The Citizen Science Lab is a true community collaboration. The collective hard work and involvement of all our staff, interns, partners, advisors, instructors, collaborators, and visitors will help our organization and our community flourish.

Meet our Citizen Scientists

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Part-time Employees

CSL Hill District


Ross Aguilar, Duquesne University '19

Physics Major

Sophia Bakar, Duquesne University '20

Biomedical Engineering Major

Ash Chan, Duquesne University '12

Environmental Chemistry

Libby Cohen, University of Pittsburgh '21

General Science

Nicole Jurewicz, University of Maryland '14

Middle School Math and Science Education

Jahnavee Mittal, Duquesne University '21

Physics Major


Jade Payne, City Charter High School '18

Breona Pippens, Howard University '23

Alexus Rayzer, Kent State University '21

Biology Major, Pre-Dentistry

Ashley Rayzer, Xavier University '22

Engineering/Physics Major


Jake Salvatore, Duquesne University '20

Biomedical Engineering Major


Josh Solomon, University of Southern California '22

Electrical Engineering Major

Renee Toney, John Jay College of Criminal Justice '18

Law and Society Major

Megan Toomer, Duquesne University '19

Political Science and Psychology Major

Michael Veltre, Duquesne University '21

Physics and Math Major

Kat Wilson, Duquesne University '21

Biology Major

CSL South Hills


Bidhya Acharya, University of Pittsburgh '21

Chemistry Major

Holly Barwatt, Duquesne University '21

Biology Major

Lauren Bittner, Saint Vincent College '19

Physics Secondary Education Major

Barbara Brkovich, Penn State University '08

Agricultural Sciences Major

Hannah Enderby, Duquesne University '22

Environmental Science Major

Chloe John, University of Rochester '22

Biology Major

Marissa Nicholas, Geneva College '20

Biomedical Engineering Major

Willa Potosnak, Duquesne University '22

Biomedical Engineering Major

Board of Directors

Dr. Alan Seadler (chair)

 Ms. Kenya Boswell

 Ms. Alka Patel

Dr. Phillip Palmer

Ms. Michelle Fries

Mr. Scott Lammie


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