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CMDI members participate in the SkypeaScientist program. Skype a Scientist program launched in 2017 as a way to connect classrooms with scientists, but with everyone now at home due to the pandemic, it’s been expanded to allow families to chat with experts as well. All you need is Skype, Zoom, or any other video chat platform. To connect to a CMDI scientist from the list below, please follow these instructions below. For any questions, please contact mavdonina3@gatech.edu

Step 1: You sign up using this form.

Step 2:  There is a section on the sign- up form for teachers/parents to write in the specific scientist you want to work with. You can choose from one of our experts below that are currently available for sessions.

Step 3: You'll get an e-mail from with your scientist’s contact information so you can pick a time to connect.

Available scientists:

Brian Hammer

Gina Lewin

Carolyn Ibberson

Anthony J. Burnetti

Luis M. Rodriguez-R

Brittany Ross

Sheyda Azimi

Cristian Crisan

Jennifer Rattray

Sam Brown

Juan Pablo Barraza