Dr. Steven Stein, Program Director
Dr. Steven Stein is the RKYHS Science Department Chair and has led the development of Kushner’s highly successful and innovative STEM program, which now includes courses in Scientific Engineering, Genetic Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Coding and Computer Science. Dr. Stein holds undergraduate and doctoral degrees from the University of Chicago as well as a law degree from Yeshiva University's Cardozo School of Law.
Abbey Roth, Program Director
Ms. Abbey Roth is the JKHA/RKYHS Library Media Specialist. She holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from NYU and an MLIS from Rutgers University. Prior to entering education and library science, Ms. Roth worked as a programmer and project manager.
Avi Bendory, Mentor-Instructor
Avi is a second- year Electrical Engineering student at Princeton University. During his time at RKYHS, he participated in the school’s STEM program, studying scientific engineering and genetic engineering. He also spent a year working independently in genetic engineering with Dr. Stein’s guidance, studying the genetic basis for Retinitis Pigmentosa. Avi has programming experience in Java and R.
Beryl Artman, Mentor-Instructor
Beryl is a first-year Engineering student at Johns Hopkins. During his time at RKYHS, he participated in the school’s STEM program, studying scientific engineering and genetic engineering. One of Beryl's significant accomplishments is the budget friendly PCR machine he built for about $4800 less than a commercial grade machine. A PCR machine also known as a thermocycler is basically a DNA copy machine and is an essential and must have machine in any bio lab.
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