Visiting Student, Durham Technical Community College,
- Basic Wiring I and Solar Technology courses
Renewable Energy Diploma, Durham Tech, fall 2011-spring
- read about how I'm getting prepared on my blog here.
M.S. in Ecology, UNC-Chapel
- Recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Predoctoral Fellowship, a 3-year award
- Graduate advisor: Dr. Aaron Moody, Dept. of Geography,
UNC Landscape Ecology and Biogeography Lab
B.S. in Biology, Duke
- Recipient of the Reginaldo Howard Scholarship, a 4-year
full tuition merit and leadership award
School of Science and Mathematics, May 1999
- Member of the US physics team to Vienna, Austria for
the 12th International Young Physicists' Tournament
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- Production Assistant, HiViz.com,
- Teaching Assistant, Biology 25,
Duke University, Durham, NC. 2003-2004
- Research Assistant, Johnsen Lab,
Duke University Biology Department, Durham, NC. 2003-2004
- Webmaster, Duke University, Durham,
- Graphics Consultant, RGG Architects,
Durham, NC. 2002-2003. Contract position.
- Webmaster/IT Intern, John Hope
Franklin Center, Duke University, Durham, NC. 2000-2002
- Computer Support/Training, NC School
of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC. 2000.
- Thesis Research (UNC; Dr. Aaron
Searched the literature to gather data on Arctic vegetation
distribution, and employed this data in ArcGIS to
validate an Arctic biome model of vegetation changes
due to a climate change scenario.
- NASA Project (UNC; Dr. Aaron Moody)
Supported my lab’s NASA-funded project to learn
what environmental factors might increase or decrease
plant species richness across a 3-state area.
- Current Issues in Ecology (UNC;
Responsible for performing land use/land cover change
(LULC) and climate change analyses of the Uwharrie
National Forest area using Landsat imagery, to provide
input to the U.S. Forest Service's new management
plan for the forest.
- Photobiology/Visual Ecology (Duke;
Dr. Sonke Johnsen)
Responsible for equipment setup and field data collection
for a research project in visual ecology – to
measure nighttime skylight variations
- Physics (Granular Materials) -
Dr. Robert Behringer, Department of Physics, Duke
University, Durham, NC. 1999. (read
- Cancer Biology - Dr. Barry Goz,
Department of Pharmacology, UNC - Chapel Hill, NC.
Summer 1998. The effects of wortmannin and 5-fluoro-2'-deoxyuridine
on cancerous Chinese hamster ovary cells.
Winters, D. 2009. Arctic
Plant Migration by 2100: Comparing Predictions with
Observations. Master's thesis.
Vanel, L., Howell, D., Clark, D., Behringer, R.P.,
Clement, E. (1999). Memories
in sand: Experimental tests of construction history
on stress distributions under sandpiles. Phys. Rev.
E 60 (5): R5040-R5043.