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People You Know, August to December 2010

Updates from New Mexico Tech alums.

Luiza Gutierrez (M.S. in Mineral Engineering, ‘06) and Remke van Dam (Postdoc in E&ES, ‘05) are putting Skype to the test.

Luiza works for Golder Associates and recently moved to Australia, for a two-year assignment in the Perth office of the company. She works primarily on the design of mine tailings, but also is involved in other geotechnical work including urban planning and landfills.

Remke has been an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University since 2006 working in hydrology and applied geophysics.
The couple married in Socorro in 2005.

“Two years is a long time, but we make the long trip to see each other once every 3 to 4 months,” Remke wrote. “Skype does the rest!”


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Phil Carpenter

Dr. Phil Carpenter (PhD, 84 and M.S., ’81) is a professor of environmental geophysics, engineering geology, seismology at Northern Illinois University. Dr. Carpenter’s applied research specializes in geophysical imaging of karst features and developing methods for geophysical (noninvasive) assessment of landfills and detection of pollution in adjacent aquifers. Field sites include locations across the United States and China.

He is recognized for his advances in geophysical assessment of landfills, mine wastes, karst features, and detection of pollution in adjacent aquifers (midwest and eastern United States, China), coupled with seismic monitoring of ambient seismic noise and earthquake occurrence in the upper Midwest (northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin, and eastern Iowa). http://www.niu.edu/geology/people/carpenter.shtml

 

Dennis Walsh (’96, management) and Delilah Vega Walsh (‘97, B.S. in psychology, ’10 M.S. in engineering management) proudly welcomed an addition to their family. Sarah Elizabeth was born on January 22, 2010. She joins big brothers Jake (13) and Josh (7).

 

Jason Turner ('97 Psychology) is managing an acoustic folk band, Resilience Road.  Visit the official website at www.resilienceroad.com to hear the music and watch videos. Jason will also give a discount for digital downloads to all alumni from Tech who email bexmusic@live.com.

 

Carmelita Cereceres Wasson (’07, Technical Communication) and Steven Wasson (’02, Electrical Engineering) had their first child, Sybella De La Luz Wasson on February 14, 2010, at 8:28 pm. She weighed 7 lbs, 6 oz and measured 18 inches long.  Steven is currently working at Applied Technology Associates as an embedded systems engineer and Carmelita works for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) as a technical communication analyst.


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Scott Phelps, Class of 85

Scott Phelps (Geophysics, '85) is a school board member for the Pasadena Unified School District in California. He is currently a university supervisor of student teachers for Cal State Northridge, an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of La Verne and a consultant doing external evaluations of federal and state school reform grants received by school districts.

A career educator, he lives in Northwest Pasadena with his wife Lisa and their two children. Phelps earned his master's in geophysics from Cal Tech after graduating from New Mexico Tech. He has won numerous awards for teaching and curriculum development during his career. His profile as a school board member is on the PUSD website.

 

 

Josh Crook (B.S. in geology, 2001 and M.S. in mineral engineering, 2008) passed away in Santa Fe. Mr. Crook had recently accepted a job with Strathmore Uranium in Santa Fe. He had previously worked for Neutron Energy in Albuquerque.

 

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Alexander Rand and Barbara Anthony married on August 1, 2009, in Los Alamos. Other Tech alums in attendance were Joseph Young, Carsten Steinebach and Ivana Gorgievska.

Alexander Rand (B.S. in math, B.S. in computer science, 2004) and Barbara Anthony were married on August 1, 2009 in Los Alamos. They currently reside in Georgetown, Texas, where Alex is a post-doc at the University of Texas-Austin and Barbara is an assistant professor of computer science at Southwestern University. New Mexico Tech alumni attending included Joseph Young (B.S., M.S. in math, 2004), Carsten Steinebach (B.S. in math, 2004) and Ivana Gorgievska (B.S. in math, 2005).

 

Chris (Mathews) Hall, class of 1971, passed away June 20, 2010, in Spring Creek, Nev. She is survived by her husband, Tim Hall (Class of 1971), three sons and three grandchildren. She was a former teacher in the Socorro school system and helped form the Socorro Community Theater.

 

Khoi Nguyen (B.S. in chemistry, B.S. in math, 2006) finished his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in December 2009. He is now serving as assistant professor at the International University, Vietnam National University.

 

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