Professors Yasuyuki Ozeki and Takaharu Nagatomi landed March 8 at CSUF to collaborate with physics professors Ionel Tifrea and Greg Childers.

left to right: Professors Tifrea, Childers, Ozeki, Nagatomileft to right: Professors Tifrea, Childers, Ozeki, Nagatomi

They participated for nine days in a CSUF sponsored International Faculty/Teaching Development Program, which makes it possible for faculty from Japan to partner with CSUF and to observe and contribute to classes at CSUF with their host professors during the visit. 

Their visit has also been highlighted in Inside CSUF.

This is the fifth year of the program administered through University Extended Ed and the efforts of Carol Creighton and especially Melem Sharpe.

Professor Ozeki specializes in nonlinear and pulsed-laser optics and Professor Nagatomi in applied surface science, and both directing their research efforts towards advanced science and biotechnology.

They presented their research to the department in a special colloquium March 17.Professor Ozeki describes his research to advance biomedical microscopyProfessor Ozeki describes his research to advance biomedical microscopyProfessor Nagatomi describes his research on ion-surface interactionsProfessor Nagatomi describes his research on ion-surface interactions