STAFF

John Merrill

John R Merrill
Founding Executive Director, Gateway University Research Park

MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
BS, Castleton State College

Responsible for development and management of Gateway's two 75 acre sites and strategies to create an organization that is a catalyst for university research, innovation, and economic development..

   
Jim Ryan

Dr. James G. Ryan
Founding Dean, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

PhD, Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
MS, Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
MS, Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
BS, Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Academic and administrative leadership of JSNN and development of strategic partnerships with industry and government. Research interests include thin film deposition, interconnect technology, and semiconductor manufacturing technology.

   
Evan Kimbro

Dr. Evan T. Kimbro
Director, Gateway Materials Test Center

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, NC A&T State University
MS, Mechanical Engeineering, NC A&T State University
BS, Physics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Director of all GMTC activities with extensive experience and research interests in aerospace composites.

   
K Ryan

Karen S. Ryan
Quality Manager, Gateway Materials Test Center

MS, Computer Science, Sacred Heart University
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Responsible for Quality Control and Quality Assurance for GMTC.

 

   
Aisha

Aisha Holloman
EHS Manager, Gateway University Research Park

MS Industrial Technology - Concentration in Occupational Safety and Health, NC A&T
BS Occupational Safety and Health, NC A&T State University

Responsible for Health and Safety at all Gateway University Research Park buildings.


   
Josh Tucker

Joshua Tucker
Lead Testing Technician

MS Mechanical Engineering student at NC A&T State University
BS Mechanical Engineering NC A&T State University

Skilled in all areas of mechanical testing and machining.

   
Shalotta Jones

Shalotta Jones
Testing Technician

Senior Mechanical Engineering Student at NC A&T State University

Skilled in mechanical testing and panel fabrication.

   
Kristen Dellinger

Dr. Kristen Dellinger
NSF SENIC Post Doctoral Research Associate - Analytical Testing

PhD, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, McGill University
MS Chemical Engineering, Queens University

Responsible for all Analytical Instruments, and oversees analytical training and testing.

   
Kyle

Dr. Kyle Knowlin
NSF SENIC Post Doctoral Research Associate - Microscopy Imaging

PhD, Nanoscience, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
BS Physics University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Responsible for all Microscopes and related instruments, and oversees microscopy training and imaging.

   
Taylor Mabe

Taylor Mabe
Senior Lab Scientist

PhD candidate in NanoScience at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
BS Biochemistry University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2005

Responsible for a wide range of lab testing and analysis for GMTC including nanoscale microscopy imaging, Focused Ion Beam (FIB) milling, NMR, FTIR, UV-Vis and Raman Confocal.