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 Teams and Teaching Venues

 

2019-01

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

Approximate Teaching Dates:  mid to late September

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Jocelyn Macho or Gabriella Amberchan

Members: 

Disciplinary area: chemistry, biochemistry  

 

Sponsor:

 

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

Members: 

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

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

Disciplinary area: physics, astronomy

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

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

 

Sponsor:

2019-05

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

Approximate Teaching Date:  mid to late September

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Brad Thompson

Members: 

Disciplinary area:  computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering

 

Sponsor:

2019-06

planet

Teaching venue:  UCLA Physics/Astronomy PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: TBD

Location: University of California, Los Angeles

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Matthew Hosek

Members: 

Disciplinary area: astronomy, physics

 

Sponsor:

2019-07

Teaching venue:  Pre-Optometry Professional Society Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date: Summer 2019

Location: University of Houston

Design Institute Attending: TBD (Please indicate on application if you are planning on attending ARVO)

Team Lead: Santoshi Ramachandran

Members: 

Disciplinary area: optics, optometry

 

Sponsor:

 

2019-08

Teaching venue:  Optometry Research PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: mid to late May

Location: University of Houston

Design Institute Attending: TBD (Please indicate on application if you are planning on attending ARVO)

Team Lead: Hanieh Mirhajianmoghadam

Members: 

Disciplinary area: optics, vision science, biomedical engineering

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

Disciplinary area: physics, astronomy

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

Disciplinary area: ecology, environmental studies, biology

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

Disciplinary area:  Physics/Optics, astronomy, engineering

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

Disciplinary area:  astronomy, optics, instrumentation

 

Sponsor:

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: Phillip Grete

Members: 

Disciplinary area: software development

 

Sponsor:

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 or Lauren Anderson

Members: 

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

 

Sponsor:

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: Kate Storey-Fisher or Lauren Anderson

Members: 

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

 

Sponsor:

2019-16

optics

Teaching venue: Carnegie Summer Program

Approximate Teaching Date: late June

Location: Carnegie Observatories

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz

Team Lead: Alexander Ji

Members: 

Disciplinary area: astronomy

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

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

 

Sponsor:

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 Lead: Gabriella Amberchan or Jocelyn Macho

Members: 

Disciplinary area: chemistry, biochemistry

 

Sponsor:

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 Romero

Members: 

Disciplinary area: biology, microbiology, molecular biology

 

Sponsor:

2018-20

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Teaching venue:  Banneker Institute Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date: late June or July 2019

Location: Harvard University

Design Institute Attending: Boulder, CO

Team Lead: Stephanie Douglas

Members: 

Disciplinary area: astronomy

 

Sponsor:

2019-21

cosmic rays

Teaching venue:  AstroTech Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date: between June 24th-28th, 2019

Location: University of California, Berkeley

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Emily Martin

Members: 

Disciplinary area: astronomy, electrical/optical/mechanical engineering

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

Disciplinary area: astronomy

 

Sponsor:

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

Members: 

Disciplinary area: astronomy, physics

 

Sponsor:

 

2019-24

Teaching venue: Sustainable Materials Initiative REU PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: June 2019

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: TBD

Members: 

Disciplinary area: physics, materials science

 

Sponsor: