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Support Strawberry Center, Cal Poly

Faculty & Staff

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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

Sarah Zukoff Profile ImageSarah Zukoff, Ph.D.

entomology program Leader

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

Phone: (805) 540-4876

Email: szukoff@calpoly.edu 

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

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Miriam Mendez

FIELD RESEARCH SPECIALIST 

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

Phone: (805) 585-7808

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

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