Dr. Christine Grant
A 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mentor Award recipient, Dr. Christine Grant is a professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the Associate Dean of Faculty Advancement in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.
She is a recipient of the 2004 NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) and has mentor related awards from the Council for Chemical Research, American Chemical Society, and AIChE. She is one of less than ten female African-American full professors in chemical engineering faculty in the nation.
She received her Bachelors of Science in chemical engineering (1984) from Brown University in Rhode Island, and earned a Masters (1986) and Ph.D. (1989) in chemical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Dr. Grant is also a 2013 Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Dr. Andrew Greenberg
Dr. Andrew Greenberg serves as the Associate Director of the Institute for Chemical Education (ICE) and is a Faculty Associate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2006 Dr. Greenberg established the Research Experience for Undergraduates program in Nanotechnology. He has grown the program into three REU programs, including serving as the Principal Investigator for the REU in Chemistry of Materials for Renewable Energy. Additionally, Dr. Greenberg has directed the UW-Madison EFRI-REM program since 2013.
Dr. Greenberg has worked in the field of mentor training for nearly a decade. In 2007 he was part of an NSF supported team that adapted mentor training to discipline specific curricula. Dr. Greenberg annually facilitates mentor training seminars for graduate students and post docs at UW-Madison. He also leads national Train the Trainer workshops for faculty and staff interested in facilitating mentor training seminars at their home institutions. Dr. Greenberg is a certified National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) Master Facilitator and is a founding member of the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Research Experiences.
Dr. Tuere Bowles
Dr. Tuere Bowles is an Associate Professor in the Education, Leadership, Policy & Human Development department at NC State University. She teaches graduate courses in adult learning, program planning, proposal writing, assessment and evaluation, and qualitative research. Her research focuses on social justice and equity in education, mentoring, socialization and educational experiences of people of color, and gender and diversity within the environmental sciences and engineering fields. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Spelman College and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Georgia.