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Harold Deutschman, New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Dr. Deutschman has a distinguished record over the past 29 years initiating pre-college programs, teaching and directing such programs and mentoring students to enter college and pursue careers in science, mathematics and engineering. A summer engineering program for 9th and 10th graders initiated by Dr. Deutschman in 1970 has run continuously for 29 years. He has mentored over 2,500 students averaging 100 students per year. These students have been predominately underrepresented minority students from the Greater Newark area. Over 95 percent of Dr. Deutschman's mentees have enrolled in college and 70 percent have majored in science, mathematics or engineering.