Record Number of Undergraduates Participate in the 2013 PEER Internship Program

During the summer of 2013, the PEER Internship Program provided unique opportunities for a record number of outstanding undergraduate students to participate in state-of-the-art research — reaching for the first time a total of 20 interns! Internship participants were paired with a faculty advisor and a graduate student mentor. During the program, students learned how to conduct independent research and how to participate effectively as a member of a research team.

Funding for the 2013 PEER Internship Program came from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and PEER.

The participating students were:

– Jorge Archbold Monterrosa, Universidad del Norte, Columbia
– Matt Brosman, University of Florida
– Shelly Dean, Humboldt State University
– Katherine Delaveaga, University of California, Berkeley
– Curtis Fong, Stanford University
– Donovan Holder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
– Elizabeth Jachens, California State University, Chico
– Rakeeb Khan, California State University, Sacramento
– David Lam, University of California, Berkeley
– Daniela Martinez Lopez, Universidad del Norte, Columbia
– Mara Minner, University of California, Berkeley
– Geffen Oren, Stanford University
– Julia Pavicic, Gonzaga University
– Melissa Quinonez, University of California, Irvine
– Lorena Rodriguez, San Jose State University
– Sean Salazar, University of Arkansas
– Kelli Slaven, University of Washington
– Vivian Steyert, Harvey Mudd College
– Jenny Taing, University of California, Berkeley
– Salvador Tena, University of California, Davis

PEER extends its thanks to the Faculty, Graduate Student and Earthquake Professional Mentors:

– Laurence Kornfield, City of San Francisco
– Ben Fell, California State University, Sacramento
– Greg Deierlein, Stanford University
– Eduardo Miranda, Stanford University
– Jack Moehle, UC Berkeley
– Stephen Mahin, UC Berkeley
– Jay Lund, UC Davis
– Ross Boulanger, UC Davis
– Jason DeJong, UC Davis
– Marc Eberhard, University of Washington
– John Stanton, University of Washington
– Jeffrey Berman, University of Washington
– Dawn Lehman, University of Washington
– Charles Roeder, University of Washington
– Cristian Acevedo, UC Berkeley
– Carlos Arteta, UC Berkeley
– Ezra Jampole, UC Berkeley
– Jiun-Wei Lai, UC Berkeley
– Matt Schoettler, UC Berkeley
– Scott Swenson, UC Berkeley
– Nathan Burley, UC Davis
– Rui Hui, UC Davis
– Mason Ghafghazi, UC Davis
– Michael Gomez, UC Davis
– Christopher Krage, UC Davis
– Ana Maria Parra, UC Davis
– Adam Price, UC Davis
– Molly Johnson, University of Washington
– Bryan Kennedy, University of Washington
– Jeffrey Schaefer, University of Washington
– Andy Sen, University of Washington
– Dan Sloat, University of Washington
– Max Taylor Stephens, University of Washington

Funding for the 2013 PEER Internship Program is provided National Science Foundation under Grant No. EEC-1063138. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).