Participants 2012-2013

(UNT RET Site: NSF Grant #1132585)


UNT RET 2012 Teacher Participants. Clockwise from top left: Jesse Bell, Joe Guerrero, Blaine Chamberlain, Karl Gscheidle, Zac Bunn, Donn Arnold, Georgette Jordan, Lori Wolf, Ashley Sink, Kimberly Garrett, Jennifer Williams (RA), and Sharon Wood.

High School Educators (Alphabetical Order)

Donn Arnold

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Project: Master Teacher - WebLab
WebLab Blog
Job Title: Science Teacher
School Name: Krum High School
Years teaching at current location: 30
Extracurricular Involvement: Robotics Team (Participate in DC BEST Hosted by UNT)
Wants to teach these classes in the future: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Research Interests: Wireless sensors in environmental applications
Email: donn.arnold@krumisd.net

Jesse C. Bell

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Project: Shared Ride
Shared Ride Blog
Job Title: Math Teacher
School Name: Skyline High School
Years teaching at current location: 4
Extracurricular Involvement: Working with at risk kids, Traveling
Wants to teach these classes in the future: Wireless Technology, AP - Algebra II, Pre - Calc
Research Interests: Wireless Devices, Communications
Email: Jesse_C_bell@yahoo.com

Zac Bunn

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Project: Aquatics
Aquatics Blog
Job Title: Science Teacher
School Name: R.L. Turner High School
Years teaching at current location: 2
Extracurricular Involvement:Robotics Team, Solar Club, Environmental Action Team
Wants to teach these classes in the future: AP Environmental Science, BioTech, Marine Science, Robotics
Research Interests: Alternative Energy Sources, Sustainable Aquaculture, Programming
Email: zacbunn@gmail.com

Blaine Chamberlain

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Project: Indoor Air Quality
Air Quality Blog
Job Title: Science Teacher
School Name: Newman Smith High School
Years teaching at current location: 5
Extracurricular Involvement: National Honor Society and Student Venture
Wants to teach these classes in the future: Horticulture
Research Interests: Wireless Sensor Networks
Email: zacbunn@gmail.co

Kimberly Garret

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Project: Shared Ride
Shared Ride Blog
Job Title: STEM Physics Teacher
School Name: Northwest High School
Years teaching at current location: 7
Extracurricular Involvement:Robotics Coach, NTHS Sponsor
Wants to teach these classes in the future: Engineering Principles
Research Interests: Technology and Engineering, Robotics
Email: kgarrett@nisdtx.org

Elizabeth (Ashley) Sink

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Project: Robot Vision
Robotics Blog
Job Title: Engineering III & Chemistry Teacher @ STEM Academy
School Name: Northwest High School
Years teaching at current location: 3
Extracurricular Involvement: RET
Wants to teach these classes in the future: Engineering elective based on aeroscience
Research Interests: Aeroscience
Email: esink@nisdtx.org

Karl Gscheidle

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Project: Robot Vision
Robotics Blog
Job Title: Engineering Teacher
School Name: R.L. Turner High School
Years teaching at current location: 2
Wants to teach these courses in the future: AP Physics C, IGNITE III (100,000 ft rocket)
Extracurricular Involvement: Team American Rocketry Challenge, FIRST Robotics
Research Interests: Telemetry (surrounding rockets)
Email: gscheidle@cfbisd.edu

Jose Guerrero

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Project: Aquatics
Aquatics Blog
Job Title: Science and Engineering Teacher
School Name: R.L. Turner High School
Years teaching at current location: 5
Wants to teach these courses in the future: College Level Biology or related courses
Extracurricular Involvement: Radio Controlled Club (NASCAR Student Racing Challenge)
Research Interests: Human Immune System - use of advanced technology to treat human diseases
Email: guerreroj@cfbisd.edu

Georgette Jordan

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Project: Indoor Air Quality
Air Quality Blog
Job Title: Engineering Teacher
School Name: Conrad High School
Years teaching at current location: 5
Wants to teach these courses in the future: Building Trades
Extracurricular Involvement: SR Class Sponsor, Robotics Club Sponsor
Research Interests:Geology
Email: georgettejordan@yahoo.com

Lori Wolf

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Project: Aquatics
Aquatics Blog
Job Title: Science Teacher
School Name: Navo Middle School
Years teaching at current location: 6
Wants to teach these courses in the future: Biology
Extracurricular Involvement: UNT Science Collaborative, Girls Leading Others
Research Interests: Ecology
Email: lakewolf8@gmail.com

Sharon Wood

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Project: RET Master Teacher - Mentor
Internship Blog
Job Title: Aquatic Science Teacher
School Name: Marcus High School
Years teaching at current location: 25
Wants to teach these courses in the future: Environmental Science
Extracurricular Involvement: RET, BLT, Attendance Committee, Texas Regional Collaborative
Research Interests: Aquatics, Indoor Air Quality
Email: woods@lisd.net

Jennifer Williams

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RET Graduate Coordinator
Job Title: Research ASsistant
School Name: Dept. of Electrical Engineering UNT
Years at current location: 5
Wants to teach these courses in the future: Environmental Science
Extracurricular Involvement: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Research Interests: Alternative Energy, Sustainable Design, Geographical Information Systems, Environmental Systems Monitoring, STEM Outreach
Email: Jennifer.Williams@unt.edu

UNT Faculty Mentors (Alphabetical Order)

Dr. Miguel Acevedo

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Regents Professor
UNT Dept. of Electrical Engineering
RET Project Role: PI and Faculty Mentor
Years with RET: 2011-current
Degrees:PhD Biophysics, ME Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MS Electrical Engineering, BS Electrical Engineering
Email: Acevedo@unt.edu

Dr. Shengli Fu

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Associate Professor & Graduate Program Coord.
UNT Dept. of Electrical Engineering
RET Project Role: Faculty Mentor
With RET From: 2011-current
Degrees: PhD Electrical & Computer Engineering, MS Computer Engineering, MS Communication and Electronic Systems, BS Telecommunication Engineering
Email: shengli.fu@unt.edu

Dr. David Hoeinghaus

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Assistant Professor
UNT Dept. of Biological Sciences
RET Project Role: Faculty Mentor
With RET From: 2012-current
Degrees: PhD Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Systematics, BS Conservation Biology and Biodiversity.
Email: David.Hoeinghaus@unt.edu

Dr. Yan Huang

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Associate Professor
UNT Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
RET Project Role: Faculty Mentor
With RET From: 2011-current
Degrees: PhD Computer Science, BS Computer Science.
Email: yan.huang@unt.edu

Dr. Xinrong Li

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Associate Professor
UNT Dept. of Electrical Engineering
RET Project Role: Faculty Mentor
With RET From: 2011-current
Degrees: PhD Electrical Engineering, ME Electrical Engineering, BE Automation (Control Systems).
Email: Xinrong.Li@unt.edu

Dr. Kamesh Namuduri

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Associate Professor
UNT Dept. of Electrical Engineering
RET Project Role: Faculty Mentor
With RET From: 2011-current
Degrees: PhD Computer Science and Engineering, MS Computer Science, BS Electronics and Communications.
Email: Kamesh.Namuduri@unt.edu

Dr. Ruthanne Rudi Thompson

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Assistant Professor
UNT Dept. of Biological Sciences
RET Project Role: Co-PI
With RET From: 2011-current
Degrees:Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, MS Counseling and Human Development, BS Secondary Biology.
Email: Ruthanne.Thompson@unt.edu

Dr. Murali Varanasi

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Professor and Chair
UNT Dept. of Electrical Engineering
RET Project Role: Co-PI
Years with RET: 2011-current
Degrees: PhD Electrical Engineering, MS Electrical Engineering, BS Physics, BS Electronics Engineering.
Email: Varanasi@unt.edu

Dr. Christina Wasson

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Associate Professor
UNT Dept. of Anthropology
RET Project Role: Virtual Collaboration
With RET From: 2011-current
Degrees: Ph.D. Anthropology, M.Phil. Anthropology, A.B. Anthropology and Linguistics.
Email: christina.wasson@unt.edu

UNT Student Assistants (Alphabetical Order)

Regina Edziyie

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Post-Graduate Assistant
UNT RET
With RET From: 2011
UNT Department: Biological Sciences
Degrees:PhD Environmental Science.
Email: ReginaEdziyie@my.unt.edu

Shane Heffley

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Graduate Assistant
UNT RET
With RET From: 2011-current
UNT Department: Biological Sciences Degrees: BS
Degree Seeking: MS
Email: ShaneHeffley@my.unt.edu

Christina Reeder

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Graduate Assistant
UNT RET
With RET From: 2011-current
UNT Department: Biological Sciences
Degrees:BS Biology
Degree Seeking: Master's Degree
Email: ChristinaReeder@my.unt.edu