Dr. Elvin A. Alemán

Elvin A. Alemán

Professor: Physical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry

Postdoc, Wayne State University; Ph.D., The University of Akron;
B.S., University of Puerto Rico, Humacao

Photophysics and Photochemistry of Tetrapyrrolic Molecules, Single Molecule Fluorescence, Base Flipping, DNA repair, and Data Mining on Wine Sensory and Chemical Data.

Email: ealeman@csustan.edu
Office: N 357
Phone: 209-667-3783

Michael Drake

Michael Drake

Professor: Organic Chemistry

Postdoc, California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Buffalo; B.S., The State University of New York at Geneseo

Organic and Physical Organic Chemistry, Green Chemistry.

Email: mdrake2@csustan.edu
Office: N 356
Phone: 209-667-3384

Amanpreet Manchanda

Amanpreet Manchanda

Associate professor: Materials Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

Postdoc, College of Staten Island; Ph.D., City University of New York B.S., Guru Nanak Dev University

Nanomaterials, Interfacial Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymers, Carbondioxide sequestration, Catalysis.

Email: amanchanda@csustan.edu
Office: N 366
Phone: 209-667-3590

Shane Phillips

Shane Phillips, Chair

Professor: Inorganic Chemistry, Advanced Laboratory

Postdoc, Indiana University, Bloomington; Ph.D., University of California, Davis; B.S., California State University Stanislaus

Bioinorganic Transition Metal Coordination Chemistry.

Email: sphillips@csustan.edu
Office: N 359
Phone: 209-667-3545

Scott Russell

Scott Russell

Professor: Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis

Postdoc, University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of California, Davis; B.S., California State University Stanislaus

Bioanalytical Chemistry, Mass Spectroscopy

Email: srussell1@csustan.edu
Office: N 365
Phone: 209-664-6870

Gönül Schara

Gönül Schara

Associate Professor: Biochemistry

Postdoc, University of Hawai'i Manoa; Ph.D., University of Connecticut; B.S., Istanbul Technical University

Protein Engineering, Microbial Enzymes.

Email: gschara@csustan.edu
Office: N 354
Phone: 209-667-3583

Chad Stessman

Chad Stessman

Professor: Organic Chemistry

Postdoc, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson; B.S., North Dakota State University, Fargo

Marine Chemistry

Email: cstessman@csustan.edu
Office: N 364
Phone: 209-664-6667

Nhu-Y Stessman

Nhu-Y Stessman

Professor: Organic Chemistry

Postdoc, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson; B.S., California State University, San Luis Obispo

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Email: nstessman@csustan.edu
Office: N 363
Phone: 209-667-3555

Koni Stone

Koni Stone

Professor: Biochemistry, Instrumental Analysis

Postdocs, Vanderbilt University, Louisiana State University, and University of Iowa; Ph.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha

Biochemistry, DNA Damage & Repair

Email: kstone@csustan.edu
Office: N 358
Phone: 209-667-3570
Websites: Biochemistry | Instrumental | General Chemistry


Claudia Brackett

Claudia Brackett

Ph.D., University of the Pacific
BS, California State University, Fresno

Email: cbrackett@csustan.edu
Office: N 353
Phone: 209-667-3551

Karen Walters Dunlap

Karen Walters Dunlap

Ph.D., University of California, Davis
BS, Sonoma State University

Email: kwaltersdunlap@csustan.edu
Office: N 352
Phone: 209-664-6933

Halin Issavi

Halin Issavi

MS, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
BS, Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Email: hissavi@csustan.edu
Office: N 351

Visiting, Emeritus & Retired Faculty

Dr. Evan M. Thompson (1965): Organic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1964, B.A. 1960, Brigham Young University

Dr. Hobart G. Hamilton Jr. (1968): Inorganic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1967, M.S. 1963, New Mexico State University; B.S. 1961, University of TexasEl Paso

Dr. Alexander J. Pandell (1970): Organic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1968, Stanford University; B.S. 1964, San Francisco State University

Dr. Jimmy W. Hinkson (1970): Biochemistry; Ph.D. 1962, Indiana University; M.S. 1958, B.S. 1956, Brigham Young University

Dr. John Almy (1971): Organic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1969, University of California Los Angeles; B.S. 1964, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Michael J. Perona (1973): Physical Chemistry; Ph.D. 1968, B.A. 1964, University of California Santa Barbara

Dr. James E. Byrd (1974): Analytical Chemistry; Ph.D. 1971, University of Chicago; B.S. 1966, Roosevelt University

Mr. Dennis Jones (2008): Physical Science Education; M.Ed. 1972, Western Washington University; B.A. 1967, Trinity College, Chicago

Dr. Nurcan Vardal-Yel (2018): Visiting Professor; Assistant Professor, Altinbas University, Ph.D., Istanbul Technical University

Dr. Joseph Caddell (2020): Physical Chemistry Lecture; Ph.D. University of California, Davis; J.D., Golden Gate University; BS, California State University, Stanislaus

Dr. Nimalie Littlewood (2022): Lecturer; Ph.D., University of Missouri at Rolla; BS, University of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Updated: February 29, 2024