For over a decade, the CEISMC Research and Evaluation Group has utilized their collective expertise to advance knowledge and practice in STEM education.  We believe in fostering a collaborative environment to conduct research and program evaluation to advance STEM education opportunities for students, teachers, and the academic community throughout Georgia and the United States.


Meltem Alemdar and Christopher Cappelli shown stand togetherCEISMC Researcher Shares Experetise in Tech's 'Research Out Front' Story for 2023
Meltem Alemdar, associate director of educational research and evaluation, has been studying, developing, and evaluating strategies to improve K-12 STEM education for more than 15 years.
Meltem Alemdar and Christopher Cappelli shown stand togetherMeltem Alemdar and Christopher Cappelli: Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research
Dr. Meltem Alemdar and Mr. Christopher Cappelli of the Georgia Institute of Technology Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing's Research and Evaluation Group are no strangers to collaboration. Their strengths naturally complement each other. Their cutting-edge research in curricular assessment helped develop a seamless workflow to form a model of harmonious teamwork in action.
Evaluation Graphic - iStock PhotoProgram Evaluation Frameworks: Why Do They Matter?

CEISMC's Meltem Alemdar, Ph.D., Associate Director, Principal Research Scientist, and Christopher Cappelli, MPH, Senior Research Associate write a blog post about the role of evaluation in National Science Foundation (NSF) projects. The post is featured on the ARISE website. Read the blog post at this link.