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 +======UC Berkeley Ph.D.s in Astronomy and Astrophysics======
 +**This list is incomplete. ​ Please help flesh it out.** ​ Below are the entries which have been added since August '​06. ​ At the bottom of the page is a link to a list that was comprehensive in 1998, but so badly out of date now that it has been moved to another page.  Some of the entries on that page can be copied into the table below. ​ Others need updating.
  
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 +
 +====Berkeley Astronomy Alumni====
 +
 +<​sortable>​
 +^ Name ^ PhD Year ^ Adviser ^ Dept. ^ Current Institution ^ Current Title/Role ^ Last update ^
 +| Goldstein, Danny | '18 | Nugent/​Kasen | AY | Caltech | Hubble Fellow | Apr 18 | 
 +| Veale, Melanie | '17 | Ma | PH | Berkeley | Postdoc | Aug 17 |
 +| Lee, Eve | '17 | Chiang | AY | Caltech | Sherman Fairchild Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Price, Sedona | '17 | Kriek | AY | Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE Garching) | Postdoc | Aug 17 |
 +| Utomo, Dyas | '17 | Blitz | AY | Ohio State | Postdoc | Aug 17 |
 +| Lee, Aaron | '17 | McKee & Klein | AY | UT Austin | Postdoc | Aug 17 |
 +| Shivvers, Isaac | '17 | Filippenko | AY | Airware | Data Scientist | Aug 17 |
 +| de Kleer, Katherine | '17 | de Pater | AY | Caltech | 51 Pegasi b Fellow (Heising-Simons) | Aug 17 |
 +| Barnes, Jennifer | '17 | Kasen | PH | Columbia | Einstein Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Roth, Nathaniel | '17 | Kasen | PH | University of Maryland | Joint Space Science Institute Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Truong, Mai | '17 | Blitz | PH | IronYun| Marketing Manager | Dec 17 |
 +| Schwab, Josiah | '16 | Quataert | PH | UCSC | Hubble Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Lecoanet, Daniel | '16 | Quataert | PH | Princeton | PCTS Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Weiss, Lauren | '16 | Marcy | AY | U. Montreal | Trottier Fellow | Dec 17 |
 +| Fornasini, Francesca | '16 | Tomsick & Kriek | AY | Harvard CfA | SAO Postdoc | Aug 17 |
 +| Keating (Karto), Garrett | '16 | Bower | AY | Harvard CfA | SMA Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Myers, Andrew | '15 | McKee/Klein | PH | LBNL | Computer Systems Engineer | Dec 17 |
 +| Petigura, Erik | '15 | Marcy | AY | Caltech | Hubble Fellow | Dec 17 |
 +| Stark, Casey | '15 | Nugent | AY | Google | Engineer | Nov 15 |
 +| McBride, James | '14 | Heiles | AY | [[  http://​www.ceresimaging.net |Ceres Imaging]] | Scientist | Dec 17 |
 +| McCourt, Mike | '14 | Quataert | AY | UC Santa Barbara | Hubble Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Lynn, Jacob | '14 | Quataert | PH | Booking.com | Data Scientist | Dec 17 |
 +| Burkhart, Josh | '14 | Quataert | PH | Google | Software Engineer | Dec 17 |
 +| Hull, Chat | '14 | Plambeck | AY | NAOJ (based in ALMA, Chile) | NAOJ Fellow | Dec 17 |
 +| George, Matt | '14 | Schlegel | AY | Planet | Senior Machine Learning Engineer | Dec 17 |
 +| Klein, Chris | '14 | Bloom | AY | Apple | Data Science Manager | Dec 17 |
 +| Morgan, Adam | '14 | Bloom | AY | Target | Data Scientist | Aug 17 |
 +| Miller, Adam | '13 | Bloom | AY | CIERA, Northwestern University | LSST Data Science Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| Newman, Sarah | '13 | Genzel | AY | Bright Power, Inc. | Research Analyst | Dec 17 |
 +| Noh, Yookyung | '13 | Cohn | AY | Intel | RET Engineer | Dec 17 |
 +| Perez-Becker,​ Daniel | '13 | Chiang | PH | Microsoft, Boston | Data Scientist | Aug 17|
 +| Pober, Jonathan | '13 | Parsons | AY | Brown University | Assistant Professor | Dec 17|
 +| DeBuhr, Jackson | '12 | Ma | PH | Infoscitex Corporation | Software Scientist | Dec 17 |
 +| Shiode, Joshua | '12 | Quataert | AY | Semiconductor Industry Association | Director of Government Affairs | Dec 17 |
 +| Alatalo, Katey | '12 | Heiles | AY | STScI | Staff Astronomer | Dec 17|
 +| Bauermeister,​ Amber | '12 | Blitz | AY | Northrop Grumman Corporation | Communications Systems Engineer| Dec 17|
 +| Ganeshalingam,​ Mo | '12 | Filippenko | AY | LBL | Energy Analysis Staff | Feb 13|
 +| Huff, Eric | '12 | Seljak | AY | JPL | Staff Scientist | Aug 17|
 +| Luszcz-Cook,​ Statia | '12 | de Pater | AY | Columbia University | Columbia Science Fellow | Aug 17 |
 +| McConnell, Nicholas | '12 | Ma / Graham | AY | UCSC | STEM Workforce Development and Education Manager | Dec 17|
 +| Siemion, Andrew | '12 | Werthimer | AY | Breakthrough Listen, Berkeley Astronomy | Scientific Director | Dec 17|
 +| Williams, Peter | '12 | Bower | AY | Harvard CfA | Postdoc | Dec 17|
 +| Hansen, Charles | '11 | McKee / Klein | AY | Pivotal Labs, San Francisco | Software Engineer | Dec 17|
 +| Perley, Daniel | '11 | Bloom | AY | Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool, England | Senior Lecturer | Dec 17|
 +| Silverman, Jeffrey | '11 | Filippenko | AY | Samba TV | Data Scientist | Aug 17|
 +| Strubbe, Linda | '11 | Quataert | AY | University of British Columbia | Science Teaching & Learning Fellow | Dec 17|
 +| Fakhouri, Onsi | '10 | Ma | AY | Pivotal Labs, Colorado | Senior Vice President for Cloud R&D | Dec 17 |
 +| Converse, Joseph | '10 | Stahler | AY | University of Toledo | Postdoc | Feb 13|
 +| [[ http://​www.niaimara.com/​home.html | Imara, Nia]] | '10 | Blitz | AY | CfA-Harvard | Harvard-MIT Banneker Fellow | Dec 17|
 +| [[http://​www.hollymaness.com| Maness, Holly]] | '10 | Graham | AY | Earth & Planetary Sciences, UC Berkeley | NSF SEES Fellow | Aug '14|
 +| Shapiro (Griffin), Kristen | '10 | Genzel | AY | Northrup Grumman Corporation| Director, Global Strategy and Business Development | Dec 17|
 +| Wetzel, Andrew | '10 | White | AY | UC Davis | Assistant Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Parsons, Aaron | '09 | Backer | AY | Berkeley | Associate Professor | Aug 17 |
 +| Chornock, Ryan | '09 | Filippenko | AY | Ohio University | Assistant Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Comerford, Julie | '09 | Davis | AY | U. Colorado, Boulder | Assistant Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Desroches, Louis-Benoit | '09 | Filippenko | AY | LBL | Research Scientist, Deputy Group Leader | Dec 17|
 +| Laver, Conor | '09 | de Pater | AY | Data Product and Murmuration | Vice President | Dec 17|
 +| Metzger, Brian | '09 | Quataert | PH | Columbia | Assistant Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Offner, Stella | '09 | McKee | PH | UT Austin | Assistant Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Peek, Kathryn | '09 | Marcy | AY | Popular Science Magazine | Scientist-Journalist | Dec 17 |
 +| Sandstrom, Karin | '09 | Bolatto | AY | UCSD | Assistant Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Foley, Ryan | '08 | Filippenko | AY | UC Santa Cruz | Assistant Professor| Dec 17|
 +| Murray-Clay,​ Ruth | '08 | Chiang | AY | UC Santa Cruz | Associate Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Peek, Joshua | '08 | Heiles | AY| STScI | Associate Astronomer| Dec 17| 
 +| Robishaw, Tim | '08 | Heiles | AY | Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory | Staff Astronomer | Dec 17|
 +| Leaman, Jesse | '08 | Filippenko | AY | Gryphon Industries | CEO | Dec 17|
 +| Levine, Evan | '07 | Blitz | AY | New York City Police Department | Assistant Commissioner of Data Analytics | Dec 17|
 +| Cooper, Michael | '07 | Davis | AY | UC Irvine | Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Gerke, Brian | '07 | Davis | PH | LBL | Staff Scientist | Dec 17 |
 +| Yan, Renbin ​ | '07 | Davis | AY | University of Kentucky | Assistant Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Johnson, John | '07 | Marcy | AY | Harvard | Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Fitzgerald, Mike | '07 | Graham & Marcy | AY | UCLA | Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Kregenow, Julia | '07 | Heiles & Edelstein | AY | Penn State | Lecturer / Associate Teaching Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Leroy, Adam | '06 | Blitz | AY | Ohio State University | Assistant Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Perrin, Marshall ​ | '06 | Graham | AY | STScI | Associate Astronomer, JWST Telescope Optics Group | Dec 17 |
 +| Boylan-Kolchin,​ Mike | '06 | Ma | PH | UT Austin | Assistant Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Wright, Jason T.| '06 | Marcy | AY | Penn State | Associate Professor | Dec 17|
 +| Swift, Jon    | '06 | Welch | AY | Thacher School, Ojai, CA | Director of Thacher Observatory | Dec 17|
 +| [[http://​www.stevedawson.org|Dawson,​ Steve]] | '05 | Spinrad | AY | Alexa Internet| Director of Software Engineering| Dec 17 |
 +| [[http://​hs.umt.edu/​physics/​Faculty_and_Staff.php?​s=McCrady | McCrady, Nate ]] | '05 | Graham | AY | U. Montana | Associate Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Rosolowsky, Erik | '05 | Blitz | AY | University of Alberta | Associate Professor| Dec 17 |
 +| Chakrabarti,​ Sukanya | '05 | McKee | PH | Rochester Institute of Technology | Assistant Professor | Sep 17 | 
 +| Simon, Josh | '05 | Blitz | AY | Carnegie Observatories | Staff Scientist | Dec 17 |
 +| Krumholz, Mark | '05 | McKee | PH | Australian National University | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Coil, Alison | '04 | Davis | AY | UCSD | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Barranco, Joseph | '04 | Marcus | AY | San Francisco State U. | Associate Professor| Dec 17 |
 +| Chen, Vivien | '04 | Welch | AY | National Tsing Hua University | Associate Professor| Dec 17 |
 +| Kuo, Chao-Lin | '03 |  | AY | Stanford | Associate Professor | Aug 17 |
 +| Gibson, James | '03 |  | AY | San Francisco State University | Astronomy Technician | Aug 17 |
 +| Mendez, Bryan | '02 |  | AY | Space Sciences Lab | Astronomy Educator | Aug 17 |
 +| Manning, Curtis | '02 | Spinrad | AY | | | |
 +| Gilbert, Andrea | '02 | Graham | AY | Aerospace Corporation | Research Scientist | Sept 09|
 +| Lloyd, James | '02 | Graham | AY | Cornell Astronomy and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering | Associate Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Spitkovsky, Anatoly | '02 | Arons | PH | Princeton | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Webster, Zodiac | '02 | Welch | AY | North Carolina State University | Teaching Assistant Professor| Dec 17 |
 +| Roe, Henry | '01 | de Pater | AY | Lowell Observatory | Astronomer | Dec 17|
 +| Tan, Jonathan | '01 | McKee | AY | Chalmers University, Sweden | Professor | Sep 17 |
 +| [[http://​www.ifa.hawaii.edu/​~mliu/​ |Liu, Michael]] | '00 | Graham | PH | IfA Hawaii| Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Newman, Jeffrey | '00 | Davis | AY | U. Pittsburgh | Associate Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Matheson, Tom | '00 | Filippenko | AY | NOAO | Staff Astronomer | Dec 17 |
 +| Leonard, Doug | '00 | Filippenko | AY | San Diego State University | Associate Professor| Dec 17 |
 +| Wong, Tony | '00 | Blitz | AY | U. Illinois | Associate Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Matzner, Christopher | '99 | McKee | PH | U. of Toronto | Professor | Sep 17 |
 +| Finkbeiner, Douglas | '99 | Davis | PH | Harvard | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Stern, Dan | '99 | Spinrad | AY | JPL | Staff Research Scientist | Dec 17 |
 +| Barth, Aaron | '98 | Filippenko | AY | UC Irvine | Professor| Dec 17 |
 +| Moustakas, Lexi | '98 | Davis | AY | JPL | Research Scientist and Section Manager | Dec 17 |
 +| Sallmen, Shauna | '98 | Backer | AY | UWisc-La Crosse | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Bower, Geoff | '97 | Backer | AY | ASIAA | Research Astronomer | Dec 17 |
 +| Korpela, Eric   | '97 | Bowyer | AY | SSL | Research Scientist | Jul 07 |
 +| Levenson, Nancy | '97 | Graham |AY | Space Telescope Science Institute | Deputy Director | Sept 16|
 +| Gonzalez, Rosa | '96 | Graham | AY | Centro de Radioastronom ́ıa y Astrof ́ısica, UNAM, Campus Morelia, Michoac ́an, M ́exico, C.P. 58089 | Faculty | Aug 14 |
 +| Holzapfel, W.L. | '96 | Lange | PH | UC Berkeley | Professor, Physics | Dec 17 |
 +| Richter, Matt | '95 | Graham | AY | UC Davis | Research Physicist | Dec 17 |
 +| Schlegel, David | '95 | Davis | AY | LBL | permanent position | Dec 17 |
 +| Johnstone, Doug| '95 | Shu | AY | U. Victoria/​HIA | Astronomer | Dec 17|
 +| Ho, Luis | '95 | Filippenko | AY | Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics | Director | Dec 17 |
 +| Najita, Joan | '94 | Shu | AY | NOAO | Astronomer | Dec 17|
 +| Dey, Arjun | '94 | Spinrad | AY | NOAO | Astronomer | Dec 17 |
 +| Brown, Michael | '94 | Spinrad / de Pater | AY | Caltech | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Tegmark, Max | '94 | Silk | PH | MIT | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Valenti, Jeff | '94 | Basri | AY | STScI | Astronomer | Dec 17 |
 +| Williams, Jonathan P. | '94 | Blitz/Welch | AY | IfA Hawaii | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Devlin, Mark J. | '93 | Lange | PH | U. Penn. | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Dickinson, Mark | '93| Spinrad | AY | NOAO | Astronomer| Dec 17 |
 +| McCullough, Peter | '93| Heiles | AY | STScI | Astronomer| Dec 17|
 +| Meixner, Margaret | '93| Welch | AY | STScI | Astronomer | Dec 17 |
 +| Tafalla, Mario | '93 | Welch | AY | Obs. Astro. Nacional (Spain) | Astronomer | Dec 17 |
 +| Wilner, David | '93 | Welch | AY | CfA | Senior Astrophysicist | Dec 17 |
 +| Edelstein, Jerry | '92 | Bowyer | AY | SSL | Senior Fellow | Dec 17 |
 +| Alsop, David | '91 | Lange | PH | Harvard; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | Professor of Radiology; Director of MRI Research| Dec 17 |
 +| Shields, Joe | '91 | Filippenko | AY | Ohio U. | Professor; Vice President of Research; Graduate Dean | Dec 17 |
 +| Bernstein, Gary | '89 | Richards | PH | U. Penn | Professor | Dec 17 |
 +| Goldhaber, David | '88 | Townes(Betz) | PH | GE Healthcare | Principal Engineer | Dec 17 |
 +| Zmuidzinas, Jonas | '87 | McKee(Betz) | PH | Caltech | Professor of Physics | Dec 17 |
 +| Djorgovski, S. George | '85 | Davis | AY | Caltech | Professor of Astronomy | Dec 17 |
 +| Jakobsen, Peter | '83 | Bowyer | AY | University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institute | Affiliate Professor | Dec 17 |    ​
 +| Balbus, Steven | '81 | McKee | PH | Oxford | Professor | Sep 17 |
 +| Kahn, Steve | '80 | Bowyer | PH | Stanford | Professor, Physics | Dec 17 |
 +| Goldsmith, Paul | '75 | Townes | PH | JPL | Chief Technologist| Dec 17|
 +| Geballe, Tom | '74 | Townes | PH | Gemini | Staff Astronomer | Dec 17 |
 +| Cudaback, David D. | '62 | Weaver | AY | UC Berkeley | tenured Astronomy Lecturer (deceased) | Feb 07 |
 +</​sortable>​
 +=====Other alumni=====
 +
 +Jon Arons compiled [[alumni:​old|these tables]] of all Berkeley alumni since WWII and last them updated July 24, 1998.
 +
 +Updates should go into the table above.