I graduated from The University of North Carolina with a PhD in Physics and an interest in STEM education. I am passionate about finding ways to help students learn and retain difficult concepts and help give them the confidence to pursue and tackle challenging problems.
Chris Burwell-Woo joined The STEM Center at Cañada College in 2011 after 30 years in industry primarily focused in the area of program and client service management. She currently serves as the Program Coordinator for Math Jam a one-week intensive Math placement/course preparation program and the STEM Institute a summer STEM exploration program for high school students; in addition to her activities as a Retention Specialist in The STEM Center at Cañada College. Prior to her role with Math Jam and the STEM Institute, Chris worked on a Veterans Employment Assistance Program grant connecting student veteran engineering majors with campus resources and providing student support for the campus MESA (Math, Science, Engineering Achievement) Program.
In addition to her work at Cañada College, Chris actively supports local education having acted as a board member for the Healthy Cities Tutoring Program, San Carlos Education Foundation, Sequoia High School Education Foundation, and the Sequoia High School AVID Advisory Committee.
Amelito Enriquez is a professor of engineering and mathematics at Cañada College. He received his BS in Geodetic Engineering from the University of the Philippines, his MS in Geodetic Science from the Ohio State University, and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. His research interests include technology-enhanced instruction and increasing the representation of female, minority and other underrepresented groups in mathematics, science and engineering.
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