ASSOCIATE FACULTY

Dr. Sam Abbas
Professor of Introductory Chemistry
E-mail: sabbas@saddleback.edu

M.S. Chemistry, USC
Ph.D. Environmental Science and Engineering, UTEP

Professor Torri Catalano
Professor of Introductory & General Chemistry
E-mail: tcatalano@saddleback.edu

Dr. Jaime DeAnda
Professor of Introduction to General, Organic & Biochemistry
E-mail: jdeanda@saddleback.edu

Dr.DeAnda was born in California and grew up in Puerto Rico. He majored in Biology and later earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. DeAnda has been happily married for 30 years, and has five children, plus a daughter-in-law and a granddaughter who was born in May 2008. Besides teaching, Dr.DeAnda is a minister, has helped form and direct several non-profit organizations, and is President of the Science Innovation Fund LLC.
 

Professor Ryan McKeachie
Professor of Introductory Chemistry
E-mail: rmckeachie@saddleback.edu

Mrs. Fariba Vatandoust
Professor of Introductory Chemistry
E-mail: fvatandoust@saddleback.edu