2006-07 Fellows and Scholars

Appalachian State University
Mark Jayne
Undergraduate Scholar
Physics and Astronomy
Philip Lundeen
Graduate Research Fellow
Physics and Astronomy
Martian and Lunar Dust Removal Via Electrodynamic Screen
Jennifer Meyer
Undergraduate Scholar
Physics
Duke University
R Benjamin Davis
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
Acoustic-Structure Interaction in Rocket Engines
Gwendolyn Gettliffe
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
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
Andrew Longenecker
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Mechanical Engineering
Nonlinear Dynamics of Fluid Flow Around Bluff Bodies
Mariam Nassiri
Undergraduate Scholar
Environmental Science
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
Amanda Breeden
Undergraduate Scholar
Mechanical Engineering
Jesse Davis
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
Fathi Salih
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
Development of Embeddable Sensors for the Structural Health Monitoring of Aerospace Structures
Jamil Grant
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
SMA Assisted Electro-Active Paper Wing
Derek Howard
Graudate Research Fellow
Electrical Engineering
NASA Academy
Jonathan McCoy
Undergraduate Scholar
Mechanical Engineering
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
Brent Duffy
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Aerospace Engineering
NASA Academy
Shelby Fields
Undergraduate Scholar
Aerospace Engineering
Gabrielle Flanary
Undergraduate Scholar
Aerospace Engineering
Stephen Furst
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Candidate Scientific Instrument Compliment/Layout for NASA Lunar Hard-Lander Concept
Ryan Garrett
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
Optimization of Fiber Optic Sensor Configurations for Structural Health Monitoring
Michael Grudziecki
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
Nolan Halliday
Graduate Research Fellow
Aerospace Engineering
Simulation of Turbulent Flows in Scramjets
Alex Hartl
Graduate Research Fellow
Aerospace Engineering
Collision Dynamics of a Tumbleweed Rover
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
Caroline Larsen
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Marine Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Gravity Waves in the Atmosphere of Mars
Erwin Lewis
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
Aaron Lomax
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Botany
Characterization of Gravity Sensing Mechanisms in Arabidopsis
Nancy Moore
Graduate Research Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
Stability of Flames in Combustion of Liquid Fuels
Michael Oglesby
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
Monica Overstreet
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Meteorology
Improving Prediction of Clear Air Turbulence for Aviation
John Petitte
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
Michael Rhodes
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Aerospace Engineering
Control of Micro Air Vehicles Implementing Shape Memory Alloys
Amanda Riggs
Undergraduate Scholar
Botany
Lossie Rooney
Undergraduate Scholar
Biochemistry
Morgan Silverman
Graduate Research Fellow
Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Science
Understanding the Dynamics of Flow Over Martian Topography
Derrick White
Undergraduate Scholar
Aerospace Engineering
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Megan DeRocher
Undergraduate Scholar
Computer Science
Dustin Franklin
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
Anna Goldstein
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Chemistry
Fuel Cell Catalysis: Determining Reaction Mechanisms for Steam Reforming of Short-Chain Alcohols over Cerium Oxide
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
Chase Rayfield
Undergraduate Scholar
Computer Engineering
Jennifer Van Well
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Electrical Enigneering
Goddard NASA Academy
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
Shamia Faison
Undergraduate Scholar
Engineering
Andrew Foster
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Physics & Astronomy
The Rise of Skynet: UNC-CH's Robotic Telescope Network
Joshua Haislip
Undergraduate Research Scholar
Physics and Astronomy
Gamma Ray Bursts: Probing of the Early Universe
Seth Hopper
Graduate Research Fellow
Physics
Computing Gravitational Waves from Extreme Mass Ratio Binary Systems
Jason Jerald
Graduate Research Fellow
Computer Science
Latency Perception in Head-Mounted Virtual Environments
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
Melissa Nysewander
Graduate Research Fellow
Physics & Astronomy
Chasing Gamma-Ray Bursts with PROMPT
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
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
Wood Kanampiu
Graduate Research Fellow
Computer Science
A NAK Suppression Scheme for Group Communications Considering the Spatial Locality of Packet Losses