Class of 2008 physics graduate Kate Mendenhall is cellist extraordinaire having just finished her Masters Degree in Music at UCSB spring 2010.

After completing a degree in music at CSUF, Kate started a second degree in physics from scratch while continuing to perform cello with a variety of venues including the LA Junior Philharmonic.

Kate worked in the laboratories of both Professor Wanser and Khakoo during her time in the department.

Kate is currently performing and traveling while contributing to the progressive rock scene.