Board of Directors

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Janice Mokros, Chair
Dr. Mokros is a Senior Scientist at Science Education Solutions. A national leader in STEM education, she has served as the Principal Investigator or Project Director of numerous federally or privately funded projects in several institutions. She holds a Ph.D. from Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota.
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Dave Bursell
Mr. Bursell is Vice President of Business Development and Product Management at FLIR Systems. FLIR Systems is the world's largest commercial company specializing in the design and production of thermal imaging cameras, components, and imaging sensors. FLIR is a component of the S&P 500 index with annual revenues near $1.9 billion as of 2019. At FLIR, Mr. Bursell manages a global team of business development and product managers to develop and execute strategic objectives for creating customer value and promote company growth. He holds a MBA from Boston University.
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Eric Cooper
Dr. Cooper is the Director of AI Portfolio Management at Intel. He is an accomplished technologist with practical knowledge in AI business applications and with ability to build solid relationships with stakeholders. Previously, he was a Principal Strategist of Intel Education Group and a Senior Software Consultant at PASCO Scientific. He holds a PhD degree in cognitive science from Standard University.
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Eric Giroux
Mr. Giroux is a Senior Counsel in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He has a J.D. from Harvard Law School. At the SEC, he analyzes tips, complaints, and referrals of potential securities violations occurring within New England or affecting New England investors. In his spare time, he has taught legal writing at Suffolk University and legal studies at Brandeis University. He has regularly published in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and, most recently, he published his debut novel Ring On Deli.
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Michel Kinsy
Dr. Kinsy is an Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University and an Associate Director of the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center. His research focuses on computer architecture, with particular emphasis on secure architectures, quantum-proof cryptosystems design, self-aware polymorphous architectures, and compute acceleration engine architectures. He is the author or co-author of 56 peer-reviewed journal or conference papers. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Alejandra Magana
Dr. Magana is W.C. Furnas Professor in Enterprise Excellence in the Department of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University. An internationally recognized expert in modeling and simulation for science education, she has published 60 peer-reviewed journal papers in educational research. She holds a Ph.D. in engineering education from Purdue University.
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Larry Weathers
Mr. Weathers is the emeritus K-12 Director of Science and Technology of Arlington Public Schools in Massachusetts. A renowned educator with more than 40 years of teaching experience, he has received a Presidential Citation from the White House for Excellence in Science Teaching and has been inducted into the Massachusetts Teaching Hall of Fame. He holds a Master's Degree in physics from Michigan State University.