Graduate Research Assistant
Aamir received his master’s degree in Mathematics Education from University of Texas at Dallas and is currently a third-year doctoral student at Texas A&M university. Aamir Fidai served as a mathematics teacher and varsity tennis coach in Dallas ISD for 10 years. During his tenure Pinkston high school in West Dallas, he became an advocate for the cause of access and inclusion in STEM education for all students. He founded the first STEM club in Dallas ISD and encouraged his students who were mostly from underprivileged families to aim for college education and careers in STEM fields.
Aamir’s research interests include equity in STEM education and infusion of Open Source hardware and software in STEM classrooms. Aamir is also interested in expanding the academic research opportunity to undergraduate students in in-service teachers in K-12. Aamir is an Aggie Research Leader and is active in mentoring undergraduate research scholars. Aamir has presented his research both at regional (SERA, TAMU LAUNCH) and at international (FIE, AERA) educational research conferences. Aamir has three published conference proceedings and is currently working on several research projects dealing with technology and equity in STEM classrooms.