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Faculty and Staff

Gerald Alexanderson 

Gerald L. Alexanderson, Professor
B.A., University of Oregon; M.S., Stanford University
Specialties: combinatorics, number theory
O'Connor Hall, Room 5
408-554-6894
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Glenn D. Appleby, Associate Professor
A.B., University of Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Specialties: algebra, algebraic combinatorics
O'Connor Hall, Room 308
408-551-7085
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José Barría, Professor
B.A., University of Concepción; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington
Specialties: operator theory, functional analysis
O'Connor Hall, Room 327
408-554-6885
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Robert Bekes 

Robert A. Bekes, Associate Professor
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon
Specialties: functional analysis, statistics
O'Connor Hall, Room 34
408-554-4883
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Frank A. Farris, Professor
B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Specialties: differential geometry, expository mathematics, mathematical economics
O'Connor Hall, Room 314
408-554-4430
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Mike Hartglass

Mike Hartglass, Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Specialty: analysis
O'Connor Hall, Room 202
408-551-3647
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Corey Irving, Lecturer
B.S., M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Specialty: algebraic geometry
O'Connor Hall, Room 29
408-551-7082
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Leonard Klosinkski  Leonard F. Klosinski, Associate Professor
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.S., Oregon State University
Specialty: computer science
O'Connor Hall, Room 6
408-554-6897
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Natalie Linnell, Lecturer
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
Specialty: computer science
O'Connor Hall, Room 203b
408-554-4552
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Mary Long, Lecturer
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.S., University of Oregon
Specialty: mathematics and physics
O'Connor Hall, Room 33
408-554-2192
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Sukanya Manna

Sukanya Manna, Assistant Professor
BTech - Computer Science and Engineering, University of Kalyani, India
MS - Computer Science and Information engineering, National Taiwan
PhD - Computer Science, Australian National University, Australia
Specialties: Web and Data Science, Machine Learning and Data/Text mining, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval
O'Connor Hall, Room 26
408-551-6811
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Nicolette Meshkat 

Nicolette Meshkat, Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Specialties: applied algebraic geometry, systems biology
O'Connor Hall, Room 4
408-554-2310
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Tamsen (Whitehead) McGinley, Associate Professor
B.S., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Specialties: combinatorics, theoretical computer science
O'Connor Hall, Room 326
408-554-4506
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  Mona Musa, Lecturer
B.S., University of Khartoum, Sudan; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Specialties: algebra and coding theory, computer algebra systems
O'Connor Hall, Room 29
408-551-3322
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Daniel N. Ostrov, Professor
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., Brown University
Specialties: financial mathematics, partial differential equations, control theory, applied mathematics
O'Connor Hall, Room 332
408-554-4551
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Laurie Poe, Senior Lecturer
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., San Jose State University
Specialties: mathematics education
O'Connor Hall, Room 310
408-554-2136
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Edward F. Schaefer, Professor and Department Chair
B.S., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Specialties: algebraic number theory, cryptography, arithmetic geometry
O'Connor Hall, Room 2
408-554-6899
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Richard A. Scott, Professor
B.S., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Specialties: topology, geometric group theory, algebraic geometry
O'Connor Hall, Room 316
408-554-4460
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Dennis C. Smolarski, S.J., Professor
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.Div, S.T.M., Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Specialties: numerical analysis,  iterative solution of linear systems
O'Connor Hall, Room 7
408-554-4174
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Nicholas Tran, Associate Professor
B.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Specialties: information security, complexity theory
O'Connor Hall, Room 28
408-554-4465
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Byron Walden

Byron L. Walden, Associate Professor
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Specialties: complex analysis, computer science
O'Connor Hall, Room 32
408-554-7868
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Adjunct Faculty

Linda C. Burks, Inclusive Excellence Post-doctoral Fellow
B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Michigan
Specialty: Mathematics education
Benson 1D
408-551-3477
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Suzanne Damm 

Suzanne Damm, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
Specialty: Mathematics education
O'Connor Hall
408-551-3378
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Carrie Frates Carrie Frates, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., California State University, Hayward; M.S., California State University, Hayward
Specialties: mathematics and health education
O'Connor Hall, Room 25
408-551-3649
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Matthew O’Dell, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., Boise State University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Specialty: Lie theory
O'Connor Hall, Room 1
408-551-3592
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Norman Paris 

Norman Paris, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., B.A., San Jose State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Specialty: Physics
O'Connor 103A
408-551-3326
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  Reza Shariatmadari, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., New Mexico State University,Las Cruces; M.S. Case Western University
Specialty: graph theory
O'Connor Hall, Room 309
408-551-6898
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Navid Shaghaghi, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Santa Clara University
Specialties: sustainable energy engineering, computer science
O'Connor Hall, Room 26
408-554-4179
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Diane Taylor, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., Columbia University; M.S., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Specialty: fluid mechanics
O'Connor Hall, Room 25
408-551-4526
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Ignacio Terizzano 

Ignacio Terrizzano, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
Specialty: Computer 
O'Connor Hall, Room 7
408-551-3379
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Katelyn White

Katelyn White, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
PhD Applied Mathematics and Statistics. University of California, Santa Cruz
BS Mathematics and Physics. California Lutheran university
Specialties: Applied Mathematics, Fluid Dynamics
O'Connor Hall, Room 22
408-554-3339
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Julia Zuev 

Julia Zuev, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
Specialty: Numerical Analysis
O'Connor Hall
408-554-3580
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