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Staff Directory

Julio E. Lopez-Ferrao

Email:  jlopezfe@nsf.gov
Fax: (703) 292-9044
Room: 885 S
Organization:   (DRL)
Title:  Program Director

Program Responsibilities:
Discovery Research K-12 (DRK-12)
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

Biography:

Julio E. López-Ferrao joined NSF's Division of Research on Learning (DRL) in Formal and Informal Settings as a Program Director in March 2007. He is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico (biology), New York University (science education), and George Mason University (PhD in Science Education). Before coming to NSF in 1995, he was a Senior Research and Development Associate with Education Development Center, in Newton, Massachusetts, where he provided technical assistance to several New England states; a science and mathematics teacher, district science coordinator, science curriculum specialist, and science supervisor at the Puerto Rico Department of Education, where he was appointed as the Science Program Director. His system-wide responsibilities in that position included K-12 curriculum development and implementation; professional development programs for teachers and administrators; coordination of technical assistance to K-12 science teachers through regional supervisors and district coordinators; and special programs for teachers and students, including scientific research academies and state and international competitions. Before joining DRL, López-Ferrao was a program director with the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research; and the Division of Educational System Reform, where he managed research and development large-scale efforts.

As a program director in DRL, he is currently responsible for a comprehensive portfolio of awards, including Discovery Research K-12, Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers, and the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program for which he is the division-wide coordinator.




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