertation)

  • Alyssa M. Geyer* (MS student, 2015-2018)
  • Ceceylia Fortunska* (MS student, 2015-2017)
  • Shuang Xia* (PhD student, 2014-2018)
  • Giulio Mosconi (exchange MS student, 2015)
  • Yunbo Bi* (PhD student, 2012-2015) -- GIS Operator/Specialist, Mobilitie, Chicago, IL
  • Giacomo Mazzolla (exchange MS student, 2012-2013)
  • Eric Kouba* (MS student, 2011-2014) -- GIS Specialist, Welder Exploration & Production, San Antonio, TX; PhD student, UTSA
  • Chase Mueller* (MS student, 2011-2014) -- Research Associate, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
  • Wentao Xia* (PhD student, 2010-2016) -- Research Scientist, Nanjing University, China
  • Yunbo Bi* (MS student, 2010-2012) -- PhD student, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Antony Perez (PhD student, 2010-2011)
  • Singaiah Chintalapudi (PhD student, 2010)
  • Almoutaz Abdalla* (PhD student, 2009-2012)
  • Eze Onwuchekwa* (MS student, 2009-2012)
  • Guoqing Zhang (exchange PhD student, 2009-2011) -- Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China
  • Newfel Mazari* (PhD student, 2008-2013) -- Data Collection Supervisor, Edwards Aquifer Authority, San Antonio, TX
  • Elizabeth Murphy (MS student, 2008-2010)
  • David Prado* (MS student, 2008-2010) -- PhD student, UTSA
  • Yang Gao (exchange PhD student, 2007-2009) -- Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China
  • Penny Wagner* (MS student, 2007-2009) -- PhD Student, University of Delaware
  • Burcu Cicek* (PhD student, 2005-2010) -- Maritime Faculty, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Mike Lewis* (PhD student, 2004-2010) -- Principle Engineer, Southwest Research Institute; Adjunct Research Scientist, UTSA
  • Somenath Ganguly (PhD student, fall 2008)
  • Murtala Yisa (MS student, fall 2008)
  • Andrew Nordquist (MS student, spring 2008)
  • Beibei Yu* (MS student, 2007-2009) -- MS student, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Joshua Hughes (MS student, fall 2007)
  • Mark Schnur* (MS student, 2006-2009) -- Planner IV, San Antonio Water System; PhD student, UTSA
  • Newfel Mazari* (MS student, 2006-2008) -- PhD student, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Meagan Metzler (MS student, summer 2006)
  • Misti Thueson* (MS student, 2005-2008) -- Chemistry Teacher, High School near San Antonio, TX
  • Xianwei Wang* (PhD student, 2004-2008) -- Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
  • Blake Weissling* (PhD student, 2004-2008) -- Environmental Geophysicist, SWCA Environmental Consultants; Lecturer, UTSA
  • Lani Cabico* (MS student, 2004-2006) -- GIS Coordinator, Brooks Development Authority; Senior Environmental Planner, UTSA

Undergraduate Students

  • Ilana Casarez (BS student, 2016-2017)
  • Daniel Smith-Salgado (BS student, 2016-2017)
  • Asheley Aquirre (BS student, 2016)
  • Alex Rodriguez (BS student, 2016)
  • Riley Marfin (BS intern, 2015-2016)
  • Ana Atilano (BS intern, 2013)
  • Ana Balino (BS intern, 2013)
  • Velita Cardenas (BS intern, 2013)
  • Christian Baker (intern, 2012)
  • Johanna Torres (intern, 2012)
  • Shelby Williams (intern and research assistant, 2011-2014)
  • Anthony Arricale (intern and research assistant, 2011-2012)
  • Ben Cardenas (intern and research assistant, 2011-2012) -- MS student, UT Austin
  • Alexander Colby (intern and research assistant, 2011-2012)
  • Jessica Jimenez (intern and research assistant, 2010-2012) -- MS student, Stanford University, CA
  • Anne Ji (intern, summer 2008) -- student, UTSA
  • Beverly Saunders (intern, summer 2007; summer 2008) -- student, UTSA
  • Austin Jordan (intern, summer and fall 2007) -- student, UTSA
  • Penelope Wagner (intern, summer 2006; summer 2007) -- student, UTSA
  • Carrie Benson (intern, summer 2006) -- Teacher, Wagner High School, San Antonio, TX
  • Melissa Quinones (intern, summer 2006) -- student, UTSA

Exchange Students, Postdoc Fellows, and Visiting Scholars

  • Dr. Yang Bai (visiting scholar, 2018-2019) -- Associate Professor, Huizhou University, China
  • Jinlong Gao (exchange PhD student, 2018-2019) -- PhD student, Lanzhou University
  • Dr. Hongyi Li (visiting scholar, 2018-2019) -- Associate Professor, Norwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, CAS, China
  • Dr. Jiakui Tang (visiting scholar, 2018-2019) -- Associate Professor, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Dr. Yaowen Xie (visiting scholar, 2018-2019) -- Associate Professor, Lanzhou University
  • Dr. Liping Yang (visiting scholar, 2018-2019) -- Associate Professor, Chang’an University
  • Dr. Dongqin You (visiting scholar, 2018-2019) -- Associate Professor, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS, China
  • Dr. Jinyuan Yu (visiting scholar, 2018-2019) -- Lecturer, Tibet University
  • Dr. Jing Li (visiting scholar, 2017-2018) -- Associate Professor, CAREERI, CAS, China
  • Dr. Xiaoyan Wang (visiting scholar, 2017-2018) -- Associate Professor, Lanzhou University, China
  • Dr. Liyun Dai (visiting scholar, 2016-2017) -- Associate Professor, CAREERI, CAS, China
  • Dr. Changqing Ke (visiting scholar, 2016-2017) -- Professor, Nanjing University, China
  • Dr. Jiakui Tang (visiting scholar, 2016) -- Associate Professor, CAS, China
  • Sofia Fiorucci (exchange MS student, 2016) -- Master's student, University of Perugia, Italy
  • Dr. Yuyue Xu (visiting scholar, 2015-2016) -- Associate Professor, Nanjing University, China
  • Giulio Mosconi (visiting student, 2015) -- Master's student, University of Perugia, Italy
  • Dr. Zongyu Yu (visiting scholar, 2015) -- Associate Profesor, RADI, CAS, China
  • Dr. Xiaohua Hao (visiting scholar, 2014-2015) -- Associate Professor, CAREERI, CAS, China
  • Dr. Xingyuan Liu (visiting scholar, 2014-2015) -- Associate Professor, Lanzhou University, China
  • Xun Liu (exchange MS student, 2014) -- Master's student, Nanjing University, China
  • Lanyu Li (exchange MS student, 2014) -- PhD student, Nanjing University, China
  • Qian Yang (exchange PhD student, 2013-2015) -- PhD student, Jilin University, China
  • Zhimin Yao (exchange PhD student, 2013-2014) -- PhD student, Wuhan University of Tech, China
  • Dr. Xin Miao (visiting scholar, 2012-2013) -- Associate Professor, Missouri State University, USA
  • Giacomo Mazzolla (exchange MS student, 2012-2013) -- Master's student, University of Perugia, Italy
  • Dr. Xuelian Zhao (visiting scholar, 2011-2012) -- Lecturer, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China
  • Dr. Huajun Wang (visiting scholar, 2011-2012) -- Associate Professor, Zhejiang University, China
  • Dr. Guangmeng Guo (visiting scholar, 2011) -- Associate Professor, Nanyang Normal University, China
  • Guoqing Zhang (exchange PhD student, 2009-2011) -- Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China
  • Dr. Ling Du (visiting scholar, 2009-2010) -- College of Physical and Environmental Oceanography, OUC, China
  • Dr. Wenlong Li (visiting scholar, 2009-2010) -- Professor, Lanzhou University, China
  • Dr. Chaojun Fan (postdoc fellow, 2009) -- Postdoc, Cleveland State University, USA
  • Dr. Ahmet Tekeli (postdoc, 2008-2010) -- Assistant Professor, Zirve University, Turkey
  • Yang Gao (exchange PhD student, 2007-2009) -- Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China
  • Xiaodong Huang (exchange PhD student, 2007-2008) -- Associate Professor, Lanzhou University, China
  • Ning Lu (exchange PhD student, 2008) -- Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, China
  • Professor Hailton M. Silva (exchange PhD student, 2007-2008) -- Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
  • Lisha Zhou (visiting MS student, 2007) -- Master's student, SUNY-Stony Brook, USA
  • Dr. Zuoxun Zeng (visiting professor, 2006-2007) -- Professor, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China
    (taught Structural Geology and Structural Geology Laboratory in the department and studied Martian structure and evolution with Drs. Birnbaum and Xie)
  • Zongyu Yue (exchange PhD student, 2006-2007) -- PhD Candidate, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), China
  • Chaojun Fan (visiting PhD student, winter break 2005 and summer 2006) -- PhD Candidate, Washington State University, USA
    (defended his dissertation on March 13, 2008)
  • Dr. Minqiang Zhu (visiting scholar, 2005-2006) -- Professor, East China Institute of Technology, China
  • Dr. Huade Guan (postdoc fellow, 2005-2006) -- Faculty, Flinders University, Australia