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Advisory Board

WiSE Advisory Board 2014-2015

 

CHAIR

Judith_Hirsch

Judith Hirsch, Professor, Biological Sciences
Office: HNB 328
Phone: (213) 821-2210
Research Interests: Early stage visual cortical processing. Specifically, how thalamocortical connections and circuits within the striate cortex itself resolve basic features of the visual scene. jhirsch@usc.edu

 

MEMBERS

Linda_Dugay

Linda Duguay, Associate Professor (Research), Biological Sciences and Director, USC Sea Grant Program
Office: AHF 209
Phone: (213) 821-1335
Research Interests: Ctenophores, foraminfera, symbiotic associations, benthic ecology of dredge spoil sites, water quality, beach health and status. duguay@usc.edu

  

Leana_Golubchik_EE_Site

Leana Golubchik, Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, WiSE Program Director, (Ex-Officio)
Office: SAL 226
Phone: (213) 740-4524
Research Interests: Internet-based computing, multimedia systems, and computer systems modeling and performance evaluation. leana@cs.usc.edu

 

Malancha_Upta

Malancha Gupta, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Jack Munushian Early Career Chair in Engineering
Office: HED 208
Phone: (213) 740-2067
Research Interests: Functional Polymer Films and Coatings, Chemical Vapor Deposition, Surface Modification and Patterning. malanchg@usc.edu

 

Stephan HaasStephan Haas, Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Office: SSC-211A
Phone:  (213) 740-4528
Research Interests: Quantum Magnetism, Superconductivity, Adaptive Quantum Design.  shaas@physics.usc.edu

 

Julie Higle, Professor and Chair, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Office: GER 240B
Phone: (213) 740-6785
Research Interests: Development of models and solution methods for decision making under uncertainty; stochastic programming models and algorithmic methods for their solution; stochastic modeling for health-care applications. higle@usc.edu

 

Anna_Krylov.jpg Anna Krylov, Professor, Chemistry
Office: SSC 409
Contact: (213) 740-4929, krylov@usc.edu 
Research Interests: Electronic structure methods and software, coupled-cluster and equation-of-motion methods, computational chemistry, radicals, opens shell and electronically excited species, spectroscopy, fluorescent proteins, DNA. 

 

Urbashi Mitra, Professor, Electrical Engineering
Office: EEB 540
Phone: (213) 740-4667
Research Interests: Cognitive radio, sensor networks, acoustic communications, collaborative communication, sparse estimation methods, wireless body area sensing networks, and ultra-wideband communications. ubli@usc.edu

 

Susan Montgomery, Professor, Mathematics
Office: DRB 240
Phone: (213) 740-2419
Research Interests: Non-commutative algebras: in particular, Hopf algebras, their structure and representations, and their actions on other algebras. smontgom@math.usc.edu

 

Hanna Reisler, Professor, Chemistry and Lloyd Armstrong Jr. Chair in Science and Engineering
Office: SSC 622
Phone: (213) 740-7071
Research Interests: Detailed mechanisms of chemical reactions in the gas and condensed phases by using laser and molecular beam techniques. reisler@usc.edu

 

Shangua TengShang-Hua Teng, Professor, Computer Science and Seeley G. Mudd Professor of Engineering
Office: RTH 402
Phone: (213) 740-3667
Research Interests: smoothed analysis of algorithms, computational economics and game theory, spectral graph theory, mathematical board games, scientific computing, mathematical programming, combinatorial optimization, computational geometry and computer graphics. shanghua@usc.edu