People

Leadership and Staff

Name/Role Rank / Position Affiliation
Elizabeth Dickey,
Director
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, NC State
Caesar Jackson,
co-Director
Professor Physics, College of Arts and Sciences, NCCU
Brian Reich,
co-Director, and IRG1 co-Lead
Associate Professor Statistics, College of Sciences, NC State
Don Brenner,
IRG 3 Lead
Interim Department Head Distinguished Professor Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, NC State
Jacob Jones,
IRG2 Lead Internship Coordinator
Professor and Director of Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, NC State
James LeBeau, IRG 1 Lead Associate Professor Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, NC State
Kimberly Weems, IRG 2 co-Lead Associate Professor Mathematics and Physics, College of Arts and Sciences, NCCU

Harald Ade Distinguished Professor Physics, NC State
Igor Bondarev Professor Mathematics and Physics,
North Carolina Central University
Doug Irving Associate Professor, University Faculty Scholar Materials Science and Engineering,
College of Engineering, NC State
Srikanth Patala Assistant Professor Materials Science and Engineering,
College of Engineering, NC State
Melissa Pasquinelli Professor, Associate Department Head, and Director of Graduate Programs College of Textiles,
NC State
Ralph Smith Distinguished Professor Mathematics, College of Sciences, NC State
Alyson Wilson Professor, co-Director, Data-Sciences Initiative Statistics, College of Sciences, NC State
Yara Yingling Professor, University Faculty Scholar Materials Science and Engineering,
College of Engineering, NC State

Internal Advisory Board

  • Dr. Marcia Gumpertz (NCSU) – Prof. of Statistics and Asst. Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity, former AGEP PI
  • Dr. David Shafer (NCSU) – Asst. Dean of the Graduate School
  • Dr. Douglas S. Reeves (NCSU) – Assoc. Dean for Graduate Programs, College of Engineering
  • Dr. Jo-Ann Cohen (NCSU) – Professor, Department of Mathematics and former Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Sciences
  • Dr. Roy Charles (NCSU) – Diversity Director, ASSIST NSF Engineering Research Center
  • Dr. Ontario Wooden (NCCU) – Assoc. Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs for Innovative, Engaged and Global Education
  • Bertha Chang (NCSU) Acting Associate Head, Collections & Research Strategy, NCSU Libraries