People

Faculty
Professor John Dabiri John O. Dabiri, Ph.D.
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
   and of Mechanical Engineering

Bio / CV

Phone: +1 (650) 721-5311


Postdoctoral Scholars

Mahdi Abkar

Mahdi Abkar
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2007
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2010
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2014





Graduate Students

Ian Brownstein

Ian Brownstein
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Brown University, 2013
M.S., Space Engineering, Caltech, 2014



Isabel Houghton

Isabel Houghton
B.A., Atmospheric Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2015



Kristy Schlueter

Kristy Schlueter
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2008
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2013
M.S., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2015



Valerie Troutman

Valerie Troutman
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2013
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2015



Nicole Xu

Nicole Xu
B.S.E., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
M.S., Bioengineering, Caltech, 2015




Alumni

Anna Craig

Anna Craig
(with J. R. Koseff)
B.S., Applied Physics, Caltech, 2012
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2014
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2017
First position after Dabiri Lab: Director's Postdoctoral Fellow, National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Daniel Araya

Daniel Araya
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2008
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2011
M.S., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2012
Ph.D., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2015
First position after Dabiri Lab: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston


Monica Martinez Wilhelmus

Monica Martinez Wilhelmus
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2010
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2012
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2015
First position after Dabiri Lab: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, University of California at Riverside


Matthias Kinzel

Matthias Kinzel
Dipl.-Ing., Mechanical Engineering, TU Darmstadt, 2006
Dr.-Ing., Mechanical Engineering, TU Darmstadt/ETH Zurich Joint Program, 2010
Postdoctoral Scholar, Aeronautics, Caltech, 2010-2014
First position after Dabiri Lab: Assistant Manager, KPMG


Clara O'Farrell

Clara O'Farrell
B.S.E., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 2008
Ph.D., Control and Dynamical Systems, Caltech, 2013
First position after Dabiri Lab: Guidance and Control Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Robert Whittlesey

Robert Whittlesey
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2008
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2008
M.S., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2009
Ph.D., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2013
First position after Dabiri Lab: Associate, Exponent, Inc.


Janna Nawroth

Janna Nawroth
B.S., Molecular Biotechnology, University of Heidelberg, 2004
M.S., Molecular Biotechnology, University of Heidelberg, 2007
Ph.D., Biology, Caltech, 2012
First position after Dabiri Lab: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University


Kelly Rakow Sutherland

Kelly Rakow Sutherland
B.S., Biology, Tufts University, 1999
M.S., Biology, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, 2004
Ph.D., Biological Oceanography, MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 2010
Postdoctoral Scholar, Bioengineering, Caltech, 2009-2011
First position after Dabiri Lab: Research Associate, University of Oregon


Kakani Katija Young

Kakani Katija Young
B.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington, 2004
M.S., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2005
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Caltech, 2010
First position after Dabiri Lab: Postdoctoral Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Lydia Ruiz

Lydia Ruiz
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, UCLA, 2003
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2004
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2009
First position after Dabiri Lab: Associate, Exponent, Inc.


Jifeng Peng

Jifeng Peng
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, 2002
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, SUNY Stonybrook, 2004
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Caltech, 2009
First position after Dabiri Lab: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alaska


Shawn Shadden

Shawn Shadden
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2001
Ph.D., Control and Dynamical Systems, Caltech, 2006
Postdoctoral Scholar, Bioengineering, Caltech, 2006
First position after Dabiri Lab: NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University


AnnMarie Polsenberg-Thomas

AnnMarie Polsenberg-Thomas
(with J. W. Burdick)
S.B., Ocean Engineering, MIT, 2001
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2002
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2006
First position after Dabiri Lab: Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, University of St. Thomas (MN)