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Coding and Robotics Camp for Girls
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Mr. Michael T. Roche 
Science Faculty

High Technology High School

Mr. Roche is a research advisor and biology teacher at High Technology High School, located on the campus of Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ.  He was recently honored with a Siemens Founders Award and fellowship that allowed him to work with a materials science research team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  Mr. Roche earned a B.S. in Environmental Science from Rutgers University and an M.A. in Environmental Studies from Montclair University.  He has served as a Director for the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology (NCSSSMST) and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards for excellence in science teaching.  Many of his summers have been spent in residence with students involved in environmental research projects, most recently serving as lead resident teacher for the first Joint Science and Technology Institute held in Aberdeen, Maryland.  In his spare time, Mr. Roche enjoys juggling, reading and creating rhythmic sounds with a variety of musical instruments.

Mr. Christopher Hanas
Science Faculty
High Technology High School

Mr. Hanas is a teacher of engineering and computer science at High Technology High School.  As an undergraduate, Mr. Hanas earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College.  During this time he was honored with the Mechanical Engineering Faulty Award, and memberships to the National Engineering Honors Society and the Mechanical Engineering Honors Society.  He continued his education while working in the telecommunications industry by earning a M.S. in Telecommunications from Southern Methodist University.  During this period he was also awarded three patents.  Mr. Hanas taught mathematics for nine years prior to moving to High Technology High School.  He recently spent two of his summers participating in the Rutgers University Research Experience for Teachers in Engineering.  During this experience he worked with the Chemical Engineering Department and in the Coastal Ocean Observatory Lab (COOL room) at the Institute of Marine Coastal Sciences.   In his spare time, Mr. Hanas enjoys running, mountain biking, fishing, surfing, playing guitar and reading.