North Dakota State University

NSF RET Program, 2022
Shane Alderman from Bishop Verot High School and Kim McVicar from West Fargo Sheyenne High School spent four summer weeks at Iskander Lab to work on landfill refuse microplastics. Their work was supported by the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Teachers program.

North Dakota State University STEM Kids Camp, 2022
We hosted five high school students during the NDSU STEM Kid Camp on July 19, 2022. The high school students learnt about density separation of microplastics and FTIR spectroscopy for microplastics characterization.

United Tribes Technical College, 2022
We conducted an outreach activity at the United Tribes Technical College on July 13, 2022. The visiting tribal high school students learnt about density separation of microplastics from sand.

ND EPSCoR NATURE Program, 2022
We hosted eight Turtle Mountain Community College pre-engineering students in the lab to talk about our research on June 02, 2022. This program is supported by North Dakota EPSCoR under the title Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education (NATURE).

NSF RET Program, 2021
Mike Dobberstein from Fargo North High School and Kim McVicar from West Fargo Sheyenne High School spent eight summer weeks at Iskander Lab to work on Environmental Impact of Leachate Leakage from a Landfill via a Damaged Liner Induced by an Earthquake. Their work was supported by the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Teachers program.

INSTRUCTOR, Fall 2022
Course: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
Responsibilities: 100% teaching responsibility
Student evaluation: TBD/5.00

INSTRUCTOR, Spring 2022
Course: Microbiological Principles for Environmental Engineers
Responsibilities: 100% teaching responsibility
Student evaluation: 4.44/5.00

INSTRUCTOR, Fall 2021
Course: Solid Waste Management
Responsibilities: 100% teaching responsibility
Student evaluation: 4.14/5.00

INSTRUCTOR, Spring 2021
Course: Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Responsibilities: 100% teaching responsibility
Student evaluation: 4.24/5.00

The Zoom Class of 2021!!!

Virginia Tech

INSTRUCTOR, Fall 2018
Course: Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Responsibilities: 100% teaching responsibility
Student evaluation: 4.80/6.00

Washington State University

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fall 2013 – Spring 2015
Courses: Water Resources Engineering, Hazardous Waste Engineering
Responsibilities: Homework preparation and evaluation

Pedagogical Training

Teaching Certificate: Future Professoriate Certificate, Virginia Tech, 2018
Teaching Coursework, Virginia Tech
• Preparing the Future Professoriate
• Contemporary Pedagogy
• Communicating Science
• Diversity for the Global Society