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Noah Finkelstein


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I did my undergraduate work at Yale University in mathematics (though retained strong interest in both physics and philosophy). Following undergraduate I worked in industry (Ford Aerospace / Space Space Systems Loral) and joined LCHC as a research associate (where I studied the early stages of email communities, and networks). I returned to graduate school at Princeton University where I studied applied physics. Following graduate school I landed the opportunity to study how people learn physics with an NSF sponsored Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematics Science Engineering and Technology Education (or PFSMETE) I was housed at UCSD and worked there and with researchers at the SEMSAME program at UC Berkeley. At UCSD I was affiliated with the department of physics, and the school of engineering. I also taught at the High Tech High School and ran programs affiliated with the Boys and Girls Clubs, The Ruben H. Fleet Science Center, and San Diego City College.

I am now at the Physics Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder and serve as one of the principal investigators of the Physics Education Research group and the Integrating STEM Education initiative here.


I³: Towards a Center for STEM Education




University of Colorado

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