Smart Science® Education Inc.
Harry Keller founded Smart Science® Education Inc. in 1981 and incorporated in 1983. After 15 years of providing contract consulting services mostly to Fortune 500 companies, he and his partner created the Smart Science® core learning system to provide high-quality science laboratory experience to students through the Internet. The system now has 150 integrated instructional lab units covering all major sciences for grades 6-14, and its core technologies have been patented. Smart Science® system clients include Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, eight state online schools, the largest online charter school in Arizona (Primavera Online Learning), many public schools in New York City and around the country, and a number of private education providers such as Apex Learning.
Keller earned his BS in chemistry from the California Institute of Techology and his PhD in analytical chemistry from Columbia University. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Colorado State University, he was hired as an assistant professor of chemistry at Northeastern University. He has also served as chair of the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society and as a reviewer for Analytical Chemistry. In the computer industry, Keller has worked as a principal programmer and software development manager for Digital Equipment Corporation and was vice president at Access Technology.
Keller focuses his energies on supporting learning through Internet technologies and on providing quality learning experiences to students in poor rural areas and in underserved urban communities. Currently that focus involves science.
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