College of Science

Past Student Testimonials

Biophysics and Optics Students

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Particle/Nuclear Students

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Astronomy and Astrophysics Students

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Physics/Astronomy Education Research Students

Lauren Kim

Lauren Kim Lauren Kim is a physics major who works as an LA and does Physics Education Research with Dr. Sadaghiani. Her work focuses on studying the impact of LA genders on the student learning experience. She has prior experience working with Dr. Salik in his biophysics lab and is currently about to finish her third year at Cal Poly Pomona. Although she is unsure...

Tharindu Jayasinghe

Tharindu Jayasinghe Tharindu Jayasinghe is a Physics major working with Dr. Homeyra Sadaghiani on Physics Education Research. He is also a Learning Assistant for the physcis department. He is currently working on investigating student difficulites with using integration of charge distributions in introductory physics( Electricity and magnetism).

Seth Hilliard

Seth Hilliard Seth Hilliard is a physics major with a minor in math here at Cal Poly Pomona. Seth has worked in a biophysics lab and is now currently working with Dr. Sadaghiani doing Physics Education Research. His work focuses on finding supplementary ways to help students retain information better. One project he is working on is to evaluate the effectiveness of...

John Santiago

John Santiago John Santiago, a transfer student originally from Santa Monica, is a physics major here at Cal Poly Pomona. It is only his first year here but he is already working with Dr. Ryan in order to create web-based computer coaching programs for intro physics classes. John aspires to be the best student he can be and is dedicated to gaining a deep understanding...

James Munteanu

James Munteanu James is a Physics major working with Dr. Homeyra Sadaghiani on Physics Education Research. He has been a Learning Assistant for over a year, and is a strong advocate for the LA program. He is passionate about helping people learn physics and truly believes that anyone can be good at physics with the right combination of hard work and good...