Computer & Information Science at College of San Mateo - Meet the Faculty
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Stacey GrassoStacey Grasso
Title: Professor
Subjects Taught: Java and C++ Programming; Data Structures
Degrees: B.A., Windham College; M.S., University of New Hampshire
Teaching Experience: Since 1985
Career Highlights: Mitre Corp. NORAD Project; Project Leader, Northern Telecom; CIS Department Chair, Daniel Webster College
Hobbies: Waterskiing, hiking and music
Quote: "Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."
Stan IsaacsStan Isaacs
Title: Instructor
Subjects Taught: Unix; PERL
Degrees: B.A., Antioch College
Hobbies: Mechanical puzzles, folk and vintage dancing, and collecting books and items by and about
Lewis Carroll
Douglas PutnamDouglas Putnam
Title: Instructor
Subject Taught: Internet Programming with Ruby
Degrees: B.A., UC Berkeley
Teaching Experience: Since 2000
Career Highlights: Lead programmer for
Hobbies: Photography, music (techno), and reading French novels
Quote: "Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."
— Albert Einstein
 Alan LeeAlan Lee
Title: Instructor, Sergeant
Subjects Taught: Computer Forensics: Search and Seizure
Degrees: B.S., Chemical Engineering, San Jose State University
Teaching Experience: Since 2005
Career Highlights: Alan is currently a Police Sergeant with the San Jose Department. He is assigned to the High Tech Crime Unit, where he has been conducting computer forensic examinations since 2000.
Hobbies: Road & mountain biking
Martha TilmannMartha Tilmann
Title: Professor
Degrees: M.F.A, M.S., Michigan State University
Teaching Experience: Since 1989
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, swimming, reading and caring for animals
Quote: "Education is the great equalizer." - Confucius (551-479 BCE)
Geri LambleGeri Lamble
Title: Professor
Subjects Taught: Python Programming; Data Structures
Degrees: B.S., San Jose State University; M.S., Santa Clara University; Engineer's Degree, Santa Clara University
Career Highlights: Sun Microsystems, Sun 3 Architecture, Project Leader; Santa Clara University, Packard Endowed Research Assistant
Hobbies: Sports, Fitness, Reading
Quote: "Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen."
Janet Bohan
Title: Instructor
Subjects Taught: XML
Degrees: B.A., UC Santa Cruz
Teaching Experience: Since 2001

Ron Brown
Title: Professor
Subjects Taught:
Computer Forensics; Computer Networks
Degrees: B.A., Rutgers College; Communication Certificate, U.C. Berkeley
Teaching Experience: Since 1989
Career Highlights: Technical presenter at C.I.T. Conference
Hobbies: Sailing, scuba, travel
Quote: "You must love what you do for a living."

Melissa Green
Title: Associate Professor
Degrees: B.A., University of New Orleans; M.A., Mills College
Teaching Experience: Since 1998
Hobbies: Cooking and eating New Orleans food; music
Quote: "Remember, the light at the end of the tunnel might be an oncoming train."

Bryce Martens
Title: Assistant Instructor
Subjects Taught: Introduction to Computer and Information Science
Degrees: B.S., San Francisco State University; MBA; San Francisco State University