STAFF GMTC-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..

   
Evan Kimbro

Dr. Evan 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.

   
Josh Tucker

Joshua Tucker
Quality Manager, GMTC

BS Mechanical Engineering NC A&T State University

Responsible for Quality Control and Quality Assurance for GMTC. Lead Engineer in all areas of mechanical testing and machining.

   
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.


   
Shalotta Jones

Shalotta Jones
Testing Technician

BS Mechanical Engineering NC A&T State University

Skilled in mechanical testing and panel fabrication.

   
Safwat Shenouda

Safwat Shenouda
Testing Technician

Mechanical Engineering Student at NC A&T State University

 

   
Jared Foster-Smith

Hamza Rasool
Testing Technician

Mechanical Engineering Student at NC A&T State University

   
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.