Summer Research & Innovation Showcase 2022

Think. Make. Do. Across North Carolina

This summer, 161 students from both NCSSM Durham and NCSSM Online program (plus 2 students from NCSSM's sister school, the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts) participated in the NCSSM Summer Research & Innovation Program (SRIP).

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Many thanks to our exceptional cooperating institutions: Duke University, Harvard University, New York University, North Carolina Central, North Carolina State University, University of Minnesota, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Virginia Commonwealth University for enriching the experiences of our students. To all our Mentors that volunteered their time and expertise to help our students experience applied research and development, our deepest appreciation and gratitude for your kindness and generosity. Thanks to Dr. Todd Roberts, Dr. Katie O’Connor, Dr. Shoemaker, Academic Programs Deans and Chairs, and the NCSSM Foundation for their vision, support and dedication in making this program possible. Many thanks as well, to our Research and Innovation Instructors: Dr. Tim Anglin, Dr. Philip Benge, Dr. David Cantrell, Dr. Josh Fuchs, Dr. Bob Gotwals, Mr. Chad Keister, Mr. Keethan Kleiner, Dr. Todd Lee, Dr. Heather Mallory, Dr. Kyle Slinker, Dr. Ganga Bey, Ms. Kim Bourne, Dr. Megan Cooke, Ms. Emily Churchman, and Mr. Bobby Warren, and the NCSSM support staff: Mr. Matt Boerner, Ms. Kate Axelrod, Ms. Deann Barger, Ms. Taylor Nguyen, Ms. Lisa Palmisano, Ms. Michelle Rutowski, and Ms. Mary Slawter. A special thanks to the Program and Teaching Assistants, including Katherine Bryan, Anushka Deshmukh, Jacob Grinberg, Esha Shah, Lauren Subramaniam, Trisha Avula, Heidi Kauffman, Uma Volety, and Winnie Wang and to all of the other amazing and dedicated people who participated in making this summer program a success! We would like to thank NCSSM, the NCSSM Foundation, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, and GlaxoSmithKline for helping to fund this program and to Carolina Livery for providing on-time, safe, and comfortable transportation.