Astronomy at College of San Mateo - Meet the Faculty & Staff
Astronomy
Meet the Faculty & Staff

Mohsen JanatpourMohsen Janatpour
Title: Professor
Responsibilities: Math/Physics/ Astronomy, Coordinator of Astronomy Program
Years at CSM: Since 1979
Education: M.S., Mathematics, San Jose State University; M.S., Physics, San Jose State  University, Specialty: General Relativity
Other Interests: Painting, Art, and Philosophy of Art.

Darryl StanfordDarryl Stanford
Title: Professor
Responsibilities: Astronomy
Years at CSM: Since 1998
Education: B.S., Physics, Polytechnic Institute of New York; M.S., Solid State Physics, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; M.S,. Astrophysics, University of Toledo
Other Interests: Riding my Harley, playing with my dogs, amateur astronomy, learning new languages, playing my conga
Darryl StanfordJustin Stevick
Title: Lab Technician
Responsibilities: Astronomy
Years at CSM: Since 2015
Education: B.S., Astronomy (Minor in Physics), University of Hawai'i at Hilo; M.S., Astronomy, San Diego State University, Speciality: Exoplanets, Photometry
Other Interests: Photography, programming, backpacking, mountain biking

Michael GallienMichael Gallien
Title: Lab Technician
Responsibilities: Astronomy
Years at CSM: Since 2018
Education: B.S., Physics (Minor in Math), San Francisco State University, Speciality: Globular Clusters
Other Interests: Photography, travelling

 
Chandra Vanajakshi
Title: Adjunct Faculty
Responsibilities: Astronomy