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Curriculum Vita of Dr. Diola Bagayoko: [Narrative] [Grants] [Publications] [Presentations]

Presentations


 

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS
(For one goes to take and, occasionally, to give)
When a list of presenters is not given below, it means that Dr. Bagayoko was the sole speaker

 

400.  January 19 – 21, 2011, Vanderbilt University and Fisk University, Nashville, TN. Invited presentations: “Systemic Mentoring for Competitiveness:  The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

399.  November 18, 2010, Columbia State University, Columbus, GA, LA. Invited presentation: “Systemic Mentoring Model for Competitiveness:  The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

398.  November 15, 2010, School of Architecture, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “The Law of Human Performance & Academic Success by Design.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

397.  October 29, 2010, Freshman Seminar Presentation, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “The Law of Human Performance and Excellence by Design.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

396.  October 22, 2010, 77th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society (APS), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “Preparing Minority Students for Graduate School:  The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

395.  October 22, 2010, 77th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society (APS), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “Ab-initio, Predictive Calculations for Optoelectronic and Advanced Materials Research.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

394.  October 15, 2010, LaSIGMA Industry-Academia Workshop, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “Transformative Materials Research and Practical Applications in Industry.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

393.  October 6, 2010, Department of Physics Colloquium, Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “A Mathematical Solution to the Theoretical Underestimation of Energy & Band Gaps and Applications.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

392.  September 30, 2010, LaSIGMA Seminar Series, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “A Mathematical Solution to the Theoretical Underestimation of Energy & Band Gaps and Applications.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

391. July 25 – August 12, 2010, Malian Symposium, Bamako, Mali. Invited Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring for Diversity and Competitiveness” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.

390. June 30-July 1, 2010, American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) Physics Faculty Meeting, Greenbelt, MD. Invited Presentation: “Diversity and Retention (A Tale of Systemic Mentoring)” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 100 faculty members

389. June 5-9, 2010, Joint Annual Meeting of the National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Poster Presentation: The Louis Stokes Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation – Annual Summary of Accomplishments.

388. April 27, 2010, University of New Orleans (UNO). Higher Education Forum. Invited presentation: “The State’s Mistreatment of SUNO and Budget Crisis” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 50 faculty members and 50 graduate students.

387.  March 29, 2010, Department of Physics, Beijing University, Beijing, China. Invited presentation: “A mathematical solution to the band gap underestimation: predictive calculations of properties of semiconductors.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 40 faculty (10) and graduate students (30).

386. March 9, 2010, Baker High School, Baker, Louisiana. Teacher in-service workshop: “The law of human performance and school excellence by design (avoiding or closing academic achievement gaps).” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 45 high school teachers and school administrators and staff.

385.  February 27, 2010, Louisiana State University at Alexandria (LSU-A). Annual conference of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS). “Density functional theory description of electronic properties of wurtzite zinc oxide (w-ZnO),” L. Franklin, G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko.

384.  February 27, 2010, Louisiana State University at Alexandria (LSU-A). Annual conference of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS). “Density functional theory description of electronic properties of wurtzite cadmium sulfide (w-CdS),” E. C. Ekuma, G. L. Zhao, L. Franklin, J. T. Wang and D. Bagayoko.

383. February 17, 2010, Southern University Laboratory School. Teacher in-service workshop: “Educational and scientific foundations for regular, graded homework assignments,” by D. Bagayoko.
Audience: 33 teachers and school administrators.

382. February 13, 2010, Marriott Washington, Wardman Park. Joint Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Invited Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring for competitiveness.” Audience: 30 researchers and policy makers.

381. February 13, 2010, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C. Annual meeting of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP). “Predictive calculations of properties of materials,” D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, L. Franklin, and E. C. Ekuma. Audience: 60 researchers (from Laboratories and universities).

380. November 18, 2009, Southern University Laboratory School. Teacher In-Service Presentation: “The Law of Human Performance and Applications to Mastery Teaching and Learning of English (grammar).” Audience: 33 Teachers and School Administrators. 

379. November 14, 2009, AAPT and APS Workshop for New Physics Faculty Members, Greenbelt, Maryland. Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring for Diversity and Competitiveness.” Audience: 75 New Physics Faculty Members.

378. October 30, 2009, MIND Alliance for STEM Education National Conference, Catholic Student Center, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “The Mentoring Culture for Minority Students with Disability.” Audience: over 100 students with disability, faculty, and staff (from SUBR and Hunter College).
 
377. September 19, 2009. Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana. A day long workshop on “Developing Responsive and Competitive BORSF Enhancement Proposals.” Audience: 15 faculty members. 

376. September 16, 2009. Department of Biology, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC. Seminar Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring for Competitiveness: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” Audience: 40 faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students.

375. August 6, 2009, J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School. Teacher In-Service Presentation: “The Law of Human Performance and School Excellence by Design.” Audience: 20 teachers and school administrators.

374.  June 28, 2009, AAPT & APS Workshop for New Physics Faculty Members. Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring for Diversity and the Competitiveness of Mentees and Mentors.” Audience: 80 new physics faculty members.
 
373. June 9, 2009, Joint Annual Meeting of the National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Poster Presentation: The Louis Stokes Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation – Annual Summary of Accomplishments.

372. March 15, 2009, Annual Meeting of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. Acceptance speech for the Distinguished Faculty Award.
 
371. March, 12, 14, 17, and 19, 2009, Northeast High School, Iberville Parish, ACT Preparation sessions for  30-50 high school students (depending on the dates). Each session lasted two (2) hours. 

370. March 11, 2009, Northeast Elementary School, Pride, Louisiana. Presentation: “Forces and Motionswith Applications. D. Bagayoko. Audience: 40 6th graders, all males, 13 White and 27 African Americans.

369. Thursday, January 22, 2009, Northeast Elementary School, Pride, Louisiana. Presentation: “Forces and Motions” with Applications. D. Bagayoko. Audience: 30 6th graders, all females, 7 White and 23 AA.

368.  November 9, 2008, American Center for Physics, College Park, MD.  2008 American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and American Physical Society (APS) Department Chairs Conference.  Invited, Plenary Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring for the Competitiveness of Both the Mentees and Mentors.” Audience: 100 new physics faculty members from across the country. 75 males and 25 females; 95 White, 4 Others, and 1 African American.

367.  August 3, 2008.  International Conference Center, Bamako, Mali.  5th Malian Symposium of Applied Sciences.  Invited, Plenary Presentation:  “Principles and Methods for Remodeling Higher Education and Research.”  D. Bagayoko.  (Audience: 150 faculty and administrators, 100 college students (graduate and undergraduate)

366.  June 21, 2008.  Southern Sun-Newlands Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa.  GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) and 12th Annual GLOBE Conference.  Invited, Plenary Presentation:  “GLOBE Science and Sustainability.”  D. Bagayoko.  (Audience: 40 faculty members and GLOBE country coordinators)

365.  June 18, 2008.  Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington D.C.  National Science Foundation (NSF) 2008 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM).  Poster presentation:  “Louis Stokes Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation (LS-LAMP) Program.”  D. Bagayoko.  (Potential Audience:  over 200 faculty and 200 graduate students)

364.  June 7, 2008.  American Center for Physics, College Park, MD.  2008 American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and American Physical Society (APS) Department Chairs Conference.  Invited, Plenary Presentation:  “Contemporary Competitiveness through the Integration of Education and Research by Systemic Mentoring.” D. Bagayoko.  (Audience: 110 Physics Department Chairs in the US)

363.  April 29, 2008.  Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, LA.  The Louisiana State Scholars Initiative.  One (1) hour presentation:  “Preparing for High School and for College.” D. Bagayoko.  (Audience: 30 8th grade students)

362.  April 19, 2008.  Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA.  Delta Sigma Theta (ΔΣΘ) International Program.  Presentation:  “Mali:  History and Culture.” D. Bagayoko.  (Audience: 45 individuals in the community)

361.  April 4-5, 2008.  Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), Baton Rouge, LA.  180th Two Year College Chemistry Consortium (2YC3) Conference.  Invited Presentation:  “The Power Law of Human Performance and Applications for Superior Learning.” D. Bagayoko.  (Audience:  70 Community College students)

360.  April 4-5, 2008.  Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), Baton Rouge, LA.  180th Two Year College Chemistry Consortium (2YC3) Conference.  Invited, Plenary Presentation:  “Preparing Students for Global Change:  Quality Teaching and Mentoring are the Keys.” D. Bagayoko.  (Audience:  150 chemistry researchers and faculty members)

359.      March 11, 2008, March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), New Orleans, Louisiana. Invited Presentation: A Mathematical Solution to the Theoretical Band Gap Underestimation: Predictive Calculations of Properties of Semiconductors. D. Bagayoko. Audience: 30 Researchers from around the US and the world. 28 Males and 12 Females.   

358.   March 6, 2008, Science with Africa Conference, organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Invited Presentation: “Inventing a Better Future for Africa with GLOBE.” D. Bagayoko. Attendance: 150 officials from African Governments, International Organizations, and University Professors. 110 Males, 40 Females.

357.    February 21, 2008, National, Joint Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) and of the National Society of Hispanic Physicists (NSHP), Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC. Presentation: “Preparing Effectively for Graduate School.” Audience: 35 College students and 8 faculty members.

356.   February 1, 2008, Children’s Charter School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Two-hour Teacher Workshop: “The Law of Human Performance and the Cultivation of Academic Excellence.” Audience: 30 elementary school teachers and administrators.
 
355.   January 30, 2008, Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). Invited Presentation: “Academic Success by Design.” Audience: 70 college undergraduate students and 10 faculty members.

354.   January 24, 2008. Sophie B. Wright Charter School, New Orleans, Louisiana. Two hour workshop presentation: “The law of human performance and school excellence by design.” Audience: 34 K-8 teachers.

353. January 23, 2008, Children’s Charter School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Parent Workshop Presentation: “Scientific Advice to Parents.” Audience: 30 parents of elementary school students.

352.   December 11, 2007, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Fourth International Conference of the African Materials Research Society (AMRS). Invited, Plenary Presentation: “A solution to the band gap catastrophe: Predictive Calculations of Properties of Semiconductors and Nuclei.” Audience: 120 researchers from around the world.

351.   December 4, 2007, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Parents’ Night. Presentation:
“School Excellence by Design: The untold story (i.e., the role of parents/guardians).” Audience: 50 parents, 45 students, and 20 others.

350.     December 1, 2007, Magnolia Room, Southern University and A&M College. Half a day follow-up parent and student meeting of STEP. Presentation: “Academic Achievements by Design: The Roles of Parents and of Students.” Audience: 12 parents, 12 students, and 10 others.

349.     November 29, 2007, Glen Oaks Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Parent Meeting: Presentation: “Passing LEAP and iLEAP by Design: The untold story (i.e., parental role).” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Parents, a few students teachers.

348.     October 26, 2007, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. “Systemic Mentoring for Competitiveness: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” Audience: Faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students.

347.    October 26, 2007, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. “THE BZW Method: Predictive Calculations of Properties of Semiconductors.” Audience: Faculty members and students of the Department of Physics.

346.   October 12, 2007, Crestworth Pre-Engineering Magnet School (Academy). Three hour teacher workshop. Presentation: “The Law of Human Performance and School Excellence by Design.” Audience: 15 middle school teachers.

345.   September 29, 2007, Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana. Day-long BORSF Proposal Development Workshop. Presentation: “Developing Responsive and Competitive Enhancement Proposals.” Audience: 24 faculty members.

344.   September 22, 2007, Teacher Workshop at Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “The law of human performance and school excellence by design.” Audience for the three hour presentation: 26 middle school teachers.

343.   September 6, 2006, Faculty Workshop of the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs, Southern University and AM& College in Baton Rouge. Presentations: “Developing Responsive and Competitive RCS/ITBS Proposals.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 12 faculty members. 

342.  August 2, 2007, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Annual, International Conference of the GLOBE program. Presentation: “A four-parameter fit of average daily air temperature data from selected GLOBE schools and applications.” Siaka Sangaré, Komakan Konaté, and Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 70 GLOBE participants from around the world.

341.    July 26-29, St. Louis, Missouri. International Conference of Applied Scholastics International . Presentation: “Bridging from Educational Theory to Practical Classroom Use.” Audience: Approximately 50 teachers from around the US and the World.

340.    June 7, 2007. Peabody Hall, College of Education, Louisiana State University: Facilitator for Advance Baton Rouge’s Conference on “New Lessons, New Leaders.” Presentation on “Community of Learners.” Audience: 4 groups of 7 teachers each, for a total of 28.

339.    April 24, 2007. Riversdal, South Africa. GLOBE Learning Expedition Meeting and GLOBE Africa Consortium Meeting: Invited, Plenary Presentation: “Inviting a Better Future for Africa with GLOBE (www.globe.gov).” Audience: GLOBE Coordinators for 23 Countries, 20 of which are African.

338.   May 29, 2007, New Diamond and Nano Carbon Conference, Osaka, Japan. Presentation”   Electronic Structure of C60 Semiconductor Under Controlled Doping,” by G. L. Zhao, S. Yang, D. Bagayoko, J. Tang, and Z. J. Wang.

337.    April 18, 2007. Glen Oaks Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Workshop Presentation: “Reading across the Curriculum: Reading Excellence by Design – in All Subjects.” Audience:  56 middle school teachers; 44 AA (34 F, 10 M); 8 Whites (3 F, 5 M); and 4 Hispanic Americans (3 F, 1 M).

336.      April 11, 2007; Albany State University, Albany, Georgia: Luncheon Presentation:
Audience: 25 faculty members and academic deans and department heads. Invited Presentation: “Systemic Student Mentoring for Competitiveness.” Audience: 25 university faculty members, department heads, and deans.

335.    Saturday March 31, 2007, Delmont Elementary School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana: The Law of Human Performance and the Promotion of Academic Excellence: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps. Three-hour workshop for 38 teachers.

334.    March 22, 2007, Auditorium I, College of Science and Technology, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali. Conference Presentation on: « Etudier aux USA au delà de la Maîtrise ». Audience : 200
4th Year and Graduate Students and Faculty Members, University of Bamako.

333.     March 16, 2007. Annual Conference of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS) at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge (SUBR). Invited presentation: “Mapping Concepts for Superior Teaching and Learning.” Audience: 15 college faculty members.

332.   March 16, 2007. Annual Conference of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS) at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge (SUBR): “Modeling and Analysis of GLOBE Average Air Temperature Data and Application,” by S. Sangaré, K. Konaté, and D. Bagayoko. Audience: 17 college faculty members.

331.   March 16, 2007. Annual Conference of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS) at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge (SUBR): “Predictions of the Electronic Structure and Related Properties of Calcium Hexaboride (CaB6),” by L. Franklin, H. Jin, G. L. Zhao, and D. Bagayoko. Audience: Faculty members and graduate students.

330.   March 16, 2007. Annual Conference of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS) at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge (SUBR): “Electronic Structure and Related Properties of Rutile TiO2,” by H. Jin, G. L. Zhao, and D. Bagayoko. Audience: College faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students.

329.  March 15, 2007, Dalton Elementary, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Parents’ Meeting; Presentation on: “The Critical Role of Parents in Promoting Academic Excellence.” Audience: 70 parents of Elementary School students.  

328.     March 7, 2007, Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA. Annual March Meeting of the American Physics Society (APS). Presentation: “A Correct Density Functional Description of Semiconductors,” by D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, L. Franklin, and H. Jin. Audience: 50 researchers across the world (faculty, graduate students, and other researchers).

327.       March 6, 2007, Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA. Annual March Meeting of the American Physics Society (APS). “A Proposed New Measurement of the Superconducting Gap of YBa2Cu3O7,” by G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko. Audience: Research physicists across the world.

326.     March 5, 2007, Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA. Annual March Meeting of the American Physics Society (APS). Presentation: “Examination of the Properties of Ab-Initio Calculations of the Electronic Structure of GaAs and In As,” by G. L. Zha, H. Jin, and D. Bagayoko. Audience: researchers across the world.

325.   Saturday February 24, 2007, in the Library of Dalton Elementary School. Teacher workshop presentation on “The Law of Human Performance and the Cultivation of Academic Excellence from Pre-K to Graduate School and Beyond.” Audience: 25 Elementary school teachers: 22 African American (18 F & 4 M), 2 White Females, and 1 Hispanic American Female.
 
324.  Saturday, February 24, 2007, in the Cafeteria of Istrouma High School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Community School Summit for Parents and Students. Two presentation of one hour each on “The Law of Human Performance” for Attaining High Academic Achievements. Audience: Parents and Teachers.

323.  Wednesday February 21, 2007, in the Library of Glen Oaks Middle School, Baton Rouge, LA. Teacher workshop presentation on “Educational and Scientific Foundations for Regular, Graded Homework Assignments - Congruent in Scope and in Depth with the Curriculum and Grade Level Expectations.” Audience: 56 middle school teachers; 44 AA (34 F, 10 M); 8 Whites (3 F, 5 M); and 4 Hispanic Americans (3 F, 1 M).

322.  February 10, 2007, in the Library of Southern University Laboratory School (SULS). Teaching workshop presentation: “The law of human performance and the promotion of high academic achievements.” Audience: 6 department heads and the principal at SULS.

321.  February 15, 2007, in the Cafeteria of Glen Oaks Middle School. Meeting of Parents and students
(8th grade only). Presentation: “How to Pass LEAP without Stress or Anxiety: The Critical Role of Parents.”  Audience: 46 Parents and 30 8th grade, middle school students.

320.  February 6, 2007, Magnolia Room, Mayberry Dining Hall, Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. Weekly meeting of the Early Riser Kiwanis Club. Presentation: “The Timbuktu Academy and its Outreach to K-12 Community” Audience: 30 Faculty, business, and community leaders.

319.  Thursday February 1, 2007. North Campus of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). Presentation to Faculty and a few Administrators on “The Law of Human Performance and the Cultivation of Academic Excellence from Pre-K to Graduate School and Beyond.” Audience: 20 Faculty, Chairs, and Administrators.

318. Thursday February 1, 1007.  Tulane School of Medicine (TSM), New Orleans, LA. Visit and presentation on “The Timbuktu Academy and LS-LAMP and Avenues of Partnership with TSM.” Audience: Selected Tulane staff members and visiting staff and students from SUBR.

317.  Tuesday, January 30, 2007, in the Cafeteria of Prescott Middle School. Parents’ Meeting and presentation on “Scientific Advice to Parents on their Critical Role in the Education of Their Children.” Audience: 20 African American Parents and middle school students.

316.  Wednesday January 24, 2007. Room 885, National Science Foundation (NSF), Arlington, VA. A presentation to 20 program officers and other officials of NSF on “The Model of the Timbuktu Academy: Paradigm, Programs, Activities, and Results.” Handouts including a printout of the presentation, the brochure of the Academy, and a CD with more then 15 publications of or on the Academy.

315.   Saturday January 20, 2007, in the Library of Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “The Law of Human Performance and Applications for Effective Teaching and Learning.”  Duration: 3 hours. Audience: 30 Middle School Teachers: 24 AA (21 F, 3 M), 2 HA (2F), and 4 Whites (3F, 1M).

314.  Wednesday January 17, 2007, Sophie B. Wright Middle School, New Orleans, Louisiana. THE LAW OF HUMAN PERFORMANCE and the Cultivation of Academic Excellence:
Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps from   Pre-K to Graduate School and Beyond.”  Duration: 3 hours. Audience: 27 Middle School Teachers: 22 AA (16 Females, 6 Males), 5 Whites (3 Females, 2 Males). 

313.  January 16, 2007, Room 102 Lee Hall, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation on: “A Scaffolding of Professionalism in Science: Accuracy, Precision, and Completeness(APC)  in Communication and Application to Thought, Emotion, and Action Management (TEAM).” A one hour presentation to 50 undergraduate Scholars of the Timbuktu Academy and of LS-LAMP.

312.  Saturday January 14, 2007. “The Charge for the Science Bowl Teams of the Timbuktu Academy.”  Duration: 30 minutes. Audience: 15 and 14 High and Middle School Students (African Americans) and 20 Parents.

311.  Wednesday January 10, 2007. Cafeteria of Glen Oaks Middle School.  “The Role of Parents in the Education of Children.” Audience: 20 Parents and 10 Middle School Students.

310.  Saturday January 6, 2006. Sigma Delta Theta Sorority Inc. House on SUBR Campus: “Careers in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) for Girls.” Handouts: Diagram of the Scientific Method, Studying Successfully, a Problem Solving Paradigm. 22 African American Girls  (10 in Middle School and 12 in High School).

309.  December 17, 2006; Faculty (College) of Science, Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt. “Enhancement of College Science Teaching: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: 30 condensed matter faculty members and graduate students.

308.  December 13, 2006; Department of Physics, Cairo, University, Cairo, Egypt. “Predictive Calculations of Electronic and Related Properties of Materials.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 30 condensed matter faculty members and graduate students.

307. November 7, 2006. Southern University Laboratory School (SULS). Presentation to the School Improvement Team (SIT): “School Excellence by Design: A plan for total school transformation to attain 5-star status,” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 15 members of the School Improvement Team, including the Principal (Dr. Derek Morgan) and the Assistant Principal (Ms. Williams).

306.  October 28, 2006, Prescott Middle School Library. Presentation: “The Law of Human Performance and Applications to Superior Teaching and Learning,” D. Bagayoko

305.  October 20, 2006, Board Meeting Room, Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge (SUBR). Presentation to the Board of Supervisors: “The Timbuktu Academy: Paradigm, Programs, and Results,” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 16 Board Members, 20 Administrators, and

304. October 18, 2006, Prescott Middle School Cafeteria. Presentation: “Scientific Advice to Parent – To Promote Academic Excellence,” D. Bagayoko. Audience:

303.  Friday October 13, 2006, The Network 2006 Coalition of Mississippi and Louisiana Black Elected Officials Reception, Top Floor of the AmSouth Building, in Jackson, MS. Presentation: “The Study Technology of Applied Scholastics, Inc.: A solution to Educational Problems in America.” Audience: over 100 elected officials and guests from Mississippi and Louisiana.

302.  October 11, 2006, Barataria Room, LSU Union. Presentation to the Bridge to the Doctorate Scholars at LSU. “The Law of Human Performance and Excellence in Studying, Research, Communication, and Related Areas,” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 20 African American Graduate Scholars in STEM fields. 

301. October 7, 2006, 8 PM. 10245 South Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Inn Suites. An invited, keynote presentation on the occasion of the Celebration of the Nigerian Independence by the United Nigerians Association: “As Nigeria Goes, so Goes Africa: Clear Reasons for Hope.” D. Bagayoko: Audience: Approximately 370 (250 adults and 120 children).

300.  259 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana: An invited luncheon presentation to the Downtown Kiwanis Club on “Majors Keys to the Success of the Implementation Reconstitution Plan of Prescott Middle School.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 35 Kiwanis Club Members.

299. September 26, 2006. Johannesburg, South Africa. A presentation on “Transfer of Knowledge Through Expatriate Nationals (TOKTEN)”. Audience: 150 research scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and the Diaspora and officials member organizations of the International Council of Science (ICSU).

298. September 20, 2006. Glen Oaks Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana: A workshop for teachers on “The Law of Human Performance and the Cultivation of Academic Excellence: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps – from Pre-K through Graduate School.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: : 56 middle school teachers; 44 AA (34 F, 10 M); 8 Whites (3 F, 5 M); and 4 Hispanic Americans (3 F, 1 M).

297. September 12, 2006. Glen Oaks Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A presentation to parents of Glen Oaks Middle School students on “The Road to Academic Excellence: Scientific Advice to Parents.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: approximately 250 (50 teachers and teachers aids, 120 parents, and 80 students and their siblings)

296. August 30, 2006. Port Allen Middle School, Port Allen, Louisiana. A presentation to parents of middle school students on “The Road to Academic Excellence: The Key Role of Parents.”   D. Bagayoko. Audience: Approximately 250 persons (60 teachers, 130 parents, and 60 students).

295. August 12, 2006. Port Allen Middle School, Port Allen, Louisiana.  A Day long Workshop for Teachers: “The Law of Performance and the Cultivation of Academic Excellence: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: TO COMPLETE xyz Middle School Teachers

294. July 31, 2006, International Conference Center, Bamako, Mali. “Analyse et Modélisation de Quelques Données de Température du Programme GLOBE.” Siaka Sangaré, Komakan Konaté, and D. Bagayoko. Malian Symposium of Applied Sciences (MSAS) 2006. Audience: 30 researchers (faculty members and graduate students).

293.  July 29, 2006, International Conference Center, Bamako, Mali: “Inventer un Avenir Meilleur.” D. Bagayoko.  A plenary, invited presentation, Malian Symposium of Applied Sciences (MSAS) 2006. Audience: 70 Univ. administrators, faculty members (across the world) and graduate and undergraduate students.  

292.  June 2, 2006, Department of Physics, Beijing (Peking) University, Beijing, China. “Ab-initio Predictions of electronic Properties of Materials: The Bagayoko, Zhao, and Williams (BZW) Method.”
D. Bagayoko (presenter) and g. L. Zhao. Audience: Researchers and graduate students, Department of Physics, University of Beijing.

291.  April 22, 2006, High Tech Classroom, Engineering Building, Southern University at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Annual Meeting of the Association of Louisiana Faculty Senates (ALFS). “The Post-Katrina Downsizing and Re-Missioning of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) – Implications for STEM Education” D. Bagayoko. {Audience: 35 Faculty Representatives from Louisiana Public and Private Universities]

290.  April 13, 2006, Cotillion Ball Room, Southern University and A&M College. “System Mentoring at the Timbuktu Academy.” D. Bagayoko. A Presentation at the Spring 2006 Meeting of the IceCube International Collaboration. [Audience: 45 International Researchers, 35 Males and 10 Females]  

289.  April 1, 2006, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “An Effective Approach to Teaching and Learning Reading: Reading Excellence by Design.” D. Bagayoko. [Audience: ELA teachers at Prescott and one feeder school]

288.  Wednesday February 23, 2006; Room 214, Williams Hall, LSU-Baton Rouge. “The Power Law and the Law of Human Performance and the Creation of Educational, Research, and Professional Value-added.” D. Bagayoko. [Audience: 5 African American and 2 Hispanic Graduate Students participating in the Bridge to the Doctorate Program (BDP)].

287.  March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Density Functional Band Gap of AlAs.” Hua Jin, Guanglin Zhao, and Diola Bagayoko.

286.  March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Calculated, Optical Properties of Wurtzite InN.” D. Bagayoko, H. Jin, and G. L. Zhao.

285.  March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Predictions of Electronic and Optical Properties of Cubic InN.” L. Franklin, H. Jin, G. L.Zhao, and D. Bagayoko.

284.  March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Optical Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Mats for Photonic Applications.”  G. L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, and L. Yang.

283.  March 14, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Ab-initio Simulations of the Growth of Short Carbon Nanobells.” G. L. Zhao, and D. Bagayoko.

282.  February 21, 2006, 7PM – 7:30 PM, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  “Preparing for and Passing iLEAP and LEAP: Relevant and Correct Practice.”  D. Bagayoko. A presentation to parents at Prescott Middle School. [50 Parents; 40 Females; African American].

281.  February 21, 2006. 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, Glen Oak Park Elementary, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “The Secrets of Excellence and of Passing Tests: Relevant and Correct Practice” and “The Scientific Method: Illustration with the Simple Pendulum.” D. Bagayoko. Presentation to parents and students at Glen Oak Park Elementary [35 Parents, 30 females; African American) and 45 students (25 females and 20 males; African American]. Hands one illustration of the scientific method for 8 students and 3 parents, and 1 teacher.

280.  February 15, 2006, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “Synthesizing and Applying Essentials: Educational Reforms & Research-based approaches. D. Bagayoko. [Audience: 67; 55 AA, 12 Whites, and 1 Hispanic; 60 Middle School Teachers and 7 administrators].

279.  Saturday February 11, 2006, East Iberville Pre-K-12 School, St. Gabriel, Louisiana.  “The Law of Human Performance and the Attainment of Academic Excellence: Avoiding or closing Academic Achievement Gaps, from Pre-K to Graduate School and Beyond.” D. Bagayoko. [Audience: 19; 15 African Americans, 4 Whites; 13 Elementary, 3 Middle, and 4 High School Teachers].

278.  Saturday, January 28, 2006, Prescott Middle School., Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “SYNTHESIZING AND APPLYING ESSENTIALS: The LHP, the 10-Strands of Competitive Education, the PSP, Cognitive Condensation, and More Through classroom and homework activities, test anxieties can be avoided.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 20 Prescott Teachers.

 
277.   January 17, 2006, Auditorium, College of Sciences and Technology, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali.  “La Physique: Son Importance et Sa Contribution à la Société.” D. Bagayoko. At the year of Physics (2005) commemorative conference. Audience: 550 students (undergraduates and graduates, and 10 faculty members).

276..  December 13, 2005, Prescott Middle School Cafeteria: General, School-wide Parent Meeting. “The Road To Academic Excellence.” Audience: Parents, teachers, and students. Over 350 attendees.

275.     November 5, 2005, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “An Effective Approach to Teaching and Learning Reading: Reading Excellence by Design.” Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 20 individuals, including 13 Teachers from Prescott Middle, 4 from Delmont Elementary. [for NASA Report: 16 African Americans & 4 Whites; 18 Females & 2 Males; 16 at a  Middle School and 4 at an Elementary School]

274.   October 21, 2005. Room 152 Coates Hall, LSU-Baton Rouge. “Demystifying Physics 2201: Concept Mapping, and Applications.”  A presentation to 20 LA-STEM Scholars at LSU on General Physics I, Mechanics. D. Bagayoko. Audience: 20 College students at LSU. [For NASA Report: Approximately ½ were males and 1/2  were Whites.]

273.  October 19, 2005. Glen Oaks Park Elementary School, East Baton Rouge Parish. “The Laws of Human Performance and Excellence in Education.”  D. Bagayoko.  A presentation to 40 Elementary School Students and 45 Parents on the ways and means of cultivating academic excellence.

272.  September 21, 2005, Library, Prescott Middle School. Professional Development Workshop: “The Law of Human Performance and Excellence in Education: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps,” by D. Bagayoko. Audience: 74 Middle School Teachers at Prescott Middle.

271.   September 14, 2005. Prescott Middle School Open House Night. “Efforts and Excellence and the Distributed Responsibilities and Shared Credits” D. Bagayoko. 60 Middle School Students, 25 Teachers, and 40 Parents. [For NASA Report: Students(40 Females and 20 Males; African Americans); Teachers (21 Females and 4 Males); Parents (35 Females, 5 Males, African Americans]

270.  September 12, 2005, University of Texas at Corpus Christy, Texas. “Aligning GLOBE and State Standards and its Importance for Teachers.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 20 GLOBE officials and partnership leaders. [For NASA Report: 10 Males and 10 Females; 7 Minorities and 13 Whites]

269.  August 20, 2005. Garyville Math and Science Magnet School, Garyville, Louisiana. Four hour Professional Development workshop. “High Academic Achievement for All: Avoiding and Closing Academic Achievement Gaps, from Pre-K to Graduate School and Beyond.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 24K-8 teacher, counselors, and Principal. [For NASA Report: 20 females and 4 males; 18 African Americans and 6 Whites]

268.  August 11, 2005, High Tech Classroom, Engineering Building, SUBR. A presentation to the visiting TEAM from Naval Sea Systems Command.  “The Timbuktu Academy: Paradigm, Programs, Activities, and Results.” D. Bagayoko.  Audience: 45 SUBR NAVSEA visitors (4), Deans and vice Chancellors, and faculty – Mostly African American. 30 males and 15 females. 

267.  August 4, 2004. Tulane-Xavier Bio-Engineering Center, New Orleans, La. “Student Recruitment.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 47 University researchers and graduate students. [About 1/2  White and 1/2  Female]

266.   July 13, 2005, New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.  “High Academic Achievements for All: Avoiding and Closing Academic Achievement Gaps.” D. Bagayoko. Two presentations: 10:45-11:45 AM and 1:45-2:45 PM.  Audience: 70 and 85  K-12 school administrators, teachers, and staff.

265.  June 21, 2005. Hotel Meridien President, Dakar, Senegal. “Educational Competitiveness:
The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.”  D. Bagayoko.  Audience: 40 researchers, faculty, and educational officials from the US, Senegal, and other African Countries.

264.   June 21, 2005. Hotel Meridien President, Dakar, Senegal. Science Education and Research for Sustainable Development.” D. Bagayoko.  Audience: 35 researchers, faculty, and educational officials from the US, Senegal, and other African Countries.

263.    June 9-11, 2005, Beijing, China. China International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology. “Ab-initio Simulations of the Growth and Structural Properties of Short Carbon Nanobells.” G. L. Zhao (Presenter), D. Bagayoko, and E. G. Wang.

262.   June 9-11, 2005, Beijing, China. China International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology.  “A Universal Relation Between the Densities of States Near van Hove Singularities and the Effective Electron Masses in 1-Dimensional Semiconductors.” G. L. Zhao (Presenter) and D. Bagayoko.

261.   Saturday May 14, 2005, Room 142 w. James Hall, SUBR, Baton Rouge, LA. “Developing a Responsive and Competitive Proposal.”  D. Bagayoko. A day-long  proposal development workshop for 40 teachers from Banks Elementary School.

260.  Monday April 25, 2005. Washington, DC. Joint Annual Meeting of Project Directors of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Division of the National Science Foundation (NSF). “The Louis Stokes Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation (LS-LAMP) and the Timbuktu Academy.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: It is estimated that at least 150-200 of the many hundreds of attendees saw the presentations.

259.    April 15, 2005. Dillard University’s Annual Student Research Symposium.  Dillard, New Orleans. “Efforts and the Attainment of Excellence.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 60 African American, undergraduate STEM majors and 10 faculty members.

March 15, 2005, SUBR School of Nursing Auditorium, Baton Rouge, LA.  “Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).” D. Bagayoko.  Audience: 30 K-12 Female Students and 40 adults (females). The audience was entirely African American.

257.  March 25, 2005. Los Angeles, CA. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). “Structural, Elastic, and Electronic Properties of Deformed Carbon Nanotubes under Uniaxial Strain.” A. Pullen SUBR & (Caltech), G. L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, and L. Yang (NASA), Bull. APS, Vol. 50, No. 1, Page 1420 (2005).

256.  March 23, 2005. Los Angeles, CA. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). “Re-examination of Ab-initio Calculation of the Electronic Structure of Zn Se, Ge, and GaAs.” G. L. Zhao, L. Franklin, and D. Bagayoko,  Bull. APS, Vol. 50, No. 1, Page 1073 (2005).

255.  March 22, 2005. Los Angeles, CA. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). “True LDA Band Gaps of Wurtzite and Cubic Indium Nitride (w-InN and c-InN).” D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and L. Franklin. Bull. APS, Vol. 50, No. 1, Page 617 (2005).

254.  February 26, 2005. Marriott Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C. 2005 National Conference of  Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network. “An Ultimate Part of Solutions to Disparities: A Competitive Education and the Related ‘Ways and Means’.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 35 University officials and faculty members.

253.  February 18, 2005. Orlando, Florida, Disneyland. 2005 National Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) and of the National Society of Hispanic Physicists (NSHP).  “Local Density Functional Description of Electronic Properties of Wurtzite Zinc Oxide (ZnO).” D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and L. Franklin. Audience: 17 faculty members, graduate students, and federal lab researchers.

252.  February 17, 2005. Orlando, Florida, Disneyland. 2005 National Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) and of the National Society of Hispanic Physicists (NSHP).  “A Competitive Edge for Recruitment: The Versatility and Wonders of Physics.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 20 faculty members, graduate students, and federal lab researchers.

251. February 12, 2005. Radisson Hotel, New Orleans, LA. “Empowerment for Academic Excellence: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  150 faculty members, program officers, students, etc., from HBCU-UP programs across the country.

250. January 4, 2005. International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Board Resort, Disneyland, Orlando, Florida. ”Mapping The Concept of Change.”  D. Bagayoko, S. Hasan, and T. Reese.  Audience: 40 faculty members and researchers from around the world.

249. January 3, 2005. International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Board Resort, Disneyland, Orlando, Florida. ”Mapping Basic Mechanics Concepts.” D. Bagayoko and S. Hasan. Audience: 33 faculty members and researchers from around the world.

248.  December 7, 2004. Henton Room, Student Union, SUBR: The Research and Experience Base of the Timbuktu Institute, Inc. A presentation to 7-10 officials (BESE, Local School Board, Legislature, and Community).

247.   December 1, 2004. Tensas Parish Schools (Davidson, Newellton, and Academy). Three (3) Presentations on “The Value of Education and Careers in Science and Technology.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Davidson High: 127 students and (49 males, 78 females; 126 Blacks, 1 White) and 14 teachers; Newellton High: 83 Students (30 males, 53 females;  82 Blacks , 1 White) and 14 teachers (3 males, 11 females; 2 Blacks,  12 Whites); St. Joseph Academy: 50 Students (1 Black, 49 Whites; 17 males, 33 females) and 5 teachers.

246. November 19, 2004. Green T. Lindon Elementary School, Youngsville, Louisiana. Three Presentations: “The Hands-on Scientific Method for 2nd Grade Students.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: Three classes of eighteen (18) students for a total of fifty four (54) students [6 Blacks, 48 Whites; 29 males, 25 females].

245.  November 17, 2004. J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “Academic Excellence by Design.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Twenty seven (27) elementary school teachers and staff [3] of J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School and of Children’s Charter School [4 males, 23 females; 4 Whites, 23 Blacks].

244.  November 2, 2004. Vermilion School System, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. Two Hour Presentation: “Teaching Effective Problem-Solving.”  Audience: 29 Teachers (8 males, 21 females; 1 Black, 28 White; 15 elementary, 10 middle, and 4 high school teachers).

243.  October 28, 2004. Central Private School, Baker, Louisiana. Presentation: “Careers in Science and Technology and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Fifty (50) middle school students (8th grade) and four (4) teachers.

242.  October 22, 2004. Magnolia Room, Mayberry Cafeteria, Southern University and A&M, Baton Rouge (SUBR), Louisiana. Presentation: “Faculty Expectations and Roles.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Fifty (50) – including officials of SU System and campuses and new faculty members from all five campuses.

241.  October 19, 2004. Capital City Rotary Club, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Presentation: “The Timbuktu Academy’s Paradigm of Education: The Reason It Received The 2002 US Presidential Award For Excellence.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Ten (10) members of the Capital City Rotary Club.

240.  October 8, 2004. Hotel Meridien President, Dakar, Senegal. First Conference of Intellectual from Africa and the Diaspora (CIAD). Presentation: “A Comprehensive Approach to the Science Education, Research, and Development.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Fifty (50) scientists and policy makers from Africa and the Diaspora.

239.  October 1, 2004. Evangeline Elementary School, Evangeline, Louisiana. Presentation: “Careers in Science and Technology and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience:  Sixty (60) 6th through 8th grade students.

238.  September 13, 2004.  Clay Young’s Morning Show, On Wooddale Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Thirty Minute Interview: “Closing Academic Achievement Gaps.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: in Thousands (in Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes).

237.  September 11, 2004. Press Box, A. W. Mumford Stadium, SUBR. Radio Interview: “The Timbuktu Academy: Its Programs That Cultivate Academic Excellence (and close achievement gaps).”
D. Bagayoko. Audience: in Thousands (pre-game show the SU Sport Network).

236.  September 8, 2004. Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Presentations: “Careers in Science and Technology and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: Three (3) presentations at three (3) different schools at audiences of eighty-seven (87), ninety (90), and two hundred eighteen (218) high school students respectively.

235.  September 7, 2004. Conference Room in the Agricultural Research and Extension Center contiguous to the campus of SUBR, Baton Rouge.  Presentation: “An Overview of the Board of Regents Support Fund Program and The Development of Competitive Proposals.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience:  Thirty (30) faculty members, including department chairs and two deans (Business and Public Policy).

234. August 7, 2004. University Cheick Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal. Interview with Radio France Internationale (RFI): “The Significance of the BZW Method for Materials Research and Development and of the 2004 MSAS Conference.” D. Bagayoko and Ouateni Diallo. Audience: In hundreds of Thousands (RFI is broadcast over the entire continent of Africa and others).

233.   August 6, 2004. University Cheick Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal. Présentation: “La Loi de la Performance Humane: Applications des Mathématiques au Développement.” D. Bagayoko. Fifty (50) mostly mathematics faculty members and researchers from around the world.

232.  August 3, 2004. Solar Energy Research Center (CRES in French), University of Bamako, Mali. Presentation: “Predictive Calculations of Electronic Properties of Atoms, Molecules, and Semiconductors.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience:  One hundred twenty (90) science, mathematics, and engineering researchers and university faculty from 14 countries around the world.

232.  August 2, 2004. Solar Energy Research Center (CRES in French), University of Bamako, Mali. Presentation: “Education, Recherche, et le Développement Compétitif.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience:  One hundred twenty (120) science, mathematics, and engineering researchers and University faculty from 14 countries around the world.

231.  July 22, 2004. Chase Suites, Corporate Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation (at 6:00 PM): “The Scientific Method for All.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Twenty four (24) 7th  through 12 grade students.

230.  July 22, 2004. School of Nursing, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge (SUBR), Louisiana (at 3:00 PM). Presentation: “Two Significant Others for Effective Professional Development.” By D. Bagayoko, Luria Stubblefield, Ella L. Kelley, and Saleem Hasan. Audience: Ten (10) Conferees, mostly faculty members and teachers. 

229.  July 21, 2004. High Technology Classroom, School of Engineering, SUBR, Louisiana. Presentation: “The Timbuktu Academy: Paradigm, Programs, Activities, and Results.”   D. Bagayoko. Audience: Fifty (50) officials from The US Navy and SUBR, including Admiral  Ann Rondeau and several officers of the Navy, Chancellor Edward Jackson, the vice chancellors, deans, department chairs, and key faculty and staff members. 

228.  July 12, 2004. First Floor, Higgins Hall, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge (SUBR). Presentation: “Internship Experiences and the Law of Human Performance.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: Fifteen (15) McNair Scholars at SUBR.

227.  July 7, 2004. National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Presentation: “The Louis Stokes Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation (LS-LAMP): Logical framework, operation, and results.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: three (3) members of a national review panel, three  (3) NSF program officers, and three (3) representative from Louisiana.

226.  May 29, 2004. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey. Presentation: “The Creation of Educational Value Added: From Pre-K to College and Beyond.” D. Bagayoko.
Audience: 31 attendees, mostly professionals and university faculty members.

225.  May 28, 2004. Rutgers University, Rutgers, New Jersey. National Science Foundation (NSF) funded 16th International Workshop on New Developments in Condensed Matter Theory. Poster Presentation: “A Mathematical Solution of the Band Gap Catastrophe.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: Over 100 condensed matter theorists, including over 40 graduate students.

224.  April 29, 2004. Springfield High School, Springfield, Louisiana, 8 AM to 12 Noon. “Education, Job Tasks, and Rewards for Your Career in Science.”  D. Bagayoko.
Audience:  93 students in 4 different classes and 8 teachers.

223.  April 23, 2004. Albany Middle School, Albany, Louisiana. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: 65 Middle School Students in 3 different classes and 6 teachers.

222.  April 21, 2004. Brighter Horizon School, Wooddale Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
“Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  D. Bagayoko.  25 African American High School Students (mostly females) and 4 teachers.

221. April 13, 2004. Baton Rouge Community College’s Science Club. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 50 BRCC Students and 5 Staff Members.

220.  April 2, 2004. Dillard University, New Orleans, LA. The White House Initiative for HBCU’s. “Winning a Federal Grant.” D. Bagayoko as the representative of the Southern University System. Audience: 52 faculty members from HBCU’s around the country.

219.  March 6, 2004. Baton Rouge Sigma Foundation. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 30 African-American girls and 4 staff members.

218. March 4, 2004. St. Charles Elementary, New Orleans, LA. “The Scientific Method for all.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 133 students (72 males, 61 females); 112 white and 21 black) and 15 teachers (all female, 1 black).

217.  February 24, 2004. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California. “Ab-initio, Predictive Calculations of Energy Gaps.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 7 research scientists and 3 undergraduate students from Jackson State University.

216. February 23, 2003. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California: “Outreach, Diversity, and Systemic Mentoring.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: 37 Researchers, UC Berkeley faculty members, and Laboratory staff.

215.  February 21, 2004. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC. Joint National Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists and Black Physics Students and of the National Society of Hispanic Physicists. “Closing and Avoiding Achievement Gaps: From Pre-K to Graduate School and Beyond.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: 35 scientists, educators, policy makers, and graduate students. 

214. February 5, 2004. Cut Off Elementary, Cut Off, Louisiana, 1:30 PM to 2:20 PM. “The Scientific Method for All.” D. Bagayoko and Monika Wright.  Audience: 80 elementary school students and 7 Teachers.

213. February 3, 2004. Community School for Apprenticeship Learning (CSAL), Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 19 middle and high school students, and 3 teachers.

212. January 21, 2004. St. Rita Elementary School, Harahan, Louisiana. 3 PM- 4 PM. “Educational Reform and the Ten Strands of Competitive Education.” D. Bagayoko. Professional development for 17 teachers.

211. January 21, 2004. St. Rita Elementary School, Harahan, Louisiana, 8 AM to 3 PM. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  4 different classes of 20-25 students (for a total over 90 students and 3 teachers).

210. January 9, 2004. St. Angela Merici School, Metairie, Louisiana. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 20 eighth grade students and 2 teachers.

209. January 8, 2004. Egan Elementary, Egan, Louisiana. “The Scientific Method for All.” D. Bagayoko. Audience:  22 elementary school students and 3 teachers.

208.  November 22, 2003. Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. “Mentoring for Global Competitiveness.” D. Bagayoko and Luria Stubblefield. Audience: 28 faculty members and a few students.

207.  November 22, 2003. Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. “Preparing For Global Competitiveness: Utilizing Internet tools in Research, Learning, and Teaching.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: 117 undergraduate students and 38 faculty members and research scientists.

206. November 21, 2003. Green T. Elementary School, Youngsville, Louisiana. “The Scientific Method for All.” Audience: different classes for 20-25 students for a total over 80 students and 6 teachers.

205.  November 19, 2003. J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “Keys to Competitiveness in Teaching and Learning: The Power Of Relevant Practice In Learning.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience:  12 Teachers and 3 School Administrators. 

204.  Saturday, October 18, 2003. in Bamako, Mali, West Africa. Interview with Jeune Afrique Economie on “The Power Law of Performance and the Promotion of Intellectual Excellence.”
Appeared throughout Africa and the rest of the francophone world.

203.  October 15, 2003. in Bamako, Mali, West Africa.  Interview with Radio France Internationale (RFI) on “The Diaspora (Intelligentsia) and Development.” Aired throughout Africa on October 16, 2003.

202.  August 28, 2003. 9-10 AM, in Yaounde, Cameroon, West Africa. “Higher Education, Research, and GLOBE.”  A presentation to Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) workshop participants from 9 countries and the US. D. Bagayoko. Audience: 57 participants.

201.  August 20, 2003. 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM. “Grantsmanship, BORSF, and Mentoring for Competitiveness.”  A Presentation to new faculty members in the School of Architecture, SUBR. D. Bagayoko.

200.  June 18, 2003. “A National, Exemplary Educational Program: The Timbuktu Academy.”
Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR), Arlington, VA. Audience: 30 DoD and ONR official and 7 educational project directors.

199.   June 3, 2003. 11:00 AM. Department of Foreign Languages, SUBR. Presentation: “Culture of Mali.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 15 African-American students mostly majoring in French. 

198.    June 2, 2003. Louisiana School of the Deaf on Bright Side lane. Presentation to the LSU LaSIP and LINCS project: “Scientific Inquiry and Applications in Classroom Teaching.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 41 elementary and middle school teachers.

197. May 28, 2003. Houston Intercontinental Hotel, Houston, Texas. NACME 2003 Forum. Presentation: “The Model of the Timbuktu Academy, a 2002 US Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 22 faculty members and professionals.

196. May 13, 2003. Mire Elementary School (1st-6th grades), Mire, Louisiana (St. Martin Parish). Presentation: Careers in Science and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics it Takes. Audience: 120 6th-8th graders.

195.      April 1, 2003. St. Charles Elementary School, Thibodeaux, Louisiana. D. Bagayoko assisted by Ms. Paulette Johnson. Presentation: “The Scientific Method for All.” Audience: 64 2nd and 3rd graders, and five teachers.

194.     March 19, 2003. Forest Height Elementary School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Professional Development Activity. Presentation: “The Scientific Basis for High Expectations for All Students.” Audience: 34 teachers and administrators (4).

193.     March 15, 2003. Pre-service Workshop, College of Education, Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. Presentation: “Correlations Between GLOBE and Science and Mathematics Content Standards.” Audience: 30 Education Students (23) and Faculty.

192.     March 8, 2003. Airport Hilton, New Orleans, Louisiana. National Science Foundation (NSF)-Funded Careers Workshop for Junior Faculty Member, Quality Education for Minority (QEM) Network. Presentation: “Integrating Research and Education.” Audience: 75 Junior University faculty members, 5 Professionals (from QEM and NSF)

191.     March 5, 2003. Austin, Texas.  March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Presentation: “Calculated Electronic Properties of Zinc Oxide (ZnO).” D. Bagayoko and G. L. Zhao. Audience: 35 Physics researchers.

190.     March 3, 2003. Austin, Texas. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Presentation: “Ab-initio Simulation for the Growth Mechanism of CNx Nanobells.” G. L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, A. Pullen, and E.G. Wang.

189.     February 15, 2003. National Conference of Black Physicists and Black Physics Students, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia. Presentation: “Education and Outreach Activities of the Timbuktu Academy.” Diola Bagayoko and Terrence Reese. Audience: 60 physics faculty members, researchers, and students.

188.February 14, 2003. Chancellor’s Mentoring Symposium, Louisiana State University,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “Mentoring: The Integration of the Cognitive and Affective Domains for Competitiveness.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 30 university faculty, administrators, and staff.

187.     February 6, 2003. Our Lady of Lourdes School, Slidell, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “The Versatility and Wonders of Physics.”  Audience:  60 students, 1 teacher.

186.     February 4, 2003. Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “The Scientific Method for All.”  Audience:  30 students and 1 teacher.

185.     January 30, 2003. Clemson University, Greenville, South Carolina.  Presentation:  “Addressing the Academic Achievement Gaps Between Minority Students and their Peers.”  Audience:  40

184.     January 28, 2003. Merrydale Elementary, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Presentation:  Avoiding or Closing the Academic Achievement Gaps.  Audience:  75 parents and 11 teachers.

183.     January 20, 2003. San Diego, California. Fourth International Conference on New  Theories, Discoveries, and Applications of Superconductors and Related Material. G. L. Zhao, A. Pullen, and D. Bagayoko. Presentation: “The Metallic Nature of Boron Layers in Magnesium Diboride.”

182.    January 20, 2003. Fayoun and Cairo, Egypt, International Conference on Physics Education. Presentation: “Implementation of CD-Physics at Southern University and A&M College.”

181. January 3, 2003. Merrydale Elementary, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “The Secret of Mastery Learning:  The Power Law of Practice.”  Audience:  34 teachers.

180.     December 3, 2002. Haynesville High School, Haynesville, Louisiana.  Presentation: “The Versatility and Wonders of Physics.”  Audience:  60 students, 2 teachers.

179.     November 22, 2002. Lorenger Elementary School, Lorenger, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “The Scientific Method for All.”  Audience:  120 students, 9 teachers.

178.     November 11, 2002. Albany Middle School, Albany, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “The Scientific Method for All.”  Audience:  80 students and 6 teachers.

177. October 21, 2002. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana. Louisiana Conference on Commercial Applications of Microsystems, Materials, and Nanotechnologies. G. L. Zhao, L. Torrence-Franklin, and D. Bagayoko. Presentation: “Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanobells for Field Emission Applications.”

176.  October 21, 2002. Department of Science and Mathematics Education (SMED), Southern University and A&M College-Baton Rouge (SUBR), and Louisiana State University (LSU). Presentation: “The Certainty of Response Index and Misconceptions in Science and Mathematics.”  Audience: 30 faculty members and Graduate Students.

175.    July 10, 2002. Bamako, Mali, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Mali at Bamako. Second Malian Symposium for Applied Sciences (MSAS). Robert L. Ford and D. Bagayoko. Presentation (by Bagayoko in French): “GLOBE: An Ideal Platform for Science Education and Global climate Change Research (GCCR).”

174.  July 12, 20002. Same location as given above. Presentation: “The GLOBE Program.” Dr. Rebecca Boger and Dr. Diola Bagayoko (Bagayoko translated, live, from English to French.) Audience: 35 researchers, faculty members, and graduate students.

173.   July 8, 2002. Bamako, Mali, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Mali at Bamako. Second Malian Symposium for Applied Sciences (MSAS). Presentation: “BZW Results for the Band Gaps of Bulk, Nanoscale, and Novel Semiconductors.” Audience: 75 scientists and university officials.

172.   July 3, 2002. Bamako, Mali. International Conference of the  Réseau Africain de Mathématiques Appliquées au Développement (RAMAD): Presentation: “A Mathematical Solution to the Calculated, Unoccupied, Low  Energy Catastrophe.” D. Bagayoko. Audience: 130 mathematicians, researchers, and officials of the University of Mali at Bamako.

171.  July 1, 2002. Bamako, Mali. International Conference of the Réseau Africain de Mathématiques Appliquées au Développement (RAMAD): Presentation: “Fitting GLOBE Data for Global Climate Change Research.”  D. Bagayoko. Audience: 85 mathematicians and scientists.

170.   June 3, 2002. Joint Seminars of The Department of Science and Mathematics Education (SMED), Southern University-Baton Rouge, and Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “Scientific Inquiry.”  Audience:  25 teachers and university faculty.

169.     May 17, 2002. Church Point Elementary School, Church Point, Louisiana.  Presentation:  Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and the English and Mathematics It Takes.  Audience:  78 students

168.     May 14, 2002. St. George Catholic Elementary School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Presentation: “Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  Audience:  167 students

167.     May 9, 2002. Breaux Bridge Primary School, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “The Scientific Method for All.”  Audience:  140 students.

166.     May 3, 2002. St. Pius Elementary School, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Presentation: “The Scientific Method for All.”  Audience:  140 students.

165.     April 25, 2002. Our Lady of Grace Catholic School, Reserve, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  Audience:  120 students.

164.     April 23, 2002. Higgins High School, Marrero, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  Audience:  55 students.

163.     April 16, 2002. Jones Creek Adventist Academy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.   Presentation:  “Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and the English and Mathematics It Takes.”  Audience:  27 students.

162.     April 9, 2002. Jones Creek Adventist Academy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Presentation:  “The Scientific Method for All.”  Audience:  24 students

161.     March 27, 2002. Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2002 National Conference of NOBCChE.  Presentation: “Ab-initio Predictive Calculations of Properties of Atoms, Molecules, and Solids.” By Diola Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, Troy Williams, LaShounda Torrence-Franklin, Yixin Luo, and Tommy Dodson. Audience: 20.

160.     March 26, 2002. North Site Junior High School, Jennings, Louisiana. Presentation: “Careers In Science Mathematics Engineering and Technology (SMET) and the English and Mathematics it Takes.” By Diola Bagayoko.

159.     March 25, 2002. Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2002 National Conference of NOBCChE. Presentation: “The Arts and Science of Mentoring at the Timbuktu Academy.” By Diola Bagayoko and Ella Kelley. Audience: 45.

158.     March 22, 2002. Washington, D.C. Twenty-seventh National Annual Conference of NAFEO. Presentation: “An Innovative and Effective Model for Student Retention in STEM Disciplines: The Timbuktu Academy.” By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 30.

157.     March 19, 2002. Indianapolis, Indiana. 2002 March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Presentation: “Ab-initio Calculations of the Electronic Structures of Selected Carbon Nanotubes.” By Diola Bagayoko and G. L. Zhao. Audience: 100.

156.     March 19, 2002. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 2002 Conference of the Louisiana Academy of Sciences. Presentation: “Correctly Calculated Band Gaps of Semiconductors.” By Diola Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, Saleem Hasan.

155.     March 14, 2002. Alabama University and A&M College, Huntsville, Alabama. 2002 Joint National Conference of NSBP and NCBPS. Presentation: The Timbuktu Academy: Systemic Mentoring, Physics Education, and Economic Competitiveness. By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 200.

154.     January 16, 2002. J. K, Haynes Elementary Charter School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. An Action Plan for J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School. Presentation: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps. By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 20 teachers.

153.     February 19, 2002. Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. Seminar. Presentation: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps: From Elementary School to College. By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 25.

152.     February 13, 2002. Jennings High School, Jennings, Louisiana. In-Service Workshop for Jefferson Davis Parish School System. Presentation: The Secret of Mastery Learning: The Power Law of Human Performance (An Action Plan for Teachers & Allies). By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 35 teachers.

151.     December 9, 2001. Auditorium, Forest Heights Elementary School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. School Excellence Workshop. Presentation: Avoiding or Closing Academic Achievement Gaps: An Action Plan for Teachers, Parents, Students, Schools and Others. By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 30 teachers.

150.     November 9, 2001. Auditorium, Faculty (College) of Sciences and Technology, University of Mali, Bamako, Mali, West Africa. Conference presentation: “La Loi de la Performance Humaine et ses Applications pour l’enseignement, l’apprentissage, et la recherche,” By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 1,100 students and 30 professors.

149.     October 29, 2001. Cotonou, Benin , West Africa. 2nd International Symposium on Contemporary Problems in Mathematical Physics (COPROMATH2). Presentation: A Mathematical Solution to the Band Gap Catastrophe. By Diola Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, Saleem Hasan. Audience: 40.

148.     October 29, 2001. Cotonou, Benin , West Africa. 2nd International Symposium on Contemporary Problems in Mathematical Physics (COPROMATH2). Presentation: Mathematical Physics Education: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy. By Diola Bagayoko and Amadou Guisse’. Audience: 50

147.     October 4-5, 2001. Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi. The Tennessee State University AOL-Time Warner HBCU Digital Divide Conference. Presentation: Reverse Digital Divide: A Case Study at the Timbuktu Academy and a Model for the Future. By Diola Bagayoko. Audience: 140.

146.     Environmental Technology Consortium Summit Conference; Technology Transfer: Closing the Basic and Applied Research Divide. Presentation: PIPELINES and the GLOBE Program. Audience: well over 50 faculty and staff members.

145.     August 22, 2001. Louisiana State University-Geology Building.  LA 2nd Annual Conference on Micro-fabrication and Materials Science.  Presentation: Ab-initio Calculation of the Electronic Structure of Carbon Nanotubes, by D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and S. Hasan.

144.     August 8-9, 2001. Gaithersburg, Maryland. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) SURF Program Closing Symposium: Bagayoko chaired the second (on 8/8) and last (on 8/9) sessions.  Audience: 64 student presenters, NIST Scientists and Administrators.

143.      August 7, 2001. Auburn University, Auburn. Alabama. Sixth Applied Diamond Conference/Second Frontier Carbon Technology Joint Conference (ADC/FCT-2001). Presentation: Ab-initio description and prediction of properties of carbon-based and other non-metallic materials. D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and S. Hasan. 

142.      July 1-7, 2001. Singapore.  International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies; 
Symposium on Materials Science Education. Presentation: Basic and Advanced Research Training for the New Millennium: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy-D. Bagayoko, R. Bobba,  E. L. Kelley, and S. Hasan.

141.  June 22-23,  2001. Sheraton Hotel, Baton Rouge, LA. Louisiana Partnership Conference for Parents, Teachers, and Schools, LA Department of Education. Presentation: “A Rosetta Stone for Competitive Education: A Road-Map for Parents, Teachers, and School Administrators.” Audience: 150 parents, 100 teachers, and many school administrators.

140.   June 18-19, 2001. Double Tree Hotel, Arlington, VA. NSF Conference on Partnerships: “Building a Foundation for Innovations.” Approximately 100 participants. Intervention: Breakaway Session.

139.  May 31, 2001. Radisson Hotel, Hampton, VA. Annual AME  Conference: “Reverse Digital Divide: A Case Study in the Department of Physics at SUBR.” Audience: 60 Participants. 

138. May 1, 2001. Embassy Suites, Des Moines Iowa. Closing Ceremony of Science Bound. Presentation: “Growing Toward Success.” Audience: 300 students, parents, and officials.

137.  April 28, 2001. Ramada Inn Hotel, Baton Rouge, LA. Annual Leadership Conference of Phi Delta Kappa International Fraternity. Presentation: “Addressing Academic Achievement Gaps.” Audience: over 50 parents and professionals.

136.   April 24, 2001. Department of Physics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. “The Model
of the Timbuktu Academy (From Causes to Effects).” Audience: 15 faculty members and graduate students. 

135.   April 11, 2001. Forest Heights Elementary School, Baton Rouge, LA. Issue: Preparation for Field  Trip to Houston. Audience: 20 Elementary Students, two Teachers, and the Principal.

134.  April 11,  2001. Crestworth Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “GLOBE and Educational Reforms.” Audience: 40 teachers, school administrators, and staff members.

133.   April 9, 2001. Health Research Center, SUBR.   Presentation: “Developing Strategies for Parental Involvement in Support of GLOBE.”

132.  April 7, 2001. Crestworth Middle School, Baton Rouge, LA. Presentation: “Hands-on, Mind-on GLOBE Activities.”  Audience: 20 teachers, administrators, and staff members.

131.     March 29, 2001. Lafayette School System Office, Lafayette, LA. Presentation: “The GLOBE
Program.” Audience: 15 school administrators and science teachers.

130.     March 23, 2001. Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. 15th Annual NAFEO High Technology
Student Expo. "The Law of Performance and Excellence in Research."  100 undergraduate students and 14 faculty members.

129.     February 22, 2001. 6:30-7:30 PM. Phi Delta Kappa International, Educational Fraternity. Moore
Hall Auditorium, SUBR. “How to Prepare for Standardized Tests (LEAP and Others).”
Audience: 50 students and parents.

128.     February 21, 2001. 2:45-3:45 PM. SU Laboratory School. Benchmarks and Educational
Reforms. Audience: Thirty six (36) K-12th grade teachers and school administrators and staff members.

127.     February 11-13, 2001. Annual DOE-EPSCoR and LS-LAMP Conference, New Orleans
Radisson Hotel. "Avoiding (or Closing) the Academic Achievement Gaps. Audience: Over 100.

126.     February 6-8, 2001. First Louisiana Reading Summit. Lafayette Hilton, Lafayette, Louisiana.
"The Genesis of Genius," A Scientific Explanation Of The Creation Of Educational Value Added From Pre-K To Graduate School And Beyond. Audience: over 70 attended. Over 100 received viewgraphs. 

125.    February 5, 2001. “The Global Learning And Observations To Benefit The Environment (GLOBE) As A Tool For The Implementation Of K-12th Grade Science, Mathematics, And Engineering Education Reform.” Audience: 31 members of the Magnet Curriculum Committee of East Baton Rouge
Parish School System.

124.     January 27, 2001. 9 AM to 1 PM workshop on ACT preparation. Peabody Magnet High School,
Alexandria, Louisiana. “ACT English, Reading, Science Reasoning, and Mathematics.” Audience: Over 60 students from 9 AM to 1 PM.

123.      January, 2001. Hawaii. Third International Conference on New Theories, Discoveries and Applications of Superconductors and Related Materials (NEW3SC-01), Hawaii. Presentation: “Predicted Electronic Properties of Cubic Si3N4.”  D. Bagayoko and G. L. Zhao.

122.     January, 2001. Hawaii. Third International Conference on New Theories, Discoveries and Applications of  Superconductors and Related Materials (NEW3SC-01), Hawaii. Presentation: “Anomalous Isotope Effect in Narrow Band Superconductors.” G. L. Zhao and  D. Bagayoko.

121.    October 21, 2000. Auditorium, School of Nursing, SUBR. SU Virtual Weekend Conference on Distance Learning.   Presentation: “GLOBE and Web Integration in Teaching and Learning-Precollege and Pre-service Education.” Audience: 70.

120.      October 18, 2000. Blue and Gold Room of the Student Union at Southern University and A&M
College in Baton Rouge. Presentation on "A Rosetta Stone for Competitive Education."

119.      Saturday, October 7, 2000. Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana. 9 AM-3 PM presentation on: "Developing Responsive and Competitive (LEQSF) Enhancement Proposals." Audience: 30. (Similarly on 09/23/00 from 1 PM to 5 PM; 09/14/00 from 1 PM to 5 PM.)

118.     August 17-18, 2000. Advanced Materials Research Institute, University of New Orleans,
Louisiana. Presentation: “Materials Science Research and Education at SUBR.” Audience: 80.

117.     August 17-18, 2000. Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI), University of New Orleans, Louisiana. Presentation: “The BZW Method for Accurate Calculations of Electronic and Related Properties of  Semiconductors.” G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko. Audience: 70. 

116.     August 9, 2000. Blue and Gold Room, SUBR Student Union. A Presentation to the Explanation of Academic Achievement Levels Using the Law of Human Performance. D. Bagayoko on "The
Genesis of Genius." Over Forty (40) pre-college students and parents.

115. July, 2000. International GLOBE Conference, Annapolis, Maryland. Presentation: “Expanding  GLOBE Participation: An Emerging Model for Diversification.” R. L. Ford and D. Bagayoko. Audience: over 120 GOLBE teachers and scientists from around the world.

114. March 27, 2000. Annual DOE-EPSCoR and LS-LAMP Conference, Baton Rouge's Holiday Inn South. "The Integrated Law of Human Performance, Mentoring, and You," D. Bagayoko. Audience: 100.

113. March 22, 2000. Orientation of Teachers for the Global learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE). "A Rosetta Stone for Competitive Education," D. Bagayoko. Audience: 70.

112.     March 21, 2000. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Minneapolis, MN.
"Predicted Electronic Properties of Cubic Si3N4.," D. Bagayoko and G. L. Zhao, Bull.  Amer. Phys. Soc., March 2000. http://www.aps.org/meet/MAR00/baps/abs/S1780011.html

111.     March 21, 2000. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Minneapolis, MN. "Polaronic Effects in Ferroelectrics." Y. M. Malozovsky, J. D. Fan, D. Bagayoko, and J. T. Wang. Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., March 2000.   http://www.aps.org/meet/MAR00/baps/abs/S5800007.html

110.     March 24 2000. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Minneapolis, MN. "Ab-initio Computations for the Absorption Edge of AlN." Y. X. Luo, G. L. Zhao, and D. Bagayoko. Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., March, 2000. http://www.aps.org/meet/MAR00/baps/abs/S8960007.html

109.     March 24 2000. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Minneapolis, MN. "The BZW Method and the Electronic Properties of ZnSe." L. Torrence, G. L. Zhao, and D. Bagayoko. Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., March 2000. http://www.aps.org/meet/MAR00/baps/abs/S8970006.html

108. March 21, 2000. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Minneapolis, MN. "The BZW Method and Calculations for the Electronic Properties of Ge." G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko. Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., March 2000. http://www.aps.org/meet/MAR00/baps/abs/S8150013.html

107. March 17, 2000. Annual Meeting of the National Society of Black Physicists and Annual, National Conference of Black Physics Students (NCBPS), Greensboro, NC. " The Timbuktu Academy: The Science Of Creating Education, Research, And Professional Value Added." D. Bagayoko (Audience: 30). "Review of Mechanics." D. Bagayoko. Audience: 40 students.

106. March 4, 2000. Annual, National, Mardi Gras Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. "Predictive Calculations of Electronic and Related Properties of Materials." D. Bagayoko. Audience: 70.

105. February 16-20, 2000. National Summit on Africa, Washington, D.C., Bagayoko was an official Louisiana Delegate and a representative of the Southern University System.

104. February 15, 2000. Annual Meeting of the National Association for Equal Opportunity (NAFEO) in Higher Education, Washington, D.C., Hilton and Towers. Session Chair for students' technical presentations, NAFEO High Tech Expo. Speaker: "Why to Attend Graduate School." D. Bagayoko. (Audience: 100.)

103. February 12, 2000. Annual Conference of the Quality Education for Minority (QEM) Network, Washington, D.C., Panel presentation on "Fundamentals of Mentoring and Networking." D. Bagayoko.

102. June 25, 1999. SUBR Student Union, Southern University and A&M College-Baton Rouge. The 1999 National Meeting of the Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS). One hour, Invited Presentation: “Graduate Research for the 21st Century.”

101. June 3, 1999. Circus Circus Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Second International Conference on New Theories, Discoveries, and Applications of Superconductors and Related Materials (NEW3SC-2). Invited Plenary Presentation: “Predictive, Ab-initio Computations of Properties of Ferroelectric Material.,” D. Bagayoko and G. L. Zhao. Audience: 120 physicists from around the world.

100. June 2, 1999. Circus Circus Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Second International Conference on New Theories, Discoveries, and Applications of Superconductors and Related Materials (NEW3SC-2). Presentation: “Ab-initio Calculations for the Superconducting Properties of Yba2Cu3O7 (YBCO).” G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko. Audience: 120 physicists from around the world.

99. May 8, 1999. New Orleans, Louisiana. NAACP Daisy Bates, National, Educational Symposium. Invited Presentation: “Minorities in Science.” D. Bagayoko.

98.      April 13-14, 1999. Pennington Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “Links for Success,” Annual Statewide Conference of the Louisiana Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), Chair and Speaker for the Session on Materials (i.e., Research, Development, and Related Economic Potential).

97.      March 27, 1999. Atlanta, Georgia, Centennial Meeting of the American Physical Society. Presentation: “Predicted Properties of 3C-SiC and 4H-SiC”. G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko.  Bulletin, American Physical Society, 1999.

96.       March 26, 1999. Atlanta, Georgia, Centennial Meeting of the American Physical Society. Presentation: “Predictive Calculations of Electronic Properties of Semiconductors.” D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and T. D. Williams. 3/26/99 Bulletin, American Physical Society, 1999.

            March 23, 1999. Grambling, Louisiana. Presentation: “Developing a Responsive and Competitive BRSF Proposal.” A half-day workshop at Grambling State University.

94.       March 22, 1999. Atlanta, Georgia, Centennial Meeting of the American Physical Society. Presentation: “Calculated Properties of Ferroelectric BaTiO3.”  D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, J. D. Fan and J. T. Wang.  Bulletin, American Physical Society, 1999.

93.       March 21, 1999. Atlanta, Georgia, Annual Meeting for the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP). Presentation: “Predictive Calculations of Properties of Molecules, Clusters, and Semiconductors,” D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and T. D. Williams.

92.March 6, 1999. School of Nursing Auditorium, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “Mentoring, the Perspective of US Presidential Award Winners.” Presentation by Diola Bagayoko.

91.    November 16-17, 1998. National Conference on Mentoring at Duke University. Durham, North Carolina. Presentation: “Institutionalizing Systemic Mentoring—the Example of SUBR.” Audience of 120.

90.     October 30-31, 1998. Louisiana State University (LSU). National Conference on Mentoring for the 21st Century. Invited Plenary Presentation: “Towards a Scientific Basis for Systemic Mentoring.” Audience of 100.

 89.     July 29-30, 1998. US Workforce Development Workshop, organized by the National Science and
Technology Committee (NSTC) and the White House Office of Science and Technology (OST), Washington, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C. Presentation: “Developing National Resources, US Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Mentoring.” Audience estimated at 110 national leaders.

88.        May 12, 1998. SUBR’s Planning Week, Cotillion Ballroom, Student Union. Panel Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring and Student Retention.” (The presentation and accompanying handout placed systemic mentoring on a rigorous scientific footing, underscored the intrinsic need for mentoring for enhanced student retention.) Audience of 400 faculty and staff members.

87.        May 13, 1998. SUBR Planning Week, Cotillion Ballroom, Student Union. Speaker at the grant-writing workshop: “The Development Of Responsive And Competitive Proposals”; funding to be acquired is for basic and state-of-the art equipment and resources for the integration of new knowledge, telecommunication and internet technologies, and of reform-imbued new models into teaching, mentoring, and learning. Audience: 143 faculty and staff members—from 8 am to 12 Noon.

86.        April 17, 1998. 12th Student High Tech Expo, 23rd National Conference of the National Association for Equal Opportunity (NAFEO) in Higher Education, Washington Hilton and Towers, Washington, D.C. Chair of Presentations, Editor of Technical Abstracts, and Speaker: “Writing a Technical Paper and Making a Technical Presentation—a guide for students.”

85.        March 16-20, 1998. Los Angeles, California. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Presentation: “A Spurious Effect and LDA Prediction of the Correct Band Gap in BaTiO3.” D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and Troy D. Williams. Bulletin, APS, Vol. 43, No. 1, p. 846, (1998).

84.        March 16-20, 1998. Los Angeles, California. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Presentation: “The Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of RuO2.”  Troy D. Williams  and D. Bagayoko. Bulletin, APS, Vol. 43, No. 1, p. 927, (1998).

83.        March 16-20, Los Angeles, California. March Meeting of the American Physical Society. Presentation: “Self-Consistent Calculation of the Correct Band-Gap and Low Energy Conduction Bands in Gallium-Nitride.” G. L Zhao and D. Bagayoko. Bulletin, APS, Vol. 43, No. 1, p. 797, (1998).

82.        March 16-20, 1998. Los Angeles, California. March meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Presentation: “Pseudo-gap in High Tc Superconductor YBa2Cu3O7 (YBCO).” G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko. Bulletin, APS, Vol. 43, No. 1, p. 666, (1998).

81.        March 16-20, 1998. Los Angeles, California. March meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Presentation: “ A Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Two-dimensional Cu-O Chain Structure in YBa2Cu3O+6+x (YBCO).” G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko. Bulletin, APS, Vol. 43, No. 1, p. 666, (1998).  

80.        March 19, 1998. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, 1998 Statewide Research Conference of DOE/EPSCoR and of the Louisiana alliance for Minority Participation (LAMP). Plenary, keynote address by Bagayoko on “Strengthening the Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (SMET) Pipeline.”

79.        February 19-24, 1998. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Louisiana, USA. New Theories, Discoveries, and Applications of Superconductivity (NEW3SC) International Conference: “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Two-Dimensional Cu-O Chain Structure in YBa2Cu3O6+x”  T. Edis, J.D. Fan, D. Bagayoko, G.L. Zhao, Y.M. Malozovsky, J.T. Wang.

78.        February 19-24, 1998. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Louisiana, USA. New Theories, Discoveries, and Applications of Superconductivity (NEW3SC) International Conference: “The Superconducting Gap and Pseudo-gap in YBa2Cu3O7.”  G.L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko, International Journal of Modern Physics, accepted for publication (1998).

77. February 19-24, 1998. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Louisiana, USA. New Theories, Discoveries, and Applications of Superconductivity (NEW3SC) International Conference: “The Half-Metallic Behavior in La3/4Ca1/4MnO3,” D. Bagayoko, G.L. Zhao, J.D. Fan and J.T. Wang.

76.        February 19-24, 1998. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Louisiana, USA. New Theories, Discoveries, and Applications of Superconductivity (NEW3SC) International Conference: “Temperature Dependence of Conductivity and Isotope Effect in the Colossal Magnetoresistance,”  Y.M. Malozovsky, J.D. Fan, and D. Bagayoko.

75.        February 21, 1998. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Louisiana, USA. New Theories, Discoveries, and Application of Superconductivity (NEW3SC) International Conference: Invited. Keynote Address: “New Theories, Discoveries, And Applications Of Super-Mentoring,” D. Bagayoko.

74.        January 30-31, 1998. 5th Annual LaCEPT Statewide Conference, LSU Union, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Session Chair and Panelist: “The Less That is More, Implication of TIMSS for Undergraduate Education and Teacher Preparation.” 3/30/98, 2:15 to 3:30 PM. 

73.        January 16, 1998. Ascension Seminar on Curriculum Reform. Presentation: College Connection Panelist to address high school to college transition issues. D. Bagayoko

72.        December 1-4, 1997. New Orleans, Louisiana. 13th National Conference of the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). Invited presentation: “Mentoring, An Enabling Process For Quality Learning,…” D. Bagayoko.

71.       August 7, 1997. Rehabilitation Capacity Building, Region VI Consortium: Grant Writing,     Technical Assistance, and Follow-Up Workshop, Parkway Hilton Hotel, Dallas, Texas. Audience of thirty (32) faculty and staff members from HBCUs. Invited Presentation: "Mentoring and Grant Writing."

70.       July, 1997. 1997 MainSTey National Workshop. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Audience: thirty (30) science faculty members from HBCUs. Invited Presentation: "Mentoring: An Enabling Process for Quality Learning."

69.       May 23, 1997. 1997 MainSTey National Conference. Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Baton Rouge,   Louisiana. Audience of twenty five (25) faculty members from HBCUs. Invited Presentation: “MENTORING: An Enabling Process for Quality Learning."

68.       April 28, 1997. Regional Workshop on Grant Writing. This workshop was partly co-sponsored     by the US Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring for the focus on proposal development for students and junior faculty mentoring  projects. Audience: one hundred twenty (120) university faculty and staff.  Invited Luncheon Speech/Presentation: "Mentoring: For Students and for Faculty Members."

67.       April 18, 1997. National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored National Conference on the     Role of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Alliances for Minority Participation (AMP)     Programs. Invited speaker at the plenary session: "MENTORING: A Strategy for Increasing  Minority Participation." Audience of about one hundred (100).

66.       April 11, 1997. National Conference of NAFEO. Session Chair, for six hours, of College   High   Tech Expo presentations by students. Eight SUBR students presented at this session  co-sponsored by LAMP and the US Presidential Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Audience: a minimum of eighty (80) college students and faculty members.

65.       April 5, 1997. National Beta Kappa Chi Conference at the Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: "The Model of the Timbuktu Academy."

64.       April 3, 1997. National Convention of the  National  Science  Teachers  Association, New  Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. Chair of the Session on “The Systemic Educational Reform Efforts of the Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation

63.       March 19, 1997. National meeting of the American Physical Society,  Presentation by (G. L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, J. D. Fan, and J. T. Wang):  "Ab-Initio  Calculations of the Electronic Structure and Charge Transfer in Ferroelectric BaTiO3." Audience: Thirty five (35) researchers

62.       March 20, 1997. National meeting of the American Physical Society, Presentation by (G. L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, J. Callaway):  "Techniques in Solving Anisotropic Eliashberg Gap Equations for Studies of High Tc Superconductors." Audience: Thirty (30) researchers.

   February 7, 1997. 1997 National Conference of  Quality  Education  for  Minorities (QEM) Network. Chair of the session on “Student Mentoring and Educational Reform Models that Work.”

60.       February  7,  1997.  Annual  of  the  Louisiana  Academy  of  Science (LAS), Alexandria,  Louisiana: Presentation (Troy Williams--Graduate Student, D. Bagayoko and N. Brener):  "Electronic Structure and Fermi Surface of RuO2."

59.       February 7, 1997. Annual  Meeting  of  the  Louisiana  Academy  of  Science (LAS), Alexandria, Louisiana. Presentation (D. Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, J. D. Fan, and J. T. Wang): "First Principle Study of the Electronic Structure and Polarization of in ferroelectirc BaTiO3."

58.       February 7, 1997. Annual  meeting  of  the  Louisiana  Academy  of  Science (LAS), Alexandria, Louisiana. Presentation (LaKindra Francis--Undergraduate Student, Dr. Lisa Karem (NIST), and  D. Bagayoko): "Optimization and Spectrophotometric Comparisons of Radiometric Dye, TTC,  in Gelatin and Agar Models: Gamma and Electron Beam Irradiations."

57.       February 7, 1997. Annual meeting of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS), Alexandria, Louisiana: Presentation (G. L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, and J. Callaway): "Temperature Dependence of the Anisotropic Gap in High Tc Superconductor YBa2Cu3O7."

56.       February 7, 1997. Annual  meeting  of  the  Louisiana  Academy  of  Science (LAS), Alexandria, LA.    Presentation (D. Bagayoko and T. Williams - Graduate Student): "A Comprehensive Approach to Student Mentoring."

55.       January 31, 1997. Annual Conference, Louisiana  Collaborative  for  Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers (LaCEPT). Panelist to discuss "Educational Reforms as Applied to the Teaching and Learning of College Physics." Audience: Twenty five (25) faculty members.

54.       November 25, 1996. State-wide  DOE/EPSCoR  Conference, Doubletree Hotels, Metairie, Louisiana: Invited Presentation:  "Creating Educational Value Added. Who is Responsible?" Audience: Eighty (80) students, federal and university researchers and staff members.

53.       November, 13, 1996. Retention 2000 National Conference, University  of  Maryland  at  College Park, Maryland. Presentation: "Expectations, Motivations, and Student Retention." Audience of Eighty Seven (87) teachers, school and college personnel.

      September 25, 1996. Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.. Presidential Awards for
excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring, Mentoring for the 21st Century: A symposium. Panelist for a Plenary Session on "Developing Effective Mentoring Models." Audience: Over Sixty Five (65) National leaders, Awardees, university officials.

51.       August 22, 1996. Invited speaker from 9 AM thru 2 PM. Workshop sponsored by the Office of Research and Strategic Initiatives at SUBR.  Presentation: “LEQSF/BRSF Funding  Opportunities and the Development of a Responsive and Competitive Proposal."  Audience: Sixty Five (65) SUBR faculty and staff members.

50.       July 29, 1996. Greater New Orleans'  Collaborative  for  Excellence  in  the  Preparation of Teachers (LaCEPT) invited workshop presenters on "A Review of National Educational     Standards: What Next – for Higher Education."  Conference Room 111, SUNO's College of Education Building.

49.       March 18-22, 1996. American Physical Society's March Meeting in St. Louis,  MO. Presentation: Electronic Structure and Fermi Surface of RuO2 - co-authors include Mr. Troy D. Williams, NASA-USRP and Timbuktu Academy Undergraduate Scholar.

48.       March 18-22, 1996. American Physical Society's March Meeting in St. Louis, MO.Presentation: Electronic Structure and Fermi Surface of RhO2 - co-authors include  Mr. Robert J. Smith, NASA-USRP and Timbuktu Academy Undergraduate Scholar.

47.       March 27, 1996. National Society of Black Physicists - Annual Conference at Fisk University in Nashville, TN. Presentation: “3d Impurities in Aluminum and New Developments”

46.       February 15-17, 1996; Fifth Anniversary Conference of the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network Conference, Washington, D.C. Acceptance Notes for the Exemplary Undergraduate Training Program Award, received by the Timbuktu Academy.

45.       January 25, 1996. Louisiana EPSCoR Conference, Baton Rouge Hilton. Title of Panel Presentation: “Expectations: Federal and Academic.” and Chair, January 26 Session on the Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation (LAMP).

44.       January 27, 1996. Louisiana Systemic Initiative (LaSIP) and Louisiana Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teacher (LaCEPT) Conference: Chair of the Session on Cyber Prof., i.e. Utilizing the Internet for Instruction.

43.       January 19, 1996. Young Astronaut Conference of Southern University Laboratory School, with the US Space Foundation: Presentation to over 300 precollege students.

42.       June 15, 1995. EST Workshop on Teaching for Advanced Placement, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas (Trinity University). Presentation: “Concept Maps for Classical  Mechanics: Newton's Second Law and the Work-Energy Theorem.”

41.       April 27, 1995; 5th Annual Phillip L. Young Research Symposium, Grambling State University, Grambling, LA. Invited Presentation: "Gateways to Successful Graduate Studies."

40.       April 21-22, 1995. Statewide  Conference  of  the  Quality  Education  for  Minority (QEM) Network, New Orleans, LA. Presentation: “The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” Member, Panel on Developing Statewide Strategies for Quality Education for Minorities.

39. March 26, 1994. Mathematics and Science Education Leadership Development Institute, Southern University at New Orleans, LA. Presentation: “The Timbuktu Academy.” (Audience of 70; 150 sets of hand-out distributed).

38. March 25, 1994. Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education/Gulf Southwest Region, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “A Paradigm for SEM Undergraduate Education:  Educating Engineers for the 21st Century.” (initial audience reached: 110; potential audience of thousands to be reached by the already published proceedings, available in libraries).

37. March 23, 1994. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Pittsburg, PA. Poster Presentation: “Magnetism and Dilute AlFe Clusters and Alloys.” by D. Bagayoko; W. Sheppard (NSF-RCMS Undergraduate Scholar), C. R. Grant (ONR Supported Undergraduate Scholar), N. Brener, J. Callaway.

36. March 22, 1994. March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Poster Presentation: “Electronic Structure of MnO2.” by T. Williams, R. Smith, Carl Grant (ONR supported Scholar), D. Bagayoko, N. Brener, J. Tyler, and J. Callaway. (5000 attended this meeting; 70 saw the presentation, others read the abstract.)

35. February 24, 1994. Louisiana State-wide Conference for Research Stimulus and for Human Resource Development, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: Mentoring Students In (or For) SEM Fields: the Model of the Timbuktu Academy. (Initial audience of 20; several hundreds to be reached by presentation package mailed to them).

34.       February 23, 1994. Aerospace Forum, Louisiana Space Consortium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.     Presentation: “Mentoring Students In (or For) SEM Fields: The Model of the Timbuktu  Academy.” (Initial audience of 85, including 40 precollege teachers; hundreds more to be reached by the presentation viewgraphs to appear in the Proceedings).

33.       January 11, 1994. Workshop, Department of Biology, Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). Four (4) hour presentation: Effective Teaching.  (Audience of 10 professors). January 10, 1994. Faculty Convocation, Southern University and A&M College. Presentation: Cognitive Condensation for Mastery Teaching and Learning. (Audience of more than 300 college faculty members).

32.       December 2, 1993. National Title III Workshop, Washington, D.C. Presentation:  "Improvements in Physics Instruction: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy."  (Audience of 55; plus 45 requests for 41 page presentation package.)

      October 6, 1993. National Conference of the Society of Research Administrators, New  Orleans,
Louisiana. Presentation: "The Role of State in the Support of Research."

30.       June 4, 1993. 1993 Forum of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), Washington, D.C.. Presentation: "A Paradigm for Undergraduate Education: Applications to Engineering Retention."

29.       April, 1993. Science and Technology Symposium of the NAFEO, Washington, D.C. Presentation:  “The Dynamics of Retention: A Review and a Prescription.”

28.       February 12, 1993. National Meeting of the American Association  for the Advancement of  Science (AAAS), Boston, MA.  Presentation: "The Dynamics of Retention, a Review and a  Prescription."

27.       October 14, 1992. Retention 2000. a National Conference organized by the Recruitment Office of the University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD.  Presentation: “Retention Revisited.”

26.       September 26, 1992. National Conference on Diversity in the Scientific and Technological Work Force, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Presentation: “The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.”

25.       May 7, 1992. National Institute for Standards and Technologies, Gaithersburg,  Maryland.  Presentation: "Magnetism in Al-Transition Metal (3d) Alloys," D. Bagayoko.

24.       May 1, 1992. National Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP-92),  Jackson, Mississippi.  Presentation: "Cohesive and Magnetic Properties of Free Al18FE Clusters." D. Bagayoko; W. Sheppard, and D. Wallace (Undergraduate Scholars at SUBR).

23.       April 30, 1992. National Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP-92),  Jackson, Mississippi.  Presentation: "Cognitive Condensation and the Science of Science    Teaching and Learning," D. Bagayoko; B. Pillot, E. Pillot, M. Briscoe, and M. Wright (the four latter presenters are Undergraduate Scholars at SUBR).

22.       April 23, 1992. National Conference of the National Organization for the Professional  Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBBCHE), April 23, 1992.  Presentation:  "Models of Outreach Programs, Theory and Practice." Diola Bagayoko.

21.       March 18, 1992. Symposium of NAFEO Science and Technology Advisory Committee, Washington, D.C.  Presentation:  "Retention: A Review of the Literature and the Model of the Timbuktu Academy." Diola Bagayoko.

20.       December 14, 1991. National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference in New Orleans, LA. Presentation: "Cognitive Condensation and the Teaching and Learning of Science." D. Bagayoko

19.       November 8-10, 1990. Southwestern Theoretical Chemistry Conference, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Texas.  Presentation: "Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Iron  Impurities in Aluminum." D. Bagayoko

18.       May 1990. First HBCU Conference on the Physics of Materials and Materials Science, Washington, D.C.  Presentation: "3d Impurities in Aluminum: Progress and Prospect."   D. Bagayoko.

17.       March 1990. Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Anaheim, California.    Presentation: "Density Functional Prediction of a Kondo System." D. Bagayoko, N. Brener,  and J. Callaway.

16.       March 1990. Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Anaheim, California.   Presentation: "Band Structure and Related Properties of Silver." G. Fuster, N. Brener, J. Callaway, and D. Bagayoko. (Actual presentation made by Dr. G. Fuster).

15.       February 1990. Annual Conference of Louisiana Academy of Science, Southern University,  Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Presentation: "The VWN Potential and the Electronic and  Structural Properties of Nickel." D. Bagayoko and S. Dhar. (Presented by Dhar).

14.       November 1989. Southwest Conference on Theoretical Chemistry, Austin, Texas. Presentation: "Electronic Structure of Cobalt Dimer in LSDA." S. Dhar, D.  Bagayoko,  and N. Kestner. (Presented by Dhar).

13.       April 1989. Meeting of the National Society of Black Physicists in Holmdell, New Jersey.     Presentation: "Structural and Magnetic Properties of Nickel." D.  Bagayoko and Zelda Y. Gills (Undergraduate Student).

12.       March 1989. Meeting of the American Physical Society , St.  Louis, MO.  Presentation: "Magnetic Structure of BCC and FCC Chromium." J. Tyler (IBM, Kingston), N. Brener and J.     Callaway (LSU), and D. Bagayoko (Southern University and A&M College).  Bull. Am. Phys.     Soc. Vol.34, 648 (1989).

11.       April 1988. Meeting of the National Society of Black Physicists, Lincoln University, Lincoln, Pennsylvania.  Presentation: "Accurate Electronic and Total Energies of  Metals." D. Bagayoko

10.       March 1987. Meeting of the American Physical Society, New York, NY. Presentation: "Electronic and Magnetic Properties of 3d Impurities in Aluminum." D. Bagayoko, N. Brener, D. Kanhere, and J. Callaway, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. March (1987).

09.       March 1986. Meeting of the American Physical Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, Presentation: "The Electronic Structure of Chromium and Manganese Impurities in Copper." D. Bagayoko, P. Blaha, and J. Callaway, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 31,254 (1986).

08.       March 1986. Meeting of the American Physical Society in Las Vegas. Contribution: "Temperature Dependent Band Structure of Nickel." G. Fuster, D. Bagayoko, N. Brener, and J.  Callaway, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 31, 561 (1986).

07.       March 1985. Meeting of the American Physical Society, Baltimore, Maryland. Presentation:      "Temperature Dependence of the Band Structure of Nickel." D. Bagayoko, G. Fuster, and J. Callaway, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 30, 615 (1985).

06.       March 1985. Meeting of the American Physical Society, Baltimore, Maryland. Presentation: "On Variational Solutions of the Dirac Equation." D. Bagayoko; C. Dorsey, and B. Nicholas (Undergraduate Students at SUBR), Bull. Am.  Phys.  Soc. 30, 614 (1985).

05.       July 1984. Condensed Matter Workshop, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.  Several presentations on the "Band Structures of Metals."

04.       March 1983. Sanibel International Symposium on the Theory of Atoms, Molecules and Solids, Palm Coast, Florida.  Presentation: "Contraction of Gaussian Basis Sets and the Total Energy of FCC Copper."

03.       March 1982. Meeting of the American Physical Society, Dallas, Texas. Presentation: "Total  Energy of Metallic Lithium." X. Zou, D. Bagayoko, and J. Callaway, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 27, 158 (1982).

02.       November 1981. Meeting of the American Physical Society in New York. Presentation: "Contraction of Gaussian Basis Sets for Solid State Calculations." D. Bagayoko, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 26, 1236 (1981).

01.       March 1980. Meeting of the American Physical Society, New York, NY.  Presentation: "Band     Structure, Optical Properties, and Compton Profile of Copper." D. Bagayoko, D. G.  Laurent, S. P. Singhal, and J. Callaway, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 25, 347 (1980).

A minimum of ten (10) major and non-technical presentations are made per year on subjects ranging from "Proposal Development," "Teaching and Learning," and "Culture," to "the Dynamics of Higher Education." A minimum of ten (10) local presentations are made per year to precollege and college students and faculty members.

 

 
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