List of Summer 2008 REU Participants for UCLA RTG Program

name, school, project, mentor

Patrick Foley, Harvey Mudd, Fluids, Rachel Levy
Daria Merkurjev, UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Katia Merkurjev,UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Travis Ashkam, UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Alex Honda, UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Sheida Rahmani, UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Nick Meves, UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Allan Garcia, UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Ning Tendo, UCLA, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Melissa Strait, Harvey Mudd, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Claudia Falcon, UNC Chapel Hill, Image Processing, Todd Wittman
Jackie Brosamer, UCLA, Disaster LA, Martin Short
Eunice Huang, UCLA, Disaster LA, Martin Short
Denise Lewis, UCLA, Disaster LA, Martin Short
Mayra Cisneros, UCLA, Disaster LA, Martin Short
Maria Pavlovskaia, Harvey Mudd, Disaster LA, Martin Short
Edwin Lei, Harvey Mudd, Disaster LA, Martin Short
Steve Rosenthal, Harvey Mudd, Fluids, Rachel Levy
Vedika Khemani, Harvey Mudd, Fluids, Rachel Levy
Vasily Ovakimyan, UCLA, Textures, Arthur Szlam
Oliver Nguyen, UCLA, Textures, Arthur Szlam
Nicole Barbero, UCLA, Textures, Arthur Szlam

Support provided by NSF RTG grant DMS-0601395, NSF VIGRE grant, NSF grant BCS-0527388, NGA grant HM1582-06-1-2034, ARO MURI grant 50363-MA-MUR, ONR grants N000140610059 and N000140710431.

Students who have gone on to graduate school

Jackie Brosamer, PhD student in Physics, UC Berkeley
Vedika Khemani, PhD student in Physics, Princeton
Edwin Lei, Ph D student in Statistics, Univ Toronto
Patrick Foley, PhD Program in Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
Ekaterina Merkurjev, PhD student in Applied Mathematics, UCLA, NSF Graduate Fellow
Travis Askham, PhD student in Applied Mathematics, Courant Institute, NYU
Sheida Rahmani, Masters student in Applied Mathematics, UC Irvine
Claudia Falcon, PhD student in Mathematics, Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NSF graduate fellow
Maria Pavlovskaia, MA in Mathematics from UCLA, PhD student in Statistics, UCLA, NSF graduate Fellow
Daria Merkurjev, PhD student in Public Health, UCSD
Alex Honda, Masters program in CS, UC Irvine
Stephen J. Rosenthal, PhD student at Georgia Tech in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Melissa Strait, PhD student in Mathematics at NCSU and NSF Graduate Fellow

Students who have gone on to teaching and service

Nicole Barbero, Teach for America
Melissa Strait, Peace Corps, Tanzania

Students in industry

Ning Tendo, Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte Consulting LLP
Stephen Rosenthal, Research Engineer at SAIC, 2009-2011 (then graduate school see above)
Nick Meves, Network Security Engineer, Boeing