June 24 - 28, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Five Meetings, Mon. - Fri.
Steven Delach Douglas MacDougal Ariel Heintze Adam Goldstein Deb Mrazek Cristina Draghicescu Ed Edmo Chris Thompson
Steven Delach, BSEE, worked as a Director of Server Validation Tools Development for Intel and has recently been a coach for FIRST LEGO Competition Robotics teams at Holy Trinity School and Westview High School.
Douglas MacDougal, an attorney and mathematician, is a life-long amateur astronomer and a member of Rose City Astronomers.
Ariel Heintze, BS, PE, Architectural Engineering, is an engineer in the building design industry. Ariel is excited about bringing the design process to young minds, notably through the emerging field of biomimicry, a design process based on observing nature.
Adam Goldstein, M.A., Biology, received his degree from Hunter College. He has worked as a biology teacher, teaching AP Biology and as an assistant professor of Philosophy at Iona College.
Deb Mrazek, MS, BSE, holds degrees in Industrial Engineering & Human Factors and System Engineering. She has helped institutes from startups to Fortune 100s, governments and NGOs develop user-centered strategies and has worked with teams to integrate these strategies into meaningful outcomes. Deb has taught Design Thinking to hundreds of students as well as adults.
Cristina Draghicescu earned her PhD in mathematics from Pennsylvania State University. She taught high school and college level math for over 20 years. She currently works as a software engineer at IBM where she handles big data projects.
Ed Edmo is a Shoshone-Bannock poet, playwright, performer, traditional storyteller, tour guide and lecturer on First Nation cultures in the Northwest. He offers guided tours to the She Who Watches petroglyphs on the Columbia Gorge (http://ededmo.tripod.com/).
Chris Thompson holds a BS in Economics from the University of Oregon and a MicroMasters in Data Science from UC San Diego. He is currently working as a data scientist to bring AI solutions to companies around the Pacific Northwest.
This camp is for students who:
- Self-identify as having a passion for STEM and Arts subjects, persistent curiosity and a desire to be intellectually challenged by experts and peers.
- Test in the top quartile of their class, or have been identified by a school, mentor or teacher as talented and gifted (TAG), advanced learner or other system aimed to support students who desire more in-depth learning.