High School Research

NSF Research Experience for Teachers (RET)

These five-week Drexel RET and RET-NANO summer programs for high school teachers includ hands-on research laboratory experience, professional development seminars and field trips, and the creation of curriculum materials. Teachers are selected from the Delaware Valley region.

Our lab has hosted seven RET teachers:

RET_Galeet Cohen River


Ms. Galeet Cohen (RET-NANO 2009)





Ms. Patricia Blakeney-Whack (RET-NANO 2007)


RET_Hilary Aumack


Ms. Hilary Aumack (RET-NANO 2006)


No photo           Ms. Janice Sees (RET-NANO 2006)

RET_Yvonne Henry


Ms. Yvonne Henry (RET 2005)


RET_Samson Nyachwaya


Mr. Samson Nyachwaya (RET 2005)


RET_Regina Storaska


Ms. Regina Storaska (RET-NANO 2004)


Drexel College of Engineering Summer Mentorship

The two week Summer Mentorship program allows visiting high school students the opportunity to perform an engineering research project under the supervision of an engineering faculty member and graduate student mentor.

Six Summer Mentorship students have participated in the program in our lab:

No photo                               Alex McBride (2011)

Mentorship_Gregory Ike Muradyan


Gregory Ike Muradyan (2010)



No photo                                 Sri Raghavan (2009)

Mentorship_Natalia Chodeleski


Natalia Chodelski (2007)



No photo                           Lorraine Cho (2007)

Mentorship_Jennifer Kang


Jennifer Kang (2005)



No photo                    Michael Kuo (2004)


Mentorship_Dave Sanchez


Mr. David Sanchez (2004)