University at Buffalo/Buffalo Public Schools Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership


An innovative approach to teacher professional development among 12 high-needs urban schools via interdisciplinary research experiences during the summer, followed by development of interdisciplinary science teaching and learning materials and implementation in the classroom.

Project Dates

  • September 2011 - August 2016

Project Leads/PIs

  • Joseph Gardella, PI
    SUNY Distinguished Professor
    Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo
  • Xiufeng Liu, co-PI
    Center for Educational Innovation, University at Buffalo
  • Alexander Cartwright, co-PI
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo
  • Satpal Singh, co-PI
    Associate Professor
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University at Buffalo
  • Dan MacIsaac, co-PI
    Associate Professor
    Physics Department, Buffalo State College

Funding Sources

  • National Science Foundation