Mr. Nicholas D. Frankovits


Mr. Nicholas D. Frankovits

Title: Senior Lecturer
Department: Geosciences
Office: CRH 321
Phone: 330 972 7631
Fax: 330 972 7611
Email: ndfrank@uakron.edu


Biography

Nicholas D. Frankovits has taught biological and geological sciences on the secondary level for 27 years, and he has taught 31 years at Cleveland State and The University of Akron Geology Departments respectively.  He has been the author and co-author of many national science publications, is a national lecturer, and has served as advisor and mentor to over 240 student winners competing in state, national, and international science competitions.  Mr. Frankovits has served on national advisory boards and has been instrumental in the development of educational programs running nationwide.  He has been the recipient of numerous national teaching awards on the secondary and college level.  Nick is also an accomplished and well known local artist.  Nick is the founder and director of the national non-profit organization, the National Museum of Education, which recognizes and conduits student and teacher educational inventions to the national marketplace.  In addition, Nick serves as the Executive Director of the National Gallery for America's Young Inventors, which is composed of a national student board whose responsibility is to select six student inventions (K-12) to be honored and inducted yearly in Akron, Ohio.


Education

M.S. Geology, The University of Akron