Graduate Staff Listing 2019-2020

Connie Kaspar Brophy

(765) 496-6095

Assistant Director of Science Diversity

brophyc@purdue.edu 

 

Alina Nesen

Alina Nesen
Computer Science
anesen@purdue.edu

I am the Computer Science representative of the Graduate Women in Science Program. I am in my fifth year of PhD program working with Professor Bharat Bhargava. My research interests are machine learning and multimodal deep learning. I earned my BS/MS in Applied Math from Dnipro National University. In my free time, I like to meet new people, spend time with my friends and family, travel and read. Feel free to connect with any questions.

Amanda Depoian

Amanda Depoian
Physics
adepoian@purdue.edu

I am the Physics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a third year Ph.D student in the Physics and Astronomy department. My research focuses on trying to understand what the universe is made of! I am working with Dr. Lang and the XENON collaboration to look for rare dark matter interactions.

Amanda Rudolph

Amanda Rudolph
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science
rudolph4@purdue.edu

I am the EAPS representative in the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am working towards my PhD in Planetary Science and my current research focuses on geologic mapping of Mars using orbital data. I obtained my undergraduate degree in Geology at Western Washington University in Washington state. I am excited to be a part of the WISP leadership team here at Purdue!

Ashley King

Ashley King
Statistics
king486@purdue.edu

I am the Statistics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a second year Masters student in Applied Statistics. I finished my undergraduate degree in Mathematics at Anderson University (IN). Some of my hobbies include running, hiking, basketball, football and anything I can do with my dog, Duffy.

Daniela Sanchez

Daniela Mesa Sanchez
Chemistry
dmesasan@purdue.edu

I am the Chemistry representative of the Graduate Women in Science Program. I am a third year PhD student in analytical chemistry. My research focuses on the application and development of mass spectrometry imaging techniques under the direction of Dr. Julia Laskin. In my free time, I enjoy binge-watching television, attending all sort of theater and musical performances, and reading. I look forward to serving as part of the WISP leadership team!

Leah Buck

Leah Buck
Mathematics
buck28@purdue.edu

I am the Mathematics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs leadership team.  I am a third year graduate student pursuing my Ph.D in Mathematics. I earned my BS in Mathematics from Muskingum University. Outside of academics I enjoy listening to and playing music, reading, playing/watching sports (especially soccer), spending time outdoors, and watching television. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions and/or suggestions for WISP.

Saranya Radhakrishnan

Saranya Radhakrishnan
PULSe
radhakr1@purdue.edu

I am the PULSe representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs and I am a fifth year graduate student in the Tantama Lab in the Chemistry Department. My research involves studying oxidative stress in Parkinson’s disease models using genetically encoded fluorescent probes. To unwind, I experiment with vegan cooking/baking and enjoy blues dancing. I look forward to an exciting year of serving as the PULSe representative on the WISP leadership team.

Sharleen Flowers

Sharleen Flowers
Biological Sciences
sflower@purdue.edu

I am the Biological Sciences representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Dr. Stephanie Gardner's lab and my research focuses on biology undergraduate education. Currently, I am investigating features of students' mental models of biofilm formation. I am from Allen, Texas and I love football, cooking with friends, and reading books in my free time. Feel free to email me with any questions.

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