Research Mentors

Special thanks to the mentors who supported this year’s SURF presenters.  We recognize that there are many types of mentors who support the research training such as student peers, program staff, graduate students, laboratory personnel, and research scientists. While space prohibits inclusion of all the mentors who made SURF 2021 possible, we would like to acknowledge the following primary research mentors:

 

Dr. Michael Betenbaugh  | Johns Hopkins University | Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Dr. Rachel Brewster  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Stephen K. Burley  | Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey | Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Dr. Maria Cambraia  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Steven Caruso  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Zewei Chen  | Purdue University | Chemical Engineering

Dr. Zhiyuan Chen  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Information Systems

Dr. Steven Andrew Culpepper  | University of Illinois Urbana Champaign | Statistics

Dr. Matthew Davenport  | The Rockefeller University | Neuroscience

Dr. Joshua Dehlinger  | Towson University | Computer and Information Sciences

Dr. Pengfei Ding  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Yonghui Ding  | Northwestern University | Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Phoebe Fechtmeyer  | Johns Hopkins University | Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Dr. Nele Hollmann  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Michael Hughes  | Tufts University | Computer Science

Dr. Sabeen Ikram  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Vandana Janeja  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Information Systems

Dr. Laundette Jones  | University of Maryland, School of Medicine | Epidemiology and Public Health

Dr. Naima Khan  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Information Systems

Dr. Andrea Kleinsmith  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Information Systems

Dr. Deepak Koirala  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Minjoung Kyoung  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Erin Lavik  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Steven Leeb  | Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Tara LeGates  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Jeff Leips  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Weihong Lin  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Bing Ma  | University of Maryland, School of Medicine | Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Stephen Miller  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Kasso Okoudjou  | Tufts University | Mathematics

Dr. Kevin Omland  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Achuth Padmanabhan  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Bradford Peercy  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. Sara Pezeshk  | Florida International University | Architecture

Dr. Sanjay Purushotham  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Information Systems

Dr. Maryam Rahnemoonfar  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Information Systems

Dr. Fausto Reyher  | Johns Hopkins University | Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Dr. Nirmalya Roy  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Information Systems

Dr. Katherine Seley-Radtke  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Gymama Slaughter  | Old Dominion University | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Aaron Smith  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Michael Summers  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Howard Hughes Medical Institute | Chemistry & Biochemistry

Dr. Jean-Francois Van Huele  | Brigham Young University | Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Fernando Vonhoff  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Nykia Walker  | University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Biological Sciences

Dr. Jenna Wolfanger  | Johns Hopkins University | Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering