CReSIS Welcomes New Staff


By Bill Daehler
Winter 2013

Soroush Rezvanbehbahani, originally from Tehran, Iran, joined CReSIS in January 2013 as a GRA for Prof. Leigh Stearns. He is currently a Ph.D. student studying geology at the University of Kansas and has a MSc in Geology from the University at Buffalo, New York and a BSc in Civil Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. Rezvanbehbahani said he’s interested in the mechanisms “governing the ice sheet mass changes” and ice sheet-ocean-climate interactions. Rezvanbehbahani enjoys playing music—specifically classical and flamenco guitar—tennis and mountaineering.

Soroush Rezvanbehbahani

Calen Carabajal graduated from the University of Kansas (KU) with a degree in Electrical Engineering in December 2012. Shortly after graduation, he began his graduate studies at KU; he started working at CReSIS under Dr. Fernando Rodriguez-Morales in mid-February 2013. Carabajal’s research interests focus on RF Systems Engineering. When not studying or working, Carabajal says he enjoys playing guitar, attending concerts, watching bad horror movies and playing board games.

Calen Carabajal

Tyler Berry joined CReSIS in January 2013. Berry comes from Haskell Indian Nations University, but is no stranger to CReSIS. He spent the summer of 2012 with CReSIS as an REU at the University of Kansas, during which time he worked on data analysis of snow radar under Dr. John Paden. Back at CReSIS again, Berry will be learning to run the HAAS CNC Toolroom Mill, located in Nichols Hall. He will be working on projects in the HAAS Mill with Stephen Vincent.

Tyler Berry