CCSF Employee Directory
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Elise J. Bell

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.A., University of California, Davis

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Janet Ruth Bohan

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Abigail J. Bornstein

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

IPv6, Network+, A+, MCAS, MOS, IC3 certified; M.B.A. California State University - Hayward; B.S. Indiana University.

Prof. Bornstein has been teaching at CCSF since 2004.

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Samuel F Bowne

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.S. in Physics, Edinboro University of PA
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Industry Certifications: Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician, Network , Certified Fiber Optic Technician


Professor Bowne has been teaching at CCSF since 2000.

For office hours, detailed information about his classes, and student comments about them, see my Web page: samsclass.info

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Courtney Anthony Brown

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
M.Sc. Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology


Prof. Brown has been teaching at CCSF since 2008

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Mark C Colina

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Maura J Devlin-Clancy

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

San Francisco State University, B.A., 1995; M.A., 2008

Prof. Devlin-Clancy has been teaching at CCSF since 2006

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Claudia P Ferreira Da Silva

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Bachelor Degree Electronic Engineering (Computer Science) - CEFET - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Master Degree Adult Learning/Distance Education - University of Phoenix, Walnut Creek, USA

Prof. Ferreira Da Silva has been teaching at CCSF since 2007

Computer skills are part of our daily lives. So, my philosophy is based on using daily routines/tasks to teach computer skills - the students will then be able to rapidly connect the concept to their reality.
When teaching subjects related to web development, I tend to bring to classes real-life examples and many times cases that have been discussed in the recent articles.

Member of the Career & Tech Ed Committee at CCSF.
Member of IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Member of WOW - World Organization of Webmasters (http://webprofessionals.org/)
Started a web development group with students and ex-students to develop and/or maintain websites for small businesses and non-profit organizations

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My hobbies: read, exercise (running, biking, hiking, yoga), movies, soccer

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Dennis Charles Frezzo

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Miao-Chuan Ho

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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William Hong

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

BA, Math/Statistics, University of California, Berkeley; MBA, San Francisco State University

Prof. Hong has been teaching at CCSF since Fall 2001. He enjoys teaching, while taking classes other disciplines.

Instructional/Educational Philosophy and Goals: Effective learning must not only be educational and be of the mind, but it should engage the heart and be enjoyable.

Hobbies and Extracurricular Activities: Computers, photography, traveling, spending quality time with friends and family.

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Carmen Lamha

Chair, Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.S., Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil, M.A., Instructional Technologies, San Francisco State University, 2009

Prof. Lamha has been teaching at CCSF since 1993. Prior to that she joined the Computer Industry in 1981.

Department Chair, Computer Networking and Information Technology.

Committees: Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtables (TLTR), Diversity, Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Subcommittee.
JSPAC: California Special Populations, member
NSF PI: TechSpot 2.0
TehSF: Coordinator
Year Up: Coordinator
CCSF Student Club of Brazil, Faculty Adviser
Previous grants: ICONS, MPICT, CalWomenTech, BTOP
Spring 2009 Academic Senate Executive Council member.

Citizen Adviser at the Brazilian Consulate in San Francisco

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Sufyaan A Mateen

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Stephen R Rubin

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.A.-University of Maryland; M.A.-University of Miami

Teaching at CCSF since: 1980

My instructional philosophy is to communicate concepts as clearly as I can, and to be very responsive and timely to student questions. My instructional goal is to continually improve my course material relevant to the rapidly changing technology.

My interests include writing letters to the editors of various newspapers, playing bridge on the Internet, and watching SF Giants baseball games.

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Dennis Smith

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Douglas R Spindler

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Darian R Taha

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.A., Menlo College, Atherton, California

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Richard R Taha

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.S., College of Aeronautical Engineering, London; M.B.A., California Western University

Richard R. Taha MBA has over 18 years of experience in the Information Technology (IT) area. Richard is a graduate Aeronautical Engineer from the Chelsea College of Aeronautical Engineering in Chelsea, London, England. Richard has held positions as programmer, systems analyst, project manager, instructor and department manager at various Bay Area and international organizations in Europe and the United States. Richard has been an instructor at several colleges such as University of California, Heald College and the City College of San Francisco. Richard is the author of Focus Made Easy a Fourth Generation and Prototyping language published by Prentice Hall. Richard has co-authored other books. Richard has worked extensively in the IT field for companies such as IBM, Computer Sciences, American Presidents Line, Wells Fargo and FTA Computer Consultants Inc., a provider of IT services and technologies to middle market and international companies. Other than activities related to Information Technology and teaching, Richard is very keenly involved in history and photography. He specializes in the history of the Middle Ages. Richard is currently writing a book about that period. His photographs have been exhibited in California.

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Pierre S Thiry

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Ingénieur (Mécanique & Electricité), University of Louvain, Belgium; M.S. Applied Mechanics, University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. Engineering Science, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Thiry has been a full-time instructor at CCSF since 1984. He truly enjoys the challenge offered to him by the City College environment. He began teaching in the Engineering Department and transferred to the Computer and Information Science (CIS) Department in 1998. In 2002, he became the first chair of the newly created Computer Networking and Information Technology (CNIT) Department where he is a full-time Instructor. He is the main contact for the Cisco Regional Networking Academy at CCSF. Since September 2008, he is released 60- 80% of his teaching duty to act as the Principal Investigator of the Mid-Pacific Information and Commincation Tecnologies (MPICT) Regional Center funded by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technology Education (NSF-ATE) Division.

Keeping abreast of the new technologies and making them available to CCSF students is a real passion of his.

Dr. Thiry is a member of CCSF's Career Technical Education Committee.

He is co-author of a textbook Elements de Machines and has written over thirty articles, mostly pertaining to Bioengineering. He is a registered Mechanical Engineer in California and holds CCNA, CCAI and Network+ Certifications. He has also been Coordinator of Environmental Technology and Director of the Regional Environmental Business and Assistance Center.from 1994 to 1998. He was the PTA president of the Longfellow Middle School in Berkeley in 2004-2005..
He holds membership in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), The American Computer Machinery (ACM), the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Listening to classical music, and keeping fit by training regularly to run a few half marathons every year and riding his bicycle in the East Bay hills.

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Richard Ning Wu

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Hans C Yip

Computer Networking & Information Technology Department

B.S., California State University, Hayward; M.S., Golden Gate University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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