STEM Conference

The purpose of the St. Mark’s STEM Conference is to broaden students’ understanding of the sciences and to promote passions for careers in the sciences by inviting educated, successful professionals to visit St. Mark’s. 


List of 4 news stories.

  • Will Ferenc ’09 discusses a recent rocket launch by SpaceX

    4th Annual STEM Conference

    Four distinguished guests visited campus as part of the fourth annual STEM Conference, sharing their vast experience with students and giving firsthand accounts of the latest developments in science, technology, engineering, and math.
  • Mark Stevens ’05

    STEM Conference Welcomes Scientists

    St. Mark’s welcomed five industry-leading scientists and doctors to campus for the 2016 STEM Conference, celebrating careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
  • 2nd Annual STEM Conference

    Three distinguished guests visited St. Mark's for the second annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Conference.
  • 2013 STEM Festival Kicks Off

    Four internationally recognized scientists spoke at the inaugural STEM Festival on Friday, October 25.

Past Guests

Dr. Rhonda Bassel-DubyDepartment of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Karen Morton ~ Collections Manager, Perot Museum of Nature and Science)
Bill Woodburn ~ Founding Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

Jeremy Ginsberg ’96 ~ Software Engineer; Former VP of Engineering at Twitter
Will Ferenc ’09 ~ Lead Sensors Development Engineer, SpaceX
Amy Patrick ~ Forensic Engineer
Lydia Pyne ~ Science Writer and Historian

Mark Stevens ’05 ~ Software Engineer, Google
Dr. Chess Stetson ’97 ~ CEO, Helynx, Inc.
Dr. Bradford Hirsch ’87 ~ Oncologist; Senior Medical Director, Flatiron Health; Co-Founder, SignalPath Research
Dr. Gary Weinstein ~ Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
Carl Zimmer ~ Science writer, New York Times contributor

Anna Kuchment ~ Scientific Journalist
Dr. Max Klein ’00, Ph.D. ~ CTO of SCI Technology, Inc.,
Heather Olins ~ Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard's Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

2014 Conference Guests
Dr. Brett Giroir ~ Biomedical Researcher
Dr. Michael Gould ~ Agricultural Engineer
Dr. David Genecov ’82 ~ Craniofacial and Cosmetic surgeon
Dr. Alan Stern ’75 ~ Planetary Scientist

St. Mark's School of Texas

10600 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75230


About Us

St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.