John P. Bayerl, PhD

Dr. Bayerl brings a complex and diverse background to the ICCARS project.  Both his academic preparation and work history provide him with unique qualifications for many aspects of student exploration of weather and climate change.

He holds a Bachelor's of Science (BS) degree from Michigan State University in Biological Sciences.  He enjoys teaching Biology at the high school level, especially the ecology and environmental science units.

He also holds a Master's of Science (MS) degree  from Eastern Michigan University in Geographic Information Systems and has taught GIS and Remote Sensing at the high school and college level for the past 7 years.

Recently, he earned his Doctoral (PhD) degree from Eastern Michigan University in the field of Technology with and emphasis in Education.  His research involved the adoption of innovative technologies by teachers.  He has used his technical knowledge with students to help them build many innovative and exciting projects, including two functional, electric-driven vehicles.

Additionally, he worked for several years in the field as a land surveyor, and has spent countless hours in Michigan's woods and streams pursuing his interests in camping, hiking, hunting, canoeing and fly fishing.

John Bayerl,
May 12, 2011, 5:56 AM