Dr. Shaik Zainuddin


  
 

Shaik Zainuddin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
100 Chappie James Center
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL  36088
Phone:  (334)724-4222
Fax:  (334)724-4224
Email: szainuddin@mytu.tuskegee.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University, Alabama, USA

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Alabama, USA

B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, INDIA

APPOINTMENTS

June 2011-Present: Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University, AL

June 2010-May 2011: Research Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee, AL.

May 2009-May 2010: Research Associate, Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee, AL.

January 2008-December 2008: Instructor, Mechanical Engineering, Tuskegee University, AL

RESEARCH INTEREST

Experimental Mechanics and Stress Analysis, Composite Materials and Sandwich Structures, Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites, Durability and Life prediction of NanoBio Composites, Alignment of Nanoparticles, Finite Element Methods and Analysis, Computational Mechanics Self-healing of Polymeric Composites

COURSES TAUGHT

MSEG 613: Mechanical behavior of materials, MSEG 610: Advanced Materials Science, MENG 420: Computer Aided Design, MENG 319: Advanced Materials Lab, MENG 316: Strength of Materials, MENG 211: Statics

FUNDED GRANTS

Funding as PI/Co-PI

  1. Center of Excellence in Nanobiomaterials derived from Biorenewable and Waste Resources, National Science Foundation (09/01/2011-08/31/2016), $5,000,000, (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI)), PI of sub-project 3)
  2. Self-Healing of E-glass/Epoxy Composites Using Hollow Glass Fibers, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (04/01/2011-12/31/2012), $100,000 (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI)).
  3. Investigations on the Mechanical, Multifunctional and Environmental Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites for Marine Applications, Office of Naval Research-Department of Defense (02/01/2011-01/31/2015), $611,889 (Mahesh V. Hosur (PI), Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI)).
  4. Processing and Performance Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites with Carbon Nanotubes/Nanofibers, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (12/31/2008-12/31/2012), $425,000 (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI)).

PROJECTS INVOLVED

  1. Math and Science Partnership (MSP): A NanoBio Science Partnership for the Alabama Black Belt, National Science Foundation.
  2. HBCU-RISE: Strengthening the Ph.D. Program in Materials Science and Engineering at Tuskegee University, National Science Foundation.
  3. Characterization of Nanocomposites and Composite Laminates, Clarkson Aerospace Inc.
  4. Processing and Performance Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites with Carbon Nanotubes/Nanofibers, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.
  5. Alabama Center for Nanocomposite Materials, NSF-EPSCoR.
  6. Investigations on the Mechanical, Multifunctional and Environmental Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites for Marine Applications, Office of Naval Research.
  7. Durability and Life Assessment of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Army Facilities: Experimentation, Modeling and Validation, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL).
  8. Durability and Life Prediction of Nanophased Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Army Facilities, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL).

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Shaik Zainuddin, Mahesh Hosur, Ashok Kumar and Shaik Jeelani, “Effects of ultraviolet radiation and condensation on static and dynamic compressive behavior of nanophased glass/ epoxy composites,” FRP Composites and Sustainability, Editor: Ravi Jain,  Luke Lee. ISBN 978-94-007-2356-6, Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York.
  2. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, S. Jeelani, “Durability Enhancement of Fiber Reinforced Composites Using Nanoclay,” Submitted for publication.
  3. Hassan Mahfuz, Shaik Zainuddin, Mohammed F. Uddin, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani, “Fatigue of pure and nanophased sandwich composites under shear loading,” Sandwich Structures 7: Advancing with Sandwich Structures and Materials, Springer Netherlands, pp. 183-192, 2006.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. M. M. Rahman, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, C. J. Robertson, Ashok Kumar, Jonathon Trovillion, S. Jeelani, “Effect of NH2-MWCNTs on Crosslink Density of Epoxy Matrix and ILSS Properties of E-glass/Epoxy Composites,” Composite structures 95, 213-221, 2013.
  2. 1.M.M. Rahman, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, J.E. Malone, M.B.A. Salam, Ashok Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Improvements in mechanical and thermo-mechanical properties of e-glass/epoxy composites using amino functionalized MWCNTs,” Composite Structures 94, 2397-2406, 2012.
  3. Muhammad M. Rahman, Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Kailash C. Jajam, Hareesh V. Tippur, Shaik Jeelani, “Mechanical characterization of epoxy composites modified with reactive polyol diluent and randomly-oriented amino-functionalized MWCNTs,” Polymer Testing 31(8), 1083-1093,  2012.
  4. Muhammad M. Rahman, Mahesh Hosur, Adriane G. Ludwick, Shaik Zainuddin, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, Shaik Jeelani, “Thermo-mechanical behavior of epoxy composites modified with reactive polyol diluent and randomly-oriented amino-functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes,” Polymer Testing 31, 777–784, 2012.
  5. Mahesh Hosur, Rajib Barua, Shaik Zainuddin, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, Shaik Jeelani, “Effect of Processing Techniques on the Performance of Epoxy/MWCNT Nanocomposites,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/APP.37990, 2012.
  6. Mahesh Hosur, Rajib Barua, Shaik Zainuddin, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, Shaik Jeelani, “Rheology, Flexure and Thermomechanical Characterization of Epoxy/CNF Nanocomposites: Effect of Dispersion Techniques,” Polymers and Polymer Composites 20 (6), 517-530, 2012.
  7. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, R. Barua,  Ashok Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Effects of ultraviolet radiation and condensation on static and high strain rate compression behavior of nanoclay infused glass/ epoxy composites,” Journal of Composite Materials 45 ( 18), 1901-1918, 2011.
  8. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, Y. Zhou, Alfred T. Narteh, A. Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Experimental and numerical investigations on flexure and thermal properties of nanoclay-epoxy nanocomposites,” Materials Science Engineering A  527, 7920-7926, 2010.
  9. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, A. Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Environmental Effects on the Flexural Performance of Neat and Nanophased Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Composites “Durability Study of Neat/Nanophased GFRP Composites Subjected to Different Environmental Conditioning,” Materials Science and Engineering A 527, 3091-3099, 2010.
  10. S. Zainuddin, H. Mahfuz, S. Jeelani, “Enhancing Fatigue Performance of Sandwich Composites with Nanophased Core,” Journal of Nanomaterials 2010, doi:10.1155/2010/712731, 2010.
  11. Rajib Barua, Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, Yadira Perez, “Processing and characterization of epoxy nanocomposites with MWCNT’s/CNF’s using thinky and 3-roll shear mixing techniques,” Revista Matéria 15,  247–253, 2010.
  12. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, Y. Zhou, A. Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Durability studies of montmorillonite clay filled epoxy composites under different environmental conditions,” Materials Science and Engineering A 507, 117–123, 2009.
  13. M. F. Uddin, H. Mahfuz, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, “Improving Ballistic Performance of Polyurethane Foam by Nanoparticle Reinforcement,” Journal of Nanotechnology 2009, doi:10.1155/2009/794740, 2009.
  14. M.V. Hosur, A. A. Mohammed, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, “Processing of nanoclay filled sandwich composites and their response to low-velocity impact loading,” Composite Structures 82, 101-116, 2008.
  15. M.V. Hosur, A. A. Mohammed, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, “Low- Velocity impact performance of nanophased foam- core sandwich composites,” Materials Science and Engineering A 498, 100–109, 2008.
  16. H. Mahfuz, S. Zainuddin, Vijaya K. Rangari, S. Jeelani, M. R. Parker, T. Al-Saadi, “Enhancement of strength and stiffness of SC-15 epoxy through CNT/CNF reinforcement under high magnetic fields,” Journal of Materials Science 44, 1113- 1120, 2009.
  17. H. Mahfuz, S. Zainuddin, Vijaya K. Rangari, S. Jeelani, M. R. Parker, T. Al-Saadi, “Enhancement of strength and stiffness of epoxy- based composites using nanoparticle infusion and high magnetic fields,” Journal of Material letters 61, 2535–2539, 2007.
  18. H. Mahfuz, M. Uddin, Vijaya K. Rangari, M. Saha, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, “High strain rate response of sandwich composites with nanophased cores,” Applied Composite Materials 12, 193-211, 2005.

Papers submitted

  1. M.M. Rahman, M. V. Hosur, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, “Enhanced tensile performance of epoxy and E-glass/epoxy composites by low content randomly-oriented amino-functionalized MWCNTs,” Submitted in Composites Part A.
  2. Muhammad M. Rahman, Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Ashok Kumar, Jonathon Trovillion Shaik Jeelani, “Effects of amino-functionalized MWCNTs on ballistic impact performance of E-glass/epoxy composites using a spherical projectile,” Submitted in International Journal of Impact Engineering.
  3. Nusrat Jahan, Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, M. B. A. Salam, Shaik Jeelani, “Influence of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes on the Flexural and Thermal Properties of Carbon/MWCNT/Epoxy Multiscale Composites,” Submitted in Composite Structures.
  4. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, A. Kumar,  J. Trovillion, S. Jeelani, “Effect of dispersing media and influence of amine functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube reinforcement on mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy nanocomposites,” Submitted in Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
  5. M. B. A. Salam, M. V. Hosur, S. Zainuddin, N. Jahan, M. M. Rahman, S. Jeelani, “Improvement in Mechanical and Thermo-mechanical Properties of Carbon/Epoxy Composites Using Carboxyl Functionalized Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Submitted in Polymer and Polymer Composites.
  6. M. B. A. Salam, M. V. Hosur, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, “Improvement in Mechanical and Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Composite Using Two Different Functionalized Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Submitted in Open Journal of Composite Materials.

CONFERENCE PUBLICATION-PRESENTATIONS

  1. M. M. Rahman, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, J.E. Malone, Ashok Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Optimization of low velocity impact properties of e-glass/epoxy composites using plasticizing modifiers” ASME, Houston, Texas, Nov. 9-15, 2012
  2. M. M. Rahman, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, Ashok Kumar, J. Trovillion, S. Jeelani, “Effect of amino-functionalized MWCNTs on high velocity impact properties of E-glass/epoxy composites” American Society of Composites conference, Arlington, Texas, Oct. 1-3, 2012.
  3. M. M. Rahman, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, S. Jeelani, “A study on enhancement of energy absorption capability of glass fiber reinforced epoxy composites using plasticizing modifier”  SAMPE, Baltimore, Maryland, May 21-24, 2012.
  4. M. M. Rahman, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, A. Kumar, J. Trovillion, S. Jeelani, “Effect of enhanced crosslink density on interfacial strength of E-glass/epoxy composites modified by amino-functionalized MWCNTs”, ICME, Dhaka-Bangladesh, Dec. 18-20, 2011.
  5. M.B.A. Salam , M. V. Hosur, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani , “Characterization of NH2-MWCNT/ epoxy nanocomposites using two different curing cycles,” ICME, Dhaka-Bangladesh, Dec. 18-20, 2011.
  6. Y. Zhou, M. Hosur, S. Jeelani, and S. Zainuddin, “Effect of clay on tensile, flex and fatigue behavior of carbon fiber reinforced epoxy,” Proceedings of IMECE 20011, 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  7. Nusrat Jahan, Mahesh V. Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, “Mechanical and thermal characterization of COOH-functionalized MWCNT infused epon 862 nanocomposites”, ICME, Dhaka-Bangladesh, Dec. 18-20, 2011.
  8. M.B.A. Salam, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, M. M. Rahman, J. Holly Jr., S. Jeelani, “Mechanical and thermal investigation of NH2 functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube epoxy nanocomposite”, SAMPE, Fort Worth, TX, Oct. 17-20, 2011.
  9. M. M. Rahman, S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, C. J. Robertson, M.B.A. Salam, Ashok Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Experimental investigation of E-glass/epoxy composites modified using NH2 functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes through sonication and calendaring methods”, SAMPE, Fort Worth, TX, Oct. 17-20, 2011.
  10. Shaik Zainuddin, Mahesh Hosur, Harish Rao, Rajib Barua, Shaik Jeelani, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, “Influence of Non-Functionalized and Functionalized MWCNTs on Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Epoxy Composites”, IMECE, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 12-18, 2010.
  11. Alfred Tcherbi-Narteh, Mahesh V. Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, “Compression and Flexural Response of Carbon/Epoxy-Nanoclay Nanocomposites Subjected to UV Radiation and Condensation”, IMECE, Vancouver, Canada, 12-18 November, 2010.
  12. Amir Usher, Mahesh Hosur, Gregory Strawder, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, “Studies on the thermal and mechanical behavior for low density polyurethane foam nanocomposites”, IMECE, Vancouver, Canada,  Nov. 12-18, 2010. (presentation)
  13. Alfred Tcherbi-Narteh, Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, “Static and High Strain Rate Compression Response of Carbon/Epoxy-Nanoclay Composites Subjected to Synergistic Effect of UV Radiation and Condensation”, ACCM-7, Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 15-18, 2010.
  14. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, R. Barua, H. Rao and S. Jeelani, “Influence of amino functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube reinforcement on the mechanical and thermal properties of SC-15 epoxy nanocomposite”, ‘nano Future’, for the 21st Century, International conference on “Nanotechnology – Materials and Composites for Frontier Applications”, Pune, India, Oct. 14-15, 2010.
  15. Alfred Tcherbi-Narteh, Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani “Compression and Flexural Response of Carbon/Epoxy-Nanoclay Nanocomposites Subjected to UV Radiation and Condensation” , SAMPE, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct.11-14, 2010.
  16. Mahesh Hosur, Rajib Barua, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, “Processing and Characterization of VGCNF Infused Epoxy Nanocomposites Using Three Different Techniques”, SAMPE, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 11-14, 2010.
  17. Mahesh V. Hosur, Rajib Barua, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, “Processing Optimization and Characterization of MWCNT infused Epoxy Nanocomposites Using Three Different Techniques”, ASC, Dayton, OH, Sept. 19-21, 2010.
  18. M.V. Hosur, A. Agubra, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, “Effect of Processing Methods on the Mechanical Behavior of Nanoclay infused Epoxy/ Glass Nanocomposites”, 16th U.S. National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Conference, Penn state, PA,  June 27-July 2, 2010. (presentation)
  19. Mahesh Hosur, Rajib Barua, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, Ashok Kumar, Jonathan Trovillion, Yadira Perez, “Processing and Characterization of Epoxy Nanocomposites with MWCNTs/CNFs Using Thinky and 3-Roll Shear Mixing Techniques”, 1st TMS-ABM International Materials Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,  July, 2010.
  20. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, R. Barua, and A. V. Anafo, Ashok Kumar and S. Jeelani, “Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation and Condensation on Static and High Strain Rate Behavior of Nanophased Glass/ Epoxy Composites”, The 1st joint American- Canadian International Conference on Composites, Delaware, DE, September, 2009.
  21. S. Zainuddin, M.V. Hosur, A. Kumar, S. Jeelani, “Durability Studies of Nanophased FRP Composites under synergistic exposure conditions”, International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-17, Edinburgh, UK, July, 2009.
  22. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, A. Tcherbi-Narteh, Ashok Kumar and S. Jeelani,  “Dynamic Compression Response of Nanophased Composites Subjected to UV Radiation”, SEM, Albuquerque, NM, June, 2009.
  23. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, Y. Zhou, Ashok Kumar and S. Jeelani, “Characterization of neat and nanophased epoxy polymers subjected to accelerated aging conditions”,  ASC, Memphis, TN, September, 2008.
  24. S. Zainuddin, M. V. Hosur, Y. Zhou, Ashok Kumar and S. Jeelani, “Durability Study of Neat/ Nanophased GFRP Composites Under Different Environmental Conditioning”, ASC, Memphis, TN, September, 2008.
  25. M. R. Parker, Y. Dwivedi, T. Al- Saadi, S. Zainuddin, H. Mahfuz, V. K. Rangari, S. Jeelani, “ Enhancement of mechanical properties of epoxy- based nanocomposites using high magnetic fields”, ICM Conference, Scotland, 2006.
  26. H. Mahfuz, S. Zainuddin, M. F. Uddin, V.K. Rangari, S. Jeelani, M. R. Parker, T. Al- Saadi, “Response of magnetically flocculated nanophased composites under dynamic loading”, ASC, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
  27. H. Mahfuz, S. Zainuddin, M. R. Parker, T. Al-Saadi, “Improvements in high specific strength epoxy-based composites using high magnetic fields”, Nanotech, Anaheim, CA, 2005.
  28. H. Mahfuz, S. Zainuddin, V. K. Rangari, S. Jeelani, M. R. Parker, T. Al-Saadi, “Infusion of carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers into SC-15 epoxy; An investigation of the influence of high magnetic fields”, SAMPE, Anaheim, CA, 2005.
  29. Mohammed Farid Uddin, Hassan Mahfuz, Shaik Zainuddin, Shaik Jeelani, “Anisotropic behavior of rigid polyurethane foam with acicular nanoparticles infusion under high strain rate”, ASC, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
  30. M. F. Uddin, H. Mahfuz, S. Zainuddin, S. Jeelani, "Infusion of spherical and acicular nanoparticles into polyurethane foam and their influences on dynamic performances”, SEM, Portland, OR, 2005.

RESEARCH AND THESIS ADVISER

Fahim Abdallah, Masooma Ema, Muhammed M. Rahman (M.S. 2012), Mahmud B.A. Salam (Co-Advised with Dr. Mahesh Hosur, M.S. 2012), Rajib Barua (Co-Advised with Dr. Mahesh Hosur, M.S. 2011), Nusrat Jahan (Co-Advised with Dr. Mahesh Hosur)

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ADVISED AND MENTORED

Jonathan E. Malone, Cheo White, Felicia Horne, James Holly Jr., Aaron Peterson, Charles Robertson, Lauren Kornegey, Erica Nelums, Leon Headley, Warren Collier, Whitney Tarver

CHAIR, GRADUATE ORAL EXAMINTAION COMMITTEE

Muhammed M. Rahman

GRADUATE ORAL EXAMINATION COMMITTEE MEMBER

Diane Render (M.S. Materials Science Engineering), Mahmud B.A. Salam (M.S. Mechanical Engineering), Emmanuel Akurugu (M.S. Mechanical Engineering), Manisha Vangari (M.S. Electrical Engineering), Arifa Parveen (M.S. Mechanical Engineering), Harika Moraju (M.S. Mechanical Engineering), Anita Booba (M.S. Electrical Engineering), Mudassar Sulaiman (M.S. Electrical Engineering)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

President Elect: Sigma Xi

  • Task Force Committee Member- Materials Science and Engineering Department, Tuskegee University, AL
  • Scientific Committee Member- NANOStruc 2012, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, U.K.
  • Editorial Board Member- International Journal of Materials Engineering, Journal of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (JCEMS)
  • Proposal Reviewer: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)
  • Reviewer
    • Journal of Nano Research (JNN)
    • Journal of Materials Science (JMS)
    • Applied Surface Science (APSUSC)
    • Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures (MMMS)
    • Journal of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (JCEMS)
    • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
    • Journal of Nanoparticles
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
    • Topic Organizer/ Co-Organizer
      • Organizer- Design and Manufacturing of Composites, Maintenance Considerations and Recycling
      • Co-Organizer- Natural Reinforcements for Industrial Polymeric Composites and Manufacturing Processes, Durability and Life Prediction of Advanced Materials
      • Session Chair and Session Organizer: ASME-IMECE
      • Coordinator: Tuskegee Center for Advanced Materials (T-CAM) Annual Student Seminar 2009& 2010, Tuskegee University, AL
      • Judge
        • Second Joint Annual Research Symposium (12th Annual HBCU-UP, 38th Annual Sigma Xi), 2011, 2013
        • Louis Stoke for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and Bridge to Doctorate (BD) Poster Competition
      • Organizer & Judge: National Mouse Trap Car Competition, SECME, 2008, Tuskegee University, AL 36088.
      • Mentor: High School Students- K12, Agri- Trek, 2008- Present, Tuskegee University, AL

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Member- Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM), American Society of Composites (ASC), Materials Research Society (MRS), Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding Faculty Performance Award for Teaching, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Tuskegee University, 2010-2011
  • Member of Marquis Who’s Who in North America, 2011/2012
  • Selected for Biltmore Who’s Who Among Executive and Professionals, 2012
  • Selected for Biltmore Who’s Who Member in North America Education
  • First Place Award at Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Tuskegee, AL, April 2005
  • Graduate Research Scholars Award, Alabama EPSCoR 2008
  • Graduate Research Assistantship Award, 2006-2009, 2002- 2005, Tuskegee University