RET-NANO

DNI, in coordination with the University of Pennsylvania, previously hosted an NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program called RET-NANO. At this time, we are no longer actively recruiting participants for the RET-NANO program. You can search for other RET programs by region at http://www.retnetwork.org/ret_programs.php.

Past Participants

You may be interested in the classroom modules and lesson plans prepared by our previous participants, which you can browse via their individual websites. Links are available for some participants below.

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • Harry Bridges, Northeast High School. Lesson Plan: Nanomagnets: Fun with Ferrofluid
  • Stephen Hughes, Conestoga High School
  • Randy Libros, Community College of Philadelphia
  • Francis Muchugi, University City High School
  • Joseph Podrazik, Souderton High School
  • Janice Sees, Buena Regional High School

2006

  • Hilary Aumack, Northern Valley Regional High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Caroline Schauer, Drexel
  • Christopher Bowman, Martin Luther King High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Gary Friedman, Drexel
  • Michael Boyer, North Penn High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Frank Ko, Drexel
  • Paris Crockett, Masterman High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Russ Composto, Penn
  • Dr. Murrell Dobbins, Springfield Township High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Ritesh Agarwal, Penn
  • Bruce Finkel, Buena Regional High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Spanier, Drexel
  • Sunila Gorde, Germantown High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Shu Yang, Penn
  • Vijayalakshmi Karri, Central High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Haim Bau, Penn
  • Randy Libros, Community College of Philadelphia. Research Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Spanier, Drexel
  • Les Link, Delaware Technical & Community College. Research Advisor: Dr. Adam Fontecchio , Drexel
  • Patricia McGinty, Washington Township High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Jorge Santiago, Penn
  • Sherin Philip, John Bartram High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Dawn Bonnell, Penn
  • Janice Sees, Buena Regional High School/Gloucester County College. Research Advisor: Dr. Caroline Schauer, Drexel
  • Archana Sharma, Delaware Technical & Community College. Research Advisor: Dr. Gary Friedman, Drexel
  • Mark Stanisz, Olney High School 704. Research Advisor: Dr. Michel Barsoum , Drexel
  • Costantinos Tsoukalis, Washington Township High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Michael Therien, Penn
  • Ranjini Weerasooriya, Masterman High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Drexel
  • Philip Zimmerman, Pennsauken High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Yale Goldman, Penn

2005

  • Leslie Anderson, East Brunswick High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Baki Farouk, Drexel
  • Christopher Bibeau, Haddonfield Memorial High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Giuseppe Palmese, Drexel
  • Michael Boyer, North Penn High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Frank Ko, Drexel
  • Harry Bridges, Northeast High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Haim Bau, Penn
  • Alan Bronstein, Central High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Haim Bau, Penn
  • Anne Cherian, Overbrook High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Gary Friedman, Drexel
  • Saroj Dayal, Germantown High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Howard Hu, Penn
  • Max Geisler, Norristown Area High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Ivan Dmochowski, Penn
  • Hyeseon Lee, Parkway Center City High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Bahram Nabet, Drexel
  • Trevor Miller, Pennsauken High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Michael Therian, Penn
  • Francis Muchugi, University City High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Gary Friedman, Drexel
  • Risper Osonye, Lamberton High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Jorge Santiago, Penn
  • Sunita Patil, Communications High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Russ Composto, Penn
  • Keyvan Sadigh, Mariana Bracetti High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Bill DeGrado, Penn
  • Todd Scheuren, Upper Moreland High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Baki Farouk , Drexel
  • Shanti Shreekumar, Audenried High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Drexel
  • Ranjini Weerasooriya, J.R. Masterman Lab & Demo School. Research Advisor: Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Drexel
  • Frank Welker, Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School. Research Advisor: Dr. Bahram Nabet, Drexel
  • Jill Ziegler, Princeton High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Denis DIscher, Penn

2004

  • Michael Boyer, North Penn High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Frank Ko, Drexel
  • Edward Bujak, Coatesville Area High Schools (2004-2005); University City High School, Philadelphia School District (4th Quarter 2004). Research Advisor: Dr. Nader Engheta, Penn
  • Steven Fine, Medical Arts High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Kambiz Pourrezaei, Drexel
  • Marie Flynn, Martin Luther King High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Anthony Lowman, Drexel
  • Jerry Gambs, PA Institute of Technology. Research Advisor: Dr. Gary Friedman, Drexel
  • Benjamin Gross, Overbrook High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Drexel
  • Steven Hughes, Conestoga High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Dawn Bonnell, Penn
  • Daniel Karanja, Parkway Gamma High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Hoon Choi, Penn
  • Pak Lee, J.R. Masterman School. Research Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Spanier, Drexel
  • Susan Mburu, Simon Gratz High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Dawn Bonnell, Penn
  • Naomi Mureria, Lamberton. Research Advisor: H. Kim, Penn
  • Michael Ostroff, Salem High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Dennis Discher, Penn
  • Lakshmi Pillalamarri, University City High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Chris Li, Drexel
  • Melvin Roberts, Camden Community College. Research Advisor: Dr. Adam Fontecchio, Drexel
  • Susan Schylander, Sheepshead Bay High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Karen Winey, Penn
  • Robert Stokes, Franklin Towne Charter High School. Research Advisor: Dr. Karen Winey, Penn
  • Regina Storaska, St. Huberts High School for Girls. Research Advisor: Dr. Caroline Schauer, Drexel
  • Merrie Turney, Delaware County Community College. Research Advisor: Dr. Gary Friedman, Drexel
  • Ranjini Weerasooriya, J.R. Masterman School. Research Advisor: Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Drexel
  • Gail Wyant, Cecil Community College. Research Advisor: Dr. Michel Barsoum, Drexel