Sandra, L. Dueck

Sandra, L. Dueck
 

Professional Biography:

2008-Present: Education and Public Outreach Lead Co-Investigator Ames Research Center Team of the NASA Astrobiology Institute 2000-2007: Science Community and Public Outreach Manager: Space Station Biological Research Project, NASA Ames Research Center 1995-2000: Project Manager: NASA Quest Team Online 1997: Distance Learning Course Coordinator: Robotics courses for graduate students 1970-1995: Editor, NASA’s Information Systems Office Quarterly Newsletter; the Astrogram, Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s monthly employee publication; and In Focus, a monthly newsletter of JPL’s Image Processing Laboratory More than 15 years combined experience in Education and Public Outreach in Lockheed Martin and NASA-related programs and projects. Successfully managed external outreach and advocacy program for the NASA Life Sciences community. Responsible for launching award-winning online, interactive project, "Quest Team Online," to connect NASA people and science to K-12 classrooms around the world.

Education:

B.A., Photojournalism, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles: National Geographic Photojournalism Extension Courses
NASA Ames Research Center: Basic Biology for Engineers course

Select Publications:

Space Station Biological Research Project One-Pagers for Congress
NASA’s Information Systems Office Quarterly Newsletter

Awards and Other:

Lockheed Martin Spot Award, 2007, for outstanding performance and excellent leadership
Lockheed Martin Team Excellence Award, 2007
Lockheed Martin Lightning Award, 2004, for excellent leadership and organization of the Sally Ride Math and Science Festival in collaboration with Lockheed, NASA and Stanford University
NASA Ames Contractor Certificate of Excellence Award, 2003
Lockheed Martin Lightning Award, 2002, for outstanding performance and excellent leadership
Lockheed Martin Lightning Award, 2001, for outstanding performance and excellent leadership in the development of the Space Station Biological Research Project’s Outreach Program
Journalism Society awards: 2nd place for NASA’s Information Systems Office Quarterly Newsletter; 3rd place for JPL’s Image Processing Laboratory monthly newsletter In Focus