Carlo Parravano, Executive Director, Retired

Executive Director, Retired
Merck Institute for Science Education
Rahway, NJ

Carlo Parravano, Ph.D., recently retired from his position as Executive Director of the Merck Institute for Science Education. In this position Dr. Parravano was responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of numerous initiatives to improve science education.

Prior to joining Merck, Dr. Parravano was a professor of Chemistry at the State University of New York, College at Purchase. He has served as a member of the National Research Council's Board on Science Education and the National Science Foundation's Education and Human Resources Federal Advisory Committee.

Dr. Parravano served on the BSCS Board of Directors from 1997-2006 (Chair 2001-2006) and rejoined the Board in 2010.