Dr. Deidre Gibson wins 2022 MTS Compass Distinguished Achievement Award
Dr. Deidre Gibson received the 2022 Compass Distinguished Achievement Award on Oct 18th, 2022 for her significant impact on the fields of marine science and technology: https://www.mtsociety.org/awards-and-honors. Dr. Deidre M. Gibson, University Endowed Professor and Chair of Marine and Environmental Science, Hampton University Dr. Gibson is a stalwart and unparalleled leader in the pursuit of preparing the next generation of African American marine scientists. While at Hampton University, she has led granted funded programs from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve student outcomes through research opportunities, and worked with public school teachers to develop ocean sustainability curriculum.
Dr. John Anderson in the Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (APS) received a grant award with a total budget of $521,599 for the next five years from the Science Mission Directorate’s Earth Science Division, NASA.
The title of his grant award is “Hampton University’s Participation in the NASA Earth Science Surface Based Measurement Networks” with an award number: 21-IPMSI21-0010. The goals of this project are: (1) to obtain new and complementary state of the art equipment to enhance and expand our ongoing weather and air quality research capabilities for the Hampton Roads area and the CBBT Island-3 marine environment including new NASA collaborations; (2) to create a uniquely comprehensive ground station for satellite data validation and coastal and marine boundary layer monitoring to support present and future satellite missions investigating atmospheric chemistry, dynamics, and hazards; and, (3) to engage students with faculty members conducting earth system science related state of the art research for the purpose of training future scientists to pursue related positions within the NASA.
Dr. Jessica R. Sullivan, Ph.D. Interim Chairperson, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders is appointed as the member of ASHA Foundation Board in Summer 2022.
26th Annual School of Science Research Symposium
Ms. Jasmine Maddy, Senior Biochemistry major whose research with Dr. Asojo, Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry has been published in the Acta Crystallogriphica
The School of Science would like to congratulate Ms. Jasmine Maddy, Senior Biochemistry major whose research with Dr. Asojo, Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry has been published in the Acta Crystallogriphica Section F Structural Biology Communications. Click on the link below to review the abstract and more
Ms. Raven Curry, Biology Pre-Med major from Smithfield, Virginia, Awarded $20000 the Melanie Trent Family Foundation Current-Use Scholarship
Mr. Druitt, Ms. Curry, Dr. Ero-Tolliver
The School of Science Dean’s Office would like to congratulate Ms. Raven Curry, Biology Pre-Med major from Smithfield, Virginia for receiving the Melanie Trent Family Foundation Current-Use Scholarship award in the amount of $20,000.00!! Ms. Curry has aspirations of attending medical school to become an (OBGYN) Obstetrician-Gynecologists.
Dr. Punjabi’s paper was published in Physics of Plasmas and nominated as Full Member of the honor society Sigma Xi
Dr. Alkesh Punjabi
Dr. Punjabi’s paper was published in Physics of Plasmas on January 12, 2022. He was nominated and accepted as Full Member of the honor society Sigma Xi and he was recently asked to give a Simon Hour lecture by Prof. Amitava Bhattacharjee, Professor of Astrophysics in Princeton University, Head of Theory Group in Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Director of Simon’s Foundation Hidden Symmetry Project.
Dr. Sharma is a recipient of the prestigious Everett E Just Fellowship
T’Kyah Reeves, PaShawn Hawkins, Dr. Sharma
Marine Biology students PaShun Hawkins (a rising junior) and T’Kiyah Reeves ( a rising Freshman) worked along side with Faculty member Dr. Sharma (Associate Professor, Hampton University) at the Marine Biology Laboratory located at the University of Chicago for the summer of 2021. Dr. Sharma is a recipient of prestigious Everett E Just Fellowship at MB where she is working to understand bacterial shape and ecological adaptations. She has also received an Excellence in Research grant of $613,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study ecophysiology of Cycloabcterium marinum.