About Us

Bill Carlsen is a professor of science education at Penn State University. 

At the time of this journey, Cynthia Berger was a producer and project manager at Penn State Public Broadcasting. Check out some of the award-winning radio stories in her series, "Sports That Are Not Football." Cynthia is also an environmental journalist and the author of four books, including one about dragonflies.

Cynthia is now a senior outreach and communications specialist for Engineering is Elementary.

Cynthia and Bill are biologists by training. Bill studied marine biology and Cynthia studied limnology (freshwater systems). They are married (to each other).