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Ariel Paul | PhET Interactive Simulations

Ariel Paul has been a member of the PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado since 2011, both as a designer and helping to oversee the development of the simulations. An advocate for broadening participation in STEM, he has taught physics at the high school and undergraduate levels. Ariel received his B.A. in physics in 1999 from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the PhET team, Ariel received his Ph.D. in physics in 2007 from the University of Colorado for his research focused on coherent imaging with extreme-ultraviolet light. Following his Ph.D., he also completed an apprenticeship in scientific instrument making.

Robby Douthitt  PocketLab

Robert Douthitt taught secondary math and science in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois for six years. He received a Master’s degree in Education Leadership and Policy from Marquette University and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, also from Marquette University. During Robert’s work in education, he served as a high school science department chair and a district lead in professional development for other science teachers.

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