Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, PhD – St. John Fisher College

/Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, PhD – St. John Fisher College

Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, PhD – St. John Fisher College

Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. He is an active NRMN Master Facilitator across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. He has vast experience facilitating Entering Mentoring, Facilitator Training for Entering Mentoring, and Culturally Aware Mentoring. He has also facilitated synchronous online research mentor training (RMT) for mentors participating in the NSF Research Experiences of Undergraduate (REU) programs including graduate students, postdocs, and faculty. He has led trainings at national scientific conferences including the American Society for Microbiology, Society for Neuroscience, Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), and others as well as several colleges and universities.
Dr. Martínez-Hernández teaches general chemistry classes and organizes teacher workshops on topics such as differentiated instruction and problem-based learning. His chemical education research focus is on the assessment of the implementation of problem-based learning at the middle, high school, and college levels. He is conducting research in nanotechnology with undergraduate students; his research project is “Encapsulating Ibuprofen using Beeswax Microspheres”.
Dr. Martínez-Hernández has also developed other workshops and panel sessions for SACNAS related to mentoring such as “Expand Your Network: How to Identify Advisors, Mentors, Sponsors for a Successful Career” and “Stories from the Other Side of the Blurry Tunnel, It Gets Better after All!” where he provides advice and mentoring to undergraduate and graduate students. He holds degrees from Purdue University (PhD) and the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (MS, BS).

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