MEET OUR 2018 RISE SCHOLARS

Carlos Abarca
Pennsylvania State University, Engineering

Co-participant in Green Energy Technology (GET UP) REU

Alain Abonge Yufanyi
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Biological Sciences

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Stephanie Albarracin
Cuny Hunter College, Physics

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Noura AlDarwish
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Biotechnology

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Nickolas Almodovar
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Chemistry

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Kia Ansine
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Biological Sciences

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Andrew Alvarez
Texas State University-San Marcos, Industrial Engineering

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Andrew Alvarez
Texas State University-San Marcos, Industrial Engineering

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Shereen Bartholomew
Rutgers University-Newark, Biological Sciences

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Kayla Bendinelli
Dickinson College, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Co-participant in SURF

Nicholas Bolden
University of Nevado-Reno, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology 

Esteban Bermudez
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Chemical Engineering

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Alexus Cruz
Simmons College, Biochemistry 

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Heineken Q. Daguplo
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Biochemistry

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Destiny Durante
Pennsylvania State University, Biochemistry 

Co-participant in SURF

Savannah Dziepak
William Paterson University, Biological Sciences 

Co-participant in INSPIRE

Zachary Finkel
Rowan University, Chemistry 

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Francisco Franco
California State Poly University-Pomona, Mechanical Engineering & Physics

Co-participant in Green Energy Technology (GET UP) REU

Reem Eldabagh
William Paterson University, Biology & Chemistry

Romina Generali
New Jersey City University, Psychology

Co-participant in INSPIRE

Robert Green-Warren
Eastern Michigan University, Engineering

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Jennifer Guzman
Lehman College, Biochemistry 

Briana Gipson
Coe College, African American Studies & Economics

Co-participant in GSEF

Olivia Heck
Rippon College, Psychology & Education

Co-participant in GSEF

Zakiyah Henry 
Winston-Salem State University, Biological Sciences 

Co-participant in SURF

Christopher Heckert
University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Chemical Engineering

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Fabian Hernandez
University of Texas-Austin, Chemical Engineering

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Carlos Huang
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Chemical Engineering

Co-participant in Green Energy Technology (GET UP) REU

Nora Herzog
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Makayla Hickmon
Edward Water College, Biological Sciences 

Trystan Irmiere
The College of New Jersey, Mechanical Engineering

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Liv Kelley
Olin College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Christopher Kern
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Chemistry

Co-participant in Green Energy Technology (GET UP) REU

Lauren Lisiewski
The State University of New York-Binghamton, Biomedical Engineering

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Thaybeth Malave Mendez
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, Chemistry

Jeff Martinez
New Jersey City University, Biological Sciences

Co-participant in INSPIRE

Jessica Meis
Cornell College, Art History & Latin American Studies

Co-participant in GSEF

Terrence Lymon
Louisiana Tech University, Biomedical Engineering

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Alyson March
University of Connecticut, Biomedical Engineering

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Jenny Martinez
California State Poly University-Pomona, Mechanical Engineering 

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Jose Mercado Ortiz
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, Chemistry

Rebecca Miller
Smith College, Chemistry

Co-participant in Protein Data Bank

Tasmiya Moghul
CUNY-Medgar Evers College, Biological Sciences

Co-participant in INSPIRE

Stephen Mut
Colorado School Mines, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Co-participant in Cellular Bioengineering (CB) REU

Karen Nicolas
Rutgers University, Anthropology

Desiree Pastrana-Otero
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Natasha Ramos Padilla
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Chemistry

Joshua Randolph
Beloit College, Anthropology & Russian

Co-participant in GSEF

Rocio Rivera Rodriguez

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, Chemistry

Anthony Rodrigues
Rutgers University, Engineering

Co-participant in Green Energy Technology (GET UP) REU

Darling Rojas
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Biological Sciences

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Jessica Romero
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Co-participant in RUP-IMSD

Hannah Simerly
University of Minnesota, Engineering

Co-participant in Green Energy Technology (GET UP) REU

Sarah Snider Leonhauser
Ursinus College, Chemistry

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Jordan Troutman
University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Computer Science 

Natalia Tumidajski
Mercy College-Dobbs, Biological Sciences

Yadiel Varela Soler
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Engineering

Co-participant in Green Energy Technology (GET UP) REU

Natalie Verdiguel
University of Central Florida, Computer Science

Co-participant in Protein Data Bank

David Viramontes
University of Nevada-Reno, Biotechnology 

Co-participant in SURF

Navar White
Vassar College, Chemistry

Co-participant in Advanced Materials

Tanya Zubov
Winston-Salem State University, Biological Sciences 

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