OMG Faculty and Staff

OMG Faculty and Staff


Rose-Margaret Itua-Ekeng

Dr. Rose-Margaret Itua-Ekeng

Professor of Engineering
Contact:
ritua@ohlone.edu
Education: BEng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Telecommunications) at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria; Msc. in Mobile and Satellite Communications Engineering at University of Surrey Guildford, UK; PhD in Cybernetics at the University of Reading, Reading UK; Certificate in Disruptive Strategies at Harvard University.
Started at Ohlone in 2013 (after a career in Academia and Industry in the UK)
Hobbies: Traveling, sunset watching, moon watching, reading and dancing.  I think I am the best singer of all the OMG faculty and Staff :-)!
Quotes: "Engineering is the closest thing to Magic that exists in the world." - Elon Musk
"The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his/her future by merely changing his/her attitude" - Oprah Winfrey


Jeff O'Connell

Jeff O'Connell

Professor of Mathematics
Contact: joconnell@ohlone.edu
Webpage: https://www.ohlone.edu/joconnell
Education: AA from Diablo Valley College, BS in Applied Math from UC Davis, MS in Math from San Jose State University. 
Started at Ohlone in 1996
Hobbies: Hiking, playing guitar and working on my house.  I also feel that I am the best dancer of all the OMG Faculty and Staff.
Quote: "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." - Albert Einstein


Suporn

Suporn Chenhansa
Professor of Computer Science
Contact: 
schenhansa@ohlone.edu
Education: Sequoia High School, UC Davis, Ohio University
Favorite Fruit: Thia ละมุด (La-moot) (Thai sapodilla)
Favorite Snack: Dark Dark Chocolate
Favorite Disney Ride: Star Tours (Second favorite: Peter Pan)
Favorite programming quote:  "When you're programming you're teaching possibly the stupidest thing in the entire universe - a computer - how to do something" - Gabe Newell
OR (depends upon mood)
"Programming is teaching the world's fastest idiot" - Unknown


Liz Pannell

Liz Pannell

Professor of Mathematics
Contact: 
epannell@ohlone.edu
Education: BS in Math from UC Berkeley, MS in Math from UC Santa Cruz
Started at Ohlone in 2015
Hobbies: Cooking and baking, hiking in the Sierras and reading fiction.
Quotes: "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison
"He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever." - Confucius


 

Marina

Marina Gonzalez

Student Support Specialist
Contact: mgonzalez48@ohlone.edu
Education: BA in Art from UC Berkeley; MS in Counseling Education at San Francisco State University
Started at Ohlone in 2015 (after a long career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory/Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Hobbies: I love to eat Thai food, spending time with family and friends, working out, traveling, going to art museums, watching the Warriors and the Oakland A's. Also, I am the best accordion player of the OMG Faculty and Staff.
Quote: "Si Se Puede" - You can do it and we are here to help you!