UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Current Faculty

Ahmad, Rais

(2012) Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1995, M.S. 1999, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; Ph.D. 2005, University of Arizona.

Alam, Sahabul

(2021) Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.Sc. 2003, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh; M.Sc. 2010, Ph.D. 2019, University of Quebec.

Alroomi, Anwar S.

(2014) Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.A. 2003, M.A. 2006, Kuwait University; Ph.D. 2013, Oklahoma State University.

Amini, Ali

(1985) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1974, M.S. 1976, San Jose State University; EEE 1977, M.S. 1978, Ph.D. 1982, University of Southern California.

Bavarian, Behzad

(1985) Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.S. 1976, Tehran University; M.S. 1977, Ph.D. 1980, The Ohio State University.

Bishay, Peter L.H.

(2015) Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 2007, M.S. 2010, Cairo University; Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Irvine.

Booth, Jamie

(2019) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. M.Eng. 2013, University of Glasgow; Ph.D. 2019, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Boyajian, David M.

(2015) Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1993, M.S. 1996, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2002, West Virginia University.

Chattopadhyay, Somnath

(2006) Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.E. 1981, University of Gorakhpur; M.Tch. 1984, Ph.D. 1989, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University.

Conner, Robert

(2006) Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.S. 1989, California State Polytechnic University; M.S. 1994, Ph.D. 1997, California Institute of Technology.

Covington, Richard

(2000) Associate Professor of Computer Science. B.A. 1980, Harvard College; M.S. 1985, Ph.D. 1989, Rice University.

Dermendjian, Nazaret

(1999) Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.E. 1983, American University of Beirut; M.S. 1992, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2002, University of Southern California.

Dewey, Kyle

(2017) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 2011, M.S. 2011, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 2017, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Dombourian, Edward

(1981) Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S.C.E. 1962, American University of Beirut; M.S.C.E. 1963, M.S. 1969, Ph.D. 1974, Georgia Technology.

Ebrahimi, Mahdi

(2019) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.Sc. 2002, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman; M.Sc. 2005, Amirkabir University of Technology; M.Sc. 2010, Ph.D. 2017, Wayne State University.

El Naga, Nagi

(1979) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.Sc. 1970, M.Sc. 1974, Ain Shams University, Cairo; Ph.D. 1978, University of Waterloo.

Fitzgerald, Steven M.

(1994) Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 1986, Lowell University; M.S. 1990, Ph.D. 1995, University of Massachusetts.

Gandhi, Shereazad J.

(2012) Interim Associate Dean, The Tseng College; Associate Professor of Manufacturing System Engineering and Management. B.S. 2003, Illinois Institute of Technology; M.S. 2005, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2010, Stevens Institute of Technology.

Geng, Xiaojun

(2003) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1993, M.S. 1996, Northwestern Polytechnical University; Ph.D. 1999, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Florida.

Hang, Xiyi

(2004) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1992, Zhejiang University; M.S. 2002, Ph.D. 2005, The Ohio State University.

Hao, Tzong-Ying

(2014) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1992, M.S. 1995, Chung Yuan Christian University; Ph.D. 2002, University of Southern California.

Hegab, Mohamed Y.

(2004) Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1992, M.S. 1998, Cairo University; Ph.D. 2003, North Dakota State.

Ho, Nhut T.

(2004) Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 1996, University of Southern California; M.S. 1998, Ph.D. 2005, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Hsu, Wen Chin

(2014) Associate Professor of Computer Science. Ph.D. 2013, University of Florida.

Jackson, Bradley R.

(2017) Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.Sc. 2002, M.Sc. 2005, Ph.D. 2009, Queen’s University.

Jalalitabar, Maryamsadat

(2020) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.Sc. 2009, K.N. Toosi University of Technology; M.Sc. 2014, Ph.D. 2018, Georgia State University.

Jia, Ruting

(2014) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.A. 2005, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics; M.A. 2008, Ph.D. 2012, The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Jiang, Xunfei

(2020) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 2004, M.S. 2007, Huazhong University of Science and Technology; Ph.D. 2014, Auburn University.

Johari, Hamid

(2006) Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 1983, California Institute of Technology; M.S. 1984, Ph.D. 1989, University of Washington.

Jung, Taeyou

(2003) Professor of Kinesiology. B.S. 1998, Seoul National University; M.Ed. 1999, Ph.D. 2003, University of Virginia.

Kaplan, Adam B.

(2012) Associate Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 2000, M.S. 2003, Ph.D. 2008, University of California, Los Angeles.

Khachikian, Crist S.

(2013) Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1995, University of California, Los Angeles; M.Eng. 1996, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles.

Law, George T.

(1988) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E. 1981, Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S.E.E. 1982, Florida Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 1987, University of Alabama.

Lee, Wonjun

(2021) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 2000, Korea University; M.S. 2002, Ph.D. 2011, Purdue University.

Li, Bingbing

(2014) Associate Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.S. 2005, M.S. 2008, Hefei University of Technology; Ph.D. 2012, Texas Tech University.

Liu, Li

(2015) Associate Professor of Computer Science. B.Eng. 2006, Shandong University; Ph.D. 2010, University of Alabama.

Lorentz, Richard J.

(1987) Professor of Computer Science. B.A. 1975, Claremont McKenna College; Ph.D. 1980, Washington State University.

Maalouf, Sami

(2014) Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1990, M.S. 1992, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Los Angeles.

Mahjoob, Shadi

(2015) Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 1998, M.S. 2000, Amirkabir University of Technology; Ph.D. 2008, University of California, Riverside.

Maron Sauer, Vinicius

(2019) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.Sc. 2010, M.Sc. 2012, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Ph.D. 2017, University of California, Irvine.

McIlhenny, Robert

(2001) Associate Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 1993, University of California, Irvine; M.S. 1996, Ph.D. 2002, University of California, Los Angeles.

Medina, Ricardo

(2020) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 2009, University of California, Davis; M.S. 2013, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2018, University of California, Irvine.

Melara, Gloria E.

(1985) Professor of Computer Science. B.A. 1978, Universidad de El Salvador; M.A. 1980, M.S. 1983, Western Michigan University; Ph.D. 1994, University of Southern California.

Mirzaei, Shahnam

(2013) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1991, University of Tehran; M.S. 1999, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2010, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Mkrtchyan, Katya

(2017) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 2006, M.S. 2008, Yerevan State University; Ph.D. 2016, University of California, Riverside.

Mukherjee, Abhijit

(2011) Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.P.P.E. 1993, Jadavpur University; M.M.E. 1998, Villanova University; M.S. 2000, Ph.D. 2004, University of California, Los Angeles.

Nahapetian, Ani

(2011) Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 2002, M.S. 2004, Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Los Angeles.

Nandikolla, Vidya K.

(2014) Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 1998, Andhra University; M.S. 2001, Ph.D. 2005, Idaho State University.

Noga, John J.

(2001) Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 1991, Truman State University; M.S. 1992, Ph.D. 1998, University of California, Riverside.

Osorno, I. Bruno

(1988) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E. 1970, Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Mexico City; M.S.E.E. 1978, University of Colorado.

Ou, Jack

(2015) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1999, M.S. 2001, Ph.D. 2005, Rutgers University.

Pham, Son

(1985) Professor of Computer Science. University of Saigon; M.A. 1975, University of Louisville; Ph.D. 1978, University of Cincinnati.

Pishvar, Maya

(2021) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.Sc. 2007, University of Gilan, Iran; M.Sc. 2011, Amirkabir University of Technology; Ph.D. 2019, University of Oklahoma.

Pournaghshband, Vahab

(2014) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.Sc. 2006, M.Sc. 2008, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Los Angeles.

Prince, Stewart P.

(1991) Professor of Engineering. B.S.M.E. 1986, M.S.M.E. 1987, Ph.D. 1990, University of Texas.

Radmanesh, Matthew M.

(1990) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1978, Pahlavi University; M.S. 1980, Ph.D. 1984, University of Michigan.

Rajai, Mark

(2009) Associate Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.S. 1984, M.S. 1987, University of Tennessee; M.S.E.M. 1996, Ph.D. 1996, University of Louisville.

Ramesh, S. K.

(2006) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.E. 1981, University of Madras; M.S. 1983, Ph.D. 1986, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Rengarajan, Sembiam R.

(1980) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1971, University of Madras; M. Tech. 1974, Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 1980, University of New Brunswick.

Roosta, Ramin

(1981) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1976, University of Tehran; M.S. 1978, Ph.D. 1982, University of Southern California.

Roy, Subhradeep

(2019) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.E. 2010, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur; M.Tech. 2012, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur; Ph.D. 2017, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Sarfaraz, Ahmad

(2001) Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.S. 1977, Allameh University; M.A. 1980, M.S. 1981, Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D. 1989, West Virginia University.

Schaal, Christoph

(2016) Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 2009, Ph.D. 2014, University of Stuttgart.

Schaal, Natalie

(2021) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 2011, University of Portland; M.S. 2014, Ph.D. 2018, California Institute of Technology.

Sedghisigarchi, Kourosh

(2012) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1993, M.S. 1997, Sharif University of Technology; Ph.D. 2004, West Virginia University.

Stepanek, Steven G.

(1981) Professor of Computer Science. B.A. 1974, M.S. 1980, California State University, Northridge.

Sun, Chuanbing Shawn

(2021) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1997, Northeast Dianli University, China; M.S. 2000, Dalian University of Technology, China; Ph.D. 2004, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Tabibzadeh, Maryam

(2015) Associate Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.A. 2006, M.A. 2008, Sharif University of Technology; M.A. 2013, Ph.D. 2014, University of Southern California.

Valdovinos, John

(2015) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 2009, University of Southern California; M.S. 2010, Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Los Angeles.

Valiton, Maria L.

(1985) Director, Student Services Center/EOP Satellite, College of Engineering and Computer Science. B.A. 1991, M.A. 1998, California State University, Northridge.

Verma, Abhishek

(2021) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.Com. 2000, University of Delhi, India; M.S. 2003, Bangalore University, India; Ph.D. 2011, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Wang, Taehyung

(2003) Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 1985, Seoul National University; M.S. 1994, Western Illinois University; Ph.D. 1998, University of California, Irvine.

Wiegley, Jeffrey A.

(2002) Professor of Computer Science. B.S. 1991, State University of New York; Ph.D. 1998, University of Southern California.

Zartoshty, Bahram

(1998) Lecturer in Computer Science. B.A. 1982, Transylvania University; M.S. 1984, University of Kentucky.

Zirakian, Tadeh

(2015) Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 2002, Azad University; M.S. 2005, Urmia University; Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Los Angeles.




Emeriti

Adams, John W.

(1984) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1976, M.S. 1976, Ph.D. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles.

Alanen, Jack

(2000) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. B.S. 1960, M.S. 1962, Case Institute of Technology; M.S. 1966, Ph.D. 1972, Yale University.

Barkataki, Prasanta

(1981) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. B.Sc. 1970, University of London; Ph.D. 1973, University of Bradford, England.

Barnes, G. Michael

(1981) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. A.B. 1972, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1975, California State University, Long Beach; M.S. 1980, Kansas State University; Ph.D. 1980, Kansas University.

Bekir, Nagwa E.

(1980) Professor Emerita of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E. 1966, Cairo University; M.S.E.E. 1975, Ph.D.E.E. 1978, University of Southern California.

Burger, John R.

(1984) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E. 1964, Clarkson College; M.S. 1966, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D. 1978, University of California, Los Angeles.

Campbell, Bonita J.

(1975) Professor Emerita of Engineering. B.S. 1967, Colorado State University; M.S. 1973, University of Redlands; M.B.A. 1973, Pepperdine University; Ph.D. 1979, University of California, Los Angeles.

Caretto, Laurence S.

(1998) Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.S. 1960, M.S. 1963, Ph.D. 1965, University of California, Los Angeles.

Costea, Ileana

(1983) Professor Emerita of Engineering. M.A. 1972, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Romania; M.A. 1974, Ph.D. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles.

Davis, Gerald D.

(1981) Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.S. 1953, M.S. 1957, University of Illinois; Professional Engineer, State of Illinois.

Di Julio, Roger M.

(1974) Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics. B.S. 1968, M.S. 1970, Ph.D. 1973, University of California, Los Angeles.

Di Julio, Shoeleh S.

(1989) Professor Emerita of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 1976, California State University, Northridge; M.S. 1979, Ph.D. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles.

Epstein, Melvin

(1981) Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering. B.S. 1951, New York University; M.S. 1953, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 1959, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.

Fox, Timothy W.

(1977) Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.S.E. 1969, B.S.E. 1971, M.S.E. 1971, University of Michigan.

Gabrovsky, Peter N.

(1989) Professor emeritus of Computer Science. M.S. 1968, Warsaw University; Ph.D. 1977, Syracuse University.

Gadomski, Stephen

(1978) Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.A. 1969, M.S. 1972, California State University, Northridge; Professional Engineer, States of California, Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Washington and the Province of British Columbia.

Gilbert, Philip

(1974) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. B.S. 1955, M.S. 1955, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 1969, University of London.

Hashimoto, Ichiro

(1968) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1959, M.S. 1960, Ph.D. 1967, University of California, Los Angeles.

Lichten, Larry

(1985) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. A.B. 1968, M.S. 1970, Ph.D. 1976, University of California, Los Angeles.

Lingard, Robert W.

(1994) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. B.A. 1963, M.A. 1965, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 1970, Ph.D. 1975, University of Southern California.

Macias, Miguel

(1977) Associate Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics. B.A. 1976, California State University, Northridge.

Mallard, Benjamin F.

(1994) Lecturer Emeritus in Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E. 1975, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S.E.E. 1978, University of Southern California.

Mehler, Ronald W.

(2005) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1982, University of Wisconsin; M.S. 1998, Texas A&M University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Texas.

Miller, Dorothy

(1978) Professor Emerita of Computer Science. B.A. 1965, California State University, Northridge; M.A. 1973, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D. 1988, University of California, Los Angeles.

Mishra, Nirmal K.

(1978) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.E. 1955, University of Saugor, India; M.E. 1959, University of Jabalpur, India; M.S.E.E. 1963, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn; D. Eng. Sc. 1972, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Motil, John M.

(1963) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. B.Sc. 1960, University of Alberta; M.Sc. 1963, University of Illinois.

Pettit, Ray H.

(1978) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.E.E. 1954, M.S.E.E. 1960, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 1964, University of Florida.

Roe, Arnold

(1964) Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.S. 1947, New York University; M.S. 1959, Ph.D. 1964, University of California, Los Angeles; Professional Engineer, State of California.

Ryan, Robert G.

(1994) Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 1978, M.S. 1985, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1994, University of California, Los Angeles.

Salomon, David

(1981) Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. B.Sc. 1964, M.Sc. 1966, Ph.D. 1973, Hebrew University.

Schwartz, David

(1969) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1965, M.S. 1966, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D. 1969, University of Cambridge.

Schwartz, Diane L.

(1979) Professor Emerita of Computer Science. B.A. 1966, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1971, Ph.D. 1975, University of California, Los Angeles.

Shively, Jon

(1977) Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.S. 1958, Lehigh University; M.S. 1963, John Carroll University; Ph.D. 1967, Case Institute.

Spunt, Leonard

(1965) Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.S. 1964, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 1966, University of Southern California.

Sun, Yuh

(1980) Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1955, National Taiwan University; M.S. 1961, National Chiao Tung University; Ph.D. 1967, University of California, Berkeley.

Van Alphen, Deborah

(1985) Professor Emerita of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.A. 1971, California State University, Long Beach; M.S. 1979, Loyola Marymount University; M.S. 1984, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1994, University of Southern California.