Haider Ali Bhatti
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Science and Mathematics Education (SESAME), UC Berkeley
Originally from Pakistan, Ali and his family immigrated to the United States and eventually settled in Englewood, New Jersey. Currently, he’s a Ph.D. candidate in the SESAME program where his research focuses on how we can make undergraduate STEM education more inclusive, interpersonal, and interdisciplinary. He specializes in assessment, evaluation, and design-based research. In his dissertation research, Ali is measuring the development of “Innovation Skills” in undergraduate students taking a course called “Bioinspired Design.” In this course, students work in collaborative, interdisciplinary teams to solve design problems in society with design solution inspired by nature.