2013 Opening Plenary Session

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm: Opening Plenary Session 1

Don L. Millard, Lead Program Director, Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), NSF

AAAS Welcome and Panel Moderator:
Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief, “Science,” Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and President Emeritus, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Panel on Advances in Undergraduate STEM Education


William David Burns, Executive Director, National Center for Science and Civic Engagement
Nathan Klingbeil, Senior Associate Dean and Professor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Wright State University
Cathy Manduca, Director, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
William Oakes, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education and Director of Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS), Purdue University
Katherine Perkins, Associate Professor of Physics and Director of PhET Interactive Simulations Project and Science Education, University of Colorado Boulder
Pratibha Varma-Nelson, Professor of Chemistry and Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis