Dr. Umadevi Garimella
212A Main Hall
Dr. Umadevi Garimella is the director of UCA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Institute and a College Board Consultant for AP Biology. She received her PhD degree in botany and double masters’ degrees in botany and in chemistry. Dr. Garimella has 21 years of successful college level teaching and research career. She published 25 scientific research papers in peer-reviewed journals and gave several presentations at professional meetings. As a director of the STEM Institute, Dr. Garimella is responsible for the development, use and promotion of research-proven pedagogies and rigorous content in P-16 STEM education in Arkansas.