CINQA Faculty and Staff

Arrange by: Last Name | Department | Role on Grant

Jamil Momand, Ph.D. (Co-PI, Biochemistry)

photo Research Interest: Characterization of signal transduction pathways that activate tumor suppressor genes
Office: ASCL 270, Phone: (323) 343-2361
E-mail: jmomand@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/jmomand

Bob Desharnais, Ph.D. (Curriculum Development, Biology)

photo Research Interest: Nonlinear population dynamics, spatially-mediated dynamics in benthic communities
Office: BS 161, Phone: (323) 343-2056
E-mail: rdeshar@calstatela.edu
Web: www.caldera.calstatela.edu/rdeshar

Kirsten Fisher, Ph.D. (Curriculum Development, Biology)

photo Research Interest: Utilizing the phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequence data to investigate the evolution of ecologically interesting traits in an ancient lineage of land plants, the mosses
Office: ASCL 393, Phone: (323) 343-2089
E-mail: kfisher2@calstatela.edu
Web: instructional1.calstatela.edu/kfisher2

Stacey Thompson, Ph.D. (Curriculum Development, Biology)

photo Research Interest: Plant Evolutionary Genomics
Office: ASCL 392, Phone: (323) 343-2075
E-mail: staceylee.thompson@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/sthomps8/labpage.htm

Elizabeth Torres, Ph.D. (Co-Director, Biology)

photo Research Interest: Evolutionary history of bioluminescent organisms and of bioluminescence in the marine environment
Office: ASCL 313, Phone: (323) 343-2179
E-mail: etorre11@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/etorre11/etorre11.htm

Valentino Crespi, Ph.D. (Co-PI, Computer Science)

photo Research Interest: Distributed Computing, Tracking Systems, UAV Surveillance, Sensor Networks, Information and Communication Theory, Stochastic Processes and Hidden Markov Models, Complexity Theory and Combinatorial Optimization
Office: E&T A318, Phone: (323) 343-4596
E-mail: vcrespi@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/vcrespi

Melisa Hendrata, Ph.D. (Curriculum Development, Mathematics)

photo Research Interest: Dynamical systems and mathematical biology
Office: ST 216, Phone: (323) 343-2165
E-mail: mhendra@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/mhendra

Silvia Heubach, Ph.D. (Co-Director, Mathematics)

photo Research Interest: Mathematical modeling, probability, combinatorics
Office: ST F211, Phone: (323) 233-2150
E-mail: sheubac@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/sheubac

Oscar Bernal, Ph.D. (Co-PI, Physics)

photo Research Interest: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Muon Spin Rotation techniques applied to the study of condensed matter systems, such as uranium-intermetallic materials an unconventional superconductors
Office: PS 418, Phone: (323) 343-2138
E-mail: obernal@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/obernal/obernal.htm

Ed Rezayi, Ph.D. (Former Co-PI, Physics)

photo Research Interest:
Office: PS 404, Phone: (323) 343-2130
E-mail: erezayi@calstatela.edu
Web: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/erezayi/erezayi.htm

Jack Woolum, Ph.D., Emeritus (Curriculum Development, Physics)

photo Research Interest: Biophysics applied to neurophysiology and circadian rhythms

James Henderson, Ph.D. (Principal Investigator, Dean of NSS)

photo Dean, College of Natural and Social Sciences
CINQA Principle Investigator

Dwight Beltz (Program Coordinator)

photo Office: BS 140, Phone: (323) 343-5555
E-mail: dbeltz@cslanet.calstatela.edu or cinqa@calstatela.edu

Ronnie Cheng (Web Development)

photo Office: PS 504, Phone: (323) 343-2494
E-mail: socalbsi@calstatela.edu