Alumni



Steven Fisher graduated with his Ph. D. in 2019 and is currently employed as a Yield Engineer at Intel Corporation in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Jack Kleinsasser graduated with his Ph. D. in 2019 and is currently employed as a scientist at Sabic Innovative Plastics in Newburgh, Indiana.

Scott McArthur graduated with his Ph. D. in 2018 and is currently a regulatory chemist at Vestra Resources inc. in northern California.

Sarah Lee graduated with her Ph. D. in 2018 and is currently a tenure-track professor at Butte College in northern California.

Chris Lugo graduated with his Ph. D. in 2018 and is currently a chemistry instructor at Norco College in Norco, California.

Jess Estrada graduated with his Ph. D. in 2017 and is currently a tenure-track professor at Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara.

Allen Chan graduated with his Ph. D. in 2016 and is currently working as a research scientist at zNano WaterTech in San Francisco.

James Wright graduated with his PhD in 2013, and is currently working as a Safety Officer at UCLA.

David Woen graduated with his B.S. in Chemistry in 2013. He recieved his Ph.D. from UC Irvine in the Bill Evans group and is currently employed as a Post-Doc at Los Alamos.


Hosea Nelson was a visitng scholar in 2012, and is currently an Assistant Professor at UCLA.

Ernesto Delgado graduated with his B.S. in Chemistry in 2012, and is currently working as a Chemist at Amphastar Pharmaceuticals.

Ahmad El-Hellani was a postdoctoral researcher from 2012-2013, and is currently working as a chemist in Lebanon.

Gilbert Raymond Moreno graduated with his B.S. in Biochemistry in 2013, and is currently a graduate student at UC Irvine.

Javier Fajardo Jr. graduated with his B.S. in Chemistry in 2014, and is currently a graduate student at Caltech in Harry Grey's group.

Kin Li graduated with his B.S. in Chemistry in 2012, and is currently working at Materia as a Process Chemist.

Sean Quinlivan was a graduate student from 2011-2013, and is currently working as a Manufacturing Team Lead at Gilead Sciences.

Matt Asay was a visiting scholar from 2013-2014, and is currently an Assistant Professor at National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Adam Yu graduated with his B.S. in Biochemistry in 2014, and is currently in pharmacy school at USC.

Tao Sun graduated with his M.S. in Chemistry in 2014, and is currently working at Deft Aerospace.

Uday Chauhan graduated with his B.S. in Biology in 2016, and is currently in medical school at St. George University.

Bria Pettway graduated with her B.A. in Chemistry and minor in Spanish in 2016 and is currently in medical school at UCR.

Rich Thai graduated with his B.S. in Biochemistry in 2016 and is currently a graduate student at San Diego State.

Micah Eropkin graduated with his M.S. in Chemistry in 2016 and is currently working in industry.

Jacob Barkley graduated from Valley View High School and is currently studying engineering at UC Berkeley.

Joseph Dickson graduated from Valley View High School and is currently studying engineering at UC San Diego.

Hailemariam Teshome graduated from Valley View High School and is currently studying chemistry at UCLA.