Lecturer - Ari W. Epstein

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Ari W. Epstein

Lecturer, CEE and Terrascope Program

MIT Room 16-177
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Telephone: 617.253.3666 Email: awe@mit.edu


  • A.B., Harvard College 1984
  • Ph.D., Oceanography, MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program 1995

Research Interests

Educational innovation, emphasizing links between free-choice and formal learning

Teaching Interests

  • Project-based, team-oriented learning
  • Design
  • Communicating scientific/technical ideas to general audiences

Selected Publications

1. Epstein, A. W., Bras, R., Hodges, K., and Lipson, A., 2007. Team-oriented, project-based learning as a path to undergraduate research. In K. K. Karukstis and T. Elgren (Eds.), Designing, Implementing, and Sustaining a Research-Supportive Undergraduate Curriculum: A Compendium of Successful Curricular Practices from Faculty and Institutions Engaged in