Research Experiences for Teachers Program Alumni

RET teacher School, Grade Taught Research Title Faculty Mentor  Years Participated 
Amanda Lengnick-Hall   Cunningham Elementary, Third Grade Investigating Sequence Effects on the Biodegradation of Peptoid Substrates Rosales (2019)  2019, 2018
    Luminescent Silicon Nanocrystal Hyrdogel and Aerogels (2018) Korgel (2018)  
Arianna Dial Bagdad Elementary, Kindergarden - Fifth Grade Optical Phenomena from Nanoparticle Arrays (2021) Yu (2021) 2021, 2020, 2019
    Area Selective Atomic Layer Deposition of Metals (2019) Ekerdt (2019)  
Ariel Kay Govalle Elementary, Second - Fifth Grade   Bringing Chemistry and/or Computer Coding Concepts into Elementary School Classrooms Anslyn 2021, 2020
Ashika Ganguly Mathews Elementary, Fifth Grade Modeling Lubricant Infused Surfaces with Multiscale Roughness Mangolini 2019
Catherine Jones Purple Sage Elementary, K-12 Librarian Structure of Materials Taleff 2021
Cecilia Osornio Wilhelmina Delco Elementary School, Fifth Grade Bringing Chemistry and/or Computer Coding Concepts into Elementary School Classrooms Anslyn 2021
Dara Reeder Callison Elementary School, Fifth Grade Anti-Reflective Moth-Eye Structures Yu 2018
Diana Garcia DeZavala Elementary, Second Grade Structure of Materials Taleff 2021
Irene Hidalgo Casey Elementary, Fifth Grade Area Selective Atomic Layer Deposition of Ultra-thin Sn(0) Ekerdt 2021, 2020
Jennifer Sladek Boone Elementary, Fifth Grade Area Selective Atomic Layer Deposition of Ultra-thin Sn(0) Ekerdt 2021, 2020
Katherine Rogers Wooldridge Elementary, Fifth Grade Study of Optical Transmitting Medium Wasserman 2019
Marianella Garza Mendez Elementary, Fifth Grade Self-Assembled Thin Films of Uniform Spheres on Liquid Interfaces Korgel 2021, 2020
Melissa Saldana Caldwell Heights Elementary School, Fourth Grade LEAF CHROMATOGRAPHY: Separating Plant Pigments via TLC Anslyn 2018
Monica Sanchez Bernice Hart ECP Elementary, Fifth Grade Self-Assembled Thin Films of Uniform Spheres on Liquid Interfaces Korgel 2021, 2020
Olivia Barrow Hart Elementary, Fifth Grade Nanostructures, Surfactant, & Antireflection Properties Yu 2020, 2019
Patricia González-Villaseñor  Bernice Hart Elementary, Third Grade Investigating States of Matter using Computer Simulations Truskett 2021
Raianna Markham Cunningham Elementary, Music K-5 Exploring Porosity in Silica Aerogels Korgel 2019
Rebekah Spillers Purple Sage Elementary, Fourth Grade Fabrication and Characterization of Ultraflat Gold Substrates for 2D Materials Yu 2019
Sophia Chin Laurel Mountain Elementary, Third Grade Light Matter Interactions at the Nano Scale Li 2019
Wendilyn Ilund Caldwell Heights Elementary School, First Grade Printed CuInSe2 Nanocrystal Solar Cells Korgel 2018
Zachary Wilborn Ruth Barron Elementary, Fifth Grade Optical Phenomena from Nanoparticle Arrays  Yu 2021