Professional Development Teaching Teams

ISEE mobilizes many teaching teams each year through the Professional Development Program (PDP), so that ISEE simultaneously has two major impacts:

1) the PDP participants – primarily graduate students and postdocs – who have a transformative professional development experience that they will draw on throughout their careers.

2) the students that they teach – primarily undergraduates – who gain an immersive inquiry experience in an inclusive environment.

Beginning with the most recent prior cohort of PDP teams, the team pages summarize how many people are impacted by ISEE each year.


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PDP 2019 Cohort Poster

PDP 2019 Teams and Teaching Venues

 

Total Students taught in the inquiry lab activity: 436

2019-02

dna

Teaching venue: Workshops for Engineer & Science Transfers, Toxicology Strand (WEST)

Approximate Teaching Dates:  mid to late September

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Nicholas Santiago (UCSC)

Members: Matthew Glasenapp (USCS), Shanna Howard (UCSC)

Disciplinary area: neuroscience, environmental toxicology, chemistry or biology with interest in neurosci/env tox

 

Sponsor:

22 undergraduate students

2019-03

Teaching venue: Workshops for Engineer & Science Transfers, Physics Strand (WEST)

Approximate Teaching Dates:  mid to late September

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Carolyn Gee (UCSC)

Members: Joseph Connell (UCSC), David Laubner (UCSC)

Disciplinary area: physics, astronomy

 

Sponsor:

25 undergraduate students

2019-04 

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Teaching venue: Workshops for Engineer & Science Transfers, Climate Science Strand (WEST)

Approximate Teaching Dates:  mid to late September

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Mercedes Pozo Buil (UCSC)

Members: Robin Trayler (UC Merced), Gemma Carroll (UCSC/NOAA), Hope Ianiri (UCSC)

Disciplinary area:  oceanography, environmental sciences, geology, climate sciences

 

Sponsor:

28 undergraduate students

2019-06

planet

Teaching venue:  UCLA Physics/Astronomy PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: September 25, 2019

Location: University of California, Los Angeles

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Matthew Hosek (UCLA)

Members: Navin Sridhar (Columbia), Dino Hsu (UCSD)

Disciplinary area: astronomy, physics

 

Sponsor:

20 undergraduate students

2019-07

Teaching venue:  Pre-Optometry Professional Society Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date: Summer 2019

Location: University of Houston

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Leads: Santoshi Ramachandran (U Houston), 

Hanieh Mirhajianmoghadam (U Houston)

Members: Erin Tomiyama (U Houston), Sujata Rijal (U Houston)

Disciplinary area: optics, optometry

 

Sponsor:

 

16  undergraduate students

2019-09

 

planet

Teaching venue:  Astro 101 Lab

Approximate Teaching Date: Fall 2019

Location: University of South Carolina

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Thomas Richardson (U South Caroliina)

Members: Justin Roberts-Pierel (U South Carolina), Georgina Anderson (U South Carolina)

Disciplinary area: physics, astronomy

 

Sponsor:

23  undergraduate students

2019-10

wind energy

Teaching venue:  ENVS 104A

Approximate Teaching Date: mid to late June 2019

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Josephine Lesage (USCS)

Members: Joshua Smith (UCSC), Molly Karnes (UC Merced)

Disciplinary area: ecology, environmental studies, biology

 

Sponsor:

5  undergraduate students

2019-11

optics

Teaching venue:  Akamai PREP1

Teaching Dates: Arrive June 15th/16th, teach June 18th-19th, depart June 21st

Location: Hilo, HI

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Devin Chu (UCLA), 

Members: Ryan Dorrill (U Hawaii), Stacey Sueoka (NSO/DKIST)

Disciplinary area:  Physics/Optics, astronomy, engineering

 

Sponsor:

42  undergraduate students

2019-12

Teaching venue: Akamai PREP2

Teaching Dates: Arrive June 15th/16th, teach June 18th-19th, depart June 21st

Location: Hilo, HI

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Maissa Salama (U Hawaii)

Members: Ryan Dungee (U Hawaii), Zack Briesemeister (UCSC)

Disciplinary area:  astronomy, optics, instrumentation

 

Sponsor:

42  undergraduate students

2019-13

Teaching venue:  MSU REU PREP (end of May 2019) or CMSE Course (Fall 2019)

Approximate Teaching Date: MSU REU PREP (end of May 2019) or CMSE Course (Fall 2019)

Location: Michigan State University

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Philipp Grete (Michigan State)

Members: Forrest Glines (Michigan State), Rachel Frisbie (Michigan State)

Disciplinary area: sustainable software development

 

Sponsor:

34  undergraduate students

2019-14

Teaching venue:  AstroCOM NYC PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: late May/early June 2019

Location: Flatiron Institute, NYC

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Kate Storey-Fisher (NYU)

Members: Paul McNulty (NYU), Michael Hammer (U Arizona)

Disciplinary area: astronomy, physics, computational data analysis, statistics

 

Sponsor:

16  undergraduate students

2019-15

Teaching venue:  Columbia Summer Research PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: late May/early June 2019

Location: Columbia University

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Lauren Anderson (Flatiron Institute)

Members: Nick Young (Michigan State), Rahul Jain (Michigan State)

Disciplinary area: astronomy, physics, computational data analysis, statistics

 

Sponsor:

21  undergraduate students

2019-16

optics

Teaching venue: Carnegie Summer Program

Approximate Teaching Date: late June

Location: Carnegie Observatories

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Alexander Ji (Carnegie Observatories)

Members: Syed Uddin (Carnegie Observatories), Alicia Lanz (Carnegie Observatories)

Disciplinary area: astronomy

 

Sponsor:

16  undergraduate students

2019-17

planet

Teaching venue:  Boulder MASP/PEAC

Approximate Teaching Date: between July 6th and August 9th, 2019

Location: University of Colorado, Boulder

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Evan Anders (CU Boulder)

Members: Tristan Weber (CU Boulder), Jessica Roberts (CU Boulder), Jennie Paine (CU Boulder)

Disciplinary area: physics, fluid dynamics, astronomy, astrophysics, atmospheric science

 

Sponsor:

42  undergraduate students

2019-18

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Teaching venue: ACCESS Summer Research Institute Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date: June 17th & 18th, 2019

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Leads: Gabriella Amberchan (UCSC), Jocelyn Macho (UCSC)

Members: A'Lester Allen (UCSC), Darrin Schultz (UCSC), 

Disciplinary area: chemistry, biochemistry

 

Sponsor:

17  undergraduate students

2019-19

meiosis

Teaching venue:  MARC Summer Research Institute Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date: mid June 2019

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Diana Hooker-Romero (UCSC)

Members: Theresa-Anne Tatom-Naecker (UCSC), Erin Satterthwaite (NOAA)

Disciplinary area: biology, microbiology, molecular biology

 

Sponsor:

10  undergraduate students

2018-20

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Teaching venue: Banneker Institute

Approximate Teaching Date: late June or July 2019

Location: Center for Astrophysics (CfA), Harvard & Smithsonian

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Stephanie Douglas (Center for Astrophysics)

Members: Hao-Yi (Heidi) Wu (Ohio State), Ian Weaver (Harvard)

Disciplinary area: astronomy

 

Sponsor:

7  undergraduate students

2019-21

cosmic rays

Teaching venue:  AstroTech Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date: June 24-28 or July 16-19, 2019

Location: University of California, Berkeley

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Emily Martin (UCSC)

Members: Deno Stelter (UCSC), Fatima Abdurrahman (UC Berkeley)

Disciplinary area: astronomy, electrical/optical/mechanical engineering

 

Sponsor:

12  undergraduate students

2019-22

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Teaching venue:  TAURUS PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: June/July 2019

Location: University of Texas, Austin

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Sinclaire Manning (UT Austin)

Members: Justin Spilker (UT Austin), Jaclyn Champagne (UT Austin)

Disciplinary area: astronomy

 

Sponsor:

24  undergraduate students

2019-23

cosmic rays

Teaching venue: AST 376 "Practical Introduction to Research"

Approximate Teaching Date: Fall 2019

Location: University of Texas, Austin

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Raquel Martinez (UT Austin)

Members: Aaron Rizzuto (UT Austin), Fabíola Campos (UT Austin)

Disciplinary area: astronomy, physics

 

Sponsor:

 

14  undergraduate students