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Kaiem Frink, Elizabeth City State UniversityKaiem Frink completed both his bachelor's (computer science) and his master's (applied mathematics with a minor in GIS) degrees at ECSU. He was selected for Carnegie Mellon University's "Information Systems in the Community" internship. Among other research projects, Kaiem assisted with NASA grant proposals for the Purdue Terrestrial Observatory at the Rosen Center for Advanced Computing. His current research interests include combining traditional remote sensing methods with environmental emphasis techniques on Identifying Melt Events in the West Antarctic Ice Sheets to Determine the Correlation between Sea Surface Temperatures and Brightness Temperatures.

 

Jamika Baltrop, Elizabeth City State University

 

Jamika Baltrop received her bachelor's degree in computer science with a minor in GIS and remote sensing, andis continuing her studies in the Bridge to the Doctorate program at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Jamika received a CI Team (Cyber-Infrastructure) scholarship and conducted undergraduate research under Dr. Malcolm LeCompte, in the Antarctic Temperature Mapping Team. She is the lead author of the 2011 paper, Impact of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks.

 

Shavonda Evans, Elizabeth City State University


Shavonda Evans
received her bachelor's degree in biology and went on to work at Abbott Laboratories. She presented her research, Effect of TRAIL on Estrogen Receptor Negative Breast Cancer Cell Lines HBT-129 at the 2009 Virginia Tech Undegraduate Research and Prospective Graduate Student Conference, and miRNA 128 Induces Cell Death in Glioblastoma Multiforme Cell Lines at the 2010 student poster competition of the American Association of Cancer Research.

 

 

Tiwana Walton, Elizabeth City State University

Tiwana Walton received her bachelor's degree in mathematics and is currently a graduate student at Old Dominion University. She also works in the Aeronautics Systems Analysis Branch (aviation safety) of the NASA Langley Graduate Co-op. Her current research is on the portfolio assessment of aviation safety technologies, using statistics, probability, systems analysis methods and computer programs to predict whether NASA's technologies will reduce the number of airplane accidents in the future.

 

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