Where Are Our Students Now?

Ashley Janny [formerly Wiren] (2004) is a systems engineer at Raytheon in Huntsville, AL. She previously workeed at Boeing in Kent, WA. She earned an M.S. in aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2005.

Holly Jessop (1993) is a research scientist (epidemiology/biostatistics) at the California Department of Public Health. She earned Ph.D. in epidemiology at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in 2018. She earned an M.S. in tropical conservation biology at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo in 2008 and a second M.S., in public health, at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in 2011. She formerly worked in the Education and Public Outreach program of the Chandra X-ray Observatory at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

Miriam Jewell [formerly Tobin] (1990) and her husband operate the Jewell Ranch in Sebastopol, where they have apple orchards, grape vineyards, and a trucking business.

Steve Jilka (1971) is a senior project manager with Teradata in San Diego. He earned an M.S. in physics at San Francisco State University in 1972 and another, in systems management, at the University of Southern California in 1978.

Kevin John (2007) is a senior test engineer at Sensys Networks in Berkeley. He was for several years an education resource developer in SSU’s Education and Public Outreach Group.

Chris Johnson (2009) teaches physics and chairs the science department at the Army and Navy Academy in the San Diego area. He continues to be an avid astrophotographer.

Cody Johnson (2016) I am currently working as a Quality Engineer for VIAVI Solutions. Previously I worked as a Material and Process Engineer for Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin.

Cody Johnson (2016) is working as a materials and process engineer at Sonoma Photonics, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, in Santa Rosa. He was formerly a materials and process engineer associate at Deposition Sciences Inc. in Santa Rosa, where he headed the photolithography department.

John R. Johnson (1980) passed away sometime in the period 2013-2019. He had retired after working as an engineer at Ford Aerospace, Rockwell Avionics, Lockheed Space Operations Company, Daden Engineering and KW Microwave in southern California. He designed hardware and software components and systems.

Jon M. Jurgovan (1985) is an administrative patent Judge in the Dallas area. He was formerly a senior patent attorney with BlackBerry in Texas and with Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta. He earned an M.S. in electronic engineering at California State University, Fullerton and a J.D. at Washington & Lee University in Virginia.