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Email: axv067@shsu.edu
Phone: (936) 294-2556
Office: CFS114

Department of Chemistry, Box 2117
Sam Houston State University 
Huntsville, Texas, 77340
United States

Adrian Villalta-Cerdas

EDUCATION

B.S. 2008, University of Costa Rica
M.A. 2012, University of South Florida
Ph.D. 2014, University of South Florida

FUNDED GRANTS

Principal Investigator: Teaching Innovation Grants (TIGs) - Implementation of self-explaining-based learning in Chemical Quantitative Analysis: improving conceptual understanding and scientific skills via active learning and performance expectations, Sam Houston State University, 2018 – 2019. Funding: $5,400.

Principal Investigator: College of Science and Engineering Technology - Summer Research Award - Design of novel lab experiences for Organic Chemistry at SHSU, Sam Houston State University, 2018. Funding: $2,500.

Principal Investigator: Teaching Innovation Grants (TIGs) - Redesign of course, instruction and assessment of chemical kinetics in General Chemistry II: improving student learning via active, practice-oriented performance expectations, Sam Houston State University, 2017 – 2018. Funding: $6,000.

Educational Assessment Specialist – Senior Personnel: “A Comprehensive Model for Improving the Success of STEM Majors through the STEM Center.” DUE - IUSE-Developmen & Implem Institut & Comm Transform, 2017-2020. Funding: $2,028,798.