Part-Time Chemistry Faculty and
Scientist at Lawence Livermore National Lab (LLNL)
studying the synthesis of high-explosive compounds
voicemail: (925)-373-5800 ext. 2788
M.S., Chemistry, Oregon State University
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy (retired)
Courses: Chemistry 31, 30A, 30B
|Edward Brennan, Ph.D.
Part-Time Faculty at LPC and Merritt College
B.S. in Soil and Water Conservation at Colorado State University
M.S. at Colorado State University
Ph.D. in Soil Chemistry at Colorado State University
Courses at LPC: Chemistry 1A, 1B, 30A
Dr. Brennan is also involved in research in the Guatemalan Rainforest.
Anthony Chuma, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher: Stanford University (Stanford, CA) with Dr. Julia Rice (CPIMA)
PhD in Chemistry: University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR), with Prof. Peter Pulay (Quantum Chemistry)
Bachelors Degree: Newman University (Wichita, KS)
Associates Degree: Butler County Community College (El Dorado, KS)
Courses at LPC: Chemistry 31, 1A, 1B
|Beverly Symmank, Ph.D.
phonemail: 925-373-5800 ext. 2458 Ph.D. Stanford University in Organic Chemistry
B.S. Southern Oregon University
(formerly Southern Oregon State College)
Courses: Chemistry 1A, 1B, 30A, 30B and 31 at LPC
Mavrik Zavarin, Ph.D.
Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in Soils Chemistry
Mircea D. Gheorghiu, Ph.D.
Courses at LPC: Chemistry 1A, 12A
Gabriela Chirica, Ph.D.
B.E. Organic Chemistry University of Cluj, Romania
Courses at LPC: Chemistry 31 and 30A
Part-Time Faculty from recent years
|H. Allan Peoples, Ph.D.
Phonemail: 925.424.1000 x2216
B.Sc., University of Strathclyde
M.Sc., University of Calgary
Ph.D., University of Utah
Courses: Chemistry 30A and 30B
Dr. Peoples retired from Las Positas College in 2013.
Joseph P. Hickey, Ph.D.
BS, Chemistry, University of Maryland College Park
|Matt Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Part-Time Faculty in Chemistry and Biology
B.S. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Oregon State in 1994
Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Texas A&M in 1999
Courses at LPC: Biology 31, Microbiology, Chemistry 30B, 31
|Michael Heying, Ph.D
Part-Time Faculty and Consultant
Ph.D. Purdue University, Chemical Engineering
Courses at LPC: Chemistry 1B and 31
|Brad Pesavento, Ph.D.
Part-Time faculty and Scientist at LLNL
Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX)
Courses at LPC: Biology 31, Chem 31
Frank Cappuccio, Ph.D.