Mentor Profiles

Matt Aggleton
Process Engineer
General Atomics
Ph.D. Chemical and Materials Physics - UCI , M.S. Chemical and Materials Physics - UCI , B.S. Physics - Rochester Institute of Technology
Tiffany Awischus
Market Manager
Armstrong Flooring
B.S. Chemistry
Kamlesh Bans
Physical Sciences Math 1977
Michael Butros
Victor Valley College - Victorville, CA
B.S. Mathematics 1994
Naomi Carrillo
Principal Consultant - Data & Analytics
UCI - B.S. Mathematics 2015, CSULB - M.S. Applied Statistics 2019
Anna Cheong
Software Engineer Team Lead
B.A. Psychology
Megan Crawford
Environmental Data Analyst
B.S. Earth System Science (2015), Specialization in Hydrology and Terrestrial Ecosystems, Minors in Biological Sciences and Global Sustainability
George Do
Business Development Executive
Emulate Bio
Chemistry, BS
Christine Doan
Data Engineer
Capital Group
B.S. Mathematics, Specialization in Education
Erica Dunbar
Project Manager
Irvine Scientific
U.C.Irvine B.S. in Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry, June 2004
Michael Fero
President and COO
TeselaGen Biotechnology, Inc.
PhD Physics
Bruce Firestone
PharmAssist CMC Consulting - Irvine, CA
BS Chemistry , Ph.D Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Robert Fofrich
Postdoctoral Associate/UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow
Climate Impact Lab - Rutgers University (The Institute of the Environment at UCLA beginning in January 2023)
Ph.D., Earth System Science - University of California, Irvine (2022); Dissertation: Constraints to climate change mitigation and adaptation, MS, Earth System Science - University of California, Irvine (2019), BS, Earth System Science - University of California, Irvine (2016), AA, Liberal Arts & Science: Math, Sciences & Computer Science, West Los Angeles College (2014) magna cum laude
Michael Gokhale
Sextant Engineering, Inc.
UC, Irvine Physics, 1993 (Ph.D.)
Chenxu "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 Researcher
National Research Center for the Working Environment
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
Board Member
Abramba Technologies
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.
Aaron Katzenstein
Deputy Executive Officer
South Coast AQMD
BS in chemistry and minor in physics from University of Redlands, PhD and MS in Chemistry from UCI
Jorge Lamboy
Staff Development Scientist
Beckman Coulter
B.S. Chemistry, Ph.D. Chemistry
Nicole Larson
MURP Graduate Student
UC Irvine
UC Irvine B.S. Earth System Science & Sustainability Minor 2011-2015, Masters in Urban and Regional Planning 2022-2024
Daniella Laset
High School Science Educator/Ed.D student
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
BS in Chemistry, M.Ed, pursuing an Ed.D
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
Wilson Lee
Self Employed Consultant
DHA Consulting
BS Earth Systems Science, MS Environmental Engineering
Mitch Lee
Boeing Deputy Fleet Chief - Retired
The Boeing Company
BS - Engineering Technology Cal Poly - Pomona 1985 , AS - Electrical Engineering Technology - San Francisco City College 1981
John Leyerle
John Wayne Airport and United States Coast Guard
BA-Physics, 1972
Kevin Lin
Business Development Manager
Everlink Technologies LLC
BS, Biological Sciences, BS, Chemistry
Napoleon Marquez Jr.
QA Supply Chain & Distribution Center Specialist
The Cheesecake Factory Inc.
B.S Chemistry ('12)
Kathleen McLellan
Software Engineer
Bachelors of Science - Mathematics, Bachelors of Science - Computer Science
Son Nguyen
Math Instructor
Coastline College
Ph.D in Mathematics
Kathlynn Nguyen
Director of Global Compensation
Private Company
BS Mathematics 2014 , MBA 2020
Mindy Nicewonger
Postdoctoral Fellow
NOAA Global Monitoring Laboratory
PhD in Earth System Science, UC Irvine, 2019, BS in Meteorology, Texas A&M University, 2013
Ha Phan
Software Engineer
Melissa Data Corporation
B.S Computer Science; Specialization in Information
Mario Pulido
Clinical & Translational Scientist
Pacific Reproductive Center
Genetic, Molecular, and Cellular Biology, Ph.D., Biochemistry, M.Sc., Chemistry, B.Sc.
Phillip Richardson
Phillip Richardson, MD Inc
1991 Physics (BS - UCI), 1993 Biology (BS - UCI), 1997 Medicine (MD - UCI), 2016 Master Business Administration (MBA - UCI)
Thomas Roche
Lead Scientist
TAE Technologies, Inc.
Ph.D. - Physics from UCI, MS - Physics from UCI, BS - Physics from UCLA
Neil (冠军) Sahota
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
Trinity Sanders
B.A. in Economics from UCI in 2017, M.S. in Finance from USC in 2020
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
Alexander Shaaban
Associate Attorney - In House Counsel
Trinidad and Associates - Glendale, CA
B.S. University of California Irvine Chemistry, 1998 Certificate in Public Employee Leadership Development, Cal State Fullerton, 2012 Certificate in Environmental Management, J.D. Western State College of Law
Glenn Shaw
Director of Operations
B.S. in Applied Physics, specialization in Engineering Physics (Electrical Engineering), Credential of Readiness HBS, Certification in Strategy
Tina Tran
Release Train Engineer / Technical Program Manager
Thermo Fisher Scientific
B.S in Physics - June 2018, B.A in Criminology - September 2017
Justine Trinh
PhD Student/Teaching Assistant
Washington State University
Currently pursuing a PhD in English, M.A. in Asian American Studies, B.A. Classics, B.A. Asian American Studies, B.S. Mathematics
Richard Truong
Integrations Engineer
B.S. Chemistry (UC Irvine 2015), Minor in Materials Science Engineering
Eason Zheng
Investment Analyst
Greystar Investment Group
BS in Mathematics 2017, Johns Hopkins Ms in Financial Economics 2020