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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

photo Research Interest: Biophysics applied to neurophysiology and circadian rhythms

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

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Last Update: 10/15/2008