Brian R. Shmaefsky, Ph.D., is a professor of biology and environmental sciences at Kingwood College near Houston, ...
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Tangent Worlds: Academic Science vs Commercial ScienceBrian R. Shmaefsky
...Brian R. Shmaefsky, Ph.D., is a professor of biology and environmental sciences at Kingwood College near Houston, Texas.His
research emphasis is environmental physiology and his
publications focus on science education and workforce training.He did his undergraduate studies in biology at Brooklyn College in New York and completed masters and doctoral studies at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.Dr. Shmaefsky spent four years as a production and quality control chemist at Sigma Chemical Company in St. Louis, Missouri.He became Chair of Biology at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Director of the region's Resource Awareness Program, and a consultant in natural resource conservation.
...» Shmaefsky, B.R. (1996).
"Instilling job literacy for current and upcoming biotechnology occupations."Invited paper presented at The Genetics Revolution: A Catalyst for Education and Public Policy Conference.March 21-23.Dallas, TX. » Shmaefsky, B.R. (1995).
"Preparing high school and college students for science careers in the year 2000."Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association Area Convention
.Dec. 14-16.San Antonio, TX. » Shmaefsky, B.R. (1995).
"Literacy needs for entry-level high-tech occupations: The chemical and biotechnology industries as a model."Invited paper presented at Focus on the Future: The Literacy Challenge Continues Conference.The Literacy Task Force
.September 21-23.Houston, TX. » Shmaefsky, B.R. (1995).
"Benchmarks in college science teaching: Producing the marketable student."