Bryce Johnson

Project Manager, Science for Monks

Bryce Johnson is a scientist-teacher with a love of inquiry and hands-on learning and a background in environmental science and education. He lived in Dharamsala, India, for two years from 1999-2001, where he worked at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives to launch the Science for Monks program.

Bryce has over 14-years of experience directing and implementing programming that has grown to include: teacher trainings, institutes, exhibitions, and conferences for Tibetan monastics that are now emerging as leaders of science education within the community. He is also a staff scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, where he works with teachers, artists, and exhibit developers to create professional development workshops for middle- and high-school teachers. Bryce also collaborates on exhibits at the Exploratorium and public spaces beyond, including with Tibetan monastic students in India. 

Bryce holds a BS and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

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In India, Smithsonian works with the Science for Monks Program to Create Intercultural Dialogue

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