CTIO REU/PIA Alumni

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2015

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Name School Where are they now?
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2016

Natalia Carignano Smith College Smith College (2016)
Sarina Etheridge College of Charleston College of Charleston (2016)
Alex Gordon Macalester College Macalester College (2016)
Jacqueline Loerincs Colorado School of Mines Colorado School of Mines (2016)
Michael Pajkos Butler University Butler University (2016)
Sarah Stevenson Williams College Williams College (2016)
Tomás Ahumada Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2016)
     

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2015

Scott Carlsten Rice University

Rice University

Astrophysics Major (2016)

Samuel Castle Davidson College

University of Washington

Computer Science PhD. Student (2016)

Alexander Gagliano Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2016)

Brittany Howard University of Michigan-Dearborn

University of Michigan-Dearborn

Physics and Mathematics Major (2016)

Md. Tanveer Karim University of Rochester University of Rochester (2016)
Cherish Prickett Georgia Perimeter College

University of Rhode Island

Engineering Major (2016)

Tomas Cassanelli Universidad de La Frontera

University of Bonn

Astrophysics MSc. Student (2016)

Pamela Soto Universidad de Concepción

Universidad de Concepción

Astrophysics MSc. Student (2014)

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2014

Sarah Burkhart Arizona State University Arizona State University (2014)
John Michael Farmer Clemson University University of Chicago (2016)
Joshua Frechem Old Dominion University Old Dominion University (2014)
Shane Loeffler University of Minnesota-Duluth University of Minnesota-Duluth (2014)
Blake Pantoja University of Louisville Universidad de Chile (2016)
Veronica Margot Paez East Los Angeles College University of California-Los Angeles (2014)
Alexander Contreras Universidad de Valparaíso Instructor at the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria, Valparaíso Campus (2014)
Piera Soto Universidad de La Serena Universidad de La Serena (2014)

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2013

Brian Chinn University of Florida University of Florida (2014)
Alexander Deich Humboldt State University Reed College (2014)
Emily Finney Scripps College Univeristy of California-Davis (2014)
Briana Indahl University of Wisconson-Madison University of Texas-Austin (2014)
Lois Smith University of Colorado-Boulder University of Michigan (2014)
Molly Williams Eastern Kentucky University Indiana University Bloomington (2014)
     
Diego Calderon Universidad de Concepción Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2014)

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2012

Melissa Butner Austin Peay State University

Physics graduate student at Northern Illinois University (2015)

Kimberly Emig University of Hawai'i at Hilo Leiden Observatory Ph.D. student (2016)
Christine Glifrich St. Mary's College of Maryland

Development Intern at NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts (2016)

Bezia Laderman New York University Universiteit Gent / Université de Lorraine (2014)
Samuel Meyer Harvard College Rovi Corporation (2014)
Clara Thomann Macalester College Quantum Spatial (2014)
Mayte Alfaro Universidad de La Serena Universidad de La Serena (2014)
Odette Toloza Universidad de Valparaíso University of Warwick (2014)

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2011

Ana Mikler Union College Union College (2010)
Julia O'Connell Tennessee State University Texas Christian University (2014)
Derrick Rohl Illinois Wesleyan University

Planetarium Manager at Adventure Science Center (2016)

Brett Basarab Middlebury College Middlebury College (2010)
Gustavo Morales Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Universität Heidelberg (2014)
Cesar Munoz Universidad de Concepcion Universidad de Concepcion (2010)

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2010

Katy Acceta Youngstown State University Youngstown State University (2010)
Mason Carney University of Maine University of Maine (2010)
Li-Wi Hung Ohio State University Ohio State University (2010)
Melodie Kao MIT MIT (2010)
Amee Hennig (Salois) University of Arkansas English/Professional and Technical Writing student at Northern Arizona University (2015)
Conor Sayres University of Washington University of Washington (2010)
Eduardo Banados Pontificia Universidad Católicade Chile Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (2010)
Yasna Ordones Universidad de La Serena Universidad de La Serena (2010)

 

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2009

Tracy Becker Lehigh University Physics/Planteary Sciences Graduate Student, University of Central Florida (2014)
Shannon Dealaman Clemson University Rutgers University (2010)
Will Flanagan University of Colorado - Boulder University of Colorado - Boulder (2010)
Jordan Mirocha Drake University Astronomy Graduate Student, CU-Boulder (2010)
Benjamin Moore Xavier University Xavier University (2010)
Danielle Nielsen Colby College Predoctoral research Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (2010)
Marcela Espinoza Universidad de La Serena Astrophysics Graduate Student,
Universidad de La Laguna /
Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (2010)
Jacqueline Seron Universidad de Concepcion Astronomy Graduate Student
Universidad de La Serena (2014)

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2008

Emma Crow-Willard Occidental College Occidental College (2010)
Emily Lynch Dartmouth College Dartmouth College (2010)
Peter Mares Cornell University Cornell University (2010)
Amit Misra Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve University (2010)
Adele Plunkett Middlebury College Middlebury College (2010)
Matt Schenker Dartmouth University Astronomy Graduate Student, Caltech (2010)
Macarena Campos Universidad de Concepción Universidad de Concepcion (2010)
Regis Cartier Universidad de Chile Astronomy Graduate Student,
Universidad de Chile (2010)

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2007

Rachel Anderson University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire Astronomy Graduate Student,
McMaster University (2010)
Cassy Davison Norfolk State University Astronomy Graduate Student,
Georgia State University (2010)
Stephanie Golmon Principia College Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student, CU-Boulder (2010)
Daniel Harsono University of California Los Angeles Astronomy Graduate Student,
Leiden Universiteit-Sterrewacht (2010)
Scott Henderson Lewis & Clark College Lewis & Clark College (2010)
Aisha Mahmoud University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (2010)
Rodrigo Hinojosa Universidad Catolica del Norte, Antofagasta Astrophysics Graduate Student,
Universidad de La Laguna /
Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (2010)
Claudia Araya Pontificia U. Católica de Chile Pontificia U. Católica de Chile (2010)

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2006

Matthew Klimek Rutgers University Physics Graduate Student,
University of Texas, Austin (2010)
Andrew Newman Washington University in St. Louis Astronomy Graduate Student, Caltech (2010)
Gwen Rudie Dartmouth College (Goldwater fellow) Astronomy Graduate Student, Caltech (2010)
Anne Sweet Macalester College Fullbright Scholar (Brazil) (2010)
Brad Tucker Notre Dame Research Fellow at The Australian National University and UC Berkeley (2014)
Allison Campbell (Widhalm) University of Southern California Energy Specialist at the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (2014)
María José Cordero Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Astronomy Graduate Student,
University of Indiana- Bloomington (2010)
Renée Mateluna Universidad de Concepción Physics Graduate Student,
Universidad de Concepción (2010)
Guillermo Damke Universidad de La Serena Astronomy Graduate Student,
University of Virginia (2010)

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2005

Sonia Aggarwal Haverford College "Clean-Tech" public relations,
Antenna Group (2010)
Claire Bendersky Mt. Holyoke College Geology Fullbright Fellow,
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France (2010)
Ben Brandvig University of Washington Business process analyst, Boeing (2010)
AJ Carver University of Wisconsin-Madson ESO (Chile)
(Director General Discretionary Fund Intern) (2010)
Betsy Mills Indiana University Astronomy Graduate Student, UCLA (2010)
Dylan Semler Macalester College  
Laura Pérez Universidad de Chile Astronomy Graduate Student, Caltech (2010)
Omar Valdivia Universidad de Concepción Physics Graduate Student, Universidad de Concepción (2010)

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2004

Rebecca Barlow Mt. Holyoke College Graduate Student, Physics Department,
University of New Hampshire (2010)
Luke Galli Colorado College Science Teacher, Teach for America
Alice Globus Wells College System and Facilities Manager, Van Vleck Observatory, Wesleyan (2010)
Ethan Knox Humboldt State University Humboldt State University (2010)
Melissa Rice Wellesley College Astronomy Graduate Student,
Cornell University (2010)
Kyle Walker Ohio State University Astronomy Graduate Student,
U. Toledo (2010)
Javier Fuentes Universidad de La Serena Las Campanas Observatory,
Operator Irenee du Pont Telescope (2010)
Bárbara Rojas Alaya Universidad de Chile Astronomy Graduate Student,
Cornell University (2010)

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2003

Carey Borghi University of Wyoming Systems Engineer,
Lockheed Martin Space Systems (2010)
Katherine Guenthner University of Texas at Austin Graduate Student, U. Texas
& Predoc, Harvard-Smithsonian (2010)
Ryan Peterson Lawrence University Astronomy PhD., Lawrence University (2010)
Lara Pierpoint University of California at Los Angeles PhD Student,
Energy Systems Engineering, MIT (2010)
Rebecca Wilcox University of Washington Masters of Architecture Student,
University of Washington (2010)
Rodrigo Fernandez Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Astronomy PhD student,
U. Toronto (2010)
Abner Zapata Universidad de Concepción Astronomy Graduate Student,
Universidad de Concepción (2010)

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2002

Pamela Baca University of Colorado, Denver OCIW (2010)
Jeffrey Carlin San Francisco State University Graduate Student,
University of Virginia (2010)
Thomas (Tucker) Freismuth College of Charleston Instructor, City College of Charleston (2010)
Colette Salyk Mass. Institute of Technology Graduate Student,
Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech (2010)
Marcelo Mora Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Graduate Student, International Max-Plank Research School on Astrophysics, Munich (2010)
Sergio Vera Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Telescope Operator, Magellan (2010)
Miguel Verdugo Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Postdoc, Goettingen (2010)
Amber Young Middlebury College, Vermont Graduate Student, Optical Science,
University of Arizona (2010)

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2001

Gabriel Bramme Williams College, Massachusetts Astronomy Graduate Student, Yale (2010)
Kathy Cooksey Valparaiso University, Indiana Astronomy Graduate Student, UC Santa Cruz (2010)
Shadrian Strong College of Charleston, South Carolina Astronomy Graduate Student, U. Texas Austin
Rodolfo Montez University of Texas, Austin Graduate Student, Center for Imaging Science, University of Rochester (2010)
Jorge Cuadra Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Astrophysics Postdoc, MPA Garching (2010)
     
Erika Labbe Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Astronomy Professor,
Universidad del Desarrollo (Part-time) (2010)
Constanza Araujo Universidad Católica de Valparaiso Research Scientist, ESO Garching (2010)

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2000

Melanie Blackburn West Virginia University Programmer Analyst, NASA Goddard (2010)
John Bright Mesa State College, Colorado Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (2010)
Ben Johnson University of California, Los Angeles Postdoc, Institute for Astronomy, Cambridge (2010)
Tanya Tavenner University of Washington Graduate Student, New Mexico State University (2010)
Axel Bonacic Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Astronomy Graduate Student, Utrecht (2010)
Juan Seguel Universidad de Concepción Assistant Engineer,
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (2014)
Felipe Daruich Universidad Católica de Valparaiso  
Mario Caceres Universidad Técnica de Federico Santa María, Valparaiso  

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1999

Jeremy Buss University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh Industry (computers) (2010)
Jenny Greene Yale University Princeton: Annie Jump Cannon Award 2008 (2010)
Jessica Kim-Quijano Towson University Science Mission Office, StScI (2010)
Alicia Soderberg Bates College Princeton (Hubble fellow),
Annie Jump Cannon Award 2009 (2010)
Ricardo Demarco Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago European Southern Observatory (2010)
Cecil Acevedo Universidad Técnica de Federico Santa María, Valparaiso  
Mario Caceres Universidad Técnica de Federico Santa María, Valparaiso  

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1998

Jomel Atienza-Rosel California State University, Los Angeles  
Amanda Jefferson University of Maryland, College Park Director, Executive Programs
at the Wharton School, Pennsylvania (2010)
Aaron Steffen University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire Astronomy Postdoc, Spitzer Science Center, Caltech (2010)
Patrick Welti Mankato State University  
Juan Cortes University of Chile, Santiag Joint ALMA Observatory (2010)

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1996

Alex Athey Pomona College Applied Phyics Labs, UT-Austin (2010)
Jodi Schneider St. John's College Web Librarian & Assistant Professor,
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC (2010)
Alejandro Soto Dartmouth College Dartmouth College (2010)
Elizabeth Turner Georgia Inst. of Technology UCLA/Fermilab/UChicago (2010)
Martin Osorio University of Chile, Santiago  

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1995

Howard Beckley New Mexico Inst. of Mining & Technology Research Physicist, Los Alamos, NM (2010)
Marc Kassis Willamette University Support Astronomer,
W.M. Keck Observatory (2010)
Maritza Tavarez Hunter College of CUNY Science Teacher,
Forest Ridge School, Bellevue Wa (2014)
Sarah Tuttle San Jose State University

Research Associate, HETDEX Project Staff
McDonald Observatory (2014)

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