COSMOSUCSD
California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science

Instructors

Cluster 1 - Computers in Everyday Life
Instructor:
Curt Schurgers, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD
Leo Porter, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD

Cluster 2 - Engineering Design and Control of Kinetic Sculptures
Instructors:
Raymond De Callafon, Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UCSD
Veronica Eliasson, Associate Professor, Department of Structural Engineering, UCSD

Cluster 3 - Understanding Climate Change through the Chemistry of the Atmosphere and the Oceans
Instructors:
Robert Pomeroy, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD
Marijana Vukovic, Staff Research Associate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD
George C. Anderson, Staff Research Associate, Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Cluster 4 - When Disaster Strikes: Earthquake Engineering
Instructors:
Lelli Van Den Einde, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Structural Engineering, UCSD
Jacqui Le, Project Engineer, KPFF San Diego

Cluster 5 - Photonics: Light-based Technologies in Everyday Life
Instructors:
Charles Tu, Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD
Saharnaz Baghdadchi, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD
Peter Ilinykh, Development Engineer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD

Cluster 6 - Biodiesel from Renewable Sources
Instructors:
Robert S. Pomeroy, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD
Dr. Joe Watson, Former Vice Chancellor, UCSD

Cluster 7 - Bioengineering/Mechanical Engineering: The Amazing Red Blood Cell
Instructors:
Mauricio de Oliveira, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UCSD
Carlos Vera, Lecturer, Department of Bioengineering, UCSD

Cluster 8 - Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Instructors:
Robert Sah, Professor, Department of Bioengineering & Orthopedic Surgery, UCSD
Roberto Gaetani, Research Scientist, Department of Bioengineering, UCSD

Cluster 9 - Music and Technology
Instructors:
Mauricio de Oliveira, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UCSD
Shlomo Dubnov, Professor, Computer Music, UCSD

Cluster 10 - Robot Inventors
Instructors:
Curt Schurgers, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD
Nick Gravish, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UCSD

Cluster 11: Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles
Instructors:
Jack Silberman Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UCSD
Alex PhanPostdoc, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD