Alumni

Moving on to bigger and better things

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SEDS UCSD would like to thank the alumni for everything they have contributed. Their hard work and dedication helped build the foundation that we work off of and without them, we wouldn’t be where we are now.

Class of 2021

Patrick Finn- Virgin Orbit, M.S. UCSD
Patrick Finn- Virgin Orbit, M.S. UCSD
President, Propulsion Lead, Vulcan-II PM, Colossus Structures
Breana Guerrero - Launcher Space
Breana Guerrero - Launcher Space
Propellant feed system Lead: Colossus and Lander, VP Operations
Vesal Razamilakei- PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Vesal Razamilakei- PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Director of EE, Pythia Project Manager, Vulcan Avionics Lead
Harker Russell- Rivian
Harker Russell- Rivian
Colossus Electronics Lead, Argo
Christian Chan
Christian Chan
Propulsion Thermal Design
Alice Chen- Northrop Grumman
Alice Chen- Northrop Grumman
Propulsion, Colossus Plumbing
Vicente Lopez- Astranis
Vicente Lopez- Astranis
Aquarius Structures, Bombardier propulsion, VP Business
Eric Shnell- DoD Additive Manufacturing
Eric Shnell- DoD Additive Manufacturing
Vulcan-II Systems and Recovery Development Lead, Argo Project Manager

Class of 2020

Cody Curry Emrick- Mercury Systems
Cody Curry Emrick- Mercury Systems
Vulcan-II, Pythia, Webmaster
Philby Wang- Auris Health
Philby Wang- Auris Health
Vulcan-II, Colossus
Max Kelly- Aerolite Meteorites
Max Kelly- Aerolite Meteorites
VP Business, Head of Internal Affairs, Colossus, Propulsion
Wells Huang
Wells Huang
Vulcan-II Plumbing
Abigail Paterson- Sorenson Impact
Abigail Paterson- Sorenson Impact
Business Graphic Design

Class of 2019

Hannah Munguia- MIT
Hannah Munguia- MIT
Vulcan-I Structures
Matt Santos- Rivian
Matt Santos- Rivian
VP Engineering, Colossus Electronics Lead
Jack Najarian-Blue Origin
Jack Najarian-Blue Origin
President, VP Engineering, Colossus
Sam Mastro- SpaceX
Sam Mastro- SpaceX
Propulsion Lead
Guinevere Berg- SpaceX
Guinevere Berg- SpaceX
VP Operations, Propulsion
Jon Kavner- M.S. Student, UCSD
Jon Kavner- M.S. Student, UCSD
Colossus Project Manager
Patrick Vo-Cubic
Patrick Vo-Cubic
Propulsion Lead
Trevor Harman
Trevor Harman
Vulcan-II Recovery
Giovanni Rosales
Giovanni Rosales
Vulcan-II Structures Lead
Feennette Navarro-
Feennette Navarro-
VP Operations
Not Pictured C/O 2019: Vincent Nguyen, Ali Ozhan-Tesla, Scott Brown-General Atomics

Class of 2018

Class of 2017

Christopher Ellis- CTO SparkCharge
Christopher Ellis- CTO SparkCharge
Triteia Power Systems Lead
George Lachow- Rivian
George Lachow- Rivian
Colossus Electronics
Albert Chan- M.S. UCSD, pSemi
Albert Chan- M.S. UCSD, pSemi
Colossus Plumbing Member
Ali Ismail- Aerojet Rocketdyne
Ali Ismail- Aerojet Rocketdyne
Propulsion Turbine Designer
Aaron Coffman
Aaron Coffman
Triteia Power Systems
David Phung- Hunter
David Phung- Hunter
Colossus Structures Member
Not pictured C/O 2017: Nick Dorbritz, Christopher Lee, David Ruble, James Smith

Class of 2016

Class of 2015

Kris Obellos- Naval Aviator, US Navy
Kris Obellos- Naval Aviator, US Navy
Vulcan-I Avionics/Recovery and SFS
Deepak Atyam- M.S. Purdue, Tri-D Dynamics
Deepak Atyam- M.S. Purdue, Tri-D Dynamics
Founder, President, Vulcan-I & Engine Lead
Yen-Thinh Nguyen- SpaceX
Yen-Thinh Nguyen- SpaceX
Vulcan-I Fins Lead
Jia Yang- SpaceX, Lockheed Martin
Jia Yang- SpaceX, Lockheed Martin
Vulcan-I Structures Lead
Alex Finch- M.S. Purdue, Tri-D Dynamics
Alex Finch- M.S. Purdue, Tri-D Dynamics
Vice President, Engine Design, Director of Business Development, Vulcan-I Structures Lead
Not Pictured C/O 2015: Victor Long, Anthony Millican, Ngoc Nguyen, John Thomson

Class of 2014

Not Pictured C/O 2014: Remle Deinla, Jin Oh

Class of 2013

Ted Zhang- Goldman Sachs
Ted Zhang- Goldman Sachs
Tri-D Engine Lead Engineer
Gene Yang- UTC Aerospace Systems
Gene Yang- UTC Aerospace Systems
Tri-D Engine Primary Designer
Not Pictured C/O 2013: Benjamin Liu, Colin Miyamoto

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