Robert Ruhf

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Robert Ruhf (Bob)
Senior Research Associate
(269) 387-5390
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3145 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5442
Mailing address: 
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5442 USA
  • Ph.D., Science Education, Western Michigan University
  • M.A., Geography, Western Michigan University
  • B.S., Meteorology, Central Michigan University
  • B.A., Communications, Cornerstone University
Research interests: 
  • Great Lakes Precipitation
  • Climatology
  • Inquiry-Based Instruction

Dr. Robert Ruhf (Bob) is a Senior Research Associate with Science and Mathematics Program Improvement (SAMPI).  Bob began working with SAMPI in May 2007 and has managed the evaluation efforts of numerous projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Projects have included at least five Michigan Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) programs, two NSF GK-12 programs, two NSF RET programs, two NSF CCLI programs, one NSF IUSE program, and one NIH Bridges to Baccalaureate program.  Ruhf has also served on the evaluation teams for two Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) programs at WMU and an undergraduate statistics education program.