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Vincent Pereira

Dr. Vincent Pereira

Vincent Pereira

  • Freeport Public Schools, Freeport, New York
  • New Explorations into Science, Technology, and Math, New York, New York (when in NITARP)

Grades or community reached

Other Educators, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


Job Title

District Science Coordinator


Bio

Dr. Pereira was one of the last teachers through the Spitzer Space Telescope Research Program for Teachers and Students.


Teams


Events


News

  • NITARP 2017 Proposal Review April 11, 2017

    Many NITARP alumni helped us out with reviewing the NITARP 2017 proposals!  Scientists who helped include Chris Gelino, Marie Ygouf, Julian van Eyken, and Jessica Krick. Thanks to all!

  • NITARP 2016 proposal review May 4, 2016

    Many NITARP alumni helped us out with reviewing the NITARP 2016 proposals!  Scientists who helped include Chris Gelino, Patrick Lowrance, Rafael Millan-Gabet, Charles Steinhardt, and Sean Carey. Thanks to all!

  • NITARP 2015 proposal review April 30, 2015

    Many NITARP alumni helped us out with reviewing the NITARP 2015 proposals!  Scientists who helped include B. Berriman, J. Krick, P. Lowrance, P. McGehee, R. Millan-Gabet, B. Rusholme, and J. van Eyken. Thanks to all!

  • NITARP 2014 proposal review April 19, 2014

    Both NITARP 2014 teams submitted research proposals. Several NITARP alumni helped review them.

  • Dr. Pereira's article in The Physics Teacher March 18, 2013

    Dr. Pereira has forwarded a copy of their paper that will be published in the May issue of The Physics Teacher on the identification and calculation of the three dimensional orbit of an asteroid. You can get it here.

  • November 2012 updates for Dr. Pereira November 15, 2012

    Mr. Pereira writes that he and his student team have been named semi-finalists in Siemens Science and Technology Competition for their project: "Determination of Effective Diameter and Albedo of Asteroid 2010 FF7 from WISE data".

  • August 2012 updates for Dr. Pereira August 15, 2012

    Mr. Pereira and his students wrote a paper, "Identification and Calculation of the Three Dimensional Orbit of an Asteroid", which has been accepted for publication in the journal, The Physics Teacher. It should be published in January or February 2013.

  • NITARP 2012 proposal review April 9, 2012

    The regular NITARP 2012 teams submitted research proposals. Several NITARP alumni helped review their proposals. 

  • October 2011 updates for Dr. Pereira
  • NITARP 2011 proposal review April 1, 2011

    The NITARP class of 2011 all submitted research proposals. Several NITARP alumni helped review proposals from the NITARP 2011 teams. (A BIG thank you to Dr. Geoff Bryden, who has volunteered to chair this committee.)

  • NITARP 2010 proposal review
  • January-June 2008 updates for Dr. Pereira

Quotes

  • To be the first group to perform such calculations is an experience of a lifetime.

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We're back from the Jan 2017 AAS and we had a grand time!