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 2018 Teams and Teaching Venues

 

PDP Team #:

2018-01

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

Approximate Teaching Dates:  Mid to late September 2018

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Angel Resendez (PDP alumnus, 2013 & 2014)

Members: Jocelyn Macho, Gabriella Amberchan, Forrest Nichols

Disciplinary area: Chemistry, Biochemistry

 

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2018-02

Teaching venue: WEST Astro-Statistics (Workshops for Engineer & Science Transfers, Astronomy-Statistics Strand)

Approximate Teaching Dates:  Mid to late September 2018

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Asher Wasserman (PDP alumnus, 2017)

Members: Christine O'Donnell, Amanda Quirk

Disciplinary area: Astronomy, Applied Math and Statistics, Physics

 

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2018-03

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

Approximate Teaching Dates:  Mid to late September 2018

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Cynthia Carrion (PDP alumna, 2017)

Members: Sara Gonzalez, Josephine Lesage, Doriane Weiler

Disciplinary area:  Ecology

 

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2018-04 

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

Approximate Teaching Dates:  Mid to late September 2018

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Suzanne da Camara (PDP alumna, 2017)

Members: Rebecca Rashkin, Lena Reed

Disciplinary area:  Computer Science

 

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2018-05

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

Approximate Teaching Date:  Mid to late September 2018

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending:  April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Kimberley Bitterwolf (PDP alumna, 2016 & 2017)

Members: Michelle Drake, Mercedes Pozo Buil, Joseph Murray

Disciplinary area:  Ocean Science, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

 

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2018-06

Teaching venue:  AstroComNYC

Approximate Teaching Date:  TBD between May 28-June 8, 2018

Location: New York City

Design Institute Attending: April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead: Chao-Ling Hung (PDP alumna, 2016 & 2017)

Members: Miao Li, Mark Richardson, Kate Storey-Fisher

Disciplinary area: Astronomy, Computer Science

 

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2018-07

Teaching venue:  Pre-Optometry Professional Society Workshop

Approximate Teaching Date:  Summer 2018

Location: University of Houston, TX

Design Institute Attending: April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead:  Gareth Hastings (PDP alumnus, 2016)

Members: Laura Pardon, Ashutosh Jnawali, Krista Beach

Disciplinary area:  Optics

 

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2018-08

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Teaching venue:  UT Austin Research Methods Course

Approximate Teaching Date: Fall 2018 TBD

Location: University of Texas, Austin

Design Institute Attending: April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead:  Keely Finkelstein (PDP alumna, 2017)

Members: Zachary Vanderbosch, Jessica Luna

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy

 

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2018-09

 

Teaching venue:  TAURUS PREP

Approximate Teaching Date: week of June 11 2018

Location: University of Texas, Austin

Design Institute Attending: April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead:  Raquel Martinez (PDP alumna, 2017) 

Members: Sinclaire Manning, Samuel Factor

Disciplinary area: Astronomy

 

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2018-11

Teaching venue:  Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE)

Teaching Dates: Fall 2018

Location: Michigan State University

Design Institute Attending: April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead:  Adam Jacobs (PDP alumnus, 2017)

Members: Philipp Grete, Justin Grace, Mallory Smith

Disciplinary area:  Multi-disciplinary computational methods

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-12

optics

Teaching venue:  Akamai PREP1

Teaching Dates: June 15-21, 2018

Location: Hilo, HI

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Stacey Sueoka (PDP alumna, 2016 & 2017)

Members: Elizabeth Koeman-Shields, Devin Chu

Disciplinary area:  Physics/Optics

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-13

wind energy

Teaching venue:  Akamai PREP2

Teaching Dates: June 15-21, 2018

Location: Hilo, HI

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Grace Lin (PDP alumna, 2015, 2016 & 2017)

Members: Lauren Anderson, Geetanjali Rakshit

Disciplinary area:  Computer Science

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-14

Teaching venue:  UH Maui College Astronomy Lab

Teaching Dates: Fall 2018 TBD

Location: Kahului, HI

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Jenny Shih (PDP alumna, 2012)

Members: Erin Maier, Dora Fohring

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-15

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Teaching venue:  MARC Summer Research Institute PREP

Teaching Dates:  Late June 2018 TBD

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Caitlin Clausen (PDP alumna, 2016 & 2017)

Members: Tyler DeWitt, Nicholas Santiago, Diana Hooker Romero

Disciplinary area:  Biomedical Related Fields

 

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2018-16

meiosis

Teaching venue:  Bio 20L Pilot Lab

Teaching Dates: Saturday in Late May/Early June 2018

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Gabriel Mednick (PDP alumnus, 2017)

Members: Veronica Urabe, Guinevere Ashley, Arina Favilla

Disciplinary area: MCD Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

 

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2018-17

Teaching venue:  Sustainable Materials REU PREP

Teaching Dates: Early Summer 2018 TBD

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Caitlin Johnson (PDP alumna, 2016 & 2017)

Members: John Davenport, Carolyn Gee

Disciplinary area:  Physics, Physics Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-19

optics

Teaching venue:  Center for Adaptive Optics Summer School

Teaching Dates: Early or Mid Aug 2018 TBD

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz

Design Institute Attending: April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead:  Nicole Putnam

Members: Hanieh Mirhajianmoghadam, 

Suman Adhikari,

Disciplinary area:  Vision Science

 

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2018-20

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Teaching venue:  CU Boulder Mirramontes Arts & Sciences Program (MASP) Program for Excellence in Academics & Community (PEAC)

Teaching Dates:  Friday, July 13 2018

Location: University of Colorado, Boulder

Design Institute Attending:  April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead:  Chris Gilbert (PDP alumnus, 2017)

Members: Sam Van Kooten, Katherine McCormick, Daniel Everding

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-21

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Teaching venue:  UCSD CASS REU PREP

Teaching Dates:  Summer 2018

Location: University of California, San Diego

Design Institute Attending:  April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Gregory Walth (PDP alumnus, 2017)

Members: Maren Cosens, Christopher Theissen

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy

 

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2018-22

Teaching venue:  UCLA PREP

Teaching Dates:  late May or June 2018 

Location: University of California, Los Angeles

Design Institute Attending:  April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Michelle Consiglio (PDP alumna, 2016 & 2017)

Members: Michael Topping, Anna Ciurlo

Disciplinary area: Astronomy, Physics

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-23

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Teaching venue:  Carnegie REU

Teaching Dates: week of August 6-10, 2018

Location: Pasadena, CA

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead:  Johanna Teske (PDP alumna, 2016 & 2017)

Members: Jeremy Chastenet, Allison Strom

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-24

cosmic rays

Teaching venue:  Carnegie REU

Teaching Dates: week of June 18-22, 2018

Location: Pasadena, CA

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Rosalie McGurk (PDP alumna, 2010 & 2011)

Members: Decker French, Alexander Ji

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-25

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Teaching venue:  ASTR101 - Astronomy Lab for non-Astro Majors

Teaching Dates: Early September 2018

Location: University of South Carolina

Design Institute Attending: April 20-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Team Lead: Austin Barnes (ISEE Program Mgr, PDP alumnus 2011 & 2012)

Members: Thomas Richardson, David Edwins, Kristen Dage

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy

 

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PDP Team #:

2018-27

Teaching venue:  Astronomy Research PREP

Teaching Dates: Late May or Early June 2018 TBD

Location: University of California, Berkeley

Design Institute Attending: April 13-15, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Team Lead: Nicholas McConnell (ISEE Program Mgr, PDP alumnus 2008, 2009 & 2010)

Members: Paolo Turri

Disciplinary area:  Astronomy, Statistics

 

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