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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    in the U S and by San Francisco and San Jose business journals as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in the bay areas Clontech laboratories currently employs 290 people including 60 Ph D scientists It produces and markets products to academic and pharmaceutical labs in the U S and 30 other countries Dr Kenneth Fong has been serving on the College of Science Engineering Advisory Board since 1994 Click here to read more about Dr Kenneth Fong Stan Mazor attended early 60s Mathematics COMPUTER CHIP INVENTOR As an initial member of the team that invented and applied the silicon chip he went on to co invent the first Intel four bit microcomputer He jointly holds the patent for this groundbreaking device Stan Mazor was inducted into National Inventor s Hall of Fame to be honored alongside Edison the Wright brothers and others whose inventions have been the turning points in the development of modern technology Click here to read more about Stan Mazor David Walden BS 64 Mathematics INTERNET PIONEER A member of the small team of engineers that developed a ARPANET the precursor to the Internet As the first Internet programmer he was involved in numerous Internet

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    mentoring activities of current students Establishing these alumni clubs at your company is beneficial to all of us you your alma mater and COSE students Genentech PG E and Hewlett Packard Alumni Clubs have been established Now we wish to expand the list by targeting the following companies Applied Materials NASA Ames National Semiconductor Chevron Chiron Roche Molecular Raychem Hitachi Intel and yours We estimate that the leaders of the

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    degrees are in Electrical Engineering He attended Standford University for advance Engineering Education As a member of the Citizen s Advisory Committee for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority he presently serves as Chairman of Grade Separation Project for the city Rene was named Post Secondary Education Specialist in Engineering and Technology by the Department of Consumer Affairs of the State of California to evaluate private engineering and technology programs in Higher Education for the State Accreditation purpose Bret Muir was born and raised in sleepy little towns of Missouri After graduating from St Charles High School he traveled the world courtesy of the U S Navy Having served his time some of which in the Persian Gulf Brett settled in San Francisco While holding a variety of odd jobs Brett attended San Francisco State University Eventually earning his B S in Computer Science in 1997 he marketed his skills gained while working as an administrator of computers in the Computer Science Department to land a position at a little known company called Sun Microsystems During the past year Brett has developed a variety of testing techniques which has earned him the position of Team Lead on many projects including Solaris Brett s immediate plans include rafting and camping trips along America s Southwest Hopefully he will go back to school to obtain his Master s degree Mike Ugawa was born and raised in San Francisco where he graduated from Lowell High School before attending San Francisco State University He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor s Degree in Physics in 1995 with minors in Chemistry and Electronics and was the recipient of the Physics Department s Stollberg Distinguished Achievement Award Mike received his Teaching Credential and Master s Degree in Science Education also in Physics from USF He

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    environments The lab provides students a unique opportunity to explore system software Such experiences cannot be obtained in other labs where the primary goal is the quality of service to lab users and risky system experiments cannot be allowed The funding for the ExCSL computer equipment came from a grant from the National Science Foundation matched by the University The current hardware and software includes advanced Pentium II desktop systems software monitors performance predictors simulators capacity planners two modern operating systems under a boot manager and the Oracle database system Our immediate needs in this lab include computers that could serve as Oracle database server Solaris server and NT server We also need advanced software tools for monitoring the network traffic and for measurement and analysis of dynamic behavior of Oracle database system in a distributed application environment Please contact Dr Gerald Eisman at 415 338 1008 or eisman cs sfsu edu Extrasolar Planet Reconnaissance At SFSU researchers have now detected 7 planets around Solar like stars among only 9 such extrasolar planets known in the universe These discoveries of new worlds have forever changed the scientific community and the public at large NASA Headquarters is suddenly shaping future missions around the exploration of nearby planetary systems and every news organization from Time Magazine to PBS NOVA programs have covered these discoveries The team is using the world s largest telescope the W M Keck 10 meter telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii They have been finding more planets each month and history is being written with each one The key goal is to determine whether our Solar System is unique or common as a planetary architecture in the Universe They thus intend to detect true analogs of our Jupiter orbiting other stars Are such Jupiters common or rare They

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    as chairman of the department and finally as dean of the School of Natural Sciences His tenure as dean saw the completion of the physical science and life science buildings now known as Thornton Hall and Hensill Hall respectively He considered the naming of Hensill Hall after his retirement his greatest honor and always gave it a salute when he passed James Kelley dean of the College of Science and Engineering recalls Hensill s leadership in the early 1970s At a pivotal time Jack led the School to a higher level with new resources a stronger faculty and a greater interaction with the California Academy of Sciences As a professor he co wrote a text Biology of Man taught human biology and led a popular marine and invertebrate biology course complete with field trips up and down the coast Hensill received his bachelor s degree in biology from San Jose State University his master s degree from UC Berkeley and his Ph D from Stanford in 1949 He taught at Bay Area high schools while attending college Raised on a fruit ranch in the Santa Clara Valley he grew fruit throughout his life including the past 40 years in Redwood

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    scholarship with a principle of 10 000 donated by Mrs Cary B Cassa This scholarship in the amount of approximately 500 will be given to an undergraduate student Dr and Mrs Kenneth Fong the owners of Clontech Laboratories established an endowed scholarship fund of 10 000 for two undergraduate students one in Biology and one in Mathematics The first awards of about 250 each will be in the fall of

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    Tienanmen Square intervened and it became difficult for students to leave China Still in 1992 with the help of some Americans she met while guiding them on a tour through Tibet she managed to immigrate alone to the United States and began at City College At San Francisco State she has been supported by a grant from the NIH funded program called Minority Access to Research Careers MARC This grant has allowed her to pursue her studies in physiology in the laboratories of Dr Joe Reyes As there are only 500 MARC awards in the country this was a significant Honor Joy became interested in Biology at an early age She read Darwin s Origin of the Species when she was 10 and her interest has continue to develop Her most recent research is on Long Term Potentiation on the Lateral Perforant Path in rat hippocampus This work seeks to elucidate the cellular mechanisms by which animal learns Next year she will study at the Mayo Clinic under an NIH predoctoral fellowship for Minority Recent Graduates in Patient Oriented and Clinical Research She will then pursue an M D Ph D combined degree so that she can continue her research

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    woman to hold that position Finally after a national search we have hired a new chair in the Department of Mathematics Dr Sheldon Axler Dr Axler comes to us from Michigan State University where he was professor of mathematics He is a nationally recognized research mathematician and is providing creative and dynamic leadership to that department Today much of the success of the College is due to the success of the faculty in the pursuit of extramural funding mainly through grants Last year the faculty attracted approximately 14 million to the College an amount about equal to the state budget for Science and Engineering This activity allows our students to be involved in state of the art research to publish together with their faculty mentors and to present their results at major professional meetings We believe that this sort of experience provides the very best education possible for our students and it certainly increases the intellectual vitality of the College In order to better serve our students we have formed a corporate Advisory Board for the College The board is comprised of senior executives from Bay Area technical companies and they have been very helpful in ensuring that our curriculum meets the needs of the companies who will hire our students on graduation The most recent additions to the board are Ross Ireland Vice President for Network Engineering at PacBell Charles Dietrick General Manager of the Northern California District for Microsoft and David Clementz President of Chevron Information Technology Company All the members of the board have worked for the good of the College Last year the board contributed 50 000 to establish an Advisory Board Scholarship and several of the companies represented have donated equipment We are extremely grateful for their support We are well into another exciting year

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