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LEARN - Long-term Engagement in Authentic Research with NASA

  Meet the LEARN team.

NASA Scientists work with the LEARN educators to provide expertise, guidance, and advice both for on-center weeks and help throughout the year.

NASA Scientists

Margaret Pippin

Margaret Pippin: Project PI, Lead Scientist, NASA LaRC
  • Topics of interest: ozone, water vapor, NO2, PM 2.5, meteorology, air quality (EPA/DEQ), CAPABLE, GLOBE instruments, hand-held air quality instruments, MyNASAData, TEMPO




Melissa Yang

Melissa Yang: Scientist, NASA LaRC
  • Topics of interest: CO2, ASCENDS, SEAC4RS, DISCOVER-AQ




Ali Omar

Ali Omar: Scientist, NASA LaRC
  • Topics of interest: Aerosols, PM2.5, CALIPSO, AERONET, EPA/DEQ



LEARN 2014-2015

LEARN Interns

2014-2015 interns

Interns (from left to right)
Stephen Haggard: Georgia Institute of Technology
Robert Bujosa: The College of William & Mary
Cara Moulton: Sitting Bull College



LEARN Educators
Samantha Adams: Pan American International High School, Bronx, NY

Ellen Babcock: WT Woodson High School, Fairfax, VA

Jodie Harnden: Sunridge Middle School, Pendleton, OR

Susan Dougherty: Stamford High School, Stamford, CT

Sue McIninch: New Kent High School, New Kent, VA

Chris Marentette: Groves High School, Beverly Hills, MI

Gay Reilly: Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Hampton, VA

Kathleen Breen: Waldorf School of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

Denise Magrini: Mountain View Middle School, Mendham, NJ

Melissa Niemi: Arnold Magnet Academy, Columbus, GA

Patricia Pitton: St. Pius X School, Norfolk, VA

Angela Rizzi: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Newport News, VA

Eric Thuma: Stoney Creek High School, Rochester Hills, MI

Jeff Timmerman: Lake Taylor High School, Norfolk, VA

LEARN 2013-2014

LEARN Interns

2013-2014 interns

Interns (from left to right)
Stephen Haggard: Grafton High School
Alec Weisman: Baldwin Wallace University
Simone Hyater-Adams: Hampton University




LEARN Educators

Chris Marentette: Groves High School, Beverly Hills, MI

Gay Reilly: Cooper Elementary, Hampton, VA

Susan Dougherty: Stamford High School, Stamford, CT

Sue McIninch: New Kent High School, New Kent, VA

Jackie Calder: Henrico High School, Richmond, VA

Ellen Babcock: WT Woodson High School, Fairfax, VA

Roy Landers: Sophia Academy, Atlanta, GA

Tim Kubinak: John Yeates Middle School, Suffolk, VA

Samantha Adams: Pan American International High School, Bronx, NY

Jodie Harnden: Sunridge Middle School, Pendleton, OR

Alicia Dobyns: York High School, Yorktown, VA


LEARN 2012-2013

LEARN Intern

Rebecca Kollmeyer

Rebecca Kollmeyer: Scientist, SSAI - NASA LaRC
  • Topics of interest: Meteorology, data acquisition, Excel Guru



LEARN Educators

Alicia Dobyns: York High School, Yorktown, VA

Ellen Babcock: WT Woodson High School, Fairfax, VA

Jodie Harnden: Sunridge Middle School, Pendleton, OR

Roy Landers: Sophia Academy, Atlanta, GA

Samantha Adams: Pan American International High School, Bronx, NY

Sandy Ranstead: Corporate Landing Middle School, Virginia Beach, VA

Tim Kubinak: John Yeates Middle School, Suffolk, VA




 
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