Meet the Trainees

2021-2022 NRT Cohort

Bikram Adhikari
Computer Science
Bikram is a Computer Science doctoral student advised by Dr. Zoran Duric.
Bria Bryant
Environmental Education
Bria is an Environmental Education and Policy doctoral student advised by Drs. Cynthia Smith and Padhu Seshaiyer. She is a NSF NRT Fellow.
Catherine Feldkamp
Social Work
Catherine is a Master's of Social Work student advised by Dr. Holly Matto. She is a CASBBI Summer 2021 Fellow.
Eslam Hassan
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience
Eslam is a Psychology doctoral student advised by Dr. Jim Thompson. She is a NSF NRT Fellow.
Anika Islam
Information Sciences and Technology
Anika is an Information Sciences and Technology doctoral student advised by Dr. Vivian Motti.
Ajay Krishnavajjala
Computer Science
Ajay is a Computer Science doctoral student advised by Dr. Parth Pathak.
Brandon Lancaster
Bioengineering
Brandon is a Bioengineering doctoral student advised by Dr. Siddhartha Sikdar. He is a NSF NRT Fellow.
Rebecca Leung
Social Work
Rebecca is a Master's of Social Work student advised by Dr. Holly Matto. She is a CASBBI Summer 2021 Fellow.
Kelsey Mauro
Clinical Psychology
Kelsey is a Clinical Psychology doctoral student advised by Dr. Tara Chaplin. She is a NSF NRT Fellow.
Jonathan Mbuya
Computer Science
Jonathan is a Computer Science doctoral student advised by Dr. Huzefa Rangwala.
Nicholas Minster
Computational Biology
Nicholas is a Bioinformatics and Computational Biology doctoral student advised by Dr. Ancha Baranova. He is a NSF NRT Fellow.
Dylan Scarton
Neuroscience
Dylan is a Neuroscience doctoral student and NSF NRT Fellow.
Md. Ridwan Talukder
Computer Science
Ridwan is a Computer Science doctoral student advised by Dr. Huzefa Rangawla.

2020-2021 NRT Cohort

Angeela Acharya
Computer Science
Angeela is Computer Science doctoral student advised by Drs. Siddhartha Sikdar and Huzefa Rangwala. NRT Project: RISE-OUT.
Rebecca Bates
Nursing
Rebecca is a Nursing doctoral student advised by Dr. Kyeung Mi Oh. NRT Project: RISE-OUT.
Fahim Faisal
Computer Science
Fahim is a Computer Science doctoral student advised by Dr. Antonios Anastasopoulos. He was a CASBBI Summer 2020 Fellow. NRT Project: Students and Parents in COVID-19.
Keri Gladhill
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience
Keri is a Psychology doctoral student advised by Dr. Martin Wiener. She is a NSF NRT Fellow. NRT Project: IMPACT-PD.
Stefanie Gonçalves
Clinical Psychology
Stefanie is a Clinical Psychology doctoral student advised by Dr. Tara Chaplin. She is supported by a NIDA NRSA. NRT Project: RISE-OUT.
Alyssa Izquierdo
Clinical Psychology
Alyssa is a Clinical Psychology doctoral student advised by Dr. Sarah Fischer. She is a NSF NRT Fellow. NRT Project: RISE-OUT.
Jillian Nelson
Clinical Psychology
Jill is a Clinical Psychology doctoral student advised by Dr. Sarah Fischer. She is a NSF NRT Fellow. NRT Project: Students and Parents in COVID-19.
Lindsay Owen
Educational Psychology and Special Education PhD Program
Lindsay is an Educational Psychology and Special Education doctoral student advised by Dr. Linda Mason. NRT Project: Students and Parents in COVID-19.
Shriniwas Patwardhan
Bioengineering
Shriniwas is a Bioengineering doctoral student advised by Dr. Siddhartha Sikdar. NRT Project: IMPACT-PD.
Lindsay Shaffer
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience
Lindsay is a Psychology doctoral student advised by Dr. Jim Thompson. She is a NSF NRT Fellow. NRT Project: IMPACT-PD.
Lily Spinelli
Social Work
Lily earned her Master's of Social work in Spring 2021 and was advised by Dr. Holly Matto. She was a CASBBI Summer 2020 Fellow. NRT Project: Students and Parents in COVID-19.