APS Bridge Program

People

Project Management Team

Plisch
Monica Plisch

Director of Education and Diversity, APS (Principal Investigator)

Hodapp
Theodore Hodapp

APS Director of Project Development and Senior Advisor to the Department of Education and Diversity, APS (Co-PI)

Brown
Erika Brown

Bridge Program Manager, APS

Woodle
Kathryne Sparks Woodle

Education and Diversity Programs Manager, APS

Cochran
Geraldine Cochran
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Rutgers University (Co-PI)

Hernandez
Theresa Hernandez
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Southern California

Miller
Casey Miller
Associate Professor and Director of the Materials Science and Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology (Co-PI)

Posselt
Julie Posselt
Assistant Professor of Education, University of Southern California (Co-PI)

Scherr
Rachel Scherr
Senior Research Scientist, Seattle Pacific University (External Evaluator)

     

Project Advisors

Grundman
Helen Grundman

Director of Education and Diversity, American Mathematical Society

Horton
Renee Horton

President of the National Society for Black Physicists; Space Launch System Lead Metallic/Weld Engineer, NASA

Kutzko
Phil Kutzko

Project Director, Math Alliance; Professor of Mathematics, University of Iowa

O'Riordan
Catherine O'Riordan

Interim Co-CEO and Chief Operating Officer, American Institute of Physics

Pando
Jesús Pando

President of the National Society for Hispanic Physicists; Associate Professor and Department Chair, DePaul University

Valentine
Jami Valentine

Board Member of the National Society for Black Physicists; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

   

Not pictured:

IGEN Site Leaders

Cooper
Lance Cooper

Professor and Associate Head for Graduate Programs, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Gilman
Ronald Gilman

Professor, Rutgers University

Kurdak
Çagliyan Kurdak

Professor and Director of Applied Physics, University of Michigan

Pelz
Jon Pelz

Professor and Vice Chair for Graduate Studies, Ohio State University

Reid
David Reid

Executive Officer & Senior Lecturer, University of Chicago

Rolston
Steven Rolston
, Professor and Chair, University of Maryland

   

IGEN Project Team photo

The IGEN project team held its first meeting at the American Center for Physics on February 12-13, 2017.

Pictured: (back, l-r) Monica Plisch, Çagliyan Kurdak, Helen Grundman, Kathryne Woodle, Jesús Pando, Ted Hodapp, Geraldine Cochran, Casey Miller, Theresa Hernandez, Ronald Gilman, Mary Kirchhoff, Phil Kutzko, Pranoti Asher (AGU), Lance Cooper; (front, l-r) Brad Conrad (AIP), Ximena Cid, Peter Shawhan (UMD), Erika Brown, Rachel Scherr, David Reid, David Harwell (AGU), Jon Pelz; (not pictured) Trina Coleman (NSBP), Yolanda Matthews (AIP), Cathy O'Riordan, Julie Posselt, Joann Farrell Quinn (USF), Steve Rolston