Our Faculty & Mentors

Our Faculty & Mentors

Faculty and Research Mentors at PRISM

Below you will find a list of all the faculty members at John Jay currently serving as PRISM research mentors and their research interests. Clicking on their names or name will take you to their specific profile with a summary of their research interests and in most cases, some journal articles that they recommend you read if interested to learn more about their field and details of what they look for in prospective mentees (courses, technical skills, etc.).

Research Mentors, you can find our online resources for you here

Faculty Mentor

Area of Expertise

Aftab Ahmad, DS.c

Object-oriented programming, computer architecture, data communications, and forensic security

Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Environmental chemistry and science education

Leslie Chandrakantha, Ph.D.

Statistics, Regression Analysis and Logistic Regression, Time Series Analysis, and Computer Simulation

Elise Champeil, Ph.D.

Synthetic chemistry and bioorganic chemistry

Shu-Yuan Cheng, Ph.D.

Toxicology, pharmacology, molecular biology, and neuroscience

Marta Concheiro-Guisan, Ph.D.

Forensic and clinical toxicology

Angelique Corthals, Ph.D.

Pathology, biomedical and physical anthropology, and archeology

Lissette Delgado-Cruzata, Ph.D., MPH

Epigenetics and cancer epidemiology

Artem Domashevskiy, Ph.D.

Biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular biology

Sam Graff, Ph.D.

Computer Science

Yi He, Ph.D.

Analytical chemistry and environmental sciences

Shweta Jain, Ph.D.

Wireless and social networks, Delay tolerant networks 

Hunter Johnson, Ph.D.

Mathematical logic

Ekaterina Korobkova, Ph.D.

Biochemistry, biophysics, and physical chemistry

Thomas Kubic, JD, Ph.D.

Light and electron microscopy, vibrational spectroscopy, and image analysis to physical evidence examinations

Nathan Lents, Ph.D.

Cell biology, forensic biology, genetics, and bioinformatics

Richard Li, Ph.D.

Forensic DNA analysis, forensic molecular biology, and forensic genetics

Helen-Marie Maras, Ph.D.

Cybersecurity, surveillance, counterterrorism, and transnational security

Muath Obaidat, Ph.D.

Network security and forensics, wireless security, IoT security and privacy

Ana Pego, Ph.D.

Physiopathology and Toxicology

Mechthild Prinz, Ph.D.

Forensic Biology and forensic genetics

Gloria Proni, Ph.D.

Supramolecular and molecular chirality, optical spectroscopy, and synthesis and characterization of small molecules

Jason Rauceo, Ph.D.

Molecular biology, molecular genetics, and mycology

Marcel Roberts, Ph.D.

Electrochemistry, spectroscopy, and analytical chemistry

Jennifer Rosati, Ph.D.

Forensic entomology, biology, entomology, ecology, entomotoxicology, and insect behavior

Linda Rourke, M.S. D-ABC


Daniel Yaverbaum, M.S. MPhil

Physics education and cognition, Galilean and special relativity, and astronomy

Guoqi Zhang, Ph.D.

Inorganic/organometallic chemistry, chemical catalysis, forensic chemistry, and metallic anticancer drugs