Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

 

Dr. Susan Mokhtari (Chair)susan

Theoretical Black Hole Physics and Topological Quantum Field Theory

  • Ph.D., Imperial College, 1986 on Supergravity and Supersymmetry
  • Postdoc: International Center For Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
  • Email: smokhtari(AT)csustan.edu        
  • Phone: 209-664-6728
  • Office: NHS 175

 

Dr. Liangmin (Leon) Zhangleon

Condensed Matter Experiments, Nanomaterials

  • Ph.D., Shandong Univ. (‘96) 
  • Email: lzhang(AT)csustan.edu        
  • Phone: 209-667-3553
  • Office: NHS 168 & 165

 

 

Dr. Brian Morsonybrian

Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics

  • PhD: Astrophysical and Planetary Science, UC, Boulder 2008
  • Postdoc: Univ. Wisconsin-Madison 2008, Univ. Maryland 2014-2018
  • Email: bmorsony(AT)csustan.edu
  • Phone: 209-667-3535
  • Office: NHS 174

 

Dr. Rose Zhangrose

Condensed Matter Physics, Superconductivity

  • PhD: University of California, Davis, 1992
  • Email: rzhang(AT)csustan.edu        
  • Phone: 209-664-3917
  • Office: NHS 176

 

 

        Dr. Wing To

        Experimental, Astroparticle and Dark Matter PhysicsWing To

        • PhD: Particle Physics from UC, Santa Barbara, 2012
        • Postdoc: Experimental Dark Matter from Stanford Univ. 2016
        • Email: wto(AT)csustan.edu        
        • Phone: 209-664-6910
        • Office: NHS 173
        • Website

         

         

        Dr. Michael Paganomike

        Full Time Lecturer in Physics, Astronomy and Exoplanets

        • PhD: Astrophysics , Arizona State University 2014
        • Email: mpagano(AT)csustan.edu
        • Phone: 209-667-3552
        • Office: NHS 169

         

        Dr. Cristina Berisso

        Lecturer in Physics

        • Email: cberisso(AT)csustan.edu
        • Office: NHS 170

        Dr. Daniel Birmingham

        Lecturer in Physics

        • Email: dbirmingham(AT)csustan.edu
        • Office: NHS 167

         

        Emeritus Faculty


        Dr. Ian Littlewood

        Atomic Physics, Thermal Collisions, Gas Plasmas, Spectroscopy

        • PhD: University of Oxford, 1976
        • Postdoc: Molecular Spectroscopy, McMaster University, 1981
        • Email: ilittlewood(AT)csustan.edu        
           

        Dr. Marvin Johnson

        Biohysics and Biomechanics

        • PhD: University of Illinois, 1977
        • Email: mjohnson(AT)csustan.edu