People

Graduate Students

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Elbethel Damtae (Spring 2017 – Current)
♦ Small Molecules Inhibitors of the Bacterial PTS

Chemical Engineering, Graduate Student

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Tafadzwa Chigumira (Summer 2017 – Current)
♦ Microbial Reduction of Iodate

Chemical Engineering, Graduate Student

Undergraduate Students

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Ayomikun Olarinoye (Summer 2017 – Current)
♦ Microbial Reduction of Iodate

Chemical Engineering, Junior

Alumni: Graduate Students

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Abiye Mekonnen (Summer 2014 – Spring 2016)
♦ Impact of Physiologically Relevant Fluid Forces on Biofilm Responses to Antimicrobial Challenges

Now a Process Engineer @ Intel Corporation

Successfully defended his thesis for the M.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering in Spring 2016

Alumni: Undergraduate Students

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Terinney Haley (Summer 2014 – Spring 2017)
♦  Impact of NanoParticles on Bacterial Cultures

Now a MPH in Epidemiology @ UC Berkeley

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2018

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program | 2014

Gates Millenium Scholar | 2013

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Kalah Ozimba (Fall 2014 – Spring 2017)
♦ Impact of NanoParticles on Bacterial Cultures

Now @ University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham, AL)

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2017

President of the Howard University Debate Team | 2015

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program | 2014

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Emmanuel Ike (Summer 2015 – Spring 2017)
♦ Small Molecules Inhibitors of the Bacterial PTS

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2017

AIChE Student Chapter, Junior Representative | 2015

National Society of Collegiate Scholar | 2014

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Mahtab Waseem (Fall 2015 – Spring 2018)
♦ Small Molecules Inhibitors of the Bacterial PTS

Now PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering @ University of Utah

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2018

3rd Place Award @ ERN Conference in STEM; Washington DC | 2017

2nd Place Award @ North Central Branch of the ASM Annual Meeting; Aimes, IA | 2016

1st Place Award @ WBHR-LSAMP Summer Research Symposium; Washington, DC | 2016

3rd Place Award @ AIChE Annual Meeting; Salt Lake City, UT | 2015

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Simone Stanley (Spring 2016 – Spring 2017)
♦ BioEye & Application-Based Learning

Now a MS Student in Biotechnology @ Georgetown University

NIH Postbac IRTA intern | 2018

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2017

1st Place Award @ AIChE Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA | 2016

NSBE Region 2 Technical OutReach Community Help (TORCH), Chair | 2014-2015

NSBE Howard University Chapter, Programs Chair | 2014-2015

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Tariq Johnson (Summer 2016 - Fall 2017)
♦ Small Molecules Inhibitors of the Bacterial PTS

Now a Chemical Engineer @ Honeywell National Security Center

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2018

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Bria Rice (2013 - 2014)
♦ Effects of Mouthwashes on Oral Biofilms

Now an Internal Medicine Resident Physician @ Mayo Clinic

Howard University Medical School | 2018

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2014

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Dolce Lawless (Spring 2014)
♦ Lab Setup and Initiation

Now an Associate Scientist @ The Kraft Einz Company

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2014

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Chukukwa Ibecheozor (Summer 2014)
♦ Antifouling Properties of Functionalized Membranes

Now @ Howard University Medical School

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2017

AIChE Student Chapter, Vice President | 2015

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Khari Johnson (Summer 2015)

Now a PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering @ Duke University

Chemical Engineering BS Graduate | 2017

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program | 2015