Department of Earth, Environmental & Planetary Sciences

Congratulations to the 2023 PhD Graduates

The Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences is proud to announce the graduation of four outstanding PhD candidates.

These graduates have spent years of dedicated research, culminating in the successful defense of their dissertations (listed below) and the conferral of their doctorates. The department would like to extend its heartfelt congratulations to these newly minted PhDs, who have demonstrated exceptional academic and research capabilities in their respective fields of study. 

  • Anson CheungGlobal and Pacific Temperature, Productivity, and Western North America Hydroclimate Change during the Holocene
  • Anant HariharanUnderstanding Overtone Interference in Surface Wave Measurements: Application to Anisotropic Imaging of the Uppermost Mantle Beneath North America 
  • Ethan KyzivatMethane Emission from Arctic-Boreal Lakes: Insights from High-Resolution Remote Sensing
  • Erica NathanControls on the Freezing, Fracture, and Evolution of Icy Ocean Worlds