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
Isabella Angulo
Assistant Product Manager- Cell and Gene Therapy
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific
Bachelors of Science- Chemistry emphasis in Biology
Tiffany Awischus
Territory Sales Manager
Smalley & Company
B.S. Chemistry
Kamlesh Bans
Physical Sciences Math 1977
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
Tejas Dethe
Ph.D. Candidate
Princeton University
B.S. Physics, B.S. Mathematics (UC Irvine, Campuswide Honors Collegium), Graduated 2019, M.A. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (Princeton University), Completed 2021, Ph.D. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (Princeton University), Ongoing
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
Erica Dunbar
New Product Supervisor
FUJIFILM 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
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
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
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
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
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
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow
National Science Foundation
B.S. Chemistry, Ph.D. Chemistry
Nicole Larson
MURP Graduate Student
UC Irvine
B.S. Earth System Science & Sustainability Minor 2011-2015 , Master of 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
George Lu
Associate Director
ADEC Innovations
BS - Environmental and Resource Sciences (UC Davis)
Napoleon Marquez Jr.
Senior QA Supply Chain & DC specialist
The Cheesecake Factory Inc.
B.S Chemistry ('12)
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
Christhida Mrosla
Project Planner
T&B Planning, Inc.
B.A. Environmental 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
Willow Osage Christenson
Senior RF Validation Engineer
BS in Physics from the University of California, Irvine , Masters in Electrical Engineering - California State University Fullerton
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
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)
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
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
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
Brooke Waechtler
PhD Candidate/Graduate Student
Johns Hopkins
B.S. Chemistry from UCI (Concentration in Chemical Biology) , B.S. Biology from UCI