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Alliance Leadership Team

Nasser H. Paydar
Nasser H. Paydar, Chancellor and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at IUPUI, serves as Principal Investigator (PI).
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Kim S. Nguyen
Kim S. Nguyen, EdD, Director of Statewide and Regional Collaborations, STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute (SEIRI) at IUPUI, serves as Co-Principal Investigator (CoPI) and Alliance Director.
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Stephen P. Hundley
Stephen P. Hundley, PhD, Senior Advisor to IUPUI Chancellor and Professor of Organizational Leadership, serves as CoPI providing support to campus administrators about LSAMP program management.
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Patricia L. Lang
Patricia L. Lang, PhD, Professor of Chemistry at Ball State University and Director of IN LSAMP at BSU, serves as CoPI providing support to STEM faculty at IN LSAMP campuses mentoring undergraduates in research.
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Wayne J. Hilson, Jr.
Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, IUPUI
Wayne J. Hilson, Jr., PhD, is Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at IUPUI and works with both academic and student affairs units in fostering collaborations that help move campus toward reaching its various diversity objectives. He also works closely with campus affinity faculty and staff councils to this end. He has also served campus as Director of the Teacher’s Resource Center for Math and Science Education in addition to leadership appointments as Interim Co-Director of Adaptive Educational Services, Interim Program Leader of Student Research, Scholarship, and Diversity, as well as Interim Director of the IUPUI Multicultural Center.
Michelle V. Quirke
Project Manager
Michelle Quirke serves as the Project Manager for IN LSAMP. She is located at the lead intuition, IUPUI, where she has worked for over a decade managing federally funded research and training grants. Mrs. Quirke has a MS of Science in Adult Education from Indiana University and an Associate of Dental Hygiene from Lake Land College. Prior to her appointment with IN LSAMP, she was a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in Dental Hygiene at the Indiana University School of Dentistry and an adjunct instructor in the Division of Undergraduate Education at IUPUI where she taught Bridge and First Year Seminars (FYS).

Past Leadership

Pamella P. Shaw
Kevin Berkopes
Past Director for STEM Learning Center Development to IN LSAMP

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