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
Ricky Antonelli
Associate Software Engineer - Pipeline
Blizzard Entertainment
BS Mathematics, Specialization in Mathematical Finance - UC Irvine
Tiffany Awischus
Territory Account Manager
Smalley & Company
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
Kamlesh Bans
Physical Sciences Math 1977
Caroline Broude
Life Science Research Professional
Stanford University
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry (Williams College)
Michael Butros
Victor Valley College - Victorville, CA
B.S. Mathematics 1994
Anna Cheong
Software Engineer Team Lead
B.A. Psychology
Karen Choy
Manager, Quality Control and Analytical Development
Soleno Therapeutics, Inc.
Master of Science (M.S.), Analytical Chemistry- California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Pomona, CA), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Chemistry -University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)
Willow Christenson
RF Validation Manager
BS in Physics from the University of California, Irvine , Masters in Electrical Engineering - California State University Fullerton
George Do
Business Development Executive
Emulate Bio
Chemistry, BS
Christine Doan
Data Engineer
Capital Group
B.S. Mathematics, Specialization in Education
Cavan Donohoe
Senior Statistical Programmer Analyst
BS in Mathematics
Bruce Firestone
PharmAssist CMC Consulting - Irvine, CA
BS Chemistry , Ph.D Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Robert Fofrich
UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., Earth System Science - University of California, Irvine (2022), 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
Anais Gharabegian
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Raytheon Technologies
MBA at UCLA Anderson 2023, Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Florida Tech 2017 , Bachelor of Science at Physics at UC Irvine 2014
Michael Gokhale
Sextant Engineering, Inc.
UC, Irvine Physics, 1993 (Ph.D.)
Chenxu "Vincent" Guo
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital (HMS/MGH)
B.A. Quantitative Economics (Magna Cum Laude); B.S. Chemistry (Cum Laude) Concentration in Biochemistry; Minor in Biological Sciences- University of California, Irvine (2017), Ph.D. Biological Chemistry - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM; 2023)
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 (retired)
The Boeing Company
UC Irvine Physics - 1985 (Ph.D.) , UC Irvine Physics - 1980 (MS), UC Irvine - Physics & Mathematics - 1977 (BA)
Ryan Hill
Director, Finance
UCI B.S. Physics 1995, USC MBA 1997
John Houlihan
Biomedical Optics Engineer
Rockley Photonics
Doctor of Philosophy - Chemical and Materials Physics , Master of Science - Physical Chemistry , Bachelor of Science - Chemistry
Yvonne Huynh
Senior Manager - Vehicle Design, Parts, Materials and Processes
Northrop Grumman Corporation
B.S. Physics, M.B.A Emphasis in Organizational Behavior and Change
Denis Kitayama
Pharmacy Career Coach
The Happy PharmD; Kaiser Permanente (retired)
B.S., Biological Sciences from UCI and Pharm.D. from University of the Pacific
Jorge Lamboy
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow
National Science Foundation
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
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
Chassidy Manlapid
Sustainability & ESG Program Manager - Reporting and Disclosures
Arizona State University (2024): Master of Sustainability Solutions , UC Irvine (2019): B.A. Environmental Science and Policy; B.A. Criminology Law and Society ; Minor: Global Sustainability
Scott Martin
VP Central Engineering
BS Physics, BS EE, MS EE, Phd EE, MBA EE
Luis Martinez
Geosyntec Consultants
B.S Earth System Science - UC Irvine, 2016 , M.S Hydrogeology - Illinois State University, 2019
Son Nguyen
Math Instructor
Coastline College
Ph.D in Mathematics
Mark Peterson
Associate Director
The Aerospace Corporation
B.S. Chemistry, Ph.D. in Chemistry (Northwestern)
Ha Phan
Software Engineer Team Lead
B.S Computer Science; Specialization in Information
Kriti Pokharel
Data Engineer
The Capital Group
Bachelors in Business Administration, Msc. International Business and Finance
Mario Pulido
Director in Training Immunogenetics
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
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)
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
Green Street
B.A. in Economics from UCI in 2017, M.S. in Finance from USC in 2020
Jodye Selco
Cal Poly Pomona - Pomona, CA
BS UCI Chemistry 1979, PhD Rice University 1984
Glenn Shaw
Director of Operations
B.S. in Applied Physics, specialization in Engineering Physics (Electrical Engineering), Credential of Readiness HBS, Certification in Strategy
Thomas Tierney
Senior Scientist (Scientist-5)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Ph.D., Physics, UC Irvine and Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2002 , M.S., Physics, UC Irvine, 1997, B.S., Physics/Astrophysics, UC Irvine, 1995
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
Nima Zargari
Registered Patent Attorney
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
B.S. in Biological Sciences and Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry, Ph.D. in Chemistry, Juris Doctor