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Chemistry

Meet the Faculty & Staff

Full-time Faculty


Catherine Ciesla
Professor

Jeff Flowers
Professor

Yin Mei Lawrence 
Professor
     

Adjunct Faculty


Eileen Clifford
John Dao
Jimmy LI
Nayareh Rezaie
Amid Salari
Sandra Song
Phillip Tou

   

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John DaoJohn Dao
Title: Lab Technician, Instructor

Yin Mei LawrenceYin Mei Lawrence
Title: Professor
Responsibilities: Organic Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 2002
Education: B.S. (Hons), Chemistry, University of Manchester, UK; PhD, Organic Synthesis, University of Nottingham, UK; Postgraduate Certification in Education, University of Roehampton, London, UK
Jeff FlowersJeff Flowers
Title: Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 2009
Education: M.S., Chemistry, University of California at Riverside; Ed.D., Education, San Francisco State University
Other Interests: Reading, art, and programming
Jimmy LiJimmy Li
Title: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 1994
Education: B.S., Chemistry & Biology, UC Irvine; M.S., Biochemistry, UCLA
Other Interests: Reading and sports
Nayereh RezaieNayereh Rezaie
Title: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 1993
Education: M.S., Chemical Education, Michigan State University
Other Interests: Reading, walking, nutrition, and travel
Amid SalariAmid Salari
Title: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 2011
Education: Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry/Instrumentation, Michigan State University Pharmaceutical R&D
Other Interests: Reading, hiking, gardening, and travel
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Catherine Ciesla
Title: Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 2006
Education: B.S., Chemistry, Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh; Ph.D., Chemistry, Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh
Other Interests: Hiking, camping, yoga, and music
Eileen Clifford
Title: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 2014
Education: Ph.D, Physical Chemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder
Sandra Song
Title: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 1997
Education: Ph.D, Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Math and Science Education, UC Berkeley
Phillip Tou
Title: Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Chemistry
Years at CSM: Since 2002