Research

Research Projects

Other Projects

Awarded Grants

  • 2017-2018 WebCAT, CREATE for STEM Seed Grant, $5000; PI: Caballero, Co-PI: P.W. Irving
  • 2017-2026 Center for Computing in Science Education, National Research Council of Norway, $1,500,000; A. Mathe-Sørenson (PI), Morten Hjorth-Jensen (Co-PI), Ellen Karoline Henriksen (Co-PI), Cathrine Wahlstrøm Tellefsen (Co-PI), Knut Mørken (Co-PI), M.D. Caballero (Research Lead)
  • 2017-2018 Integrating Equitable Computational Science into High School Science Courses, Science and Society at State, $10,000; D. Stroupe (PI), N. Shah (Co-PI), M.D. Caballero (Co-PI)
  • 2016-2021 Research Experience for Undergraduates in Physics - National Science Foundation REU - $652k; PI: Stuart Tessmer, Co-PIs: Scott Pratt, Caballero, Gary Westfall
  • 2016-2017 Learning Science by Doing Science: Project-based Learning through Urban Entomology - Science and Society at State - $10k; Engaging middle school students with science through the collection, identification, and analysis of moths in their neighborhoods. PI: Peter White, Co-PIs: David Stroupe, Caballero
  • 2015-2017 Collaborative Research: Integrating Computation into Undergraduate Physics: A Faculty Development Approach to Community Transformation - National Science Foundation IUSE - $1.2M total; Developing a national networks for instructors who are working to integrate computation into their courses and studying that network. PI: Caballero, Additional PIs: Kelly Roos (Bradley University), Larry Englehardt (Francis Marion University) Marie Lopez del Puerto (University of St. Thomas), Robert Hilborn (American Association of Physics Teachers)
  • 2015-2017 Collaborative Research: Fostering integration of computational methods in physics courses: A local communities approach - National Science Foundation IUSE - $219k total; Developing an approach to foster computational instruction through interactions and support of local networks for instructors. PI: Caballero, Additional PIs: Norman Chonacky (Yale Univesity), Marie Lopez del Puerto (University of St. Thomas), Robert Hilborn (American Association of Physics Teachers)
  • 2015-2017 Collaborative Research: Surveying the state of computational physics in courses for physics majors - National Science Foundation IUSE - $126k total; Developing an understanding of the state of computational physics instruction across the United States. PI: Caballero, Additional PIs: Norman Chonacky (Yale University), Robert Hilborn (American Association of Physics Teachers)
  • 2014-2019 LEVERS: Leveraging Engagement and Vision to Encourage Retention in STEM - Howard Hughes Medical Institute - $1.5M total; Transforming learning experiences across introductory science and math courses and assessing the impact on students across the College of Natural Sciences. PI: Sekhar Chivukula (PA, MSU), Physics Project Lead: Caballero.
  • 2011-2013 Transforming experiences for science and engineering students: Integrating scientific practices into introductory calculus-based mechanics - Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Innovation Grant (MSU) - $200k; Developing, deploying, and investigating an introductory physics learning environment that focuses on fundamental principles, computational modeling, and group-based learning. PI: Caballero, Co-PI: David Stroupe (Teacher Education, MSU)