Appalachian State University

Mark Jayne
Undergraduate Scholar
Physics and Astronomy

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Philip Lundeen
Graduate Research Fellow
Physics and Astronomy
Martian and Lunar Dust Removal Via Electrodynamic Screen

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Jennifer Meyer
Undergraduate Scholar
Physics

Duke University

R Benjamin Davis
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
Acoustic-Structure Interaction in Rocket Engines

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Gwendolyn Gettliffe
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Conyers Howard
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
The Experimental and Analytical Study of Flutter and Limit Cycle Oscillations on a Cropped Delta Wing with a Hole

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Andrew Longenecker
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Mechanical Engineering
Nonlinear Dynamics of Fluid Flow Around Bluff Bodies

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Mariam Nassiri
Undergraduate Scholar
Environmental Science

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Tiffany Pan
Undergraduate Scholar
Biology



North Carolina A&T State University

Alan Antwine
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Mechanical Engineering
Fatigue Properties of Electro-Active Papers for Biometric Actuators

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Amanda Breeden
Undergraduate Scholar
Mechanical Engineering

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Jesse Davis
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Fathi Salih
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
Development of Embeddable Sensors for the Structural Health Monitoring of Aerospace Structures

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Jamil Grant
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
SMA Assisted Electro-Active Paper Wing

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Derek Howard
Graudate Research Fellow
Electrical Engineering
NASA Academy

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Jonathan McCoy
Undergraduate Scholar
Mechanical Engineering

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Crystal Pratt
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering



North Carolina State University

Sean Danby
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Experimental Investigation of Combustion Dynamics for Use in Aerospace Propulsion Devices

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Brent Duffy
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Aerospace Engineering
NASA Academy

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Shelby Fields
Undergraduate Scholar
Aerospace Engineering

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Gabrielle Flanary
Undergraduate Scholar
Aerospace Engineering

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Stephen Furst
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Candidate Scientific Instrument Compliment/Layout for NASA Lunar Hard-Lander Concept

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Ryan Garrett
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
Optimization of Fiber Optic Sensor Configurations for Structural Health Monitoring

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Michael Grudziecki
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Nolan Halliday
Graduate Research Fellow
Aerospace Engineering
Simulation of Turbulent Flows in Scramjets

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Alex Hartl
Graduate Research Fellow
Aerospace Engineering
Collision Dynamics of a Tumbleweed Rover

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Christopher Holder
Graduate Research Fellow
Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
Investigating the Convective/Stratiform Precipitation Structure of Tropical Cloud Clusters as They Relate to Various Large-Scale Equatorial Wave Types, Using Ground-Based Radar and Space-Based NASA TRMM Satellite Radar

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Caroline Larsen
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Marine Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Gravity Waves in the Atmosphere of Mars

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Erwin Lewis
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Aaron Lomax
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Botany
Characterization of Gravity Sensing Mechanisms in Arabidopsis

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Nancy Moore
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
Stability of Flames in Combustion of Liquid Fuels

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Michael Oglesby
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Monica Overstreet
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Meteorology
Improving Prediction of Clear Air Turbulence for Aviation

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John Petitte
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Michael Rhodes
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Aerospace Engineering
Control of Micro Air Vehicles Implementing Shape Memory Alloys

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Amanda Riggs
Undergraduate Scholar
Botany

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Lossie Rooney
Undergraduate Scholar
Biochemistry

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Morgan Silverman
Graduate Research Fellow
Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Science
Understanding the Dynamics of Flow Over Martian Topography

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Derrick White
Undergraduate Scholar
Aerospace Engineering



University of North Carolina at Asheville

Megan DeRocher
Undergraduate Scholar
Computer Science

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Dustin Franklin
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Anna Goldstein
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Chemistry
Fuel Cell Catalysis: Determining Reaction Mechanisms for Steam Reforming of Short-Chain Alcohols over Cerium Oxide

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Cacey Peters
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Physics
NStars



University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Melinda Dees
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electronics for a Walking Robot in a Low-Temperature Environment

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Chase Rayfield
Undergraduate Scholar
Computer Engineering

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Jennifer Van Well
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Electrical Enigneering
Goddard NASA Academy

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Jeremy Yager
Graduate Research Fellow
Electrical Engineering
Evolvable Extreme Temperature Analog Building Blocks in 0.35um SOI CMOS Technology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Travis Drake
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Shamia Faison
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering

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Andrew Foster
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Physics & Astronomy
The Rise of Skynet: UNC-CH's Robotic Telescope Network

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Joshua Haislip
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Physics and Astronomy
Gamma Ray Bursts: Probing of the Early Universe

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Seth Hopper
Graduate Research Fellow
Physics
Computing Gravitational Waves from Extreme Mass Ratio Binary Systems

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Jason Jerald
Graduate Research Fellow
Computer Science
Latency Perception in Head-Mounted Virtual Environments

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Karen Lloyd
Graduate Research Fellow
Marine Sciences
Investigating ancient modes of life in Earth’s oceanic subsurface as analogs for life elsewhere in our Solar System

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Melissa Nysewander
Graduate Research Fellow
Physics & Astronomy
Chasing Gamma-Ray Bursts with PROMPT

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Adam Trotter
Graduate Research Fellow
Physics & Astronomy
Observations and Modeling of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows

 

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Charlotte Branch
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Chemistry and Biology
Behavior of Objects in Viscous Fluids In Increased and REduced Gravity

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Megan Grimsley
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Chemistry and Physics
The Effects of Varying Gravitational Fields on Enzymatic Reaction Rates

Winston Salem State University

Amelia Green
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Computer Science
GIS analysis of Forest changes in North Carolina

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Wood Kanampiu
Graduate Research Fellow
Computer Science
A NAK Suppression Scheme for Group Communications Considering the Spatial Locality of Packet Losses

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