AIF User Spotlight Archive

AIF User Spotlight Archive

Meet Lydia Skolrood

Tell me a little about yourself! I’m Lydia Skolrood, a second-year Ph.D. student under the supervision of Dr. Qingshan Wei in the Department of Chemical...

Meet Cierra DellaRova

Tell me a little about yourself! This is my first year in the Materials Science and Engineering department with Dr. Wenpei Gao as my advisor....

Meet Manik Chandra Biswas

My name is Manik Chandra Biswas, a doctoral candidate, working as research assistant at Wilson College of Textiles under the supervision of Dr. Ericka Ford,...

Meet Samaher Salem

Meet Ishita Kamboj

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a second year PhD student in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering. I study how to...

Meet Brendan Roess

Tell me a little about yourself! Hi, my name is Brendan Roess, and I graduated from NC State in 2020 with a B.S. in Biological...

Meet Evyn Routh

Tell me a little about yourself! I am starting my 4th year at NC State. I’m in Materials Science & Engineering, and I am co-advised...

Meet Ruksana Baby

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a final year Ph.D. student in the Fiber and Polymer Science program from Wilson College of Textiles,...

Meet Stacy Schkoda

Tell me a little about yourself! My name is Stacy, and I am a fourth-year toxicology PhD student in the Biological Sciences department working with...

Meet Michael Spencer

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a 4th year PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering, working in Dr. Veronica Augustyn’s research group....

Meet Milad Shamsi

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a second-year Ph.D. student in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, working under Dr. Michael D. Dickey and Dr....

Meet Ahmed Darwish

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the department of nuclear engineering, working with Profs Jacob Eapen and KL...

Meet Jacob Smith

Tell me a little about yourself! At this time, I have almost completed my first year as a PhD student in the Materials Science and...

Meet Younghwan Lee

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a third year Ph.D. student in the Materials Science and Engineering department, working in Dr. Jacob Jones’...

Meet Sarah Smith

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a second year PhD student in Chemical Engineering, working under Dr. Gregory Parsons. It is too soon...

Meet Dr. Larry Blanton

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a Professor of Plant Biology in NC State’s Department of Plant & Microbial Biology. I began my...

Meet Ruocun (John) Wang

Tell me a little about yourself! I’m a fifth-year grad student in the department of Materials Science and Engineering, working with Prof. Veronica Augustyn. In...

Meet Jung Sik Kim

Tell me a little about yourself! I am a third year PhD student in Chemical Engineering advised by Dr. Gregory Parsons. After graduation, I would...

Meet Laura Dalton

Tell me a little about yourself! I just started my second year as a PhD student in the Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department working...

Meet Austin McCandless

Tell me a little about yourself! My name is Austin McCandless. I just completed my third semester in Dr. Huang’s research group. I am in the...

Meet Rachel Nye

Tell me a little about yourself! I am finishing my second year as a PhD student in Chemical Engineering, working under Dr. Gregory Parsons. After...

Meet Chris Ledford

Tell me a little about yourself!  I am currently in my fourth year of my PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering under Professor Tim Horn...

Meet Andrew Klump

Andrew Klump is a fourth year Ph.D. student in the Materials Science & Engineering department working with Drs. Zlatko Sitar and Ramón Collazo. As a...

Meet Kate Marusak

Tell me a little about yourself!  After a wonderful undergrad experience at the Materials Science and Engineering Department of NCSU, I went on to Duke...

Meet Javier Brumos

Javier Brumos is a researcher with interdisciplinary training and experience. Born and raised in Valencia, Spain, he is now a postdoc in the Plant and...

Meet Alex Hsain

Alex Hsain is a first year PhD student in Dr. Jacob Jones’ research group studying Materials Science & Engineering. Her research involves oxide electronics –...

Meet Amanda Volk

Amanda Volk is a third year PhD student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and is advised by Dr. Gregory Parsons. Her work...

Meet Ryan Schoell

Ryan Schoell is a 2nd year graduate student who is pursuing his doctorate in nuclear engineering with a minor in materials. His career goals? To...

Meet Stephen Furst

Stephen Furst is the founder and CEO of Smart Material Solutions, located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Smart Material Solutions is an NC State start-up with expertise...

Meet Yusuke Mukai

Understanding how different fiber, yarn and fabric structures produce different dielectric properties is fundamental for developing smart textiles such as capacitors, sensors and antennas on...