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Eleanor Sayre, Ph.D.

Co-Lead Program Director, IUSE

National Science Foundation

Dr. Eleanor Sayre is a program officer in the Directorate for STEM Education and the Division of Undergraduate Education.

At the NSF, she serves as a co-lead for the IUSE program, with a focus on PIs and institutions who are new to IUSE.  She also works with the programs for Building Capacity in STEM Education Research (BCSER), Mid-Career Advancement (MCA), and the Future of Semiconductors (FuSe).  Dr. Sayre earned a BA in physics from Grinnell College, and an MST and PhD in physics education from the University of Maine.  As a rotating program officer, she is on leave from Kansas State University, where she is a Professor in the Physics Department.