Grants and Awards


DIP: ScienceKit for ScienceEverywhere – A Seamless Scientizing Ecosystem for Raising Scientifically-Minded Children 
Amount: $1,350,000
Funder: National Science Foundation, Cyberlearning Design and Implementation (DIP)
Investigators: Tamara Clegg (PI) and June Ahn (Co-PI) – University of Maryland (iSchool/Education)
Role: Co-PI

Joan Ganz Cooney Center Fellowship Award
2013 – 2014
Amount: $50,000
Funder: Sesame Workshop

Developing Video Games for Science Museums
Funder: National Science Foundation Seed Grant
Amount: $6,000

Investigators: Kurt Squire (PI) 
Researchers: Sarah Chu – University of Wisconsin: Madison, Jason Haas – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Christine Roman – St. Louis Science Center


International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2014 Best Student Paper Award Nominee (Top 4%)

International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2014 Best Paper Award Nominee (Top 4%)

Sesame Workshop – Joan Ganz Cooney Center Fellow (2013 – 2014)

Yahoo! Human-Computer Interaction Lab Student Research Award (Honorable mention, 2013)

Second Place Best Oral Presentation (Education) – University of Maryland: Graduate Interaction Research Day (2013)

Finalist for Best Social Media Expo Project Award for iConference. Fort Worth, Texas (2013)

Doctoral Consortium of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Sydney, Australia (2012)

Gordon Research Conference: Visualization in Science Education – Visionary Grant Winner (2011)

University of Pennsylvania – John Merck Institute Scholar (2001)

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scholar (1997)

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