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Sanjiv R. Das

Professor, Finance

Finance professor develops a model that accurately determines risks in investment.

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Silvia Figueira

Associate Professor, Computer Engineering

The buzzing locale and opportunity to research with students prompts engineer professor to join SCU community.

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Amelia Fuller

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry professor studies the shapes of proteins and research in the field encourages her to join Santa Clara.

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Manoochehr Ghiassi

Professor, Information Systems

Information systems professor develops a model that predicts water distribution downtown.

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Kristin Heyer

Bernard J. Hanley Professor of Religious Studies

Professor incorporates community-based learning to introduce new perspectives on social realities and promote solidarity with the community.

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Ángel Islas

Associate Professor, Biology

Associate biology professor studies the causes of cancer and students lend a hand in this life-changing research.

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Tracey Kahan

Associate Professor, Psychology

Psychology professor studies the sleeping mind and engages students in the science of sleep.

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Christopher Kitts

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Head of SCU's Robotic Systems Laboratory creates robots that conduct experiments in space and home ground.

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Elizabeth Krishnan '00

Associate Director, Career Center

Career counselor doubles as course instructor to guide students toward making vocational discoveries

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Laurie Laird

Associate Director, Ignatian Center

Director coordinates community-based experiences to support students learning in the Jesuit tradition.