Curriculum VitaeBrian Robert ShmaefskyLone Star College System - Kingwood20,000 Kingwood DriveHSB/202-VKingwood, TX 77339-3801Office Phone: 281-312-1609E-mail: [email protected]. (Science Education and Training). 1987. Southern Illinois University.Ph.D. ABD (Plant Biochemistry – Environmental Physiology). 1983. University of Illinois.MS. Biology (Plant Physiology). 1981. Southern Illinois University.BS. (Biology). 1979. Brooklyn College of C.U.N.Y.Additional Education:Graduate courses in ecology, Rocky Mountain Biological Field Station. 1978.Graduate courses in fisheries management - NWOSU. 1990-1992.Undergraduate courses in Journalism – Kingwood College. 1996-2000.Employment 1992-Current: Professor of Biology, Early College High School Instructior, and Chair IRB.Formerly, Service Learning Coordinator, Director and Faculty of Biotechnology Program.Kingwood College, Kingwood, Texas2011 –Current: Graduate Instructor, Human Anatomy & Physiology Society Institute (AlvernoCollege, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)1985-Current: Independent Industrial Chemistry & Safety Consultant2000- 2011: Lead Facilitator – National Biotechnology Teacher/Leader Program1993-2005: Part-time reporter – Houston Community Newspapers1988-1992: Chairman of Biology, Director of Resource Awareness Program and Director ofSafety. Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, OK1985-1988: Visiting Assist. Professor of Biology and Teacher Education. Southern IllinoisUniversity1985-1988: Science Education Presenter Illinois and Missouri Public Schools1985-1986: Assistant Director of Student Activities. Southern Illinois University1982-1985: Adjunct Faculty in Biology. Southern Illinois University. McKendree College, Illinois1982-1985: Q.C. and Production Chemist. Sigma Chemical Co. St. Louis, MO. Publications,Service Page 1 of 62015- Current: Mentor B2 Scholars Program for creating a culture of transformation within thetwo year college biology community.2014-Current: GRE and Texas Teacher Certification Exam Quester Reviewer and Writer for theCollege Board.2014-Current: MCAT question evaluator for the American Association of Medical Colleges.2014-Current: East Fork – West Fork San Jacinto River TDML working group2013-Current: Texas Wildlife Center Certified Oiled Wildlife Rescue Team2013–Current: AAAS On-Call Scientist (Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and LawProgram (SRHRL).2009–Current: Houston-Galveston Area Council Bacterial Implementation Group
1996-Current: Houston-Galveston Area Council Natural Resources Advisory Council1994-2001 Houston Environmental Foresight Group Toxins and Contaminants Working Group,co-author Recommendations for Environmental Improvement.Current Professional Organizations American Association for the Advancement of ScienceAmerican Institute of Biological Sciences – Reviewing and educational materials developmentNational Association of Biology Teachers – Past officer and committee serviceNational Science Teachers Association - Past officer and committee serviceScience Teachers Association of TexasSociety for College Science Teaching - Past officer and committee serviceTexas Community College Teachers AssociationUnited States Human Rights NetworkSelect Honors, Awards, and Fellowships 2016 LSC-Kingwood Innovators of the Year Award2014 Association of American Medical Colleges MedEdPORTAL’s iCollaborative EditorialTeam.2014 Archive Vision and Change Scholar program Mentor Award- American PhysiologicalSociety & AAAS2013 Archive Vision and Change Scholar - American Physiological Society & AAAS2012 BioScienceEdNet (BEN) Scholar Fellows Awards – American Physiological Society &AAAS2009 LSC- Kingwood Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award2009-2010 Lone Star College System Classroom Research Scholar2008 LSC-Kingwood Innovators of the Year Award2007 Southwestern & Rocky Mountain AAAS Balcomb Award for college teaching2004-2005 NCIA Exemplary Initiatives Award for service learning program2005 Texas PTA Lifetime Membership Award1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 NHMCCDWriting Award2008, 2009, 2013, 2015 Lone Star College System Writing Award1996 Super Ideas sponsored by Teaching for Success, Pentronics Publications1996 Exxon Education Award (The Genetics Revolution Conference InnovationAward)1995 Texas Association of Environmental Education Recognition Award1994 NISOD (National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development Teaching ExcellenceAward1994 Kingwood College Teaching Excellence Award1994 National Association of Biology Teachers Biotechnology Teaching Award1978 Nominated for Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research SocietyPertinent Professional ActivitiesBooks Page 2 of 6Service Learning Linked to Social Media and Virtual Worlds an Educational Strategy forPromoting Global Sustainability. 2014. In Educational Technology for the Global Village:Worldwide Innovation and Best Practices. Edited by Les Lloyd and Gabriel I. Barreneche.Information Today, Inc; Medford, NJ.
Teaching to Aunt Tillie. 2014. Moments of Clarity: Anthology of Stories from Faculty Who TeachFor Success. John H. Shrawder, Penny A. Shrawder, Melissa Alvarez Mangual and JanaMcCurdy. Pentronics Publishing; Rio Rancho, NM.Understand Drugs: Anti-inflammatory Drugs. 2013 (in press). Infobase Learning; New York, NY.Transgenic Crop Plants: Volume 2: Utilization and Biosafety: Transgenic Crop Plants:Contributions, Concerns, and Compulsions. 2010. (eds: Chittaranjan Kole, Charles Michler,Albert G. Abbott). Springer; New York, NY.Applied Anatomy and Physiology: A Case Study Approach, Second Edition. 2013. EMCPublishing LLC; St. Paul, MNRubeola and Rubella. 2009. Chelsea House Publishers (Facts on File); New York, NY.Yellow Fever. 2009. Chelsea House Publishers (Facts on File); New York, NY.Medicine in the News. 2007. Chelsea House Publishers; New York, NY.Biotechnology 101, 2006. Greenwood Publishers; Highlands Ranch, CO.Gonorrhea (with Linda Kollar), 2005. Chelsea House Publishers; Philadelphia, PA. (2 nd Edition2010)Biotechnology in the Farm And Factory: Agricultural And Industrial Applications (AgriculturalAnd Industrial Applications),2005. Chelsea House Publishers; Philadelphia, PA. Documentaryversion - http://www.films.com/ecTitleDetail.aspx?TitleID 16109&r .Toxic Shock Syndrome, 2004, Chelsea House Publishers; Philadelphia, PA. (2nd Edition 2010)Meningitis, 2004, Chelsea House Publishers; Philadelphia, PA. (2nd Edition 2010)Favorite Demonstrations, 2004 (editor and author), NSTA Press; Arlington, VA.Syphilis, 2003, Chelsea House Publishers; Philadelphia, PA. (2 nd Edition 2010)Building Student Safety Habits for the Workplace. 2000. (with Susan Gertz, James Kaufman,Mark Meszaros). Terrific Science Press; Miami, OH.Peer Reviewed Publications (Select) Shmaefsky, B. (2014, December 9). Embryology in Court. Retrieved sionID 8999Environmental toxicology, its history & related disciplines. CHOICE: Current Reviews forAcademic Libraries. v48 n 7 p1221- 1231. March 2011.A Simple Model of Hox Genes: Bone Morphology Demonstration. Journal of College ScienceTeaching, v37 n6 p12-13 Jul 2008Forensic Analysis Demonstration via Hawaii Five-O. Journal of College Science Teaching, v36 n1p14-16 Sep 2006A Fruity Biochemistry Demonstration. Journal of College Science Teaching, v34 n6 p64-65 MayJun 2005MOS: The Critical Elements of Doing Effective Classroom Demonstrations. Journal of CollegeScience Teaching, v35 n3 p44 Nov-Dec 2005The Rules of Research: Keeping Your Favorite Demonstrations Safe. Journal of College ScienceTeaching, v32 n4 p282-83 Dec 2002-Jan 2003The Roles of Different Mobile Phases in Liquid Chromatography: A Moving Demonstration ofChemical Interactions. Journal of College Science Teaching, v30 n5 p344-45 Feb 2001Gas or No Gas: Challenging Deductive Reasoning Skills Using a Carbohydrate Digestive EnzymeExperiment. American Biology Teacher, v58 n2 p99-101 Feb 1996.Many biotechnology tech-transfer articles in ISB News Report. Information Systems forBiotechnology. Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. 2000 – 2003http://www.isb.vt.edu/2002menu/isb news report.cfmBook and Media Reviews Page 3 of 6Choice Magazine – Academic Library AssociationAmerican Biology Teacher – National Association of Biology TeachersJournal of College Science Teaching – National Science Teachers Association
Page 4 of 6Science Books & Films – American Association for the Advancement of Science
Conference Presentations (solicited and invited presentations from 1986-Current): DREAM Conference - Achieving the DreamFIME Medical Trade Fair & CongressChina-U.S. Relations Conference at Peking University: A New Look at Transgenic Crop PlantsBIO InternationalBioMonterrey – MexicoUNESCO – Sustainability in Higher Education - MexicoSustainable Education Conference – University of the PhilippinesAlaska Governor’s Health and Safety ConferenceAlabama Governor’s Health and Safety ConferencePacific Rim Governor’s Health and Safety Conference (Hawaii)Human Anatomy and Physiology Society ConferenceNortheast Winter Safety ConferenceScience Teachers Association of Texas ConventionSouth Texas Environmental ConferenceNational Association of Biology Teachers Annual ConventionNational Science Teachers Association National ConventionNSTA Global Summit on Science and Science EducationScience Teachers of Ontario AssociationAmerican Chemical Society Biennial Conference on Chemical EducationSouthern Institute on Service LearningThe Literacy Task Force ConferenceCELS: Successful Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Life Sciences Conference.Society for College Science Teaching Annual ConferenceSouthwest Association for the Education of Teachers of Science Annual MeetingAnnual Rural and Small Schools ConferenceAnnual Humanities, Science and Technology ConferenceTexas Community College Teachers AssociationOklahoma Academy of ScienceIllinois State Academy of ScienceGrants Page 5 of 6Kathleen Frame. National Science Foundation Grants, High Quality Biotechnology Education(DUE 9553720). Served as content area consultant, curriculum developer, writer, and trainer. Cowrote “Biotechnology on Shoestring” laboratory many as part of project.Jean Whileyman. Integration of Multidisciplinary Computer-based Problem Solving into theUndergraduate Science Curriculum: A Model for Cross-Curricular Technology Transfer (DUE9950920) Lone Star College System College. Role was field testing and curriculum development.Cherith Letargo and Brian. R. Shmaefsky. U.S. EPA. National Center For EnvironmentalResearch. SU833938. Integrated Waste and Water Management Project (IWWMP) – Batangas,Philippines. 2008 - 2009. Role in grant: was PI on project in which students designed sustainablewastewater management systems for rural poor communities in the Philippines.Yolanda George, BioSciEd.Net (BEN) Software as a Service for BEN Collaborators. [DUE0085840 / DUE 0226185 / DUE 0532797 / DUE 0734995]. American Association ForAdvancement Science, Washington, DC (BEN Fellow and Collaborator). Role in grant was fellowand content scholar.Lawrence S. Blumer and Christopher W. Beck. Bean Beetle Project. National Science FoundationGrants, DUE-0535903, DUE-0815135, and DUE-0814373 to Morehouse College and EmoryUniversity, Atlanta, Georgia (Scholarship and Collaborator). Role in grant is fellow and contentdeveloper.Michael Hacker, et al. Articulated Technological Education Pathways (ATEP). NSF DUE1104253 to Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (Collaborator)
Michael Hacker, et al. Engineering for All (EfA). NSF DRL 1316601 1104253 to HofstraUniversity, Hempstead, NY (Collaborator and Advisory Board)Sam Donovan. Collaborative Research: Cyberlearning at Community Colleges (C3): FacultyScholarship, E-science, and Open Curriculum. DUE- 0937791. University of Pittsburgh,Pittsburgh, PA (Collaborator). Role in grant is consultant and trainer for dissemination phase.Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis. National Science Foundation underDBI 1346584, DUE 1446269, DUE 1446258, and DUE 1446284. Faculty mentor and workgroupmember.Patent and Tech Transfer Consulting Page 6 of 6Consultant for Method for the preparation of a material with high water and salt solutions absorbency,United States Patent 6027536Technology Transfer Assessment and Reporting for Information Systems for Biotechnologyhttp://www.isb.vt.edu.
Lone Star College System - Kingwood 20,000 Kingwood Drive HSB/202-V Kingwood, TX 77339-3801 Office Phone: 281-312-1609 E-mail: [email protected] Education Ed.D. (Science Education and Training). 1987. Southern Illinois University. Ph.D. ABD (Plant Biochemistry - Environmental Physiology). 1983. University of Illinois.