Dan Damelin is currently PI for the Rhode Island Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers project. Through this project up to 100 teachers and 10,000 students will work with computer models to help learn core science concepts. For the past 10 years he has been involved with many projects at the Concord Consortium, most related to development of software and curriculum utilizing the Molecular Workbench. He has an undergraduate degree in chemistry, computer science, and environmental studies, as well as, a masters in education from Tufts University. He has also taught high school chemistry for 14 years and worked as a professional software engineer.