Ji Shen is working on technology-enhanced STEM learning environments, interdisciplinary and integrated learning, modeling-based instruction, and alternative assessments in STEM education. As a native Chinese speaker, he is also interested in issues related to international STEM education. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Shen holds a doctorate in Physics from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining University of Miami, Dr. Shen was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, and an assistant professor at the University of Georgia.