Martin Storksdieck is the director of Oregon State University’s STEM Research Center, and a professor in OSU’s College of Education. The Center consists of a team of dedicated professionals of various disciplinary backgrounds who conduct applied research on STEM education and science engagement at the intersection of research, policy and practice, with a strong focus on equity and social justice. The aim is to align understanding of how all people learn throughout the lifespan, in formal and informal settings with evidence-based strategies for STEM engagement and STEM education. Martin has more than 25 years of experience with educational research and evaluation in STEM-related fields and in environmental and sustainability education. Prior to joining OSU, Martin directed the Board on Science Education and the Roundtable on Climate Change Education at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Currently, he serves on the Science Advisory Boards for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education in Kiel (Germany). He is also the Chair of Trustees for TERC, a nonprofit R&D organization in Cambridge, MA and serve as a board member of the Tree Media Foundation in Los Angeles, CA. Previously, he served on the boards of the Citizen Science Association and the Visitor Studies Association. Martin is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He holds Master’s degrees in biology and public policy, and a Ph.D. in education.