OMG Faculty and Staff
Dr. Rose-Margaret Itua-Ekeng
Professor of Engineering
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
Professor of Mathematics
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
Professor of Computer Science
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
Professor of Mathematics
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
Student Support Specialist
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!