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Kastro M. Hamed

Professor | College of Engineering and Science - Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Contact Information
(321) 674-7206
Shephard Building, 100

Educational Background

B. S. in Physics and Mathematics. Brigham Young University in 1989.

M. S. in Physics.  The University of Utah in 1992.

Ph.D. in Physics (emphasis on Physics Education Research). Kansas State University in 1999.

MBE (Mind, Brain, and Education). Harvard University in 2003.

PDB (Postdoctoral Bridge to Business: Finance and Financial Management). The University of Florida in 2008.

Professional Experience

Professor of STEM Education in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Florida Institute of Technology.  2018 - Current.

Professor and Head: Department of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies at Florida Institute of Technology. 2013-2018.

Visiting Full Professor of STEM Education at the Department of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies at Florida Institute of Technology.  2012 -2013.

Associate Course Director at Full Sail University. 2011-2012.

Assistant Professor of Physics (Joint Appointment: Physics, Education, and First Year Experience and Student Success).  The University of Texas at El Paso. 2002-2008.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics.  The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. 2001-2002.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics.  Georgetown University. 1999-2001.

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Physics: Kansas State University 1995-1999.

Faculty Member in Physics. Birziet University. 1993-1995.

Physics and Math Teacher and Coordinator. Al Urdonia School. 1992-1193.

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Physics. The University of Utah. 1989-1992.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Physics. Brigham Young University. 1986-1989.

Current Courses

EDS 2502 Knowing and Learning in Math and Science

EDS 6010 Research Practicum for Doctoral Students

EDS 1031 Survey of Physical Science

EDS 4311 Research Methods 

MTH 1001 Calculus - for scientists and Engineers

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