NEW YORK, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spheryx, Inc. announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the company a Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) grant. NSF-funded RET grants enable science educators to conduct research at institutions on the frontiers of science and to bring new knowledge back into the classroom. Stacy Goldstein, a high school teacher at Midwood High School in Brooklyn, one of the most diverse high schools in New York City, will be the RET intern at Spheryx. As a certified Master Teacher, Ms. Goldstein is one of the best and brightest teachers and a leader in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. She is also a successful practitioner of the POGIL Process, a powerful pedagogy for teaching STEM material. As a Master Teacher and POGIL practitioner, she is well positioned to disseminate the knowledge and experience she gains at Spheryx to her students and fellow teachers across the country. During her internship she will be working with Spheryx employees to develop applications for Spheryx's proprietary Total Holographic Characterization® technology with their first product, xSight. Dr. Laura Philips, Spheryx CEO commented, "Spheryx is happy to have the opportunity to bring cutting edge technologies like Total Holographic Characterization® into classrooms where they can be part of STEM education that inspires our scientific leaders of the future. We look forward to having Stacy on the Spheryx team."
About Spheryx, Inc.
Spheryx, Inc. is a privately held analytical services and instruments company providing Total Holographic Characterization® of colloidal materials. Spheryx's proprietary technology uses holographic video microscopy to characterize each particle in colloidal dispersions and multi-component colloidal mixtures, offering unprecedented insights into these materials' characteristics. Applications include R&D, quality assurance and manufacturing process control across a broad spectrum of industries, where characterization of colloids can enhance innovation, improve safety and reduce costs. For more information: https://www.spheryx.solutions/
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Laura Philips, CEO
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