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Advisory Board

WiSE Advisory Board 2017-2018




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.




Murali Annavaram, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering-Systems
Office: EEB 232
Phone: (213) 740-3299
Research Interests: Computer Architecture, 3D stacking, Mobiquitous Computing. 




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.


DZD 2016David D’Argenio, Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Office: DRB 154
Phone: (213) 740-0341
Research Interests: development of advanced modeling and computational methods for studying the absorption, distribution and elimination of therapeutic drugs (pharmacokinetics – PK), understanding how drugs produce their effects (pharmacodynamics – PD) and identifying the genetic basis for differences in drug action (pharmacogenomics – PG).


Raffaella Ghittoni, Lecturer, Biological Sciences 
Office: ZHS 256
Phone: (213) 740-8352



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.


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.


Anna_Krylov.jpg Anna Krylov, Professor, Chemistry
Office: SSC 409
Contact: (213) 740-4929, 
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.


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.


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.



Remo Rohs, Associate ProfessorBiological Sciences
Office: RRI 413H
Phone: (213) 740-0552
Research Interests:  


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.