Research Experiences for Teachers in the area of Nanotechnology at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania.


Objectives from the program:
  • Gain hands-on  experience working in a research laboratory
  • Learn about cutting edge field of nontechnology and develop lesson plans for the classroom
  • Participate in a variety of professional development activities during the academic year
  • Learn what goes into a wining grant proposal

 Special Thanks for making this possible:

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Drexel  University College of Engineering
  • Drexel Nanotechnology Institute
  • Nano /Bio Interface Center
  • National Science Teacher Association 
  • Holly Burnside: Director of Outreach and Development  Drexel Nanotechnology Institute 
  • Jim McGonigle: Associate Director for Programs Nano /Bio Interface Center
  • Dr. Dennis Discher: Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and  Bioengineering at University of Pennsylvania
  • Abdullah Al Mahmud, Ph.D.:  Postdoctoral Researcher at  University of Pennsylvania
  • And all others at Discher's Labs: Stephanie Majkut, Prasad Vaidya
  • Christopher Sikich: Teacher at Sun Valley High School
  • Robin Chieco: Science Supervisor at Hammonton High School
  • And of course my husband and family