What Do CogSci Students Do After Graduation?

  • Inkan Hertanto, 2017 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, M.S. student at the University of California Santa Cruz in Games and Playable Media.
  • Jong Hwi Park, 2017 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Computation, Research Associate at Seoul National University, website
  • Alyssa Ioannou, 2016 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience, Customer Happiness Specialist at Cleverpet, website.
  • Alex Rosengarten, 2016 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Computation and B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineer at Intuit, website.
  • Shuying Yu, 2016 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Clinical Aspects of Human Cognition and B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Psychology, Specialization in Clinical Psychology, Research Technician at UC Santa Barbara, website.
  • Wednesday Bushong, 2015 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience and B.A. Degree with Honors Distinction in Linguistics, Ph.D. Candidate at University of Rochester, interested in psycholinguistics, website.
  • Andrea Nishimi, 2015 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Cognition and B.A. Degree in Psychology, Lab Coodinator at the UCSD Early Learning and Cognition lab, website.
  • Emon Shakoor, 2015 B.A. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Clinical Research Associate at PAREXAL, website.
  • Henry Qiu, 2015 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Computation, Masters candidate in Computer Science Texas A&M University, Master's fellow at Sandia National Laboratories, website.
  • Marco Biscarini, 2014 B.A. Degree in Cognitive Science, Owner of MarcoLogic, President & COO at MyManny, website.
  • Ram Dixit, 2014 B.S. Degree Honors Distintion in Cognitve Science, UX Researcher at UserTesting, website.

  • Shereen Georges, 2014 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Neuroscience and B.S. Degree in Physiology and Neuroscience, Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical Sciences at University of California San Diego, website.

  • Melody Sun Kim, 2014 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Product Designer at Coursera, website

  • Yasmine Firenze Kotturi, 2014 B.S. with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Graduate Research Assistant at MIT Teaching Systems Lab, PhD Candidate in Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University, website.

  • Daniel Maryanovsky, 2014 B.S. with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Computation, Sponsored Researcher at the Tu Lab and the Brain Computer Interface Group of the de Sa lab, website.

  • Lucas Medeiros De Paula, 2014 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Cognition, CTO at Neoway Business Solutions, website.

  • Edward Nguyen, 2014 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience, Research Specialist at Spatio-Temporal Brain Imaging Lab, website.

  • Ashley Noelle Reese, 2014 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience, User Experience Research Assistant at Google, website.

  • Alvita Tran, 2014 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Computation, PhD Candidate in Computation and Neural Systems at Caltech, website.

  • Kendall Maureen Youngstrom, 2014 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Research Manager at UserTesting, website.

  • Sandra Anne Zerkle, 2014 B.S. with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Cognition, PhD Candidate in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, and Psycholinguistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, website.

  • Alric Althoff, 2013 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Specialization in Computation, Graduate student at University of California – San Diego, Ph.D program in Computer Science, interest in signal processing and machine learning with focusing on high speed data compression in 2D and 3D imaging systems, website.

  • Sarah D'Angelo, 2013 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, PhD Candidate in Technology and Social Behavior at Northwestern University, website.

  • James Darling, 2013 B.A. Degree in Cognitive Science and B.A. Degree in Anthropology, Concentration in Archaeology, Student at UCLA School of Law, website.

  • Radhika Gosavi, 2013 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience, PhD Candidate in Educational Neuroscience at University of Wisconsin-Madison, website.

  • Jason Trees, 2013 B.A. Degree in Cognitive Science, B.S. Degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, M.S. Degree in Biology (Computational Neuroscience), Game Analyst at Daybreak Game Company LLC, website.

  • David Welch, 2013 B.S. with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, B.S. in Mathematics - Computer Science, Software Engineer at BAE Systems, website.

  • Matthew Wynn, 2013 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience, B.A. Degree in Philosophy, PhD Candidate in the Gerontology Lab at Washington University in St. Louis, website.

  • Lara Cheng, 2012 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, M.S. Degree in Human Factors & Ergonomics with an emphasis on Human-Computer Interaction at San Jose State University,  PhD candidate in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Human Factors at Purdue University, UX Research Assistant at Williams-Sonoma, Inc. website.

  • Gina Bello, 2012 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Clinical Aspects of Cognition, M.S. Degree in Occupational Therapy at Columbia University, Occupational Therapist at UC San Diego Health System, website.

  • Matthew Hong, 2012 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Masters in Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon, PhD Candidate in Human-Centered Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, website.

  • Matthew K. Hong, 2012 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Ph.D. Candidate at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Interactive Computing, interested in the intersection of HCI and Health Informatics to design technology to bridge communication gaps between patients and caregivers, website.

  • Sofia Jimenez, 2012 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Specialization in Human Cognition, Ph.D. Candidate in Developmental Psychology at Vanderbilt University, website.

  • Jingwei Li, 2012 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Computation, M.S. Degree in Computer Science at University of Madison-Wisconsin, Data Analyst at Advanced Bionics, LLC, website.

  • Kuanglien Lin, 2012 Cognitive Science Minor, Medical student at Albany Medical College in New York.

  • James McCloskey, 2012 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, IT Business Systems Analyst at San Diego Gas & Electric, website.

  • Jeremiah Palmerston, 2012 B.S. with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Research Associate at SRI International, website.

  • Clarice Robenalt, 2012 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Human Cognition, M.A. Degree in Psychology at Princeton University, Data Analyst at Infer, Inc., website.

  • Emilie Seubert, 2012 BS in Cognitive Science, UX Researcher at Adecco at Google, website.

  • Kyle Shannon, 2012 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Neuroscience, Co-Founder & Data/Design Lead at Turnkey Trips, LLC, website.

  • Michael J. Sun, 2012 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Product Designer at Snowflake Computing, website.

  • Rana Tabrizi, 2012 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Specialization in Neuroscience, Music Teacher at Pioneer Programs and Behavioral Tutor at the Center for Autism Research, Evaluation and Service, website.

  • Alan Tran, 2012 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Software Development Engineer at Mitchell International, website.

  • David Baldo, 2011 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, VP of Engineering at LeaseCalcs, Inc. and Co-Founder of Glass-Media Inc., website.

  • David Conant, 2011 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience, PhD Candidate in Computational Neuroscience at UC San Francisco, website

  • Garron Engstrom, 2011 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Product Designer at Facebook and Principal at Engstrom Design, website.

  • Jake Feldman, 2011 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Specialization in Neuroscience, M.D. student at New York Medical College, website.

  • Daniel Hua, 2011, B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Data Services Analyst at Edmunds.com, website.

  • Eric D.  Kim, 2011 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Neuroscience, Medical student at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, interest in internal medicine and emergency medicine.

  • Amanda Legge, 2011 B.A. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Masters in Cognitive Neuroscience at Universidad de Granada, Principal UX/UI Designer at Capital One, website.

  • Ian Loofbourrow, 2011 B.S Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Sr. Business Reporting and Operations Specialist at Sony Computer Entertainment America, website.

  • Taylor Scott, 2011 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Graduate Student at University of Washington in Seattle, Ph.D. program in Human Centered Design and Engineering, interest in developing tools and methods to visualize and analyze large data sets, website.

  • Kristin Muench, 2011 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience, PhD Candidate at the Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation & Translational Neurosciences in the Stanford School of Medicine.

  • Jinny Wong, 2011, B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction and B.A. Degree in Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts, User Experience Specialist at PatientSafe Solutions, website.

  • Jade Kwan, 2010 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, UX Consultant + Learner Success Specialist at NovoEd and Community Development Manager at Kids & Art, website.

  • Anjali Nigam, 2010 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy Doctorate at Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine, Occupational Therapist at Kaiser Permanente East Bay, website.

  • Natasha Tan, 2010 B.S. Degree with Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, Masters in Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon, Interaction Design Lead at IDEO, website.

  • Andrew Alexander, 2009 B.S. Degree Honors Distintion in Cognitive Science with specialization in Neuroscience, Graduate Student at University of California San Diego, Ph.D. program in Cognitive Science, interest in spatial navigation in the parietal cortex and properties of the basal forebrain cholinergic system in learning and attention, website.

  • Jacob Bergsma, 2009 B.S. Degree Honors Distintion in Cognitive Science with specialization in Computation, Graduate Student at University of California San Diego, Ph.D. program in Psychology.

  • Leo Ham, 2009 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, M.S. degree in Human Centered Design and Engineering at University of Washington in Seattle, UX Researcher at Kelley Blue Book, website.

  • William Hooten, 2009 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, User Operations Contractor at TimeLab, Inc., website.

  • Megan O'Rorke, 2009 B.S. Degree Honors Distintion in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Product Manager at CapitalOne, website.

  • R. Joanne Jao, 2009 B.S. Degree Honors Distintion in Cognitive Science, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at SDSU-Research Foudation in the Brain Development Lab, research focus on the neural development of autism, website.

  • Aiza Abelon, 2008 B.A. Degree in Cognitive Science, Business Analyst at OptumInsight, website.

  • Navdeep Dhillon, 2008 B.S. Degree Dhillon in Cognitive Science, Support Manager at SmartBuilder, website.

  • Whitney Friedman, 2008 B.S. Degree Honors Distintion in Cognitive Science, Graduate Student at University of California San Diego, Ph.D. program in Cognitive Science, Research Associate at NOAA Fisheries, website.

  • Ryan Kwan, 2008 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Graduate Student at the Masters Program of Professional Studies at Georgetown University, Captain, Communications Officer at USMC, website.

  • Jason Van Marle, 2008 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Director of User Experience Design & Research at Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, website.

  • David Brang, 2007 B.A. Degree Honors Distinction in Cognitive Science, 2012 Ph.D. in Psychology at University of California, San Diego, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan, website.

  • Kathleen Buettner, 2007 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Principal Experience Design Researcher at Intuit, website.

  • Sasanna Yee, 2007 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Development Assistant at Futures Without Violence, website.

  • Karen Au, 2006 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Designer at LEVEL, a Rosetta Company, website.

  • Cody Frew, 2006 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science, Sr. Experience Manager/Designer at Mitchell International, website.

  • Wendy Johanson, 2005 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Head of Product & User Experience at Wizeline, website.

  • Lindsay N. Lauters, 2005 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Sr. Human Factors Engineer at Sony Electronics, website.

  • Daniel Frysinger, 2004 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Computation, M.S. Degree in Cognitive Science at the University of California San Diego, interest in techniques for improving the relationship between humans and computers, website.

  • Sumedha Garud, 2003 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Marketing/Outreach at NASA Ames Research Center, website.

  • Ed Langstroth, 2003 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Product Marketing Manager, Automotive at Apple, website.

  • Michael Haaren, 2002 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Freelance UX Designer, website.

  • Victor Lee, 2001 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science with specialization in Human Computer Interaction, 2008 Ph.D. in Learning Sciences at Northwestern University, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University, website.

  • Vivienne Ming, 2000 Bachelor's Degree in Cognitive Science, 2003 M.S. and 2016 Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University, Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, CoFounder & Executive Chair of Socos, website.
  • Sian Beilock, 1997 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science, 2003 Ph.D. at Michigan State University in Psychology and in Kinesiology, President of Barnard College, website

  • Timothy J Fiske, 1993 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science, Senior Engineer Manager at Qualcomm.

  • Mark van Hamersveld, 1992 B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science, Software Manager, Customer Experience at Amazon.com, website.