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Scholar Profiles

 

CSUN is proud to sponsor J-1 Visiting Scholars to perform research and collaborative efforts with our campus faculty.  Below are our current Visiting Scholars from the various colleges on campus. 

 

College of Science and Mathematics

Biology 

 Chiara Pisapia, Ph.D

 Home Country: Italy

 Affiliated Institution: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia

 Research: Dr. Pisapia is conducting research through connecting remote sensing imaging with the community structure and function of coral reefs in the Pacific. 

 

 

 

Chemistry

 Lei Zhao

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: South China University

 Research: Ms. Zhao is carrying out research on the density functional study of semiconductor materials and catalysis processes on oxide surfaces.

  

 

 

 

Kaiyue Wang 

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated institution: Taiyuan University of Science and Technology

 Research: Dr. Wang will be researching on laser assisted optical detection of metal nano particles in the liquid phase.

  

 

 

 Yuanhui Sun 

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Jilin University

 Research: Dr. Sun is conducting research on large-scale crystal structure simulations and electronic structure and physical property analysis on series of conceived compounds. 

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Physics and Astronomy

 Qi-Long Sun*

 Home country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Shandong University  

 Research: Dr. Sun is working on the application of first-principles electronic structure calculations to investigate and predict the   effect of electric field on controlling the magnetization of nanoscale ultrathin ferroelectric or multiferroic thin films.

  

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Maddy the Matador

 Tsogbayar Tsednee*

 Home country: Mongolia

 Affiliated Institution: Texas A & M University

 Research: Dr. Tsendee is carrying out research on improving the numerical implementation and theoretical basis of existing implicit molecular solvent models, apply molecular modeling methods to perform  free energy, and enhance sampling   calculations related to molecular recognition.

   

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 Mohan Krishna Ranganathan*

 Home Country: India

 Affiliated Institution: Indian Institute of Science

 Research: Mr. Ranganathan is conducting research to develop a polarimetry instrument that will provide best measurement precision for stellar exoplanet imaging, and solar magnetic field measurements. 

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 Rong Ma*

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

 Research: Dr. Ma is performing theoretical studies of thermal transport of strongly interacting systems and use these transport properties to characterize different quantum phases and transitions. 

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  Cheng-Yi Huang

  Home Country: Taiwan 

  Affiliated Institution: Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica 

  Research: Dr. Huang is applying first principles electronic structure calculations to search for new topological effects that also render the electrons traveling on such surfaces immune to scattering by impurities. 

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 Shuang Liang

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Nanjing University

 Research: Ms. Liang is conducting research on density matrix renormalization and developing new program codes, which will study new systems with different symmetry and interactions for strongly  interacting physics. 

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Linghai Zhang

 Home country: China

 Affiliated Institution: University of Hong Kong

 Research: Dr. Zhang will carry out first-principles calculations on the electronic and optical properties of 2D materials.

  

 

 

 Junyi Liu 

Home Country: China 

Affiliated Institution: peking University 

 Research: Dr. Liu is carrying out first-principles calculation on the electonic and optical properties of 2D materials for photovoltaic applications. 

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 Xi Chen

Home country: China

Affiliated Institution: University of Chinese  Academy of Sciences 

Research: Mr. Chen is conducting research on the fundamental Properties of strongly correlated quantum phase transitions based on exact numerical methods as well as analytical approaches. 

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Yangyang Wan 

Home country: China

Affiliated Institution: University of Science and Technology of China

Research: Dr. Wan is carrying out first-principles calculation on the electonic and optical properties of 2D materials for photovoltaic applications. 

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Mathematics 

 Yunbei Pan*

 Home country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University

 Research: Ms. Pan will research on image analysis of stained skin cancer tissue samples.

  

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 Hongli Guo

Home Country: China 

Affiliated Institution: University of Science & Technology of China 

Research: Dr. Guo is carrying out first-principles calculation on the electonic and optical properties of 2D materials for photovoltaic applications. 

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College of Education

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

 Airong Lu*

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: CSUN 

 Research: Ms. Lu is conducting research on comparative education in the United States and China. 

   

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 Xiuli Gu

 Home Country: China 

 Affiliated Institution: Zhejiang University of Technology

 Research: Ms. Gu is conducting research on international and comparative education in the United States and China. 

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Elementary Education  

 Doohyoo Lee*

 Home Country: South Korea

 Affiliated Institution: Chonnam National University 

 Research: Dr. Lee will be working on  the research topic, "What does California's teacher Preparation Suggest for reform efforts in Korean Teacher Preparation?"

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences 

 Sociology

 Tao Huang*

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Wuhan University of Science and Technology

 Research: Mr. Huang will be conducting research on a policy comparison in science and technology between the U.S. and China. 

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 Psychology 

 Mikyung Cho

 Home Country: Japan

 Affiliated Institution: Hannan University

 Research: Dr. Mikyung will be researching on the non-verbal channels of emotion expressions, examining the cross-cultural differences between the U.S., Japan, and Korea.

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College of Engineering and Computer Science

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering and Computer Science 

Peng Song

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: No.19 Jinhua South Road Xi'an Shaanxi China

 Research: Dr. Song will be researching on the node localization algorithm in wireless optic mobile Ad Hoc networks.

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 Cholamhossein Dastghaiby Fard 

Home Country: Iran 

Affiliated Institution: University of Oklahoma

Research: Dr. Dastghaiby is working on collaboration research with the Computer Science faculty on parallel processing and machine learning, culminating in preparation of papers for publication in conference proceeding and/or journals 

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David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance

 Bing Zhou

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Chongqing Technology and Business University

 Research: Dr. Zhou will work on collaborative research on the relationship between enterprise competitive strategy and earning continuity.

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 Yudong Weng

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Jilin University, School of Economics 

 Research: Mr. Weng is carrying out research on his dissertation topic of "Innovations, Economic Growth and Structural Upgrade in Northeast China", conducting a comparative study between the U.S. and China. 

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Bei Gao

 Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: Xi'an Jiaotong University

 Research: Ms. Gao will be doing research on shadow banking and securitization across different financial markets.

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 Baohua "lisa" Yang

Home Country: China

Affiliated Institution: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 

Research: Dr. Yang is working on equity incentive and initial public offering (IPOs)

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Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication

No visitors at this time 

 

College of the Humanities

English

  Xinshi Chang

Home Country: China

 Affiliated Institution: University of Science and Technology of China 

 Research: Mr. Chang is working on the impacts of cultural difference in China and the United States analyzing current situation and discussing the possibility doe reducing the misjudgment between the two countries by strengthening cultural understanding  

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College of Health and Human Development

Kinesiology 

 Kyujin Lee

 Home Country: Korea

 Affiliated Institution: Seoul National University

 Research: Dr. Lee is conducting research on the effects of exercise on various health outcomes of people with spinal cord injury. 

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 Mayumi Wagatsuma

  Home Country: Japan

  Affiliated Institution: Cal State University Northridge 

  Research: Miss Wagatsuma will assist in leading several research projects that examine such topics as how the brain functions during multi tasking activities. 

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Athletics

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