Physics and Astronomy (323) 343-2100
Dr. Al-Jishi’s area of expertise is theoretical condensed-matter physics.
Dr. Aniol is an expert in experimental medium-energy nuclear physics and muon-catalyzed fusion.
Dr. Bernal is an expert in experimental condensed matter and physics/nuclear magnetic resonance in strongly-correlated electron systems.
Professor of Physics; Ph.D., University of Maryland
Contact: (323) 343-2129
Dr. Epstein is the author of more than 50 publications about nuclear physics and medical physics. He is an expert in experimental medium energy nuclear physics, specializing in problems involving light nuclei. He has been co-principal director of a National Science Foundation grant since 1977. With Dr. William Taylor, he helped to establish Cal State L.A.’s first University Preparatory Program with Lincoln and Garfield High Schools, which now serves as a model program throughout Southern California.
Dr. Ganas is an expert in theoretical nuclear physics, nuclear shell model and atomic structure and scattering.
Dr. Gregorich’s areas of expertise are infrared astronomy and theoretical physics. He is the recipient of numerous grants, including a three-year NSF-grant with Milan Mijic and Stephan Gillam that established the state’s first astronomy REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) site at Cal State L.A.
Dr. Margaziotis is an expert in experimental medium-energy nuclear physics few-nucleon problems. He is a co-principal investigator for a National Science Foundation grant to research electron scattering on light nuclei. Dr. Margaziotis was a recipient of the 1976-77 Cal State L.A. Outstanding Professor Award, and the 2000- 2001 President’s Distinguished Professor Award.
Dr. Mijic is an expert in astronomy and cosmology.
Dr. Rezayi is an expert in condensed-matter theory and statistical mechanics. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to research the Quantum Hall Effect.
Dr. Rodriguez’s area of expertise is theoretical condensed matter physics.
Dr. Taylor’s areas of expertise are experimental solid-state physics, thermodynamic studies of metals and alloys, cryogenics and optical studies in solids. With Dr. Martin Epstein, he helped to establish Cal State L.A.’s first University Preparatory Program with Garfield and Lincoln High Schools, which now serves as a model program throughout Southern California. He was the recipient of the 2001-2002 Cal State L.A. Outstanding Professor Award.
Dr. Terebey is a specialist in star and planet formation theory and observation, extrasolar planets, and interstellar medium.
Dr. Woolum is an expert in neurobiology and circadian rhythms.
Dr. Zhao is an experimental condensed matter physicist and material scientist. His research areas include high-temperature superconductivity in copper-based perovskite oxides, electrical and magnetic properties in manganese-based oxides, isotope effects as well as electrical and magnetic properties in carbon manotubes.