Board of directors


"Dr. Robert Shull M.S. and Ph.D., NIST Fellow, Material Measurement Laboratory at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Is the current President of AIS Board of Directors."

Dr. Robert Shull, President: AIS BOD


Dr. Richard Steiner received a B.S. and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Virginia, respectively. His volunteer work includes working with the Adventure in Science program at NIST since 1986 and managing the NIST site since 2000. Over the years he has also provided short science demo sessions for the annual NIST “Take your Kids to Work Day”, the NIST Anniversary open House in 2001, and the Girls Scouts “Get psyched on Science” program that took place at NIST for about 10 years.

Dr. Richard Steiner, Vice President: AIS BOD


Siva Reddy, M.S. MBA, is Current member of AIS Board of Directors, manages AIS Organization Technology and also manages the AIS site at Montgomery College Germantown Campus.

Siva Reddy, Technology Advisor: AIS BOD


Edward A. Celarier, Ph.D. is a long time volunteer teacher, assistant site manager, and member of the Board of Directors of Adventure in Science, Inc.. He has worked as a university professor and scientific researcher, including several decades at NASA, and has taught workshops and seminars, both domestically and abroad.

Dr. Edward A. Celarier, Executive Board Secretary: AIS BOD


Alga Pie co-ordinates AIS 4H Office. Alga an Educator at 4-H program for the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension. She received a BS degree in Human Development and MS degree in Health Care services and in Counselling. She is a certified Family Life Educator with the National Council on Family Relations.

Alga Pie, 4H Office Co-ordinator: AIS BOD


Dr. Aniket Gore is Current member of AIS Board of Directors, manages AIS site at the NIST Campus.

Aniket Gore, AIS BOD




Dr. Cindi Dennis is Current member of AIS Board of Directors, manages AIS site at the NIST Campus.

Cindi Dennis, AIS BOD


Dr. Edward Max, MD, PHD is the Site Manager for the AIS site at NIH, which he started in 1993. He also started a lecture program for high school students at NIH -- Adventures in Biology -- which is planning its ninth year. He retired in 2016, and his main activities now are science teaching -- at NIH and at several other locations -- reading, and playing chamber music.

Edward Max, AIS BOD


Member AIS Board of Directors

Kang Lee, AIS BOD


Member AIS Board of Directors

Larry Raskin, AIS BOD


Mr. Ragu Ragunathan, is an Engineer, Conducts Sceince, Research and STEM Program across several organizations. He is current Member of AIS Board of Directors and Manages AIS Johns Hokins Rockville Campus site.

Ragu Ragunathan, AIS BOD


Mr. Subodh Manicka, is an Engineer, Conducts Science, Research and STEM Program across several organizations. He is current Member of AIS Board of Directors and Manages AIS Johns Hopkins Rockville Campus site.

Subodh Manicka, AIS BOD


Dr. Sudarsan Rachuri is Current member of AIS Board of Directors, manages AIS site at the Urbana MS Campus.

Sudarsan Rachuri, AIS BOD


Mr. Toni Britti CPA, is the current Treasurer of AIS Board and manager AIS Organization accounts and finance

Toni Britti, AIS BOD