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Exceptional science, mathematics and engineering mentors announced

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has named 13 individuals and 2 organizations as recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). PAESMEM recognizes outstanding efforts of mentors in encouraging the next generation of innovators and developing a science and engineering workforce that reflects the diverse talent of America.

Individual Awardees

Amy L. Freeman, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Amy L. Freeman, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University, Center for Engineering Outreach and Inclusion
University Park, Pennsylvania
Dominick J. Casadonte, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Dominick J. Casadonte, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas
Dominique Evans, M.A. Portrait Photo
Dominique Evans, M.A.
Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, California
Eugenia T. Paulus, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Eugenia T. Paulus, Ph.D.
North Hennepin Community College
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Gisele Ragusa, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Gisele Ragusa, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Howard Kimmel, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Howard Kimmel, Ph.D.
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey
J. Michael Wyss, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
J. Michael Wyss, Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Jamboor Vishwanatha, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Jamboor Vishwanatha, Ph.D.
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, Texas
Karen Lozano, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Karen Lozano, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, Texas
Robin Dunbar, B.S. Portrait Photo
Robin Dunbar, B.S.
Elizabeth River Project
Portsmouth, Virginia
Salil S. Desai, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Salil S. Desai, Ph.D.
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
Greensboro, North Carolina
Sally Stevens, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Sally Stevens, Ph.D.
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Sekazi K. Mtingwa, Ph.D. Portrait Photo
Sekazi K. Mtingwa, Ph.D.
Triangle Science, Education & Economic Development, LLC
Hillsborough, North Carolina