Where Are Our Students Now?

Keyvan Farahani (1985) is the Chief of the Imaging Guided Intervention Branch of the Cancer Imaging Program in the National Cancer Institute. He also teaches part-time in the Johns Hopkins University school of medicine. He was formerly an assistant professor of radiological sciences and biomedical physics at UCLA, where he received his Ph.D. in 1993.

Richard Ferguson (1987) is a pilot with United Airlines, flying to Latin America from Miami. He served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force after graduation from SSU.

Davy Figaro (1991) is a physicist at PNI Sensor Corporation developing new orientation algorithms and working with magnetic sensing technology. Previously he worked as an electrical engineering consultant developing a custom RF network analyzer, and before that for seven years as a microwave engineer at Agilent Technologies.

Michael Fink (1993) teaches mathematics and science at Cooley Middle School in Roseville. Formerly a teacher at Cross & Crown Middle School in Rohnert Park, he earned his teaching credential at SSU in 1994.

Timothy Finnegan (1984) is a self-employed tax consultant in Kansas. He earned an M.S. in nuclear engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1986.

Winston S. Fisher (2009) is an intern engineer at Zeiss XRM in Okaland. He was formerly an account executive at Ricoh Americas Corporation.

Justin Flory (2002) is an assistant research scientist in the Center for Applied Structural Discovery of the Bioldesign Institute at Arizona State University, where he completed his Ph.D. in 2014. After graduation from SSU he worked seven years as an engineer in the diabetes care division of Abbott in Alameda and at Symmetricom, Inc. in Santa Rosa. Now a member of the Scottsdale Philharmonic previously played in the Sonoma County Philharmonic.

Elizabeth “Libby” Flower [formerly Hays] (1993) is managing urgent care at the Sonoma Specialty Hospital in Sebastopol. She has been an emergency room physician at Frank Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits and several other hospitals. She earned her M.D. at the University of California, San Francisco in 1997 and did her residency in Santa Rosa.

Matthew Fontana (2012) is a chemistry instructor at Santa Rosa Jr. College. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry at UCLA in 2018. As a UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellow he developed and taught his own general education class, “Communicating Science: Chemistry in the World Around Us.” In 2017 he was was one of just five UCLA teaching assistants to receive a Distinguished Teaching award.

Leon Fossett, Sr. (2000) is a professional real estate investor in Albany, OR. He was formerly a research and development engineer with Hewlett-Packard in Corvallis, Oregon.