Contact us


David Saltzberg, Chair

Office: PAB 2-707B, Knudsen 4-107D
Phone: 310-825-3440, 310-206-4542
Email: saltzberg@physics.ucla.edu or chair@physics.ucla.edu
Website: http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~saltzberg/

Laurie Ultan-Thomas, Chair's Assistant
Office: 2-707 PAB
Phone: 310-825-3440
Email: lut@physics.ucla.edu


Graduate Office

The graduate office is staffed by Dr. Stephanie Krilov and Frank Nevarez. Contact them to find out details about graduate admissions and requirements, fees, financial support, and academic timelines.

Stephanie Krilov, Graduate Student Affairs
Office: PAB 1-707B
Phone: 310-825-2307
Email: krilov@physics.ucla.edu

Frank Nevarez, Graduate Student Affairs
Office: PAB 1-707C
Phone: 310-206-6994
Email: fnevarez@physics.ucla.edu


Undergraduate Advising

The undergraduate advising office is staffed by Dr. Fran├žoise Queval and Jazmine Vega. Contact them for information about undergraduate physics and astronomy majors and requirements, admissions, tuitions and fees, class scheduling, and other resources.

Fran├žoise Queval, Academic Coordinator, Undergraduate Advising
Office: 1-707A PAB
Phone: 310-825-2453
Email: queval@physics.ucla.edu

Jazmine Vega, Undergraduate Student Affairs
Office: PAB 1-707D
Phone: 310-206-1447
Email: jazminev@physics.ucla.edu


Academic Personnel

Corinna Koehnenkamp handles the appointments of all faculty, researchers, project scientists, lecturers and visiting faculty, promotional activity, and sabbatical/leave of absence requests.

Corinna Koehnenkamp, Senior Academic Personnel Coordinator
Office: 2-707D PAB
Phone: (310) 825-3559
Email: corinna@physics.ucla.edu

Dorothy Page, Academic Personnel Specialist
Office: PAB 2-707F
Phone: (310) 825-3088
Email: dorothy@physics.ucla.edu

Website: Academic Personnel


Staff Personnel

Imelda Gonzalez handles hiring, benefits, and advises staff personnel on accessing UC Path and all UC policies regarding employment and retirement.

Imelda Gonzalez, Human Resources and Staff Payroll Manager
Office: 2-707G
Phone: 310-825-3397
Email: igonzalezperez@physics.ucla.edu

Website: Staff Personnel


Computing and IT Support

The Computing and Information Systems group provides computer support and technology solutions for Physics & Astronomy department faculty, students, and staff. Visit their website as a starting point for questions regarding workstations, software, or other technical concerns. General hours are Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.
Website: https://computing.pa.ucla.edu/
To submit a help desk ticket, please login to our user portal or send a detailed email to helpdesk@pa.ucla.edu.


Financial Services

The Financial Services office of the Physics & Astronomy Department is located in 2-707 PAB, suites H through N. Contact information for all Financial Services fund manager is available on their website.

Department Security Administrator (DSA) is Joe Harvey, with Joey De Los Reyes as backup.

Website: Financial Services


Administrative Support Group

The Administrative Support Group handles a number of tasks such as photocopying, exam preparation, course materials, event posting, purchasing requests, and travel reimbursements. Please visit their website for more detailed information and to contact ASG members.
Website: Administrative Support Group.


Division of Physical Sciences Machine Shop

The Division of Physical Sciences Machine Shop and Instrument Fabrication Facility is a well-equipped precision support fabrication facility. Our specialty is fabrication of complex one-of-a-kind research equipment. Our customer base ranges from UCLA Physical Science Division students and faculty to National Laboratories and International Consortiums. We have been in operation since the early fifties and currently employ the most experienced, dedicated professionals in the fabrication field. Contact us via the main Machine Shop website or the Student Machine Shop site.

Machine Shop Website: http://iff.pa.ucla.edu/
Student Machine Shop Website: http://student-shop.pa.ucla.edu/


Research Store

The Physics & Astronomy Research Store, managed by Ernesto Najar, provides a variety of services to the department, including shipping and receiving, supplies, and keys.

Ernesto Najar, Research Store Manager
Office: Knudsen 1-129
Phone: 310-825-1365
Email: najar@physics.ucla.edu
Website: Research Store


Lower Division Labs Repair

Lab TAs may report any problems in the labs with computers or equipment. If you are a student, report any problems directly to your lab TA.
https://computing.pa.ucla.edu/ldl-repair