Breadcrumb


Support Strawberry Center, Cal Poly

Faculty & Staff

Gerald Holmes Profile Image

Gerald Holmes, Ph.D.

Center Director

Office Locations: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 1B & 11-114

Phone: (805) 756-2120

Email: gjholmes@calpoly.edu

Shashika Hewavitharana Profile Image

Shashika Hewavitharana, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/ Strawberry Plant pathologist

Office Location: 11-249 & 11-206

Phone: (805) 756-2856

Email: shewavit@calpoly.edu

John Lin Profile ImageJohn Lin, Ph.D.

DIRECTOR OF AUTOmATION

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 104A

Phone: (805) 867-3086

Email: jlin134@calpoly.edu

vacantVacant

entomology program Leader

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 1B

Phone: 

Email: 

Mojtaba Ahmadi Profile ImageMojtaba Ahmadi, Ph.D.

Senior Production Automation Engineer

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 104A

Phone: (831) 254-3577

Email: mahmadi@calstrawberry.org

Abbas Atefi Profile Image

Abbas Atefi, Ph.D.

Senior Production Automation Engineer

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 104A

Phone: (805) 234-3901

Email: aatefi@calstrawberry.org

Will Kraemer Profile Image

Will Kraemer

Production Automation Field Engineer

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 104A

Phone: (805) 235-9520

Email: wkraemer@calstrawberry.org

Kyle Blauer Profile ImageKyle Blauer

Field research manager

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 1B

Phone: (805) 441-3509

Email: kblauer@calpoly.edu

Drew Summerfield Profile ImageDrew Summerfield

Farm Manager 

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 1B

Phone: (805) 540-1228

Email: dsummerf@calpoly.edu 

Jose Alvarado Profile ImageJose Alvarado Rojas

Entomology Research Manager 

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 104A

Phone: (805) 540-0895

Email:jlalvara@calpoly.edu

Caleb Fink Profile ImageCaleb Fink

Production Automation Engineer

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 104A

Phone: (805) 471-2278

Email: cfink@calstrawberry.org

Miriam Mendez Profile Image

Miriam Mendez

GROWER OUTREACH & EXTENSION SPECIALIST

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 104A

Phone: (805) 328-2757

Email: mmendez@calstrawberry.org

 

Vivian L. Longacre Profile Image

Vivian L. Longacre

pathology Lab MANAGER

Office Location: 11-249 & 11-206

Phone: (805) 756-2120

Email: vlongacr@calpoly.edu

Alison Stevens Profile ImageAlison Stevens

Administrative Coordinator

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 1B

Phone: (805) 756-2150

Email: asteve17@calpoly.edu

Julie Tillman Profile ImageJulie Tillman 

Communications AND ACCOUNTING Coordinator 

Office Location: Bldg. 83 (Technology Park) - Ste. 1B

Phone: (805) 756-2150

Email: jutillma@calpoly.edu

Related Content

Field Day 2023

Field Day is August 3, 2023

Join us for this year's event, being held on August 3!

Learn more

Students

Learn about working at the Center, and more!

For students

Strawberry Disease Info Form

Form available in Español

Form and Info here

Follow our Blog

Cal Poly Strawberry Center research blog

Stay up-to-date with our research activities and findings

Subscribe here!