May 2015 - Congratulations to Dr. Michael S. Titus
Mike Titus is the first Pollock graduate student to receive his PhD from UCSB. He has accepted a faculty position at Purdue University. The group got together on The Deck to celebrate and wish him well.
January 2013 - Group Lunch
Back row, from left to right: Yusuke Harada, Tom Nizolek, Chris Torbet, Andreas Trenkle, Marcus Johnson, Mike Titus, McLean Echlin, Rob Rhein, Roger Reed, Luke Rettberg, Wes Jackson, Jean-Charles Stinville, David Jorgensen
Front row, from left to right: Will Lenthe, Andrew Pebley, Jason Douglas, Yolita Eggeler, Sussane Steuer, Jaclyn Avallone, Tori Miller, Kaylan Wessels, Brent Goodlet
August 23, 2012 - First Casting
Yesterday, Chris and Michael used the Bridgman single crystal casting furnace for the first time at UCSB, and today Michael is happily breaking the superalloy out of the mold!
June 2011 - The Group
November 2010 - Group Dinner
Back row, from left to right: Jason von Sluytman, Mike Titus, Wesley Jackson, Matthias Knop, McLean Echlin
Mid row, from left to right: Tom Nizolek, Rachel Collino, Kate Gallup, Britta Laux, John Porter, Debbie Torbet, Chris Torbet
Front row, from left to right: Wu Chen, Alessandro Mottura, Tresa Pollock
October 2010 - Group Reunion
The whole Pollock group was reunited for a week in mid-November. Jon Miller, Clinique Brundidge and Jun Zhu flew out to Santa Barbara to meet the rest of the group. It was good to have everyone together in one place!
Back row, from left to right: Jon Miller, McLean Echlin, Wesley Jackson, Alessandro Mottura
Mid row, from left to right: Chris Torbet, Mike Titus, Matthias Knop, Clinique Brundidge, Natasha Vermaak, Jun Zhu
Front row, from left to right: Tom Nizolek, Tresa Pollock, Kate Gallup, Britta Laux