Where Are Our Students Now?

Paul Kohlmann (1992) is a principal process engineer and coatings development lab manager for Viavi Solutions (formerly Flex Products, a division of JDSU) in Santa Rosa. In 2009 he graduated from the Empire College School of Law and was admitted to the California Bar.

Thomas Kohlmeyer (2015) is an engineer and assistant project manager at Bayside Insulation, Inc. in Concord. He is currently overseeing the installation of the insulation for the heating/ cooling system at the new Apple Campus.

Bruce Kuhlman (1981) passed away 8 August 2010. He was an engineer who worked at Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc. and several other companies, the last being Cierra Photonics in Santa Rosa. He was also known as a tennis player.

John Lacombe (1983) is a self-employed IT consultant in the Bay Area. He was formerly the network administrator for Pacific Lists, Inc., a list brokerage and management company in Corte Madera.

Robert Lahaderne (1994) is the director of quality assurance at JenaValve Technology, Inc. in Irvine. He earned an M.B.A. at the University of San Francisco in 2007.

David J. Lamb (1994) is an advanced physics research specialist in the Display Materials and Systems Division of 3M in St. Paul, MN, where he is currently working on automotive sensor applications as well as displays. He received his Ph.D. in physics at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 1999, where he worked on the use of Fresnel lenses in a proposed space-based extensive air shower observatory called the Orbiting Wide-angle Light-collector (OWL).

David Lapp (1984) teaches physics and calculus at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, CA, and has taught part-time at SSU. He spent 2002-03 at Tufts University where he wrote a book, The Physics of Music and Musical Instruments, while holding a prestigious Wright Fellowship. He earned his M.S. in physics in 1990 at DePaul University.

Kenneth Larson (1969) is a professor emeritus of computer science at Southern Oregon University, now living in Corvallis, OR. He earned an M.A. in mathematics at SSU in 1970 and a Ph.D. in information and computer science at the University of California, Irvine in 1977.

Michael Laufer (2003) teaches mathematics at Menlo College in Atherton. He is known for his invention of an inexpensive device to self-inject epinephrine. He earned a Ph.D. in mathematics at the City University of New York in 2011.

Rodney Lee (1997) is a full-time physics and astronomy instructor at Portland Community College. He earned a master's degree in chemical and life sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2014. He earned his teaching credential at SSU in 1999 and an M.S. in astronomy at Swinburne University of Technology in 2003.