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Gloria Brown Simmons, M.S.


MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MFA, University of California Los Angeles

BA, Fisk University

Office: Edison Hall, Room 161

Phone: 732-263-5359


Fall 2016 Office Hours:

Monday and Wednesday: 10 - 11 a.m.

Fall 2016 Courses:

PH150 Principles of Astronomy

Regularly Taught Courses:

PH150 Principles of Astronomy

Research Interests:

Scientific visualization of Earth and planetary data; image processing and simulation of astrophysical data; immersive geophysical environments; massive multiplayer online games for climate change mitigation; science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) K-16 education; art, science, and technology (AST); Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE).


Professional Associations:

Member of the Planetary Society, the Mars Society, Women in Planetary Science, Astronomers Without Borders, and the Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics (ACM/SIGGRAPH/Pioneer).