Our group investigates ways to improve chemistry teaching and learning at the undergraduate level. Specifically, we focus on characterizing the key features of active learning environments, developing and implementing assessments to guide curricular reform, and increasing diversity and inclusion in undergraduate chemistry classrooms.

9.13.20 The Shah Group welcomes undergraduate researcher Fabrizzio Quintanilla and senior research student Dianna Shivak!​

8.21.20 Click here to check out our recently-published review article on frameworks used to analyze science classroom discourse. 

6.6.20  Congrats to Adan, and former group members Elle, Anna, and Kenneth on their recently published paper on the impact of course pathway diversification on the general chemistry outcomes of at-risk students. Click here to check it out. 


The Shah Group is looking for talented undergraduate and graduate students to join the team. Interested candidates should send an e-mail with their unofficial transcript and statement of interest to