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Dr. Ram S. Lamba's contributions to the science education enterprise have been significant with far-reaching impact on the science, mathematics and engineering curriculum and related activities. His mentoring spans a lifetime having mentored students at the pre-college, undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Lamba's efforts include: teacher enhancement projects; revitalization of the undergraduate chemistry curriculum to promote student learning through laboratory instruction; computer interactive laboratories as a tool for redesigning laboratory experiences; development of locally produced laboratory instrumentation for the pre-college and undergraduate levels; and, infusion of technology into the teaching of science. Dr. Lamba's mentees include nine university science professors and over 500 science teachers.