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 Management Structure

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The PI is Gabriela Weaver, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University. She will be responsible for coordinating all major project activities among the Center partners and all administrative interactions with funding sources. She will coordinate activities at Purdue involving the creation of research modules and the implementation of the research course. She will be the contact person and liaison for the external evaluator and the advisory board.

Co-PI Donald Wink, Professor and Head, Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, will coordinate module creation and course implementation activities at UIC. Donald will also be an overall resource person on the theories and implementation of inquiry-based laboratories. He is also the coordinator for activities involving the community colleges and other PUI institutions.

Co-PI Pratibha Varma-Nelson, Professor and Chair, Departments of Chemistry, Earth Science, and Physics, Northeastern Illinois University, will coordinate module creation and course implementation activities at NEIU. She will also be the primary expert and coordinator on all PLTL activities, including training.

Co-PI Robert Morris, Professor and Chair, Chemistry, Ball State University, will coordinate course implementation and summer research activities at Ball State.

Co-PI Fred Lytle, Professor and Director of the Harry L. Pardue Center for Advanced Instrumentation, Chemistry, Purdue University, will hold primary responsibility for the remote instrumentation network. He will be responsible for hiring the technical assistant for that aspect of the project and selecting and purchasing instruments and associated software.




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CASPiE is funded by the National Science Foundation, Chemistry Division, CHE-0418902. Additional support is provided by the Discovery Learning Center at Purdue University.