About

Education

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering/NC A&T State University, Greensboro, NC

Masters of Science in NanoengineeringSummer 2019

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Graduate Certificate, Microelectronic, and PhotonicsFebruary 2016

North Carolina A&T State University

Bachelors of Science, Engineering PhysicsDecember 1984

Professional Experience

Teaching Assistant, JSNN Nano 702: Nano Physical PrinciplesFall 2018
Applied Materials, Inc. Operations ManagerApril 2011 – July 2017
Manor High School Math/Physics teacherAugust 2010 – April 2011
Hutto High School Math teacherJanuary 2010 – June 2010
Martial Arts School Owner Chief Instructor, Third Degree Black BeltAugust 2003 – December 2009
Motorola, Inc. Product EngineerApril 2000 – August 2003
Advanced Micro Devices Operations EngineerJune 1997 – April 2000
Motorola, Inc. Device EngineerAugust 1992 – June 1997
Motorola, Inc. Process EngineerAugust 1989 – June 1992
The United States Air Force, Veteran Rank: CaptainJanuary 1985 – August 1988 (DD Form 214)

Research Experience

  • Industry research (proceedings)
  • Graduate research assistant, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, microfluidics

Professional Training

  • Contact Angle Goniometer
  • Keyence Profile Analyzing Laser Microscope, V-KX1000 Series
  • Lithium Ion Batteries
  • MATLAB
  • Microfluidics
  • Nano indentation
  • Optical Microscope
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy – Auriga/EVO
  • Teaching, Research, and Service: Preparing for Academic Positions

Publications

  • “Quantifiable Effects of Liquid-Infused Porous Surfaces on the Flow Properties of Fluid Delivery Systems,” Master’s Thesis, August 2019
  • “Optimizing Phosphine Doped TEOS Final Passivation Process for MOS Technologies,” published and presented at Motorola Analytical Technology Symposium (MATS), 27 April 1995 Proceedings, Tempe, Arizona, page 467.

Presentations

  • Spring 2018 Central North Carolina Section of the American Chemical Society, “Engineering Atomic Layer Deposition of TiO2 on Lithium Metal via Taguchi Design of Experiments,” Syngenta, Greensboro, NC.
  • Fall 2018 Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Nanomanufacturing Conference, “Quantifiable Effects of Liquid-Infused Porous Surfaces on the Flow Properties of Fluid Delivery Systems,” Greensboro, NC.
  • Fall 2019, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting and Exhibit, 5 December, “Porous liquid infused surfaces in microfluidics for fluid delivery: Pressure and heat transfer measurements,” Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Spring 2020, 28 January, Keynote Speaker, 34th Annual Dr. Ronald E. McNair Memorial Luncheon, “To Infinity and Beyond: Be the Aggie in the Room,” NC A&T Student Center, Greensboro, NC.

Community Involvement

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.Spring 1987 – present Keeper of Records, 1988 – 1989; 2017
  
Teaching volunteer, Providence Baptist ChurchSpring – 2018 – present SAT Prep Course, Mathematics

What People Say

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

J. K. Rowling

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss

Let’s build something together.


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