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Assistant Professor

Robert Alexander is a designer and educator. He is a principal of the environmental design collaborative bobCAT.,which he founded along with his partner Catherine Burce in 2007, to explore the intersections between landscape and buildings through research and practice.

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Professor
Interim Director, Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies

Pablo La Roche is Professor of Architecture. He is also Sustainable Design Leader at CallisonRTKL. He has an Architecture and Masters of Science degree from Universidad del Zulia and a PhD in Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles.

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Professor
Chair, Department of Architecture

George Proctor is a licensed Architect and professor. His professional experience is broad, from furniture and small buildings to urban design projects. He built his own house in 2004.

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Assistant Professor

Marc Schulitz, NCARB, is a licensed architect and a partner at the award winning firm of Schulitz Architects. He received his professional Degree in Architecture from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and has worked as an architect in Europe.

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Assistant Professor

Katrin Terstegen is principal of Los Angeles based design practice KATRINTERSTEGEN and Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona, where has taught topic studios, second year design studios, and senior projects.

Faculty

Lecturer

Giulia Amoresano is currently pursuing a PhD in the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA. She holds a BSc in Architecture from the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' and a combined Master degree in Architecture and Urban Design & Planning from the University of Technology of Eindhoven (NL).

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Lecturer

German W. Aparicio Jr. is Project Manager at Trimble Consulting which provides consulting, strategic advisory and advanced project delivery services to leading owners, architects, engineers, builders, fabricators and industry professionals worldwide.

Lecturer
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Lecturer

Mitchell De Jarnett attended California State University, Long Beach School of Fine Arts and the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning. He has practiced in the USA, France, Germany, India and Egypt.

Professor
Graduate Coordinator

Professor Dickson is a tenured professor and has been teaching at Pomona for the past 28 years. He has an undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly in 1983 and a Master of Architecture II from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

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Professor

Michael Fox is the co-founder and Design Principal of FoxLin Architects and is a Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona. His practice, teaching and research are centered on interactive architecture and the intersection of robotics and digital fabrication.  He also regularly teaches interdisciplinary studios on space architecture. 

Lecturer

Giovanni Fruttaldo, AIA is a licensed architect in the state of California. He received a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University’s Graduate school of Architecture Planning and Preservation.

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Lecturer

Wendy Gilmartin received her professional degree in Architecture from Rice University in 2006 and is a licensed architect in California. She is the Los Angeles partner for Frohn&Rojas who also have offices in Berlin and Santiago de Chile.

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Professor

Luis Hoyos is a licensed architect, urban designer and preservationist. He is the founder of Luis Hoyos Architects, Inc. and is Professor at the Department of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design at Cal Poly Pomona.

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Lecturer

Eric Carbonnier, PhD, is an architect and Vice President of Sustainability at HMC Architects focused on energy conservation strategies leading to zero-net energy architecture and regenerative futures.

Lecturer
Lecturer
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Associate Professor

Juintow Lin is a Registered Architect and an Associate Professor at Cal Poly Pomona and a founding partner of FoxLin. At Cal Poly Pomona, she teaches design and sustainability courses, and helps to organize the biennial Building Enclosures Sustainability Symposium (BESS) conference.

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Professor

Sarah Lorenzen, AIA is a registered architect and Professor at Cal Poly Pomona. Since 2007 she has served as resident director of the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences located in Los Angeles.

Lecturer
Lecturer

Dennis McFadden was educated at the University of Southern California and Princeton University, where he received a Master of Architecture degree in 1977. He has 3 years of studio teaching experience at Cal Poly Pomona and one year at the University of Southern California. Throughout his professional career, he has served as a visiting critic at Woodbury University, UCLA, Sci-Arc, USC, and Cal Poly Pomona.

Lecturer
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Lecturer

Barry Milofsky, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, is a founding partner of  M2A Milofsky and Michali Architects LLP. Projects produced by the firm have received local state and national broadcast and publication recognition for their excellence in design.

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Lecturer

Richard Molina is an architectural designer, educator and practitioner. He is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and a Faculty in the School of Theater at CalArts.

Professor

Dr. Alexander Ortenberg received his Master of Architecture degree from the Moscow Architectural Institute and his doctorate from UCLA. He is a registered architect in the state of California. Associate Professor Ortenberg has taught at Cal Poly Pomona for 9 years.

Lecturer

Alex Pang received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University. He joined the faculty in 2001 as lecturer and has taught 100, 200 and 300-level undergraduate design studios, as well as advised undergraduate degree projects.

Lecturer

Marta Perlas obtained architectural degrees from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (Sci-Arc) and the Escola Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona, Spain. She began teaching at Woodbury University in 1994, and since 1999, she has been an instructor at Cal Poly Pomona, teaching all levels of design studio.

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Lecturer
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Lecturer

Emma Price is a licensed architect practicing in Los Angeles. She received her M.Arch from UCLA and her BA in Architectural Studies from Brown University. She is founding principal of EP Architecture and project lead at Taalman Architecture.

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Professor

Axel Schmitzberger is partner in the design build firm Domaen LTD and principal of the graphic design firm starfish-prime. His prior engagements include several years of practice for various architects in his native country Austria, in the at Morphosis architects in the United States and a partnership with Arshia Mahmoodi under the moniker 11.1.

Professor

Irma Ramirez has expertise in housing and urban design, and focuses on community-based design, design-build, interdisciplinary practice, and service learning. She collaborates with Cal Poly Pomona's Habitat 21 Sustainable Settlements Project, non-profit organizations in Tijuana Mexico, and is founder of the ENV China Program in Beijing.

Lecturer
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Lecturer

For the past 25 years, Behn has devoted his professional and academic life to the pursuit of meaningful ways of combining art and technology. He is currently the Director for Machine Inspired Art (MIA), a multi-disciplinary design and fabrication studio in Los Angeles.

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Lecturer

Noam Saragosti received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona University and a Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He currently works as a project manager at Charlap Hyman & Herrero in Los Angeles.

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Lecturer

Claudia Wainer received her MS in Design Theory and Pedagogy in 2018 and her MA in 2017 from SCI- Arc . She has been recognized for her research in consumer culture, gender, and domestic objects.

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Lecturer

Allyne Winderman is an architect, urban designer, community advocate and educator. She was recently inducted into the American Institute of Architect's College of Fellows for her work on affordable housing, urban design and historic preservation.

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Professor Emeritus

Dr. Hofu Wu is an architect, designer and building scientist. He is the founder of Wu+ Architects and Professor with tenure in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona. He specialize in integrated sustainable design with advanced technology to achieve NZE building performance.

Staff

Administrative Coordinator

Rocky Sanchez provides administratie support to the department chair and graduate coordinator.

Staff, Webmaster

Administrative Coordinator

Sam Winfield provides administrative and clerical support for the Department of Architecture.