Fellowship Students

The students featured below have earned competitively awarded fellowships in recognition of strong academic performance toward their respective doctoral degrees. Information on the individual fellowship programs and other university funding opportunities for graduate students is available here.

Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows

Bernard Aldrich

Bernard Aldrich

Program: Computer Science

Hometown: Jackson, MS

Research Interest: Affective Computing 

Siobahn Day Siobahn Day

Program: Computer Science

Hometown: Durham, NC

Research Interests: Author Attribution, Privacy, Security, and Social Computing 


Brian K. DowtinBrian Dowtin

Program: Computer Science

Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Research Interests: Software/Hardware Ethics 

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Program: Computer Science

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Research Interests: Cyber Security 

 


 

Janelle MasonJanelle Mason

Program: Computer Science

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Research Interests: Cyberidentity, cybersecurity, biometrics, data science and machine learning.  

 

Alex SumnerAlex Sumner

Program: Computer Science

Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Research Interest: Cyber Security 

 


Aggies Do LogoEric Davis

Program: Computational Science & Engineering

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Research Interest: Computational Algorithms 

James HeadenJames Headen

Program: Computational Science & Engineering

Hometown: Wilmington NC

Research Interests: Epidemic Modeling, Network and transportation modeling 


Ebony HobleyEboni Hobley

Research Interest: Computational Science & Engineering

Hometown: Denver, CO

Research Interests: Molecular dynamic simulations and reactor dynamics 

Nigel Pugh Nigel Pugh

Program: Computational Science & Engineering

Hometown: Ahoskie, NC

Research Interests: Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning 


Amanda-Reams Amanda Reams

Program: Computational Science & Engineering

Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC

Research Interest: Finite Element Analysis of the Diabetic Foot 

Jamian SmithJamain Smith

Program: Computational Science & Engineering

Hometown: Kenansville, NC

Research Interest: Bioinformatics 


Michael ChestnutMichael Chestnut

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hometown: Reidsville, NC

Research Interest: Pervasive Healthcare particularly in the area of fatigue management within smart hyperspaces 

Sean Johnson Sean Johnson

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA

Research Interests: Semiconductor nanomaterials, nanowires devices and applications 


 Monique Kirkman BeyMonique Kirkman-Bey

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Electronic Design Automation, Reconfigurable Computing, Hardware Design 

Timothy Negron Timothy Negron

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hometown: Hampton, VA

Research Interest: Developing a computer-based Smart Classroom system that monitors student behavior during various learning activities to determine whether the student is being attentive or inattentive


Alejandro White Alejandro White

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Research Interest: Health Monitoring of Autonomous Systems 

Janetta Brown Janetta Brown

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Aurora, Illinois

Research Interest: Employing Human Computer Interface and User Experience for Alzheimer's Caregiver Empowerment


Jahlani Clarke Jahlani Clarke

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Lithonia, GA

Research Interest: Additive Manufacturing 

Jeremy John Heyward Jeremy Heyward

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Sumter, SC

Research Interests: Remanufacturing Scheduling and DoD Supply Chain/Logistics


Jasmine McKenzie Jasmine McKenzie

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown:Lake City, SC

Research Interests: Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing  

Sada BoydSada Boyd

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Research Interest: Microbial Evolution


Benjamin F. Morrow Benjamin Morrow

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Mebane, NC 

Research Interests: Big Data Analytics and Stochastic Modeling  

David Richmond David Richmond

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Marietta, GA

Reseach Interests: Data and Analytical Sciences, Operations Research , and Applied Graph Theory 


Rasheka Robinson RaSheka Robinson

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Research Interest: Supply Chain and Logistics 

Mackenzie Matthews Mackenzie Matthews

Program: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Lithonia, GA

Research Interest: Reducing the Effects of Disturbances Using Robust Control for Robot Systems


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Program: Applied Science & Technology

Nashville, TN

Renewable Energy, Resource Economics, Ag-Economics, GIS 

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Jeannette Delva-Wiley

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Boston, MA

Research Interest: Environmental impact of proteins. More specifically focusing on protein activity when exposed to different compounds inducing glutathionylation, phosphorylation, and more.


Mizpha FernanderMizpha Fernander

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Research Interest: Conducting Immunology studies using a kidney disease model 

Sherette Godfrey

Sherette Godfrey

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Whiteville, NC

Research Interests: Molecular Biology; Breast Cancer Health Disparities in African-American Women; Bioinformatics


Jamie GreenJaimie Green

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Fresno, CA

Reserach Interest: Atmospheric chemistry, seasonal chemical oxidation and transport of anthropogenic gas emissions 

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Kori Higgs

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Ocean Springs, MS

Research Interest: Sustainable Urban Ecosystem Management


Kashenya Pearson Kashenya Pearson

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Florence, SC

Research Interest: Developing a doxorubicin-resistant triple negative breast cancer cell line 

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Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Durham, NC

Research Interest: Global Model Forecasting, the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Tropical Cyclone development


Janelle Robinson Janelle Robinson

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Chesterfield, VA

Research Interest: Fungal Biotechnology 

Khiry Sutton Khiry Sutton

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Winston Salem, NC

Sustainable Biomaterials



Provost Doctoral Fellows


Ira Bates

Ira Bates

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Research Interests: Safe, Robust, and Reliable Control Systems, Hybrid Control Systems, Discrete Event Systems, and Robotics. 

Christopher Thomas Thomas Christopher

Program: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Salisbury, MD

Research Interests: Time Delayed Control Systems

Graduate College Doctoral Dissertation Fellows

 

Aggies Do Logo Patricia Banks

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Goldsboro, NC

Research interests: Agent Based Simulation (including Data Clustering Algorithms), Decision Theory and Decision Analysis, Data Analytics and Machine Learning, Monte Carlo Method, and Augmented Probability Simulation 

 

Rafael-Patrick Rafael Patrick

Program: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Hometown: Miami, FL

Research Interest: Human-Machine Interaction and Usability Experience 


Aggies Do Logo Candice Young

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Browns Summit, NC

Research Interest: Cancer, Virology, Bioinformatics, Human Anatomy and Physiology and Biology education

Sara Tatum Sara Tatum

Program: Applied Science & Technology

Hometown: Centennial, CO

Research Interest: Toxicity analyses and inducers of inflammation and oxidative stress as they relate to biomedical science and engineering