Dr. Sherkhanov received his Bachelor of Science degree from California Institute of Technology in 2003 in the field of Biology. Upon completion of his undergraduate study, he joined Magnolia Science Academy (MSA) as a physical science and biology teacher. During his 5-year tenure in MSA, he helped to develop the curriculum for Physical and Life Sciences courses and the adaptive assessment programs for these courses. Dr. Sherkhanov implemented many changes to introduce advanced math, science and engineering programs and initiated Advanced Placement program in MSA schools.
Dr. Sherkhanov recently received a Ph. D. from the UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Department.