Presentations

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

  1. January 19 – 21, 2011, Vanderbilt University and Fisk University, Nashville, TN. Invited presentations: “Systemic Mentoring for Competitiveness:  The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  2. November 18, 2010, Columbia State University, Columbus, GA, LA. Invited presentation: “Systemic Mentoring Model for Competitiveness:  The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  3. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  4. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  5. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  6. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  7. October 15, 2010, LaSIGMA Industry-Academia Workshop, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “Transformative Materials Research and Practical Applications in Industry.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  8. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  9. September 30, 2010, LaSIGMA Seminar Series, Baton Rouge, LA. Invited presentation: “A Mathematical Solution to the Theoretical Underestimation of Energy & Band Gaps and Applications.” Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  10. July 25 – August 12, 2010, Malian Symposium, Bamako, Mali. Invited Presentation: “Systemic Mentoring for Diversity and Competitiveness”  Bagayoko. Audience:  faculty and students.
  11. 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)”  Bagayoko. Audience: 100 faculty members
  12. 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.
  13. April 27, 2010, University of New Orleans (UNO). Higher Education Forum. Invited presentation: “The State’s Mistreatment of SUNO and Budget Crisis” Bagayoko. Audience: 50 faculty members and 50 graduate students.
  14. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: 40 faculty (10) and graduate students (30).
  15. 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).” Bagayoko. Audience: 45 high school teachers and school administrators and staff.
  16. 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),” Franklin, G. L. Zhao and D. Bagayoko.
  17. 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),” C. Ekuma, G. L. Zhao, L. Franklin, J. T. Wang and D. Bagayoko.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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,” Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, L. Franklin, and E. C. Ekuma. Audience: 60 researchers (from Laboratories and universities).
  21. 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. 
  22. 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.
  23. 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). 
  24. September 19, 2009. Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana. A day long workshop on “Developing Responsive and Competitive BORSF Enhancement Proposals.”Audience: 15 faculty members. 
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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. 
  28. 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.
  29. March 15, 2009, Annual Meeting of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. Acceptance speech for the Distinguished Faculty Award. 
  30. March, 12, 14, 17, and 19, 2009, Northeast High School, Iberville Parish, ACT Preparation sessionsfor  30-50 high school students (depending on the dates). Each session lasted two (2) hours. 
  31. March 11, 2009, Northeast Elementary School, Pride, Louisiana. Presentation: “Forces and Motions” with Applications. D. Bagayoko. Audience: 40 6th graders, all males, 13 White and 27 African Americans.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.”  Bagayoko.  (Audience: 150 faculty and administrators, 100 college students (graduate and undergraduate)
  35. 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)
  36. 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.” Bagayoko.  (Potential Audience:  over 200 faculty and 200 graduate students)
  37. 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.” Bagayoko.  (Audience: 110 Physics Department Chairs in the US)
  38. 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.” Bagayoko.  (Audience: 30 8th grade students)
  39. April 19, 2008.  Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA.  Delta Sigma Theta (ΔΣΘ) International Program.  Presentation:  “Mali:  History and Culture.” Bagayoko.  (Audience: 45 individuals in the community)
  40. 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.” Bagayoko.  (Audience:  70 Community College students)
  41. 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.” Bagayoko.  (Audience:  150 chemistry researchers and faculty members)
  42. 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.   
  43. 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.” Bagayoko. Attendance: 150 officials from African Governments, International Organizations, and University Professors. 110 Males, 40 Females.
  44. 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.
  45. 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. 
  46. January 30, 2008, Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). Invited Presentation“Academic Success by Design.” Audience: 70 college undergraduate students and 10 faculty members. 
  47. 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.
  48. January 23, 2008, Children’s Charter School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Parent Workshop Presentation: “Scientific Advice to Parents.”Audience: 30 parents of elementary school students.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: 12 faculty members. 
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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 (globe.gov).”Audience: GLOBE Coordinators for 23 Countries, 20 of which are African.
  63. 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.
  64. 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). 
  65. April 11, 2007; Albany State University, Albany, Georgia: Luncheon Presentation: 
    Audience: 25 faculty members and academic deans and department heads. InvitedPresentation: “Systemic Student Mentoring for Competitiveness.” Audience: 25 university faculty members, department heads, and deans.
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. March 16, 2007. Annual Conference of the Louisiana Academy of Science (LAS) at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge (SUBR). Invitedpresentation: “Mapping Concepts for Superior Teaching and Learning.”Audience: 15 college faculty members.
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. 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.  
  73. 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).
  74. 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.
  75. 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.
  76. 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.
  77. 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.
  78. 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).
  79. 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.
  80. 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.
  81. 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.
  82. 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.
  83. 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.
  84. 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.
  85. 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.
  86. 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).
  87. Wednesday January 17, 2007, Sophie B. Wright Middle School, New Orleans, LouisianaTHE 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). 
  88. 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.
  89. 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.
  90. 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.
  91. 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).
  92. December 17, 2006; Faculty (College) of Science, Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt. “Enhancement of College Science Teaching: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.”  Bagayoko. Audience: 30 condensed matter faculty members and graduate students.
  93. December 13, 2006; Department of Physics, Cairo, University, Cairo, Egypt. “Predictive Calculations of Electronic and Related Properties of Materials.” Bagayoko. Audience: 30 condensed matter faculty members and graduate students.
  94. 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,” Bagayoko. Audience: 15 members of the School Improvement Team, including the Principal (Dr. Derek Morgan) and the Assistant Principal (Ms. Williams).
  95. October 28, 2006, Prescott Middle School Library. Presentation: “The Law of Human Performance and Applications to Superior Teaching and Learning,” Bagayoko
  96. 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,” Bagayoko. Audience: 16 Board Members, 20 Administrators, and
  97. October 18, 2006, Prescott Middle School Cafeteria. Presentation: “Scientific Advice to Parent – To Promote Academic Excellence,” Bagayoko. Audience:
  98. 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.
  99. 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,” Bagayoko. Audience: 20 African American Graduate Scholars in STEM fields. 
  100. 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.”  Bagayoko: Audience: Approximately 370 (250 adults and 120 children).
  101. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: 35 Kiwanis Club Members.
  102. 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).
  103. 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.” 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).
  104. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: approximately 250 (50 teachers and teachers aids, 120 parents, and 80 students and their siblings)
  105. 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.”  Bagayoko. Audience: Approximately 250 persons (60 teachers, 130 parents, and 60 students).
  106. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: TO COMPLETE xyzMiddle School Teachers
  107. 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).
  108. July 29, 2006, International Conference Center, Bamako, Mali: “Inventer un Avenir Meilleur.” 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.  
  109. 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.”
    Bagayoko (presenter) and g. L. Zhao. Audience: Researchers and graduate students, Department of Physics, University of Beijing.
  110. 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” Bagayoko. {Audience: 35 Faculty Representatives from Louisiana Public and Private Universities]
  111. April 13, 2006, Cotillion Ball Room, Southern University and A&M College. “System Mentoring at the Timbuktu Academy.” Bagayoko. A Presentation at the Spring 2006 Meeting of the IceCube International Collaboration. [Audience: 45 International Researchers, 35 Males and 10 Females]  
  112. April 1, 2006, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “An Effective Approach to Teaching and Learning Reading: Reading Excellence by Design.”  Bagayoko. [Audience: ELA teachers at Prescott and one feeder school]
  113. 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.” Bagayoko. [Audience: 5 African American and 2 Hispanic Graduate Students participating in the Bridge to the Doctorate Program (BDP)].
  114. March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Density Functional Band Gap of AlAs.”Hua Jin, Guanglin Zhao, and Diola Bagayoko.
  115. March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Calculated, Optical Properties of Wurtzite InN.”  Bagayoko, H. Jin, and G. L. Zhao.
  116. March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Predictions of Electronic and Optical Properties of Cubic InN.” Franklin, H. Jin, G. L.Zhao, and D. Bagayoko.
  117. March 15, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Optical Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Mats for Photonic Applications.”  L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, and L. Yang.
  118. March 14, 2006, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. “Ab-initio Simulations of the Growth of Short Carbon Nanobells.”  L. Zhao, and D. Bagayoko.
  119. February 21, 2006, 7PM – 7:30 PM, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  “Preparing for and Passing iLEAP and LEAP: Relevant and Correct Practice.” Bagayoko. A presentation to parents at Prescott Middle School. [50 Parents; 40 Females; African American].
  120. 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.” 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.
  121. February 15, 2006, Prescott Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “Synthesizing and Applying Essentials: Educational Reforms & Research-based approaches. Bagayoko. [Audience: 67; 55 AA, 12 Whites, and 1 Hispanic; 60 Middle School Teachers and 7 administrators].
  122. 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.” Bagayoko. [Audience: 19; 15 African Americans, 4 Whites; 13 Elementary, 3 Middle, and 4 High School Teachers].
  123. 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.”  Bagayoko. Audience: 20 Prescott Teachers.
  124. January 17, 2006, Auditorium, College of Sciences and Technology, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali.  “La Physique: Son Importance et Sa Contribution à la Société.” Bagayoko. At the year of Physics (2005) commemorative conference. Audience: 550 students (undergraduates and graduates, and 10 faculty members).
  125. 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.
  126. 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]
  127. 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.]
  128. October 19, 2005. Glen Oaks Park Elementary School, East Baton Rouge Parish“The Laws of Human Performance and Excellence in Education.” Bagayoko.  A presentation to 40 Elementary School Students and 45 Parents on the ways and means of cultivating academic excellence. 
  129. 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. 
  130. September 14, 2005. Prescott Middle School Open House Night. “Efforts and Excellence and the Distributed Responsibilities and Shared Credits” 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]
  131. September 12, 2005, University of Texas at Corpus Christy, Texas.“Aligning GLOBE and State Standards and its Importance for Teachers.”  BagayokoAudience: 20 GLOBE officials and partnership leaders. [For NASA Report: 10 Males and 10 Females; 7 Minorities and 13 Whites]
  132. 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]
  133. 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. 
  134. August 4, 2004. Tulane-Xavier Bio-Engineering Center, New Orleans, La. “Student Recruitment.” Bagayoko. Audience: 47 University researchers and graduate students. [About 1/2  White and 1/2  Female]
  135. July 13, 2005, New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.  “High Academic Achievements for All: Avoiding and Closing Academic Achievement Gaps.” 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.
  136. June 21, 2005. Hotel Meridien President, Dakar, Senegal. “Educational Competitiveness: 
    The Model of the Timbuktu Academy.”  Bagayoko.  Audience: 40 researchers, faculty, and educational officials from the US, Senegal, and other African Countries.
  137. June 21, 2005. Hotel Meridien President, Dakar, Senegal. “Science Education and Research for Sustainable Development.” Bagayoko.  Audience: 35 researchers, faculty, and educational officials from the US, Senegal, and other African Countries.
  138. 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.” L. Zhao (Presenter), D. Bagayoko, and E. G. Wang.
  139. 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.” L. Zhao (Presenter) and D. Bagayoko.
  140. Saturday May 14, 2005, Room 142 w. James Hall, SUBR, Baton Rouge, LA. “Developing a Responsive and Competitive Proposal.”  Bagayoko. A day-long  proposal development workshop for 40 teachers from Banks Elementary School.
  141. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: It is estimated that at least 150-200 of the many hundreds of attendees saw the presentations.
  142. April 15, 2005. Dillard University’s Annual Student Research Symposium.  Dillard, New Orleans. “Efforts and the Attainment of Excellence.” Bagayoko. Audience: 60 African American, undergraduate STEM majors and 10 faculty members.
  143. 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.
  144. 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),  L. Zhao, D. Bagayoko, and L. Yang (NASA), Bull. APS, Vol. 50, No. 1, Page 1420 (2005).
  145. 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.”  L. Zhao, L. Franklin, and D. Bagayoko,  Bull. APS, Vol. 50, No. 1, Page 1073 (2005).
  146. 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).” Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and L. Franklin. Bull. APS, Vol. 50, No. 1, Page 617 (2005).
  147. 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’.” Bagayoko. Audience: 35 University officials and faculty members.
  148. 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).” Bagayoko, G. L. Zhao, and L. Franklin. Audience: 17 faculty members, graduate students, and federal lab researchers.
  149. 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.”  Bagayoko. Audience: 20 faculty members, graduate students, and federal lab researchers. 
  150. 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. 
  151. January 4, 2005. International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Board Resort, Disneyland, Orlando, Florida. ”Mapping The Concept of Change.” Bagayoko, S. Hasan, and T. Reese.  Audience: 40 faculty members and researchers from around the world.
  152. January 3, 2005. International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Board Resort, Disneyland, Orlando, Florida. ”Mapping Basic Mechanics Concepts.” Bagayoko and S. Hasan. Audience: 33 faculty members and researchers from around the world.
  153. 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).
  154. December 1, 2004. Tensas Parish Schools (Davidson, Newellton, and Academy). Three (3) Presentations on “The Value of Education and Careers in Science and Technology.” 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.
  155. November 19, 2004. Green T. Lindon Elementary School, Youngsville, Louisiana. Three Presentations: “The Hands-on Scientific Method for 2nd Grade Students.” Bagayoko. Audience: Three classes of eighteen (18) students for a total of fifty four (54) students [6 Blacks, 48 Whites; 29 males, 25 females].
  156. November 17, 2004. J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation: “Academic Excellence by Design.” 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].
  157. 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).
  158. October 28, 2004. Central Private School, Baker, Louisiana. Presentation: “Careers in Science and Technology and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” Bagayoko. Audience: Fifty (50) middle school students (8th grade) and four (4) teachers.
  159. October 22, 2004. Magnolia Room, Mayberry Cafeteria, Southern University and A&M, Baton Rouge (SUBR), Louisiana. Presentation: “Faculty Expectations and Roles.” Bagayoko. Audience: Fifty (50) – including officials of SU System and campuses and new faculty members from all five campuses.
  160. 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.”  Bagayoko. Audience: Ten (10) members of the Capital City Rotary Club.
  161. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: Fifty (50) scientists and policy makers from Africa and the Diaspora.
  162. October 1, 2004. Evangeline Elementary School, Evangeline, Louisiana. Presentation: “Careers in Science and Technology and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” Bagayoko. Audience:  Sixty (60) 6th through 8th grade students.
  163. September 13, 2004.  Clay Young’s Morning Show, On Wooddale Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Thirty Minute Interview: “Closing Academic Achievement Gaps.” Bagayoko. Audience: in Thousands (in Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes).
  164. 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).”
    Bagayoko. Audience: in Thousands (pre-game show the SU Sport Network).
  165. September 8, 2004. Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Presentations: “Careers in Science and Technology and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” 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.
  166. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  Thirty (30) faculty members, including department chairs and two deans (Business and Public Policy).
  167. 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.” Bagayoko and Ouateni Diallo. Audience: In hundreds of Thousands (RFI is broadcast over the entire continent of Africa and others).
  168. August 6, 2004. University Cheick Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal. Présentation: “La Loi de la Performance Humane: Applications des Mathématiques au Développement.” Bagayoko. Fifty (50) mostly mathematics faculty members and researchers from around the world.
  169. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  One hundred twenty (90) science, mathematics, and engineering researchers and university faculty from 14 countries around the world.
  170. August 2, 2004. Solar Energy Research Center (CRES in French), University of Bamako, Mali. Presentation: “Education, Recherche, et le Développement Compétitif.” Bagayoko. Audience:  One hundred twenty (120) science, mathematics, and engineering researchers and University faculty from 14 countries around the world. 
  171. July 22, 2004. Chase Suites, Corporate Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation (at 6:00 PM): “The Scientific Method for All.” Bagayoko. Audience: Twenty four (24) 7th  through 12 grade students.
  172. 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. 
  173. July 21, 2004. High Technology Classroom, School of Engineering, SUBR, Louisiana. Presentation: “The Timbuktu Academy: Paradigm, Programs, Activities, and Results.” 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. 
  174. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: Fifteen (15) McNair Scholars at SUBR.
  175. 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.
  176. 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.” Bagayoko. 
    Audience: 31 attendees, mostly professionals and university faculty members.
  177. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: Over 100 condensed matter theorists, including over 40 graduate students.
  178. April 29, 2004. Springfield High School, Springfield, Louisiana, 8 AM to 12 Noon. “Education, Job Tasks, and Rewards for Your Career in Science.” Bagayoko. 
    Audience:  93 students in 4 different classes and 8 teachers.
  179. April 23, 2004. Albany Middle School, Albany, Louisiana. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” Bagayoko. Audience: 65 Middle School Students in 3 different classes and 6 teachers.
  180. April 21, 2004. Brighter Horizon School, Wooddale Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 
    “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” Bagayoko.  25 African American High School Students (mostly females) and 4 teachers.
  181. April 13, 2004. Baton Rouge Community College’s Science Club. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” Bagayoko. Audience: 50 BRCC Students and 5 Staff Members.
  182. April 2, 2004. Dillard University, New Orleans, LA. The White House Initiative for HBCU’s. “Winning a Federal Grant.” Bagayoko as the representative of the Southern University System. Audience: 52 faculty members from HBCU’s around the country.
  183. March 6, 2004. Baton Rouge Sigma Foundation. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” Bagayoko. Audience: 30 African-American girls and 4 staff members. 
  184. March 4, 2004. St. Charles Elementary, New Orleans, LA. “The Scientific Method for all.” Bagayoko. Audience: 133 students (72 males, 61 females); 112 white and 21 black) and 15 teachers (all female, 1 black).
  185. February 24, 2004. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California. “Ab-initio, Predictive Calculations of Energy Gaps.” Bagayoko. Audience: 7 research scientists and 3 undergraduate students from Jackson State University.
  186. February 23, 2003. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California: “Outreach, Diversity, and Systemic Mentoring.” Bagayoko. Audience: 37 Researchers, UC Berkeley faculty members, and Laboratory staff.
  187. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience: 35 scientists, educators, policy makers, and graduate students. 
  188. February 5, 2004. Cut Off Elementary, Cut Off, Louisiana, 1:30 PM to 2:20 PM. “The Scientific Method for All.” Bagayoko and Monika Wright.  Audience: 80 elementary school students and 7 Teachers.
  189. 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.
  190. January 21, 2004. St. Rita Elementary School, Harahan, Louisiana. 3 PM- 4 PM. “Educational Reform and the Ten Strands of Competitive Education.”  Bagayoko. Professional development for 17 teachers.
  191. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  4 different classes of 20-25 students (for a total over 90 students and 3 teachers).
  192. January 9, 2004. St. Angela Merici School, Metairie, Louisiana. “Careers in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and the English and Mathematics It Takes.” Bagayoko. Audience: 20 eighth grade students and 2 teachers.
  193. January 8, 2004. Egan Elementary, Egan, Louisiana. “The Scientific Method for All.” Bagayoko. Audience:  22 elementary school students and 3 teachers.
  194. 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.
  195. November 22, 2003. Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana. “Preparing For Global Competitiveness: Utilizing Internet tools in Research, Learning, and Teaching.”   Bagayoko. Audience: 117 undergraduate students and 38 faculty members and research scientists.
  196. 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.
  197. 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.” Bagayoko. Audience:  12 Teachers and 3 School Administrators. 
  198. 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.
  199. 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.
  200. 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.

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