# Alumni of the Program

We are very interested in what our alumni do after they complete their undergraduate education. This page lists the most recent information that we have (as of September 2017).

If you are an REU alum or faculty mentor, you can use this form to provide updated information.

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- Caitlyn Patel: continuing undergraduate studies
- Ashley Peper: continuing undergraduate studies
- Jacob Roth: continuing undergraduate studies
- Dylan O'Connor: Graduate Center of The City University of New York
- Allen Yang: continuing undergraduate studies
- Daniel Ralston: continuing undergraduate studies
- Rachel Roca: continuing undergraduate studies
- Faith Hensley: graduate student at the University of Kentucky
- Roman Vasquez: graduate student at Auburn University
- Sarah Van: graduate student at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
- Bill Zan: continuing undergraduate studies
- Rachel Wofford: graduate student at Oregon State University
- Isiah Silaski: continuing undergraduate studies
- Ramon Suris-Rodriguez: continuing undergraduate studies

- Jacksyn Bakeberg: continuing undergraduate studies
- Ben Becker: continuing undergraduate studies
- Kathryn Blaine: continuing undergraduate studies
- Colby Brown: continuing undergraduate studies
- Geneva Collins: graduate student at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
- Hannah Critchfield: Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems
- Susanna Manning: works at Northrop Grumman in Huntsville
- Bridget Parker: continuing undergraduate studies
- Lucas Perryman-Deskins: graduate student at Oregon State University
- Kaleigh Roach: pursuing a master’s degree in Data Science at University of Alabama-Birmingham
- Lee Trent: continuing undergraduate studies
- Maia Wichman: continuing undergraduate studies

- Emily Dautenhahn: graduate student at Cornell University
- Tasha Fu: continuing undergraduate studies
- Sean Haight: graduate student at University of Oregon
- Sophie Mancini: continuing undergraduate studies
- Quinn Minnich: graduate student at Michigan State University
- Hannah Pieper: graduate student at Boston University
- David Shane: graduate student at Michigan State University
- Jacob VanHook: graduate student at University of Pennsylvania

- Rachel Barnett: graduate student at Univerisity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Nicole Buczkowski: graduate student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Daniel Harper: graduate student at University of Virginia
- Rose Johnson-Leiva: graduate student at San Francisco State University
- Brianna King: graduate student at University of Michigan
- Stephanie Loewen: graduated from Grand Valley State University; now working as a mathematician for the U.S. Army TARDEC
- Stephanie Thrash: continuing undergraduate studies
- Tristan Wells Filbert: graduate student at Michigan State University

- Emily Alfs: graduate student at Kansas State University
- Ryan Bianconi: graduate student at University of Iowa
- Selene Chew: graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology; now working for a government contractor specializing in algorithm development
- Robert Dickens: continuing undergraduate studies
- Marcus Elia: graduate student at SUNY Geneseo
- Susanna Lange: graduate student at University of Kentucky
- Samantha Moore: graduate student at University of North Carolina Chapel Hil
- TJ Warner: graduate student at University of Notre Dame

- Pallavi Aggarwal: graduated from California Institute of Technology; now pursuing a job in data analysis
- Brenna Baker: earned M.A. in interdisciplinary computer science from Mills College; now a software engineer at Gap Inc.
- Brealyn Beals: graduated from GVSU; now a mathematics instructor at Johnson College Prep in Chicago
- Ian Calaway: graduated from Macalester College; now a Watson Fellow
- Julia Dandurand: graduated California State University Northridge; now in the master's program in mathematics at California State University Northridge
- Josh Mireles: earned Master's in mathematics from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Ryan Swartzentruber: graduated from Eastern Mennonite University; now in the master's program in agricultural and resource economics at Colorado State University
- Adam Volk: graduate student in mathematics at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

- Beth Bjorkman: graduate student in mathematics at Iowa State University
- Madeline Brandt: graduate student in mathematics at University of California-Berkeley
- Sean Gravelle: graduate student in mathematics at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Sylvanna Krawczyk: Mathematics Instructional Assistant at American River College
- Sanjay Kumar: no information available
- Melissa Sherman-Bennett: graduate student at University of California-Berkeley
- Hanson Smith: graduate student in mathematics at University of Colorado-Boulder
- Austin Tuttle: graduate student in mathematics at University of Minnesota

- Alexander Wagner: earned Master's degree from Vanderbilt University; now a graduate student in mathematics at University of Florida
- Elizabeth Meena: earned M.S. in applied mathematics from Northern Illinois University; now a mathematics faculty member at Rock Valley College
- Ellen Borgeld: graduated from GVSU; now a geometry teacher at SMART High School (Denver)
- Hoang Ha: graduated from Bryn Mawr College; now an information analyst at Meyers Research
- Lindsey Brown: graduated from Baker University; now a mathematics teacher at Shawnee Mission North High School (Kansas)
- Matthew Brems: earned M.S. in statistics from The Ohio State University; now a Data Science Immersive Instructor at General Assembly in DC
- Michael Weselcouch: graduated from Assumption College; now a graduate student in mathematics at North Carolina State University
- Sean Meehan: graduate student in mathematics at The Ohio State University

- Nathan Marculis: earned Master's degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute; now a graduate student at University of Alberta
- AnnaVictoria Ellsworth: graduate student at Iowa State University
- SaraJane Parsons: graduate student in economics at Michigan State University
- Jennifer Kenkel: graduate student at University of Utah
- Neil Deboer: graduate student at The Ohio State University
- Daniel Hast: graduate student at University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Clark Bowman: graduate student at Brown University
- Ada Yu: medical student at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

- Jamie Woelk: graduated from Western State Colorado University
- Faye Stevens: earned M.S. in mathematics from University of Iowa
- Jon Watson: graduate student at the University of Utah
- Brandon Tries: earned Master's degree in mathematics from University of Vermont; now adjunct faculty Champlain College, Empire State College, and University of Vermont
- Ruth Swift: earned J.D. from Yale Law School
- Rachel Moger-Reischer: graduate student in philosophy at University of Pittsburgh
- Mychael Sanchez: earned Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; now faculty at University of New Mexico Valencia County
- Jonathon VerWys: earned M.A. in mathematics from Western Michigan University; now faculty at Eastfield College

- Derek Olson: earned Ph.D. from University of Minnesota; now a postdoc at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Kyle Golenbiewski: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from University of Tennessee-Knoxville; now an assistant professor of mathematics at University of North Alabama
- Ana Anderson (Burgers): earned Ph.D. in Hispanic linguistics from University of Minnesota; now Director of the Spanish Writing Center at Franklin & Marshall College
- Samantha Dahlberg: earned Ph.D. from Michigan State University; now a teaching and research postdoctoral fellow at University of British Columbia
- Rob Castellano: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from Columbia University in 2016; now a data scientist at J.P. Morgan Chase
- Katherine Anderson (Varga): earned Ph.D. in applied mathematics from North Carolina State University; now a quantitative risk analyst at CoBank in Denver, CO
- Lisa Moats: graduate student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Tim Ferdinands: earned Ph.D. from University of Notre Dame; now an assistant professor of mathematics at Bethel College

- Geoffrey Patterson: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from University of Hawaii; now a math curriculum designer at IXL Learning
- Emily Marshall: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from Vanderbilt University; now an assistant professor of mathematics at Arcadia University
- Sarah Boyenger: graduate student at Florida State University
- Clara Madsen: earned Master's in mathematics from University of Oregon; now employed as an actuarial manager
- David Montague: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from Stanford University; now a mathematician / data scientist at Palantir Technologies
- Aaron Shatzer: earned M.S. in mathematics from University of Oregon; now working as an actuarial manager for PacificSource Health Plans
- Haggai Nuchi: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from University of Pennsylvania

- Katrina Honigs: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from University of California-Berkeley
- Vincent Martinez: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from Indiana University-Bloomington; now faculty at CUNY-Hunter College
- Daniel Gorski: earned Bachelor's degree; working for the National Security Agency
- Daniel Guillot: graduate student at Louisiana State University
- Hanna Komlos: graduate student at Yale University
- Mark Krines: earned Ph.D. in applied and computational mathematical sciences from University of Iowa; now a visiting assistant professor at Ripon College
- Jennifer (Lahr) Dubis: earned Bachelor's degree; now employed by Fiserv, Inc.
- Anna (Castelaz) Keaton: graduate student at Clemson University

- Timothy Armstrong: earned a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University; now an Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University
- Christy Hediger: earned Master's degree from University of Delaware; now working as a mathematics instructor at Lehigh Carbon Community College
- Brian Lerch: graduated from Grand Valley State University
- Jonah Leshin: graduate student at Brown University
- Lisa Morales: earned M.S. in mathematics from UC Riverside; now a teacher at Bishop Amat Memorial High School
- Daniel Schultheis: earned Ph.D. from UC San Diego; now a postdoc at MathCEP, University of Minnesota
- Liz Smietana: earned a Bachelor's degree from John Carrol University; currently a mathematics instructor at Magnificat High School in Ohio
- Amanda Taylor: graduate student at SUNY-Binghamton

- Scott Bachman: no information available
- Chantel Blackburn: earned Ph.D. from University of Arizona in 2013; now an Assistant Professor at Pacific Union College
- Amber De More: graduate student at University of Kentucky (statistics)
- Justin From: attending Iowa Law School
- Samuel Kolins: earned Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2011; now an Assistant Professor at Lebanon Valley College
- Beverly Lytle: graduate school at ETH Zurich
- Caroline Yang: earned Masters in Teaching from Duke University; employed by Measurement, Inc. (an educational testing company)
- Alex Zupan: earned Ph.D. from University of Iowa in 2012; completed postdoc at University of Texas-Austin; now an Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

- Amanda Morris: earned M.A. in linguistics from University of California-Santa Cruz; now a software engineer at Mosaic
- Abby VanHouten: no information available
- Matt Katschke: earned M.S. in engineering sciences and applied mathematics from Northwestern University; now an assistant manager of data analysis at Progressive Insurance
- Jodi Simons Brown: earned M.S. in computer science from Johns Hopkins University; now a cryptanalyst at the National Security Agency
- Kevin Brink: earned M.S. in mathematics and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Texas A&M; now a senior research engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory
- Drew Colthorp: employed as Principal Consultant & Developer at Atomic Object
- Kristina (Lund) Fisher: earned M.S. in mathematics from University of Nebraska-Lincoln; now a product development manager at Farmers Insurance
- Patrick Sigmon: earned M.S. in mathematics from North Carolina State University and J.D. from Harvard Law School; now an attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

- Christopher Bay: earned M.S. in mathematics from SUNY-Stony Brook; now Vice President of Education at LaunchCode
- Amber (Lembcke) Swift: employed as an actuary at Ameriprise Financial
- Julie (Olsen) Saller: earned M.S. in mathematics teacher education from Northern Illinois University; now a math teacher at Hinsdale Central High School
- Jesse Windle: earned Ph.D. in computational engineering, sciences, and mathematics from Texas A&M University; now Director of Data Science at Hi Fidelity Genetics
- Jen Miller: earned Ph.D. in applied mathematics from University of Delaware; now faculty at Bellarmine University
- Ben Vugteveen: employed as a technical service engineer at Epic Systems
- Lindsey Bromenshenkel: no information available
- Justin Hogg: earned Ph.D. in computational biology from Carnegie Mellon University; now a senior software engineer at Apple

- Jon Mayberry: earned Ph.D. from University of Southern California; now faculty at University of the Pacific
- Audrey (Powers) Malagon: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from Emory University; now faculty at Virginia Wesleyan University
- Lisa Driskell: earned Ph.D. in mathematics from Purdue University; now faculty at Colorado Mesa University
- Keith Dailey: earned M.S.; now employed by the National Security Agency
- Jon Armel: earned Ph.D. from University of California San Diego; now faculty at Tacoma Community College
- Rana Mikkelson: earned Ph.D. from Iowa State University; now an engineer at Redfin
- Emily Fagerstrom: earned Ph.D. from University of Buffalo; now a postdoctoral fellow at University of Waterloo
- Noah DeLong: earned M.M. and D.M.A. in vocal performance from Ball State University; now faculty at Milligan College

- Dominic Braun: completed graduate studies at the University of Virginia; employed as a senior software engineer at 343 Industries
- Amanda Cox: earned M.S. in statistics; now a graphics editor for the
*New York Times* - Amy Oostdyk: earned M.A. in mathematics from Western Michigan University; now affiliate faculty at GVSU
- Dawn (Ashley) Archey: earned Ph.D. from University of Oregon; now faculty at University of Detroit Mercy
- Hillary Van Spronsen: earned Ph.D. from University of Montana; now faculty at University of Alaska-Fairbanks
- Matt Horton: earned Ph.D. from University of California-San Diego
- Tim Pierce: completed graduate studies at Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis
- Courtney Taylor: earned Ph.D. from Purdue University; now faculty at Anderson University