Brianna Alanis completed her B.S. as a NOAA CCME Undergraduate Scholar in 2017 in Biology and completed her M.S. as a NOAA CCME Graduate Scholar in 2019 in Ocean Coastal and Earth Sciences at the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley advised by Dr. John Breier.
Her background is in Biology. Her primary focus was creating autonomous proxies by means of marine chemistry and marine engineering as well as developing new methods of deep sea research.