Theses Defenses of 2017-2018

Fall 2017 BS Candidates
Jimmy Pham

Jimmy Pham

3D evidence for the biotite to vermiculite conversion controlling spheroidal weathering at Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve, Peninsular Ranges, southern California, U.S.A.

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Gary Girty and Heather Webb

Defense: December 15th, 2017 8am
CSL 422

Andy McCarlson

Anthony McCarlson

Assessment of 20 Liter Nalgene HDPE Carboys for The Use of USGS Oil Well Produced Water Sampling

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Allen Gontz

Defense: December 15th, 2017 8:30am
CSL 422

Steve Mazzone

Steven Mazzone

 A GPR Survey of the Banning Strand, Palm Springs, CA

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Allen Gontz

Defense: December 15th, 2017 9am
CSL 422

Wasim Merchant

Wasim Merchant

Assessing the Rose Canyon Fault Zone through the Little Italy and Old Town Areas of San Diego, California: Geotechnical Data Synthesis

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Jillian Maloney

Defense: December 15th, 2017 9:30am
CSL 422

Fall 2017 MS Candidates
Eui-jo Marquez

Eui-jo Marquez

Paleoseismic investigation of the Rose Canyon fault zone: the San Diego Bay stepover

MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Jillian Maloney

Defense: December 15th, 2017 10am
CSL 422

Matt Dorsey

Matt Dorsey

Evidence of Na- and Mg-rich Hydrothermal Brine Circulation Driving Elemental Mass Redistribution in an Active Fault Zone: A Case Study of the Borrego Fault Zone, northern Baja California, Mexico

MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Tom Rockwell

Defense: September 15th, 2017 10:30am
CSL 422

Fall 2017 PhD Candidates
William Savran

Bill Savran

Developing Stochastic Models as Inputs for High-Frequency Ground Motion Simulations

PhD Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Kim Olsen

Defense: December 6th, 2017, 10am
CSL 422

Qian Yao

Qian Yao

Dynamic Modeling of Earthquake Sources on Rough Faults 

PhD Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Steve Day

Defense: August 29th, 2017, noon
CSL 422