Mentor Profiles

Matt Aggleton
R&D Engineer
LeFiell Manufacturing
Ph.D. Chemical and Materials Physics - UCI , M.S. Chemical and Materials Physics - UCI , B.S. Physics - Rochester Institute of Technology
Ricky Antonelli
Business Analyst
Blizzard Entertainment
BS Mathematics, Specialization in Mathematical Finance - UC Irvine
Tiffany Awischus
Architectural & Design Sales Consultant
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies
B.S. Chemistry
Peter Babilo
Material and Process Engineer
Boeing Co
California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Materials Science 2007, California Institute of Technology, Mater's Degree, Materials Science 2003, University of California, Irvine, Bachelor’s Degree, Chemical Engineering 2001
Russell Baldwin
Senior Forensic Scientist
OC Sheriff - Santa Ana, California
Bachelor of Science Biology
Kamlesh Bans
UNIX Comp Systems Admin
Skyworks Solutions - Irvine, CA
Physical Sciences Math 1977
Art Bellettini
E.I. Du Pont
Michael Butros
Victor Valley College - Victorville, CA
B.S. Mathematics 1994
Naomi Carrillo
Data & Analytics Consultant
UCI - B.S. Mathematics 2015, CSULB - M.S. Applied Statistics Expected 2019
Megan Crawford
Associate Scientist
ADEC Innovations
B.S. Earth System Science at UCI (Class of 2015), Specialization in Hydrology and Terrestrial Ecosystems, Minors in Biological Sciences and Global Sustainability
Peter DeBarber
Director of Business and R&D
Delta-Phase Electronics
UC Irvine, Physical Sciences Chemistry 1991
Matt Dickason
Managing Director
Renaissance Associates - Newport Beach, California
UCI Chemistry; 1988 UCI MBA (FEMBA IV); 1997
George Do
Sr. Scientific Client Specialist
BS Chemistry, UCI, 1999
Vy Dong
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 2004 , M.S. University of California at Berkeley, 2000 , B.S. University of California at Irvine, 1998
Erica Dunbar
Project Manager
Irvine Scientific
U.C.Irvine B.S. in Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry, June 2004
Bruce Firestone
PharmAssist CMC Consulting - Irvine, CA
BS Chemistry , Ph.D Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Michael Gokhale
Sextant Engineering, Inc.
UC, Irvine Physics, 1993 (Ph.D.)
Vincent Guo
PhD Student, Biological Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
B.A. Quantitative Economics (Magna Cum Laude); B.S. Chemistry (Cum Laude) Concentration in Biochemistry; Minor in Biological Sciences- University of California, Irvine (2017)
Stephanie Hammel
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Duke University
B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Biological Sciences from UCI (2012) , M.P.H from UCI (2014) , Ph.D. Environmental Chemistry from Duke University (2019)
Ken Hays
Senior Technical Fellow
The Boeing Company (retired)
UC Irvine Physics - 1985 (Ph.D.) , UC Irvine Physics - 1980 (MS), UC Irvine - Physics & Mathematics - 1977 (BA)
Ryan Hill
Director, Finance
Advantage Sales & Marketing - Irvine, CA
UCI B.S. Physics 1995, USC MBA 1997
John Houlihan
Graduate Student
Department of Chemistry - Irvine, California
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry with departmental honors.
Yvonne Huynh
Materials and Processes Manager
B.S. Physics, M.B.A
Kirbi Joe
Ph.D. Student
University of California, Irvine (Inst. for Math Behavioral Science)
B.S. in Mathematics with minors in Econ and Computer Science (UCI)
Kiya Kashanijou
Materials and Processes Engineer
Northrop Grumman
B.S. Physics (specialization in astrophysics), UCI M.S. Materials Engineering, CSUN
Denis Kitayama
Pharmacist, Project Manager
Kaiser Permanente
B.S., Biological Sciences from UCI and Pharm.D. from University of the Pacific
Jorge Lamboy
Staff Development Scientist
Beckman Coulter
B.S. Chemistry, Ph.D. Chemistry
Daniel Le
Database Manager
Melissa Data Corporation - Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Bachelor's of Science Chemical Engineering from University of California, Irvine, Working on Master's Degree in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology
John Leyerle
John Wayne Airport and US Coast Guard
BA-Physics, 1972
Kevin Lin
High Throughput Automation Product Manager
Zymo Research - Irvine, California
BS, Biological Sciences, BS, Chemistry
Russell Lipeles
Senior Project Engineer
The Aerospace Corporation - El Segundo, CA
UCI AB, Chemistry and Physics, 1974, UCLA Ph.D. Chemistry, 1978
Raisha Lovindeer
PhD Student / Graduate Researcher
Earth System Science, UC Irvine
BSc Zooloy & Botany, University of the West Indies , MSc, Marine Sciences, Stony Brook University
Dinali Mallikage
Senior Product Manager
ADEC Innovations
BS Earth System Science, minor Informatics
Kathlynn Nguyen
Compensation Manager
Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) - a Fortive Company
BS Mathematics 2014
Mario Pulido
Clinical & Translational Scientist
Pacific Reproductive Center
Genetic, Molecular, and Cellular Biology, Ph.D., Biochemistry, M.Sc., Chemistry, B.Sc.
Gary Reynolds
Physics teacher, Retired
Santa Ana High School
B.A. UCSB 1969 Zoology, M.A. SDSU 1977 Biological Sciences, Ph.D U.C. Irvine 1981 Environmental Chemistry
Phillip Richardson
Phillip Richardson, MD Inc
1991 Physics (BS - UCI), 1993 Biology (BS - UCI), 1997 Medicine (MD - UCI), 2016 Master Business Administration (MBA - UCI)
Neil (冠军) Sahota
World Wide Business Development Leader
IBM - Watson Group - Global,Global
MBA, Business Administration with focus in Marketing and Operations , BS, Information and Computer Science with specializations in Computer Systems and Information Systems BS, Mathematics BA, Political Science
Ariana Santoro
Patent Attorney
Omni Legal Group
BS Physics, BA Poli Sci, JD
Jodye Selco
Cal Poly Pomona - Pomona, CA
BS UCI Chemistry 1979, PhD Rice University 1984
Christopher Seto
Contracts Specialist
Department of Defense
B.S. in Physics
Eric Sponberg
Assistant Actuary
Pacific Life Insurance
Georgia Tech - M.S. Analytics, UC Irvine - B.S. Mathematics, UC Irvine - B.A. Quantitative Economics
Tina Tran
System Integration Engineer - Optical/Controls
B.S in Physics - June 2018, B.A in Criminology - September 2017
Richard Truong
Research Associate II
Belite Bio
B.S. Chemistry (UC Irvine 2015), Minor in Materials Science Engineering
Daniel Vera
Data Scientist
Ph.D. in Mathematics, June 2006, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S. in Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude, June 2002, University of California, Irvine
Christina Vu
High School Math Teacher
El Toro High School
B.S. Mathematics - UCI (2016), M.A. Mathematics - CSU Fullerton (2019)
Maggie Walser
Program Director
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine -Washington DC
B.S. Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, 2002, Ph.D. Chemistry, 2007