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Geological Sciences Alumni Highlights

Alumni Highlights in Academia

Dr. Shelby Rader
Assistant Professor

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Indiana University Bloomington, USA
Website: www.shelbytrue.com 

Dr. Elaine Flynn
Senior Scientist

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences 
Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elaine-flynn 

Dr. Stuart Kenderes

Department of Earth Sciences
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Website: https://science.iupui.edu/earthsciences/people-directory/people/kenderes-stuart.html  

Shelby Bowden
Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Geosciences
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bowdenshelby 

Madeline Brosky
Ph.D. Student

Department of Geological Sciences
University of Florida, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maggie-brosky-52a4aa1a5   

Victor Towoju
Ph.D. Student

Department of Geology and Geophysics
Texas A & M, University
Website: https://ng.linkedin.com/in/victor-towoju-0b3948142  

Gavin Middleton
Ph.D. Student

Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems
George Mason University
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavin-middleton-235b53220

Shahriar Bin Shahid
Ph.D. Student
Adam Mattson
Ph.D. Student

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
University of Houston, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-g-mattson 

Hannah Krause
Master Student

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
University of Arizona, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-krause-3a7a39141 

John Lunday
Master Student

Department of Earth, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences
Western Kentucky University, USA

Indu Bhattarai
Data Specialist

Oklahoma State University Center For Rural Health
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/indu-bhattarai-1b808476

Olivia Santangelo
Earth Science Teacher

Hudson High School of Learning Technologies
New York City Metropolitan Area, New York, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/olivia-santangelo-8a1366114 

Lillian Hamm
MSN-Family Practice Nursing

Vanderbilt School of Nursing
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lillian-hamm-4a718a174 

Heather Mullenax
Teacher-Environmental Protection Geologist

Paducah Independent School District
Padukah, Kentucky, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heather-mullenax-4633b013b 

Courtney McDavid
Master Student

Department of Geosciences
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/courtneymcdavid 

Caleb Chappell
Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Geosciences
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/j-caleb-chappell-a83238116 

Michelle Foley
Ph.D. Student

University of Lausanne - UNIL
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Website: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/michelle-foley-0160b46a 

Zachary Creech
Scientist I

Plant & Soinl Sciences, University of Kentucky
Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zachary-creech-a59324222?trk=people-guest_people_search-card 

Autumn Turner
Research Hydrologist & Lab Manager

Crawford Hydrology Lab, Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/autumnforschler-turner 


Alumni Highlights in Government Sectors

Jessica Garrison
Program Specialist
Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-garrison-8b4271131 
Scout Munday
Environmental Scientist

KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Waste Management
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
Frankfort, Kentucky, USA

Cayla Baughn
Physical Scientist (On-Scene Coordinator)

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cayla-baughn-33383a120 

Garret Pike
Transportation Engineering Technologist

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Kentucky, USA

Evan Crowe
Environmental Geologist

KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Waste Management
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
Frankfort, Kentucky, USA


Alumni Highlights in Environmental Sectors

Scout Munday
Environmental Scientist

KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Waste Management
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
Frankfort, Kentucky, USA

Dylyn Loveless
Environmental Health Safety Coordinator

Gordonsville, Tennessee, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dylyn-loveless-9078a9202 

Evan Crowe
Environmental Geologist

KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Waste Management
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
Frankfort, Kentucky, USA 

Ethan Morgan
Environmental Scientist
Commonwealth of Kentucky, KY Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Waste Management, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/morganethan  
Chelsey Kipper
Environmental Geologist

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelsey-kipper-496200170 

Shelby Summer
Environmental Scientist & Consultant

Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelby-summers-5848931a8

Michael Suggs
Health Safety Environmental Coordinator

Lebanon, Tennessee, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-suggs-b35994156

Christopher William
Project Supervisor

Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-williams-272727b4 

Brad Stanley
Geologist/Environmental Scientist

SMR Environmental
Central City, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradstanleygeologist 

Will Strehl
Environmental Geologist

Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelby-summers-5848931a8

Kevin James
Geotechnical Technician

Geo-Technology Associates Inc., Nashville, TN


Alumni Highlights in Private Sectors

Dr. Brian Way
Escrow Officer
Doctor of Law, JD - Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law, West Virginia College of Law
Northwest Title, Ohio, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-way-14788b133 
Nima Esmaeilzadeh
Project Geologist

Freeport McMoRan Exploration
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nima-esmaeilzadeh-mine-engineer

Nathaniel Blackburn

Blackburn Drilling LLC - Geotechnical Services
Website: https://www.bdrilling.com/home 

Mike Arthur

Carbon Capture & Storage at ExxonMobil
Greater Houston, Texas, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-arthur-64487a93

Niroj Shrestha
Application Specialist

Blue Marble Geographics
Hallowell, Maine, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/niroj-shrestha

Zexuan Wang

Seattle, Washington, United States

Mason Wade
Mine Geologist I

The Do Run Company
Salem, Missouri, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mason-wade-127374198 

Emily Wright
Ore Control Geologist

Nevada Gold Mines
Elko, Nevada, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-wright-864755217 

Jacob Grigsby
Geotechnical Engineer

EGSci Consulting Inc. Civil Engineering
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-grigsby-810129137 

Hunter Charlton
Park Ranger

Bowling Green Park and Recreation Foundation
Kentucky, United States

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hunter-charlton-b707b5292?original_referer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F

Nick Belfield
GIS analyst

Warren County Water District
Kentucky, United States

Cody Mason
Environmental Compliance Expert, Project Manager

Violia North America
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cody-mason109 

Michael Powers
Associate (Geology) - A&D

Houston, Texas, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-powers-50499b40 

Andrew Jones
PG, Project Geologist

Plexus Scientific
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-jones-git 

Kyle Kittle
Civil Engineer, GIT, EIT

Loveland, Colorado, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kylekittle

Matthew Bentley
Staff Geologist

Division of Oil & Gas, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Frankfort, Kentucky, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-bentley-46b26913b

Kort Butler
Geologist-In-Training, Field Staff

Braun Intertec Corporation
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kort-butler-86a2a182

Jason Lively
Senior Scientist

Copell, Texas, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-lively-a817b2aa

Jamie Braun
Image Analyst

Longmont, Colorado, USA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/people/Jamie-Braun/100004785557299/ 

Jamin Lopez
Field Engineer

SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc.
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaminelopez 

Issac Martin
Healthcare Project Manager

New York, New York, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/isaac-martin-867168106 

Brittiny Moore
Community Enhancement Specialist

City of San Marcos
San Marcos, Texas, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittinymoore00 

Isaac Hardety
Senior Staff Geologist

Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/isaac-hardesty-477b41131 

Jared Newton
GIS Analyst

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP
Owensboro, Kentucky, United State
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jared-newton-5a0943137 

Brennan Berry
Alloy Specialist

AMG Aluminum
Sebree, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brennan-berry-692786101

Darin Green
Geology Superintendent

Nevada Gold Mines
Spring Creek, Nevada, USA
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darin-green-722872141 

Leland Neeper

Columbine Corporation
Colorado, USA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/lowell.neeper/ 

Mitchell Read

Livingston, Montana, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitchell-read-07756765

Derrin Whitehead
Production Engineering Technician

Scottsville, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/derrin-whitehead-573133b3 

Patrick Presnell

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-presnell-72540921a

Cameron Sherry
Material Testing Technician

DDS Engineering, PLLC
Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameron-sherry-97a316115 

Hunter Hawkins
Staff Geologist

Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hunter-hawkins-9897b3211 

Andrew Reeder
Geology Consultant

Raptor Consulting Inc.
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-reeder-35198517 

Jordan Seng
Lead Mettalurgical Lab Technician

Forte Analytical
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordan-seng-9b49b466 


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