Tamiko Porter
IUPUI Co-Campus Coordinator, Lecturer and Academic Advisor of Chemistry
Dr. Porter is a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. She was awarded a PhD in 2004 for her thesis titled: Structural and Mechanistic Studies of E. coli Dihydroorotase. She spent a year as a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University before beginning her teaching career at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) in 2006. After 6 years at PVAMU, Tamiko moved to IUPUI where she teaches a range of undergraduate courses including Liberal Arts Chemistry (C100), Elementary Chemistry (C101), Biochemistry (C/K384) and Organic/Biochemistry for non-majors (C110). She is interested in chemical education research in the area of integrating technology into the chemistry classroom. She was the co-PI on a Center for Teaching and Learning Curriculum Enhancement Grant titled "Enhancement and Modernization of the Biochemistry Course Offerings in the IUPUI Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology." Tamiko is also involved in a variety of non-teaching related activities on campus and in the community. These include her serving as the co-chair of the School of Science Diversity Council, chair of Department Awards Committee, secretary of the Indiana Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), and first-year seminar instructor.
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Henry Hernandez
IUPUI Co-Campus Coordinator, Lecturer of Mathematical Sciences
Mr. Hernandez is an award winning instructor of mathematics with teaching experience in the classrooms at all levels from middle school to higher education. Recently served as interim Director of the Math Assistance Center for two years within the Department of Mathematical Sciences at IUPUI. A recipient of two Curriculum Enhancement Grants here at IUPUI within the past five years. Currently the IUPUI campus co-coordinator for the Indiana Lewis Stokes Advancement of Minority Participation Alliance(InLSAMP). He also acted as the Co-Principal Investigator of two-year (2004-2006) federally funded project Investigating Middle School Mathematics with Technology – funds provided under the 2003 Improving Teacher Quality Partnership Program. Along with this he has published two workbooks for College Algebra (2013) and Statistics (2014).
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