Our alumni have distinguished careers as doctors, entrepreneurs, researchers and professors, and their work takes them as far afield as Africa and Antarctica. Their work impacts science and improves lives.
- Martha Symko-Davies (PhD physics '97) works at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory managing a photovoltaic incubator program that provides grants to start-up companies with cutting-edge approaches to generating solar power.
- Biology alumna Kristi Moore (BS '97) helped build a new Antarctic research station, and environmental science graduate Matt Harwood (BS '03) worked as an assistant lab supervisor at Antarctica's McMurdo Station.
- Brent Petrie (BA geography '72) is part of a team modernizing diesel power plants, upgrading village fuel facilities and developing alternative energy sources including wind turbines for the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, which serves 53 rural villages.
- Epidemiologist Karen Gieseker (BS biology '87, MS biology '95) has traveled the world controlling disease outbreak. Now she teaches epidemiology as an assistant professor at the Institute for Public Health at Georgia State University.